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  1. Workingdog
    05-07-14
    Workingdog
    Thanks for the input Mike. All is well.
  2. Workingdog
    04-29-14
    Workingdog
    Hi Mike,

    It's been a few years since I met you at the Shenandoah National Park get-together; 2008, I think. Anyway, at that time I think you were sporting a brand new Bigma 50-500. Do you still have it and what is your opinion of it? I'm looking at the 150-500. I live on a creek that's about 100 ft wide and my 55-300 is not enough lens to reach across the creek to shoot ducks, egrets, herons, and the like without having to do some agressive cropping. I'm wondering if the 150-500 will do the trick and what the IQ with it and my K7 will be. What can I expect for under a grand?

    Bill
  3. kathrynrr86
    12-04-10
    kathrynrr86
    Hi dad!!!!
  4. Manel Brand
    11-30-10
    Manel Brand
    Hello Mike

    I'm trying to send you a private message but not being able to do so. How come?
  5. unixrevolution
    09-27-10
    unixrevolution
    Mike,

    It was great to meet you at the Rennaissance Fair! I didn't think I'd stumble into anyone else even shooting a Pentax, much less a forum member while I was there.

    I hope your shooting was productive, and thanks again for letting me play with your K20D/60-250 SDM.
  6. Sigmoid
    07-20-10
    Sigmoid
    Hey, Mike-

    Do I read this right, that the gang is considering spending three days near Harper's Ferry?

    Jim (Sigmoid)
  7. Gene Temple
    01-28-10
    Gene Temple
    Mike,
    I live in Lynchburg VA, and wonder if you guys ever traipse down our way with your photography group. I have several co-workers who shoot, but none of us are organized in any way. Do you find that fellowship helps your photographic pursuits? I have to admit the most fun I've had shooting (so far) has been with another photographer. Anyhow, love your shots. I aspire to shooting better photographs, its becoming an obsession.
    Take care,
    Gene
  8. Reconman-1033
    01-15-10
    Reconman-1033
    Mike:
    I'm new to the Pentax Forum. I discovered a photo you took of Freda, your Mom's best friend. Can you give me pointers on how you shot that photo. It looks like you might have had a light source behind here that was directed toward her. I could also use some help in photographing portraits when there is a strong back light, like someone sitting at a window. My experience in photography has been prettly well limited to crime scene photos, so, I'm just breaking into new areas. I shoot with a Pentax K10D and have a variety of lenses (none of which are fast lenses...(Pentax 28-80 1:3.5-5.6 / Sigma 28-200 f1:3.8-5.6 / Pentax 18-55 f 1:3.5-5.6 / Pentax 100-300 1:4.5-5.6 / Sigma 50 1:2.8 Macro)
    Thanks,

    J.T. Hayes
  9. stoge
    10-20-09
    stoge
    Mike,
    I was just wondering which lens did you get the most use out of during the battle? Naomi and I were talking and we thought that having a bigger lens would of been the way to go. I've never shot anything like that so I didn't know what to take exactly. I think my next purchase may be a DA*300
  10. ozlizard
    08-21-09
    ozlizard
    Hi Mike, you are the winner of the inaugural PP challenge! Now it's up to you to post a new challenge pic for next week. Thanks for your enty and congrats on a great result!

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  • About MRRiley
    Country
    United States
    Location
    Sterling, VA, USA
    Real Name
    Mike
    Pentax Cameras
    K-5, K20D, K10D, K110D, Pentax Film SLRs
    Photographic Equipment
    Pentax K-5/BG4
    Pentax K20D/BG2
    Pentax K10D/BG2
    Pentax K110D
    SMC P DA 16-45mm f4
    SMC P DA 18-55mm f3.5-5.6
    SMC P DA 50-200mm f3.5-5.6
    SMC P A 1:1.7 50mm
    SMC P M 1:1.8 55mm
    SMC P M 1:3.5 135mm
    Super Tak 1:1.4 50mm
    Tamron 28-75mm f2.8
    Sigma 50-500mm f4-6.3 BIGMA
    Sigma 39-80mm f3.5 (macro)
    Soligor 1:3.5 200mm
    Vivitar 1:5.6 300mm
    Pentax Program Plus
    Pentax MX
    Pentax KM - FOUND :)
    Pentax Spotmatic (SP1)
    About Me
    I value opinions of my photos. Please feel free to browse my gallery and rate or comment. :)
    Interests
    Photography, Motorcycling

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