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Forum: Foo
07-30-19, 09:12 AM
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Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah. Last year, I wanted to print off some stuff...

Yeah. Last year, I wanted to print off some stuff and was steeling myself for that annual hassle/frustration of $100+ worth of ink for my Canon printer and wasting a bunch of it with head cleaning,...
Forum: Foo
07-30-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

Just a quick plug for you Costco members - their...

Just a quick plug for you Costco members - their printing can be really good for very little money. Each location with printing actually has ICC profiles available for download for each printer that...
Forum: Foo
06-27-19, 05:45 AM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

A few from a recent family trip to the North...

A few from a recent family trip to the North Shore -

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1920x1280/dsc05415_1_6c312adbcae78ae52c71118730efd9b866d28046.jpg...
Forum: Foo
05-18-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

It's a hallway to some restrooms at the Mall of...

It's a hallway to some restrooms at the Mall of America. :p

I first noticed it a few months ago and made a mental note to bring my camera back sometime.
Forum: Foo
05-18-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/683x1024/32931861717_e24f69c664_b_a070a14540401d3effb542bb0a655c4f44158fb6.jpg
Forum: Foo
05-18-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

^^^ That's not that bad - I've seen a lot worse...

^^^ That's not that bad - I've seen a lot worse sensor snot on my cameras.

More back yard flowers with the 80-200/4 and tubes -
...
Forum: Foo
05-09-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

I picked up some extension tubes for one of my...

I picked up some extension tubes for one of my tele-zooms, so I've been playing with in the near-macro range with some spring flowers -
...
Forum: Foo
04-20-19, 06:04 AM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

No flowers coming out of the ground in MN, yet,...

No flowers coming out of the ground in MN, yet, but there are some at nurseries (C/Y 35-70/3.4) -
...
Forum: Foo
04-17-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

The other day, I decided to attempt a little lens...

The other day, I decided to attempt a little lens surgery on the slightly wobbly barrel of my Contax 35-70/3.4. The mount and aperture ring were pretty easy to remove and that gave me access to the...
Forum: Foo
04-08-19, 09:30 PM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

Took a little trip out to VA again, still working...

Took a little trip out to VA again, still working through some of the photos. Both of these were taken with a 21 Distagon -

https://live.staticflickr.com/7866/32626522377_0b0c95a160_h.jpg...
Forum: Foo
04-08-19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

Very cool. I worked in the industry for a time,...

Very cool. I worked in the industry for a time, with a couple of the more prominent dealers on the east coast. One of the shops was a Vandersteen dealer and I spent some time with Richard, though...
Forum: Foo
04-08-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

Nice - your audio system? If so, what are we...

Nice - your audio system? If so, what are we talking about?
Forum: Foo
01-20-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

Despite appearances, it was actually quite busy...

Despite appearances, it was actually quite busy at the museum. I had to stand round for a bit, cursing and muttering under my breath while people aimlessly wandered in and out of the frame. 21...
Forum: Foo
01-10-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

The family went on our annual holiday visit to...

The family went on our annual holiday visit to the in-law's place in VA over the new year. Hanging out with retirees can get a wee bit boring, so I usually amuse myself taking pics at the nearby...
Forum: Foo
12-25-18, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

Nice. Did you have to add a stack of ND filters...

Nice. Did you have to add a stack of ND filters for this length of exposure or was stopping down sufficient?
Forum: Foo
12-02-18, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

A couple pics from the creek this morning. The...

A couple pics from the creek this morning. The first is from a 21mm ultrawide, the second is a 12-shot pano (6x2rows) with a 50mm -
...
Forum: Foo
11-26-18, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

A Cyber Monday pick-up - 128GB... on something...

A Cyber Monday pick-up - 128GB... on something *that* small. "Angels dancing..." indeed. $20 at BestBuy (Amazon has a similar deal) if'n y'all could use some more storage for your camera, phone, etc....
Forum: Foo
11-25-18, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

Some Christmas decorations - ...

