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Subject: [Leica] IMG: Olympus/Leica Butterfly Kit
From: bjq1 at (Bernard Quinn)
Date: Fri, 9 Aug 2019 11:38:56 -0400
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I am so glad that you found a way to keep on shooting!


Make America Kind Again!

Barney Quinn, WK3Z

> On Aug 8, 2019, at 1:01 PM, Jim Nichols <jhnichols at> wrote:
> I've received a number of comments on my recent insect photos, hence 
> decided to share the changes I have made that made them possible.  At 89, 
> I'm not as stable on my feet as I once was, and my eyesight is undergoing 
> some changes.  To compensate, I recently acquired a used Olympus ZD 50-200 
> Autofocus lens and a used Leica-R shoulder stock (thanks, Doug Herr).  
> Currently, these are paired with my original Olympus E-510 4/3 camera 
> body.  I have been quite pleased with the results I have managed to 
> achieve with this setup.  Here are a couple of photos of the kit.
> Though quite awkward in appearance, it works quite nicely.
> -- 
> Jim Nichols
> Tullahoma, TN USA
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