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Forum: Introduce yourself 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By pdk42
Re: Hi from West Yorkshire

Welcome. We're a generally friendly bunch here so feel free to ask questions and get involved!
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By pdk42
Re: A very rare two headed Puffin?

Zaphod the Puffin! Nice shot as well.
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 403
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Forum: Foto Fair 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 403
Posted By pdk42
Re: Swallows - MC-20 and Firmware 3.0 Test.

For those interested, there's a review by Tesni Ward here:

http://www.tesniward.co.uk/the-mc-20/

There are some sample shots with the 40-150.

I'm personally not confident that it'll work...
Forum: Introduce yourself 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By pdk42
Re: Hello from East Sussex

Welcome. Nothing to fear in micro for thirds. Buy on old EM5 and give it a try. They can be found at very reasonable prices.
Forum: Introduce yourself 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 476
Posted By pdk42
Re: Hi from sunny Bedfordshire

Welcome!

Tips for the Pen-F (and most Olympus M43 cameras):

- Upgrade to firmware 2.1. There were stability issues on some cameras with earlier releases. Latest is 3.1. 3.0 introduced some...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 784
Posted By pdk42
Re: Back in business

Lovely poppy shots Chris. Love nr 1
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 218
Views: 6,859
Posted By pdk42
Re: v3 Firmware for mk2 - updates for mk2, m1x and lenses

Battery life is very little to do with the number of shots taken. It's primarily driven by how long the camera is turned on. I've shots thousands on some occasions and low hundreds on others.
Forum: The lounge 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 406
Posted By pdk42
Re: Is it only the British ?

No, it's not only the British - the Japanese are worse. This is an amusing excerpt from the Nixon/Sato talks in 1969:



Source:...
Forum: The lounge 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 374
Posted By pdk42
Re: Forum enhancements?

Well, it seems to work!

http://www.e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/500/Capture4.JPG
Forum: Software 14th June 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 764
Posted By pdk42
Re: ChromeBooks?

As everyone says, Chromebooks run Chrome OS which is a Linux variant. In principle you will be able to run any Linux app on it (e.g. Darktable etc). The later Adobe apps will work on it, but not...
Forum: Foto Fair 12th June 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 433
Posted By pdk42
Re: Quiraing

Luvely! .
Forum: Dealers' Den 12th June 2019
Replies: 46
Views: 4,588
Posted By pdk42
Re: Panny 12-32mm, bargain at Bristol Cameras.

The 12-32 is the better lens too (and it goes to 12mm which is definitely a big deal in my eyes :)).
Forum: General photography discussion 10th June 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 478
Posted By pdk42
Interesting interview with Olympus engineers

Imaging Resource - Dave Etchells. Usually a good read:

https://www.imaging-resource.com/news/2019/06/09/how-to-keep-water-out-of-lenses-make-stepper-motor-af-crazy-fast-olympus
Forum: Foto Fair 8th June 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By pdk42
Re: Grey days on Skye

Lovely. Number 1 for me is the best, but not a bad one there!
Forum: Micro Four Thirds 31st May 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 669
Posted By pdk42
Re: Upgrade to weather sealed

Here's my take:

- There's virtually nothing between the E-M1 and E-M5ii in terms of IQ in normal circumstances, but for long exposures (30s or greater), the E-M1 is WORSE - you get terrible chroma...
Forum: Foto Fair 31st May 2019
Replies: 13
Views: 416
Posted By pdk42
Re: Horizontal Squibble

Ah - a tree rat! They look cute, but I'd strangle them all if I could!

Nice shot though :)
Forum: General photography discussion 22nd May 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 747
Posted By pdk42
Re: Sony RX100

I had one for a short while. Good IQ, but handling was atrocious. I think an LX100 would make a better option (if you can get one that focuses properly at longer distances). Either that or a...
Forum: Foto Fair 9th May 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By pdk42
Re: A brief walk down a country lane...........

Very nice close-up shots Mark. I'd be tempted to crop off the flower head on the left of the first though to leave the main bloom as the sole subject.
Forum: General photography discussion 9th May 2019
Replies: 49
Views: 2,600
Posted By pdk42
Re: Rumours that Sony has made a 32MP MFT sensor

If you want free, then either Darktable or Rawtherapee are the way to go.
Forum: Foto Fair 8th May 2019
Replies: 22
Views: 731
Posted By pdk42
Re: Abandoned cemetery

Lovely shots Chris. My cup of tea!
Forum: Foto Fair 3rd May 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By pdk42
Re: Encounter with a Brown Hare

Very nice indeed. I love hares!
Forum: Foto Fair 2nd May 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By pdk42
Re: Derbyshire Bluebells

Lovely. Bluebells are excellent this year.
Forum: Foto Fair 28th April 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By pdk42
Forum: The lounge 27th April 2019
Replies: 11
Views: 360
Posted By pdk42
Re: Android Stock - yes/no

For an OS to work on a particular bit of kit (tablet, PC, phone, whatever) you'll need two things:

- The OS will need to have been compiled (turned into binary machine code from the original...
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