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Forum: Other Photos Jul 26, 2013, 4:31 PM
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Posted By shoturtle
Very cool exhibit

Very cool exhibit
Forum: Olympus Micro Four Thirds Jun 25, 2013, 3:02 PM
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Views: 565
Posted By shoturtle
Been out for well over 10 years, you do not need...

Been out for well over 10 years, you do not need to wear a helmet with it. As you are contain in the C1 in the even of a crash as you are strap in. And you get a fair amount of wind and rain...
Forum: Samsung NX Jun 20, 2013, 3:56 PM
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Views: 2,995
Posted By shoturtle
No, not really

No, not really
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jun 16, 2013, 1:45 PM
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Views: 2,266
Posted By shoturtle
Do post some of your example of the mirrorless...

Do post some of your example of the mirrorless where it is so obvious at say 8x10
Forum: General Discussion Jun 16, 2013, 6:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,366
Posted By shoturtle
The prime lenses are always sharper then a zoom...

The prime lenses are always sharper then a zoom lens. Zooms you have to accept compromises. The 18-55 will never be able to match the 50 1.8. But as others have mention, you might want to go to...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jun 16, 2013, 6:41 AM
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Views: 4,068
Posted By shoturtle
I buy used and refurbished lenses all the time. ...

I buy used and refurbished lenses all the time. They are a good way of getting a good lens and saving some money.
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jun 16, 2013, 6:33 AM
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Views: 2,266
Posted By shoturtle
If you want to pixel peep, then you will see it...

If you want to pixel peep, then you will see it at 100% crop. But even printed 24x36 for a poster, it is not noticeable. I have done it with photos taken with the olympus. And you do not notice. ...
Forum: General Discussion Jun 15, 2013, 5:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,366
Posted By shoturtle
You really need to post a sample of the shot of a...

You really need to post a sample of the shot of a car that is not sharp in full auto, in aperture priority and shutter priority. There is something you are not doing right with your settings.
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Forum: General Discussion Jun 15, 2013, 4:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,366
Posted By shoturtle
Is this your first dslr. And a photo would...

Is this your first dslr. And a photo would really help. Also are you using a single focus point or is the camera picking it for you. We really need to know how the photo is looking to try to...
Forum: General Discussion Jun 15, 2013, 4:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,366
Posted By shoturtle
easiest way is to use flickr or photo bucket and...

easiest way is to use flickr or photo bucket and link or embed the photos here. That way you can photo a higher resolution file. It is limiting on steves with the files you can upload.
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jun 15, 2013, 3:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,266
Posted By shoturtle
With micro 4/3 cameras the issues with most...

With micro 4/3 cameras the issues with most distortion form the lenses are corrected by the camera. So it is not to big of an issue. Olympus and Panasonic both does a good job correcting some of...
Forum: General Discussion Jun 15, 2013, 3:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,366
Posted By shoturtle
Also sample of the problem would help.

Also sample of the problem would help.
Forum: General Discussion Jun 15, 2013, 3:39 PM
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Views: 1,366
Posted By shoturtle
No it is not a crappy lens. It is actually a...

No it is not a crappy lens. It is actually a decent lens. Pretty sharp. It is not by any means a L series lens. But for a kit lens it does a decent job.
Forum: Olympus dSLR Jun 10, 2013, 5:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,215
Posted By shoturtle
With large planes the 50-200 will work, but if...

With large planes the 50-200 will work, but if you will need a longer lens. 400mm is not long enough allot of times for the smaller fighter planes.
Forum: Transportation Jun 9, 2013, 5:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By shoturtle
nice planning to get the blur of the propellers.

nice planning to get the blur of the propellers.
Forum: General Discussion Jun 9, 2013, 2:36 PM
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Views: 714
Posted By shoturtle
The ef 70-300 also focus fast then the 55-250. I...

The ef 70-300 also focus fast then the 55-250. I have both, and over all on a crop body the 55-250 is good, but the 70-300 is better. That is why is is 2x the price.
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jun 9, 2013, 9:49 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,611
Posted By shoturtle
+1 The compacts are great for quick video...

+1

The compacts are great for quick video clips. The DSLR video are better but require allot more work and skill to take advantage of the system. Movie making is allot of work and requires skill...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jun 4, 2013, 4:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,068
Posted By shoturtle
Not really, what he wrote was open ended, with...

Not really, what he wrote was open ended, with just a splash on the astronomy stuff. My answer was simply address what was pointed out. Since there is no dedicated photography type. My answers is...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? May 27, 2013, 4:56 PM
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Views: 4,068
Posted By shoturtle
yup it can get really expensive.

yup it can get really expensive.
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? May 27, 2013, 4:54 PM
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Views: 4,068
Posted By shoturtle
read what he wrote, he is not particular to any...

read what he wrote, he is not particular to any one photography type. So having a larger lens options is the way to go. And canon and nikon has more lens options then the other brands. Astronomy...
Forum: Sports & Action Photos May 26, 2013, 4:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By shoturtle
The shots look nice, but are hard to view the...

The shots look nice, but are hard to view the whole photo on the screen.
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? May 26, 2013, 4:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,068
Posted By shoturtle
Canon and Nikon has the best lens options. I...

Canon and Nikon has the best lens options. I have seen couple of astrophotography set up with the canon. And they have many adapter mount to attach to telescopes as well. Nikon have a them as well.
Forum: Member's & Family Photos Apr 14, 2013, 5:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,929
Posted By shoturtle
I do like the german food, I am a carnivore, and...

I do like the german food, I am a carnivore, and the germans have all those heart meat dishes. Braten, Bratwurst, haxe and so on. But in the summer we get a super amount of sun. Sun up at 4:30 and...
Forum: Olympus Micro Four Thirds Apr 14, 2013, 3:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,019
Posted By shoturtle
The up close does look good, but I have to agree...

The up close does look good, but I have to agree the further out shots seem to be off. Panny 20 1.7 pretty much the same range, but it does shoot nice a sharp at a distance as well. But you need to...
Forum: Member's & Family Photos Apr 14, 2013, 2:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,929
Posted By shoturtle
Robert, I am going well on the other side of...

Robert,

I am going well on the other side of the pond. With spring we have sunlight till 8pm now. And in the summer it does not get dark till 10pm. So it is good for allot of out door...
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