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Forum: Lens Clubs 08-31-2010, 08:12 PM  
The Mirror Lens Club!
Posted By WiseOx
Replies: 1,170
Views: 419,323
I need to get this RMC Tokina 500mm f8 out more often.

Taken at Mosport raceway for their vintage racing weekend, last father's day.

Forum: Lens Clubs 03-16-2010, 05:26 PM  
The Mirror Lens Club!
Posted By WiseOx
Replies: 1,170
Views: 419,323
Finally joined the club. Won a Tokina 500mm f8 off ebay a couple of weeks ago. Yes the bokeh is harsh....and the extra PP to fix up the contrast and colour helps....but not bad, for the reach is such a small package. She's bag worthy.

Forum: Pentax K-1 02-08-2019, 09:05 AM  
Picking up a used K-1 tomorrow...what should I look out for?
Posted By WiseOx
Replies: 13
Views: 1,341
Just got back, with my K-1 in hand. Fantastic unit. It was an original K-1, that the previous owner had upgraded to to Mark II. If you can believe it, the shutter count is only 1,399, and that's after I did ~50 test shots. I assume the shutter count resets after upgrade. Talking to the leasing company rep that sold it to me, the original owner passed away. His wife returned the camera, as it was on a lease. I think someone goofed, as this guy must have intended to keep it, if he sent it off for Mark II upgrade.

Looking forward to finally being full frame. I've been lucky enough to collect a decent pile of full frame glass over the years. First up, the three amigos, followed by the 50mm f1.2

Appreciate the guidance. Good times ahead. Look forward to being more active on the forum once again.

---------- Post added 02-08-19 at 11:52 AM ----------

Wow. I just found the gentlemen's name was still set up as the Owner in the camera setting. A quick google turned up his obituary. The picture they used for the obit write up, shows the gentlemen holding this very camera. It's found a good home Herman, RIP.
Forum: Lens Clubs 05-15-2011, 08:23 PM  
The FA Limited Club
Posted By WiseOx
Replies: 11,057
Views: 1,866,533
The FA43 wide open on the K-5....


Neighbour's Lab by DMisner, on Flickr
Forum: Mini-Challenges, Games, and Photo Stories 06-08-2010, 08:08 PM  
Thematic No rembrandt-Show us your portrait shot-people close-ups,head shots
Posted By WiseOx
Replies: 1,839
Views: 190,401
A favorite of my son....taken with the FA50mm Macro

Forum: Mini-Challenges, Games, and Photo Stories 10-23-2010, 12:05 PM  
Thematic Post your Sculptures and Statues!
Posted By WiseOx
Replies: 1,297
Views: 97,228


Soaking up the sun by DMisner, on Flickr
Forum: Ricoh GR 08-13-2013, 06:29 PM  
The Ricoh GXR Club
Posted By WiseOx
Replies: 465
Views: 113,014
Couple from today with my 50mm A12 module. Love this camera more and more all the time. On vacation I find I'm grabbing it more often than my K-5, just so much easier to lug around.


Boy at Halls Harbour by D.Misner, on Flickr


FamilyatHH by D.Misner, on Flickr
Forum: Lens Clubs 05-17-2013, 06:50 PM  
300mm plus Lens Club: discuss your long lenses
Posted By WiseOx
Replies: 34,360
Views: 3,407,738
Took my DA*300 to the zoo today. Pandas are making their debut here in Toronto. This appears to be my first popular Flicker photo, having been viewed almost 600 times since posting 8 hours ago.


Da Mao at Toronto Zoo by Doug Misner, on Flickr
Forum: Pentax Price Watch 03-12-2013, 12:07 PM  
GXR -$124 Body, ~$250 for APSC modules at Henrys!
Posted By WiseOx
Replies: 28
Views: 3,801
Received my s10 kit yesterday, and got notification that my 50mm and 28mm shipped today. I also bought the M mount kit on the weekend (out of stock, but accepting orders)....I doubt it will ship, but thought I might try.
Forum: Pentax K-01 02-15-2013, 10:52 AM  
Lets see your new K01
Posted By WiseOx
Replies: 223
Views: 53,785
Arrived from B&H yesterday....I think my vintage strap has a new home.....
Forum: Pentax Q 02-11-2013, 03:35 PM  
What Q accessories are worth it?
Posted By WiseOx
Replies: 213
Views: 70,396
If anyone is looking for the O-VF1 viewfinder for a decent price, it's available from lozeau.com here in Canada for $99, on clearance. Still way to crazy a price for me (especially since I don't have a Q yet), but I thought someone might be interested. Do be sure you want it though, final sale:

Lozeau | Viseur optique Pentax O-VF1 $99

I spotted it, when searching for another items at a decent price. I've got a Canon Video camera, and they've got a good price on the 5.1 surround sound microphone ($149). Family vids are going to jump to another level:

Lozeau Canon SM-V1 5.1 Mic $149

I've never ordered from these guys before, but I know they've been around for ages....reputable company I believe.
Forum: Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 05-11-2012, 08:51 PM  
LBA, why ohh why are you sucking my money away?
Posted By WiseOx
Replies: 24
Views: 2,390
Ah zooms.....I remember the good old days when LBA was limited to zooms.....enjoy it why it lasts.....the prime phase just get silly.
Forum: Lens Clubs 04-21-2012, 06:48 PM  
The FA Limited Club
Posted By WiseOx
Replies: 11,057
Views: 1,866,533

Bubbles by D. Misner, on Flickr
Forum: Weekly Photo Challenges 07-05-2011, 07:23 AM  
Weekly Challenge #172 - "Tree Study"
Posted By WiseOx
Replies: 38
Views: 8,872
Ah, a subject I never tire of either. One from my first day out with the SMC 135mm f2.5


Dark Woods by D.Misner, on Flickr
Forum: Pentax Camera and Field Accessories 11-30-2010, 07:39 AM  
eneloop availability in NA 613 area
Posted By WiseOx
Replies: 7
Views: 2,237
They sure are. They are nicknamed "Duraloops".

Make sure they are white top, and you're golden.



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