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  1. ivanvernon
    08-19-21
    ivanvernon
    Thanks very much for the filter information Walt. I do not use filters nearly as much as I should, and my budget is not ready to stock up at the present moment. Good luck in moving these on to someone who can put them to good use. ivan
  2. kcjonez
    11-28-20
    kcjonez
    I go through Union fairly often. In the summer the back roads are better for travel than the main roads and my route south takes me through Union. Beautiful area! I went to the fair once back in the 70's.
    What I haven't done yet is get there to photograph Clary Hill when the blueberry bushes are red. I've seen some amazing shots though.

    Be well!

    -Kenn-
  3. ivanvernon
    09-08-20
    ivanvernon
    Thank you. I am looking forward to seeing what this is and what I can do with it! Rgds, ivan
  4. Merv-O
    01-02-19
    Merv-O
    Yeah I was focusing on the river (body of water) not the flowers, but I'll try and keep up in the future...thank you.
  5. Mallee Boy
    08-30-18
    Mallee Boy
    this is my 10th visit and my wifes 8th. A number of those have been fleeting visits as we ahd a daughter working in Whistler Canada, she now works at Copper Mtn in Colorado and back here (ski patrol / avalanche technician).
    And most of those have been in the southwest, so am familiar with canyons, Las Vegas etc, but have never done the Valley of Fire or Snow canyon....but will now.

    Keep in touch and we will see what we can work out when you come over, we lived near Brisbane for 16 years so have friends up there (now retired back home to South Australia). Understand your dilemma when it comes to visiting, we are flexible.

    Thanks for the help.
    Cheers
    Grant
  6. Mallee Boy
    08-30-18
    Mallee Boy
    Thankyou Walter, your assistance is very much appreciated. Lets keep in touch re: Oct 2019, our son lives in Sydney and we don't get over there anywhere near enough, so any excuse is welcome. (& I'm about as scientific as a flea...but I pour a good red or a beer. :-) )
  7. grog85361
    08-03-18
    grog85361
    Thank you for the advice. The K-1 is like having two cameras in one body!
  8. noelcmn
    02-28-18
    noelcmn
    Walter, I am getting excited, and hope we can definitely meet. Keep me posted and I'll plan to keep that time pretty free. Kruger sounds good, I am itching for a couple of days there. And I did update my gear on my profile.

    And you are an inspiration on the Forum. Me included.

    Stay well.

    Noel
  9. noelcmn
    02-26-18
    noelcmn
    Hi WPRESTO

    My apologies for this late reply. The gear
    Tamron 70-300mm (usually the lens I use for the Macro shots)
    Sigma 70-300mm
    Sigma 28-80mm Macro lens,
    A Newer Screw on Wide Angle/Macro glass
    and lately the Raynox 150.
    The Karl Zeiss 28mm F/2.8 I occasionally use for macro stuff.. The glass from the Newer set works quite well. This is an example of that set up.
    [IMG]Morning Glory center by Noel Bowers, on Flickr[/IMG]

    Which image of the Ladybug? This one? If so, this was shot with the Tamron 70-300mm on Macro setting.
    [IMG]Ladybug by Noel Bowers, on Flickr[/IMG]
  10. NecroticSoldier
    01-29-18
    NecroticSoldier
    Hey there WPRESTO! probably 2 years late here I really appreciated that you sent the eyepieces! They fit amazingly well! Never really got to get back to you! Thanks a lot! I hope you've been well !

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  • About WPRESTO
    Country
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    Location
    Massachusetts
    Real Name
    Walter
    Pentax Cameras
    K-3
    Photographic Equipment
    Pentax 40mm f2.8
    Pentax SMCA 200mm f4
    Kenko extension tubes (non-AF)

    Nikon 600mm f5.6 (mounted via adapter to MFT - works well
    APO Componon enlarging lens
    2 Nikon microscope objectives
    Panasonic GX8
    Panasonic G9
    Olympus EM10 mkII
    Pana 25mm f1.7
    Mitakon 25mm f0.95
    Oly 12~40mm f4
    Oly 12~100mm f4
    Pana 7~14 f4
    Laowa 7.5mm f2
    Samyang 7.5mm f3.5 fish-eye
    Samyang 12mm f2
    Oly 75mm f1.8
    Oly 60mm f2.8 macro
    Zeiss 100mm f2 macro (via adapter)
    Sigma 150mm Macro (via adapter)
    Oly 40~150mm f4-f5.6
    Pana 200mm f2.8
    Pana 50~200mm f2.9-f4
    Oly 300mm f4
    Pana 100~400mm f4-f6.3
    Pana 100~300mm f4-f5.6
    Oly 1.4X TC
    Pana 1/4X TC
    Kenko extension tubes
    Numerous strobes, those in use are Godox, Bower and Metz plus two old Sunpak potato-mashers
    Too many tripods!
    Multiple LED lights, both shoe mounted and studio use






    Switching recently to MFT:

    Olympus OMD EM 10 mk II
    Panasonic GX8
    Panasonic G9 (great camera!)
    Oly 12~100mm f4
    Oly 12~45mm f4 (compact, light, great IQ)
    Oly 75mm f1.8
    Oly 60mm f2.8 Macro
    Oly 40~150mm f4-6.3
    Oly 300mm f4
    Pana 7-16mm f4
    Pana 25mm f1.7
    Pana/Leica 50~200mm
    Pana/Leica 200mm f2.8
    Pana/Leica 100~400mm
    Pana 100~300mm
    Nikon 20mm f4 mounted on an MFT TSS adapter
    Sigma 150mm f2.8 Macro, Canon mount via adapter to MFT
    Zeiss 100mm f2 Milvus macro via adapter on MFT - even better than the Sigma 150mm macro
    Matigon speed master 25mm f0.95
    Samyang 12mm f2
    Laowa 7.5mm
    Irix 4.5mm circular fish-eye
    Kenko MFT extension tubes
    S
    About Me
    Pentax user since the Asahi Pentax S equipped with a preset f 2.2 Takumar (purchased before either Nikon or Canon was offering an SLR). Originally did candid people pictures in high school, all in B&W; long period of family photography using color print film; much technical (specimen) photography for publications all in B&W; later turned primarily to nature/travel using chrome. Have owned over a dozen Pentax film bodies, also one each film era Canon & Nikon - in each case to get a lens not avail
    Interests
    fighting photo addiction, fortunately I'm losing
    Occupation
    retired Professor - evolution, vertebrate anatomy, ecology, geology, general bio, ethology

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