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Forum: General Discussion Nov 2, 2016, 10:44 AM
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I have a small GorillaPod I will try to take t...

I have a small GorillaPod I will try to take t and use it.
Forum: General Discussion Oct 26, 2016, 7:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,414
Posted By Photo 5
Great ideas guys. I like the continuous idea and...

Great ideas guys. I like the continuous idea and will practice on some outdoor lights and signs this weekend. Your latest ideas are great. Thanks

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Forum: General Discussion Oct 25, 2016, 12:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,414
Posted By Photo 5
Yes both lenses have VR. I regularly do zoo...

Yes both lenses have VR. I regularly do zoo photography and get good photos at ISO3200 within our snake house. As for monopod I am guessing I could as it never said I couldn't. I also had the...
Forum: General Discussion Oct 24, 2016, 12:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,414
Posted By Photo 5
Holiday Lights Without Tripod

Can anyone suggest good settings (I have a Nkon D500) for getting a massive display of Holiday lights all in focus and sharp but am not allowed to bring a tripod into the park/old fashion village...
Forum: Nikon dSLR Jul 17, 2016, 3:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 948
Posted By Photo 5
My Nikon D500 Thoughts

After using the Nikon D500 for 5 weeks here are my thoughts…….

Note: I move from Pentax to Nikon because my 2 Pentax K-3 bodies had over 200,000 shutter clicks and the new released Pentax's were...
Forum: Nikon dSLR Jul 17, 2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,316
Posted By Photo 5
Great birds in flight photos. Thanks for sharing

Great birds in flight photos. Thanks for sharing
Forum: Nikon dSLR Jul 17, 2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 905
Posted By Photo 5
I tired that too, but it added a significant...

I tired that too, but it added a significant amount of time when downloading 128GB of photos
Forum: Nikon dSLR Jul 13, 2016, 9:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 905
Posted By Photo 5
Do to the number of shots I take on a weekly...

Do to the number of shots I take on a weekly basis using the free convertor was taking me for ever before I could view and edit my shots. So in the interest of time moved to LR CC 2015.
Forum: Nikon dSLR Jul 13, 2016, 9:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 878
Posted By Photo 5
As soon as I got The brand new Nikon batteries...

As soon as I got The brand new Nikon batteries the battery issue was resolved. What amazed me was both of the camera laces I have dealt with told me flat out Nikon neer tol them about this issue...
Forum: Nikon dSLR Jun 11, 2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 878
Posted By Photo 5
D500 Battery Issues

Be advised if you buy a D500 get the newest Nikon batteries for it as any older batteries (marked ion 01) or 3rd party batteries will not work i the body. My camera supplier/shop was not aware of...
Forum: Nikon dSLR Jun 4, 2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 905
Posted By Photo 5
D500 Raw File Question

Is their an option to set Raw capture to dng or just NEF. Not sure if LR 5.7 can handle the NEF files from a Nikon or even the Nikon D500. Anyone know. I do not have LR CC just LR 5.7

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Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Apr 25, 2016, 1:26 AM
Replies: 48
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Posted By Photo 5
After studying the specs I determined it really...

After studying the specs I determined it really wasn't for me or my needs. It was not the price but the total specs. For some it might be the perfect camera and for others like me its just not. The...
Forum: Fujifilm X-Series Feb 26, 2016, 11:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,372
Posted By Photo 5
fuj X-T1 Memory Card Question

I have a friend who just got the camera is trying to figure out how to tell how many frames are left on the memory card that is inserted in the camera when he is out shooting with the camera. Can...
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Dec 21, 2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By Photo 5
Yes Bruce Monro those exhibits were at the...

Yes Bruce Monro those exhibits were at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens this past summer.
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Nov 28, 2015, 9:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,631
Posted By Photo 5
In US they told me if I sent one of my first ones...

In US they told me if I sent one of my first ones to be serviced I had to pay for shipping to send it to them, so you got a good deal also they were quoting me 2.5 to 3 weeks repair time.

Hope...
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Nov 12, 2015, 8:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,631
Posted By Photo 5
For me 24-70 is not wide enough for those wide...

For me 24-70 is not wide enough for those wide shots and find 17mm is the sweet spot for those wide angle shots but have heard good things about the Pentax 24-70 over other brands of 24-70 so far.
Forum: General Discussion Nov 12, 2015, 8:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,299
Posted By Photo 5
I use the Pentax K-3/K3ii combo (usually nly on...

I use the Pentax K-3/K3ii combo (usually nly on camera body at a time). I have a Sigma 17-70 f/2.8-4 that is very sharp but the main issue last year was the variations in light/changing colors that...
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Nov 12, 2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,631
Posted By Photo 5
I sent the first 2 back and the third one was...

I sent the first 2 back and the third one was finally of a higher serial number and worked well. I have approx 28,000 frames on it now. Once you learn the fine details of it like how to best use...
Forum: General Discussion Nov 11, 2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,299
Posted By Photo 5
Christmas Light Displays

I wanted to start a thread so we could all share our tips on this subject. The questions is what settings and techniques do you use to capture large scale holiday light displays such as in botanical...
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Jul 16, 2015, 9:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 491
Posted By Photo 5
Service Advisory and WARNING for K-3ii

I got my 3rd Pentax K-3ii that appeared to be working fine. Luckily I was abl t return the first 2 and get exchanges. Now the 3rd one is having AF issue where it can't lock focus at times (its hit...
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Jul 5, 2015, 9:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,631
Posted By Photo 5
No other tips I can offer at this time. ind of...

No other tips I can offer at this time. ind of weird that I was not the only one to have the "it won't power off" issue

Dave
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Jul 3, 2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 764
Posted By Photo 5
I use one for capturing images at my local zoo...

I use one for capturing images at my local zoo for their World Of Wild Show (aka flying bird show) and the results are AWESOME as long as you get your focus right at the start of a burst etc. 90% of...
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Jul 3, 2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,631
Posted By Photo 5
pentax K-3ii (any one else using one)

If you got a Pentax K-3ii let me know your thoughts on it. Here are mine.

Well I finally got a working K-3ii. I used it at the zoo to do some photo work for the zoo including the World Of Wild...
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Jun 23, 2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 701
Posted By Photo 5
Pentax K-3ii Isues

Just a quick heads-up. I traded in 2 of my 3 Pentax K-3s to a very large photo company (one of the big ones in NYC) for a new Pentax K-3ii less $75. Said they really wanted them when I asked about...
Forum: General Discussion May 15, 2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,326
Posted By Photo 5
Thanks to both of you for the advice. I...

Thanks to both of you for the advice. I appreciate it
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