Some Christmas decorations -

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Forum: Foo
11-25-18, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

Man, y'all haven't played Fallout New Vegas? :p

Man, y'all haven't played Fallout New Vegas? :p
Forum: Foo
11-17-18, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

Walk-through of the Turnblad Mansion/American...

Walk-through of the Turnblad Mansion/American Swedish Institute with the 21 Distagon -

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4875/30991266907_6079887962_b.jpg
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Forum: Foo
11-16-18, 10:15 PM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

More garbag- uh, antiques shot with the 21...

More garbag- uh, antiques shot with the 21 Distagon and a one that shows some of the sharpness at distance (zooming in to 100% view, you can make out a good portion of the menu above the service...
Forum: Foo
11-13-18, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

Aaaaaand I'm done with looking at lenses for a...

Aaaaaand I'm done with looking at lenses for a while - I ended up picking up a Distagon 35/1.4 yesterday. Super minty, just gorgeous. It was also a cold day, so I haven't gotten to play with it too...
Forum: Foo
11-12-18, 06:04 AM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, I'm self-aware enough to know when I've got...

Oh, I'm self-aware enough to know when I've got the fever. I'm not quite there, yet... but I'll tread carefully. :)



LAJ is roaming the Foo? ;) Thanks for the kind words!
Forum: Foo
11-11-18, 07:29 PM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

The 100 MP is one of the lenses on my list, but...

The 100 MP is one of the lenses on my list, but the Distagon 35/1.4 is in line in front of it... that said, a retailer recently had one available for about $730.... yeah, if that price comes back,...
Forum: Foo
11-10-18, 08:19 AM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

Got in a few shots on a walk around the block...

Got in a few shots on a walk around the block before my hands started going numb -

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4908/30871156557_875ed1d8d5_b.jpg
...
Forum: Foo
11-10-18, 06:43 AM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

My recent move to mirrorless has thrown open the...

My recent move to mirrorless has thrown open the doors to my love of adapted lenses. I've been keeping an eye out for a few lenses and last night I was able to snag a like-new Zeiss Distagon 21/2.8...
Forum: Foo
11-02-18, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

And on a side note - the changes at flickr are...

And on a side note - the changes at flickr are going to be a pain. It doesn't provide me with $50 worth of value per year but it's a nice photo timeline for me. I've got almost 2,000 pics on there,...
Forum: Foo
11-02-18, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

With a new-to-me Zeiss 80-200/4 - ...

With a new-to-me Zeiss 80-200/4 -

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1964/44924757104_29bdbaf3c5_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2brR88E)

Gingerly (https://flic.kr/p/2brR88E) by Heightsfidelity...
Forum: Foo
10-30-18, 05:04 AM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

Ahhh, yup - more leaves ...

Ahhh, yup - more leaves

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1980/45608344571_91701e9dfa_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2cufFSt)
Pond Leaves (https://flic.kr/p/2cufFSt) on Flickr

Really loving the...
Forum: Foo
10-27-18, 06:47 AM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

One of my last shots with the ol' Canon 5D (C/Y...

One of my last shots with the ol' Canon 5D (C/Y Distagon 28/2.8)

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1969/30632029767_ca67643258_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/NERafg)

Sun-dappled Maple Leaves...
Forum: Foo
10-26-18, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

New lens showed up today, but the wet, cool...

New lens showed up today, but the wet, cool weather isn't cooperating.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1969/31698603868_cd6c6d6668_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Qi6CyU)

Wet Leaves on a Sidewalk...
Forum: Foo
10-22-18, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

With the C/Y 35-70/3.4 @f/8 or so, Macro Mode ...

With the C/Y 35-70/3.4 @f/8 or so, Macro Mode

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1971/45506319481_15f4940fd5_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ckeMnc)

Post no bills (https://flic.kr/p/2ckeMnc) by...
Forum: Foo
10-22-18, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

Long time no post! Finally picked up a Sony...

Long time no post!

