Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2016/09/19

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Subject: [Leica] Arctic full set
From: hjwulff at (Henning Wulff)
Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2016 20:42:44 -0700
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Thanks, Ken. I enjoyed the opportunity and trip immensely.

Henning Wulff
hjwulff at

On 2016-09-19, at 3:52 PM, Ken Carney <kcarney1 at> wrote:

> I can't say enough good things about this set (full disclosure: Death 
> Valley is my favorite place in the U.S.).
> Ken
> On 9/19/2016 1:41 PM, Henning Wulff wrote:
>> There are now 83 items in the 'Canadian Arctic 2016' album from our trip 
>> in August, including bear pictures. We saw quite a bit of wildlife, but a 
>> lot of it was fleeting or hard to identify unless you were watching 
>> carefully, as a lot of it was at quite a distance. We saw a couple of 
>> bowhead wales, some narwhal, walrusses, various seals, muskox as well as 
>> many of the infamous 'muskrocks' which look very similar at great 
>> distance. Also a large variety of birds.
>> Most of my wildlife shots were taken with the 100-400 Panasonic-Leica 
>> zoom which was an excellent choice for this trip. My next most used lens 
>> was the 12-40/2.8 Olympus, then the 7-14 Panasonic and last, mostly 
>> because of insufficient reach, the 40-150/2.0 Olympus. I took about 7500 
>> shots on this trip. A UV filter was kept over any lenses that were out 
>> when we were in the zodiacs, and the equipment was rinsed off in the 
>> shower after any noticeable salt water splashing. Everything worked 
>> perfectly.
>> Contrary to Africa, where I have taken full frame shots of lions with a 
>> 35mm wideangle, I wouldn't try that on a polar bear.
>> Henning Wulff
>> henningw at
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