has been a member since Dec 2006 and goes by waltsobchek.

I am a husband, father, son, brother, nephew, uncle, cousin, veteran, Texan, conservative Christian, small business owner, cubmaster and scoutmaster. Oh, and I work as a military contractor in my "spare" time.

I have been taking pictures now for about 40 years (since I got my first Kodak Instamatic from Mom and Pop when I was 5). After a while, I graduated to twin Minolta XG-7's that had once belonged to my Pop. Currently using a Sony a700.

Ex-Guard Tower V

30 Mar 201046 views

Ex-Guard Tower IV

30 Mar 201036 views

Ex-Guard Tower III

30 Mar 201020 views, 1 favorite

Ex-Guard Tower II

30 Mar 201024 views

Ex-Guard Tower I

30 Mar 201072 views, 1 favorite, 1 comment

Sunset in Baghdad

22 Mar 201033 views, 1 comment

Victoire Grue à Tour

22 Mar 201031 views, 1 favorite, 1 comment

In the Distance

22 Mar 2010133 views, 11 favorites, 10 comments
In "Through the Window"

Mosque Near "VOA" Palace

6 Mar 201037 views

Through the Window; The "Perfume" Palace, Baghdad

3 Mar 201084 views, 3 favorites

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Stu's votable photos

Q: My sister in-law recently gave me a Canon EOS 10D digital camera body. Having only used point and shoot cameras, what would be a good beginners lens to get for this camera? Should I get kit lens to start with?

A: Do you know?