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  1. Derrel replied to the thread New lens - custom made for fun artsy fartsy stuff.

    Extension tubes are pretty much a must-have, in my book. Keep in mind that they can actually move the focus point to _inside the lens_...

    Jan 18, 2018 at 11:16 PM
  2. Derrel liked SquarePeg's post in the thread New lens - custom made for fun artsy fartsy stuff.

    I was specifically looking for the ring bokeh. The lens is smaller and lighter than a can of soda. Bigger than the Fuji 35/2 and...

    Jan 18, 2018 at 10:45 PM
  3. Derrel replied to the thread Camera for class.

    Wow--what a fine,fine Etsy shop he has. And with good prices too!

    Jan 18, 2018 at 10:12 PM
  4. Derrel rated jcdeboever's post Winner in the thread Camera for class.

    I've dealt with this guy and recommend him highly. Fair prices, as described, fast shipping, and excellent communication. This camera...

    Jan 18, 2018 at 10:12 PM
  5. Derrel liked jcdeboever's post in the thread My hunting skills.

    Lol, yes. Pretty impressive place. They had jackets on sale and I was passing by. First time in there.

    Jan 18, 2018 at 10:09 PM
  6. Derrel rated smoke665's post Funny in the thread My hunting skills.

    @jcdeboever you might want to read this in case you encounter the real thing: The National Park Rangers are advising hikers in Glacier...

    Jan 18, 2018 at 10:09 PM
  7. Derrel rated RowdyRay's post Funny in the thread My hunting skills.

    Someone stop at Cabella's?

    Jan 18, 2018 at 10:08 PM
  8. Derrel replied to the thread New lens - custom made for fun artsy fartsy stuff.

    Has an interesting bokeh ball signature! Some people don't like the bright ring bokeh balls, others like them a lot, and still others...

    Jan 18, 2018 at 10:04 PM
  9. Derrel liked SquarePeg's post in the thread New lens - custom made for fun artsy fartsy stuff.

    Pretty happy with this new lens. Its a custom made lens made with a Pentacon 80mm 2.8 AV lens from Russia and a Fuji X mount. I found...

    Jan 18, 2018 at 10:02 PM
  10. Derrel liked Peeb's post in the thread Abstract water drop.

    [img] Water drop by Peeb-OK, on Flickr

    Jan 18, 2018 at 9:18 PM
  11. Derrel liked CherylL's post in the thread Softbox recommendations.

    Thanks for the clarification. I ordered a set.

    Jan 18, 2018 at 9:16 PM
  12. Derrel replied to the thread Softbox recommendations.

    These have good light quality...and as Braineack said, these umbrella box light modifiers function pretty much as a softbox does, in...

    Jan 18, 2018 at 9:16 PM
  13. Derrel liked Braineack's post in the thread Softbox recommendations.

    the umbrella @Derrel mentioned is pretty much a softbox. the light is very controlled with them -- at a fraction of the cost of a...

    Jan 18, 2018 at 9:13 PM
  14. Derrel liked SquarePeg's post in the thread The Coffee House.

    Lots of people having to resist the dark side these days. I sense an imbalance in The Force.

    Jan 18, 2018 at 9:09 PM
  15. Derrel rated smoke665's post Funny in the thread The Coffee House.

    Well this trip just keeps getting better for us. This park we are in is so tight, that you can't park normally, you have to pull in...

    Jan 18, 2018 at 9:09 PM