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Forum: HDR Apr 23, 2014, 10:52 PM
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Posted By lesmore49
:D I am an old motorcyclist who started riding in...

:D I am an old motorcyclist who started riding in the '60's. You wouldn't believe some of the old 'abbreviations' and 'nicknames' we had for different motorcycle makes back then.
Forum: HDR Apr 23, 2014, 3:57 PM
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Views: 918
Posted By lesmore49
Like the treatment of this nice looking Kwacker.

Like the treatment of this nice looking Kwacker.
Forum: Pentax Q Apr 19, 2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,794
Posted By lesmore49
Hans, What a place going by your photos....

Hans,

What a place going by your photos. Looks like there is a expansive and varied selection of fine vintage cars in the museum.

The kind of place I would apply for as a volunteer.

In...
Forum: Pentax Q Apr 19, 2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,794
Posted By lesmore49
Very good pictures. The picture quality is quite...

Very good pictures. The picture quality is quite good. I didn't know what to expect from a Q camera's smaller sensor....but it's much better than I expected.

The fisheye effect is also very nice....
Forum: Transportation Apr 16, 2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 657
Posted By lesmore49
Very well done. You got it all right dimensions,...

Very well done. You got it all right dimensions, etc. Perfect.
Forum: Sports & Action Photos Apr 9, 2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 687
Posted By lesmore49
Very nice. Back in 1989 I was at a world...

Very nice. Back in 1989 I was at a world championship Trials round. The competition featured the best of the best in Trials and if I recall correctly Jordi Torres of Spain won the round.

I was...
Forum: Transportation Apr 7, 2014, 3:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 439
Posted By lesmore49
Very nice. I like the dogster in the speedster.

Very nice. I like the dogster in the speedster.
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Apr 5, 2014, 3:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By lesmore49
Yes, I think that's it. Should be unveiled within...

Yes, I think that's it. Should be unveiled within 2 weeks.
Forum: Transportation Apr 4, 2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,300
Posted By lesmore49
Nice pix. I am not familiar with this MG model.

Nice pix. I am not familiar with this MG model.
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Apr 4, 2014, 4:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 742
Posted By lesmore49
Very nice photographs. I have a 16-45...I gotta...

Very nice photographs. I have a 16-45...I gotta start using it more.
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Mar 26, 2014, 9:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 584
Posted By lesmore49
Mole, After reading your description of how...

Mole,

After reading your description of how you sneak up on Chorus Frogs....lying in the mud and slowly crawling towards them...I think I can definitely say that my success rate of zero...so...
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Mar 26, 2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 584
Posted By lesmore49
I've never been able to creep up on frogs while...

I've never been able to creep up on frogs while they are 'singing'. Great pics...particularly those last two.

I'm curious as to what that appendage is that seems to be hanging from the left of...
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Mar 4, 2014, 8:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 437
Posted By lesmore49
K-3 review by Steve's

Steve's has a review of the Pentax K-3. Makes for very good reading.

http://forums.steves-digicams.com/steves-latest-reviews/210264-pentax-k-3-dslr-new-post.html
Forum: Steve's Latest Reviews Mar 4, 2014, 8:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By lesmore49
Excellent review of what is obviously a very high...

Excellent review of what is obviously a very high quality camera.
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Feb 26, 2014, 8:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 991
Posted By lesmore49
I use my Limited 21, 40 and 70 on my K10D, K-m...

I use my Limited 21, 40 and 70 on my K10D, K-m and K-5 bodies. So far my photos seem sharp and clear and I haven't done any lens correction.

Les
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Feb 25, 2014, 5:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 991
Posted By lesmore49
[QUOTE=mole;1368790] DMJJR - Yes, still using...

[QUOTE=mole;1368790]
DMJJR - Yes, still using the good-old K20D - it does all I need, and besides, it's paid for! To answer your questions - I use a polarizer, and aim for densely overcast days if...
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Feb 24, 2014, 9:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By lesmore49
A Russian Leica Rangefinder copy ? I have...

A Russian Leica Rangefinder copy ?

I have a 1952 Leica 11f Rangefinder.
Forum: Wildlife Photos Feb 22, 2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 601
Posted By lesmore49
I have heard that the Fisher makes a sound like a...

I have heard that the Fisher makes a sound like a distressed woman screaming. I've never heard the sound...but it would scare the heck out of me in forested area.

I live near the Canadian...
Forum: Wildlife Photos Feb 22, 2014, 7:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 601
Posted By lesmore49
Looks like either a Fisher or a Pine Marten. We...

Looks like either a Fisher or a Pine Marten. We just call them Fishers up here. Both Fishers and Martens are part of the weasel family.
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Feb 20, 2014, 8:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 991
Posted By lesmore49
Wonderful photographs, especially the icicle...

Wonderful photographs, especially the icicle shots. You are a master with the camera.
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Feb 13, 2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By lesmore49
Pictures convey cold well. With all that open...

Pictures convey cold well. With all that open area, it looks like the unimpeded wind blows plenty of snow drifts into the community.

I know a lot of small, isolated communities depend on...
Forum: General Discussion Feb 13, 2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,254
Posted By lesmore49
Pro equipment...Olympic winners...Canon vs Nikon

I remember reading about how much equipment Canon had at the 2012 London Olympics.

I wonder how much stuff Canon corporate has for pro photographers at the 2014 Sochi Olympics ?

I also wonder...
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Feb 10, 2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,709
Posted By lesmore49
A very nice story Mtngal. I too have been...

A very nice story Mtngal.

I too have been very fortunate. My wonderful partner has been very accommodating in supporting me and my camera equipment and photography addiction, over the years we...
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Feb 10, 2014, 9:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,709
Posted By lesmore49
Your first camera and the story behind it...

My first camera was the basic Pentax SLR, the S1a.

I was 19 years old and bought it in 1968.

The S1a topped out at 1/500th of a second, with no self timer, no hot shoe...not much of anything...
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Feb 7, 2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 873
Posted By lesmore49
That's the case for sure. During the past...

That's the case for sure.

During the past couple of years, however I've been fortunate enough to pick up some Pentax Limited primes...the 21mm, 40mm and 70 mm. They are gems and the sharpness of...
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