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    16 Hours Ago
    One more snapshot with the sdQ and 24-105/4 Art lens from my stop at Ship Creek yesterday. Very glad I got this lens. Gary
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    These are really wonderful images Peter! I want to thank you again for providing the impetus to my purchase of the Oly 40-150 Pro lens. While I...
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    17 Hours Ago
    Thanks Jorgen! You have validated my desire to have a nice collection of both Olympus and Panasonic/Leica lenses for my m43 cameras. :salute: ...
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    You have left the m43 section with two excellent photos Louis! And many others too. I look forward to seeing your photos on the Fuji section. I’m...
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    1 Day Ago
    UPS delivered the 24-105/4 Art lens I had ordered to Stewarts just before I left Anchorage on my way home. I had a chance to take a few snapshots...
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    1 Day Ago
    I don't have another sdQ image to share just yet, but I had an interesting (to me) experience comparing 17x25 inch prints of the Imaging-Resource.com...
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    1 Week Ago
    I certainly agree with you about wanting to minimize the size and weight of a travel camera kit. With the exception of trips specifically for...
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    1 Week Ago
    They certainly are Peter. For me the contrast of shooting experiences, capabilities and output between different cameras and lenses is clearly a big...
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    1 Week Ago
    Friday March 1st. Based on the latest info from my local shop, that's when I expect to pick up my E-M1X in Anchorage. Lots of discussion about...
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    1 Week Ago
    However the images may look on a digital display, whether large 4k screen, high res computer monitor or tablet/phone, for me the ultimate test and...
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    1 Week Ago
    A winter scene from Alaska with some color.... :) I like this camera enough to have ordered a second lens for it today...the Sigma 24-105/4 Art. ...
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    1 Week Ago
    As promised...a little more color in this image. ;) I fully expect that Sigma will release an improved Foveon FF sensor for its L-mount camera,...
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    1 Week Ago
    I love the many colorful images posted on this thread. Unfortunately, at this stage of the winter in Anchorage, color is hard to find (aside from...
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    1 Week Ago
    I refuse to adopt Adobeís subscription model also. Here is the article about the CC plugin for those who might be interested. ...
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    1 Week Ago
    Hi Alan. Iíve edited the post to add the camera identifiers. I read that Sigma recently developed a PS CC plug-in which allows you to open X3F Raw...
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    1 Week Ago
    In the office today with both my DP2M and sd Quattro with the 30mm f1.4 Art lens. Decided to take a short break and take a few images to compare the...
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    1 Week Ago
    bensonga replied to a thread L-Mount Alliance in L-mount Cameras
    I don't know how I missed this interview with the CEO of Sigma re their plans for the L-mount alliance. Very good news for those of us who like the...
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    1 Week Ago
    Some of you may know that when I get a new camera or lens I often take a few test photos of a mural painted on the wall of Pete's Smoke Shop in...
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    1 Week Ago
    I am very late to the sdQ and surprised that the last post here was in February 2017...2 years ago. I just received my sdQ with the 30/1.4 Art...
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    1 Week Ago
    I want to give a special thanks to the few people posting images here taken with the sd Quattro or sd Quattro-H. Today I purchased a sdq with the...
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    2 Weeks Ago
    More on relative size comparisons.... https://www.l-rumors.com/panasonic-s-lens-size-comparison-with-sony-canon/
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    I am really looking forward to getting my hands on this camera and using it at the Indycar race at Laguna Seca in September. Gary
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    bensonga replied to a thread XF 200mm f2 WR lens in Fuji
    True...and when I finally decided to buy an Oly 150/2, when I checked back on the one I had been keeping my eye on for so long it had been sold!...
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    bensonga replied to a thread Panasonic S1R in L-mount Cameras
    Oh Godfrey.... How could I have forgotten about the Leica M lenses! Duh. :facesmack: I can only guess it is because cost wise, new Leica M...
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    bensonga started a thread XF 200mm f2 WR lens in Fuji
    Any one here with this seemingly rare and impressive lens? Photos etc to share? ...
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    bensonga replied to a thread Fuji XT-3 in Fuji
    Challenge accepted Will...I’ll see what I can come up with in the next few weeks. I would love to have the XF 200mm f2 also, but even with the...
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    bensonga replied to a thread Fuji XT-3 in Fuji
    The XF 100-400 lens was on my wish list, but at $1900, it never rose to the top. Now that I have a XT3 and several of Fuji's highest rated zoom...
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    bensonga replied to a thread Panasonic S1R in L-mount Cameras
    At $2300, it had better be VERY good. I don't know of any other 50-60mm f1.4 lens priced this high (besides the Zeiss Otus and Leica SL lenses). I...
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    bensonga replied to a thread Panasonic S1 in L-mount Cameras
    I agree Peter that having a choice between a ~24mp and higher resolution version is a great choice to have. That's why I own both the A7II and the...
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    Gary,

    I saw that you are looking for some Canon stuff for your new F1.

    My sister in law asked me to sell her F1 kit … camera, 50/1.4, 70-210 and something else wide but I can't remember.

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    Hi Gary. Yes, I'm a pretty dedicated film guy, but not a purist . I must admit I'm tempted by the CFV-16. Very expensive, though.
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