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About lcurtis45

Husband, Father, Grandfather, Friend, Reader, Blogger, Author, Lecturer, Mediator, Photographer, Fly Fisherman


the box arrived – gold D4 sealed. I removed the battery charger, got my two additional batteries (arrived months before the camera) and began to charge. Advertisements

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Whimsy and Serendipity

The delightful happening of something wonderful and unexpected tied to whimsy which makes you smile, and reflect on the meaning of the momentary departure from normal.   The best happens when you least expect anything joyful to occur.   A flower … Continue reading

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Maryland Photographers Are Often Prohibited from Entering Photo Contests

My photo of Anaconda Montana and the abandoned slag heap from the old days of smelting copper could not be entered in the Outdoor Photographer Magazine American Landscape contest because I am a resident of Maryland.  More on this subject … Continue reading

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Minding Little Sister

Minding Little Sister

The world over older sisters are challenged with how to control a younger sibling who has been left in their care. Here is one solution: Put you charge high enough on a fence that they can’t climb down. Then take a rest. SaPa Vietnam 2011

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What do I do with these? Store Delivers XQD Memory Cards amd EL18 Batteries

My retailer from whom I ordered a Nikon D4 in January 2012 has notified me that they are shipping me 2 Nikon EL18 batteries which are only usable in the Nikon D4.  I also have to very expensive XQD memory … Continue reading

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Nikon D4: my back order

Just checked in again with the store. Their response: “Thank you for contacting the Customer Service Department. We have received your E-Mail and will respond to you as quickly as possible. ” More research via google produced this now stale … Continue reading

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Nikon D4: where are you?

I ordered my D4 in January 2012 from a large NY dealership from whom I have bought cameras and lenses since 1995. The camera has not arrived yet. My birthday has passed. Father’s day is near and I have put … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Welcome to! This is your very first post. Click the Edit link to modify or delete it, or start a new post. If you like, use this post to tell readers why you started this blog and what you … Continue reading

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