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Mar 26, 15, 6:31 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 6,868
Posted By NurseRatched

My go-to camera bag is a gray Kelley Moore 2Sues....

My go-to camera bag is a gray Kelley Moore 2Sues. It can hold an iPad, a D3, a D700 and a couple of primes PLUS regular purse stuff.....it just weighs a ton when I do it. Only downside is that the...
Jun 1, 14, 10:08 pm
Replies: 1,151
Views: 220,617
Posted By NurseRatched

The Nikon Df is a fantastic travel camera;...

The Nikon Df is a fantastic travel camera; smaller and lighter than my D700, a much quieter shutter, and has an unobtrusive retro look that doesn't scream "big, huge, full-frame DSLR".

Hiding...
Forum: Trip Reports
Aug 19, 13, 8:46 pm
Replies: 136
Views: 65,769
Posted By NurseRatched

Awesome TR. But, my dear Iggles, I must know...

Awesome TR. But, my dear Iggles, I must know this:

http://i1293.photobucket.com/albums/b592/Iaspurlock/Facebook/Belarus%20Round%202%20plus%20Warsaw/181173_622434953348_1818643077_n.jpg

What the...
Aug 15, 13, 8:58 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 6,122
Posted By NurseRatched

For those times when it's so bright outside that...

For those times when it's so bright outside that you can't see your LCD screen, a Hoodman loupe comes in very, very handy.
May 20, 13, 5:47 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,240
Posted By NurseRatched

Chiming in late here - I took my D80 to...

Chiming in late here -

I took my D80 to Europe 2 years ago, with a 3rd party 18-200 zoom. The crop factor did some in handy for outdoor shots and whenever I needed the 300mm reach (think...
Mar 5, 13, 4:39 pm
Replies: 84
Views: 15,139
Posted By NurseRatched

"Rhapsody in Blue" wouldn't be as irritating if...

"Rhapsody in Blue" wouldn't be as irritating if they'd just retrieve that beat-up old 8-track player from the bottom of Lake Michigan. That's the only explanation I can come up with for the sound...
Forum: Trip Reports
Mar 4, 13, 8:11 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 16,977
Posted By NurseRatched

Wonderful report and photos. Well done. A...

Wonderful report and photos. Well done.

A question:

Photo #3. What are those things? Bells? Prayer wheels?

Bhutan's on my bucket list, even with the scary approach via air. Send me there...
Mar 2, 13, 1:46 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 7,515
Posted By NurseRatched

Hopefully this can be resolved in the next 30...

Hopefully this can be resolved in the next 30 days; my European itinerary begins in late March and ends mid-April, beginning/terminating in a small airport that's on the hit list.
Feb 25, 13, 4:36 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,362
Posted By NurseRatched

This happened last June: ...

This happened last June:
...
Feb 24, 13, 7:50 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,972
Posted By NurseRatched

Ahhh. My bad. Original post corrected. :)

Ahhh. My bad. Original post corrected. :)
Feb 24, 13, 7:38 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,972
Posted By NurseRatched

Seating chart shows F, C, E+ and E-. ...

Seating chart shows F, C, E+ and E-.


@Wandering Aramean - Perhaps I should keep vewwy vewwy quiet.....but that YB52 fare code is bugging the heck out of me. Which takes precedence? The "O" or...
Feb 24, 13, 7:10 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,972
Posted By NurseRatched

Award ticket priced incorrectly - valid tickets?

Apologies for the length.

Background:

I have an upcoming trip to the U.K. and mainland Europe, and in early January booked an open jaw + stopover award trip in C, which includes a MUC-ORD...
Feb 17, 13, 8:37 pm
Replies: 1,043
Views: 159,406
Posted By NurseRatched

IAH-FCO IAH-ZRH IAH-AKL IAH-ICN IAH-NRT ...

IAH-FCO
IAH-ZRH
IAH-AKL
IAH-ICN
IAH-NRT
IAH-HKG (I've seen CX cargo 744's at IAH; no idea if a fuel stop is required)

Oh, and LCH-MSY. It's bad enough (3.5 hours drive) without construction...
Forum: Trip Reports
Feb 9, 13, 8:56 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 12,145
Posted By NurseRatched

Great TR, and I especially appreciated the...

Great TR, and I especially appreciated the section on Air Dolomiti; my SO and I will be flying one of those E190's FLR-MUC in "C" in April.
Feb 5, 13, 5:17 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,063
Posted By NurseRatched

A fast 50 is very versatile; and very affordable...

A fast 50 is very versatile; and very affordable if you get the "D" version as opposed to the "G".

I own the Nikkor 85mm f/1.8D. Great lens. An affordable option for this great focal length (a...
Feb 5, 13, 5:01 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,081
Posted By NurseRatched

I love, love, love my D700. D600 has very good...

I love, love, love my D700. D600 has very good dynamic range, but the body is not as solidly built and can have some low-light AF issues.

For an African safari, however, I'd really suggest...
Jan 21, 13, 7:22 pm
Replies: 1,365
Views: 428,836
Posted By NurseRatched

#1....Most excellent! ^^^^

#1....Most excellent!

^^^^
Dec 31, 12, 8:00 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,774
Posted By NurseRatched

For travel purposes, you want versatility in a...

For travel purposes, you want versatility in a camera body. Personally, I don't want to shoot video, so lack of that feature is not a dealbreaker for me. When I travel, I shoot people, landscapes,...
Dec 31, 12, 5:10 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,774
Posted By NurseRatched

I own one of these in the Nikon mount. It is...

I own one of these in the Nikon mount. It is incredible. ^^^
Dec 30, 12, 5:14 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,234
Posted By NurseRatched

There are going to be a gazillion new 24-85...

There are going to be a gazillion new 24-85 f/3.5-4.5G VR lenses hitting the used market very soon - this is the lens included in the soon-to-end D600 bundle that B & H, Adorama, etc have been...
Dec 27, 12, 5:38 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,339
Posted By NurseRatched

If you're considering Zeiss glass, you may want...

If you're considering Zeiss glass, you may want to take a look at the new Sigma 35mm f/1.4. It will be more like a 52 on a crop-frame sensor (and there's already the 30mm/1.4 for APS-C bodies), but...
Forum: Trip Reports
Dec 1, 12, 5:45 pm
Replies: 98
Views: 47,284
Posted By NurseRatched

Hurry up, you lot. The world ends in three weeks,...

Hurry up, you lot. The world ends in three weeks, and I'd like to read the actual TR bits before the end of the baktun.
Nov 27, 12, 3:13 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 888
Posted By NurseRatched

FWIW, digital downloads of full version can be...

FWIW, digital downloads of full version can be found for $95 via Nextag.
Nov 24, 12, 5:47 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 888
Posted By NurseRatched

Heads up - good Black Friday deal on Lightroom 4

$94.95 (reg $149) for boxed, full version, single license at B & H.

Adorama has it for $94, but limit is 1. No limit at B & H.
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