Finally picked up a Sony A7 II - I've been wanting to go FF mirrorless for years. Got a stupid, screaming deal on it from BB ($909 + tax with the [unusually competent] 28-70...
Forum: Foo
07-29-18, 05:34 AM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

A couple from a quick weekend trip to Lake...

A couple from a quick weekend trip to Lake Superior's North Shore -

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/932/42780798455_b3f0a79f10_b.jpg

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/851/41875206370_cc6758f9cc_b.jpg
Forum: Foo
06-27-18, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

^ Good stuff!

^ Good stuff!
Forum: Foo
05-23-18, 05:10 AM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

Just stop, dude - you're being an ass.

Just stop, dude - you're being an ass.
Forum: Foo
12-04-17, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

I loved the light in this room yesterday. ...

I loved the light in this room yesterday.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4516/38789680112_605dc7ceec_b.jpg
Forum: Foo
10-29-17, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

Some leaves. In a pond. ...

Some leaves. In a pond.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4484/37819972466_1d78c6c76a_b.jpg
Forum: Foo
07-22-17, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

Ah - BallenPhoto? There seems to be a decent...

Ah - BallenPhoto? There seems to be a decent amount of overlap between the forums. :)



Thanks!
Forum: Foo
07-21-17, 06:38 AM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

Most favoritest recent-ish photo is of my son...

Most favoritest recent-ish photo is of my son being shown the c. 1899 way of carving a handle with a drawknife -

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4263/35660285015_dd8b3f6ca5_b.jpg
Forum: Foo
03-27-17, 06:27 AM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

I must be back on the Flickr Explore circuit - a...

I must be back on the Flickr Explore circuit - a shot of (momentary) familial tranquility was picked up overnight -

https://c2.staticflickr.com/4/3939/33520623831_33433731a7_b.jpg
Forum: Foo
07-08-16, 08:26 PM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

^^^ Great pics! Looks like an awesome trip! ...

^^^ Great pics! Looks like an awesome trip!


Every work day, my son watches my wife through the kitchen window, as she walks to the bus stop, waiting to blow her a kiss when she finally turns...
Forum: Foo
05-26-16, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

nondes, finally got around to looking at that...

nondes, finally got around to looking at that Pentax K-1 FF - man, it's a hell of a camera for the money. In a mirrorless body, that kind performance, feature set and price would place it at the top...
Forum: Foo
05-25-16, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

So jealous of the MF film quality - nice work! ...

So jealous of the MF film quality - nice work!

Wife dragged me to the nursery today to pick up a few more shrubs. As usual, I entertained myself with my camera; I love the diffuse light in a...
Forum: Foo
05-19-16, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

More from the 35-70 (which hasn't come off the...

More from the 35-70 (which hasn't come off the camera since arriving) -

https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7036/27023753892_873d4dcd5e_b.jpg
...
Forum: Foo
05-16-16, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

Nice, as always, CG and awesome birding, nondes.

Nice, as always, CG and awesome birding, nondes.
Forum: Foo
05-14-16, 09:13 PM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

A couple more taken with the 35-70 (which I'm...

A couple more taken with the 35-70 (which I'm already in love with and hasn't come off of the camera since arriving), both taken in macro mode -
...
Forum: Foo
05-13-16, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

Cool - I'll have to poke around ebay. Yeah,...

Cool - I'll have to poke around ebay.

Yeah, I already have a 50/1.7 planar and 28/2.8 distagon, both MMJ (the distagon is stupid good - a little better than what I've seen thus far with the...
Forum: Foo
05-13-16, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

Nice - how long ago did you get it? Currently,...

Nice - how long ago did you get it? Currently, they seem to be going for ~$400 and higher in mint condition and there are some truly beat up ones listed for $300+. They seem to go on runs every so...
Forum: Foo
05-13-16, 07:27 AM
Replies: 3,658
Views: 288,747
Posted By WhyFi

Weather has not really been cooperating, but here...

Weather has not really been cooperating, but here are a few shots with the C/Y 35-70 f/3.4 -


This was shot in the 35mm Macro Mode at (or near) MFD -
...
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