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Forum: Lens focus 5 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 471
Posted By AMc
Re: Lens for weddings

FWIW the 17mm f1.8 has the focus clutch and works with peaking on my em10ii.
It’s the lens ive used at the last two weddings I’ve been to as a guest only.
I’m sure you’re doing your planning...
Forum: Lens focus 6 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 471
Posted By Greytop
Re: Lens for weddings

Yes and yes, I have a 17 f/1.2 on my E-M1 MkII ATM, lovely lens.
Forum: Photo challenges 18th September 2018
Replies: 46
Views: 7,435
Posted By MJ224
Re: August Photo Challenge: Drama

Thanks Steve for the enlightenment...…..You sound very enthusiastic and well informed.

As with most wildlife, we are not on the menu. Attacks are often driven by error or mistakes on our part.
...
Forum: Tutorials, Informative & Classic threads 22nd August 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 1,661
Posted By DavyG
The olympus guide to photographing mother nature’s wild side

I just received a link to this Olympus .pdf file and thought it may be of interest to some members of the Forum.
...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 7th August 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 1,406
Posted By MJ224
Re: One touch white balance in Movie mode

I use the Em1 ii in video mode. I find its sometimes slow to focus, otherwise it works well. I don't think the back button focus system works at all. But never played with the options, if they...
Forum: Photo challenges 19th July 2018
Replies: 33
Views: 6,577
Posted By alfbranch
Forum: Photo challenges 19th July 2018
Replies: 33
Views: 6,577
Posted By pdk42
Re: June 2018 Photo Challenge: Reflections

Well done to the winners! Looking forward to Walti's musings on the entries too.
Forum: Photo challenges 16th July 2018
Replies: 33
Views: 6,577
Posted By MJ224
Re: June 2018 Photo Challenge: Reflections

Yes well done Steve a superb photo, and well prepared from your account.

Congrats...………….*chr
Forum: Photo challenges 16th July 2018
Replies: 33
Views: 6,577
Posted By OM USer
Re: June 2018 Photo Challenge: Reflections

Well done Steve (Wreckdiver). This photo makes you stop and think; was it a similar feeling before you took the shot?

Well done to everyone else for some magnificent and very worthy shots.
Forum: The lounge 24th April 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By wornish
Re: New post display

If your post was in The Lounge forum then it will not be shown if you click on Get All New Posts, a change was made a few months go to not show The Lounge from this selection.
It will however...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 21st April 2018
Replies: 29
Views: 3,741
Posted By jima
BLH-1 Clone Tests

Having just become the happy owner of an E-M1 MkII I thought it was about time to update the data-logging equipment and repeat the tests I have done in the past on BLM-1, BLL-1 and BLN-1 clones. Just...
Forum: Foto Fair 2nd April 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 554
Posted By DavyG
Re: Chaffinch in flight shots.

Thanks to Ron and everyone else who commented for the very positive feedback, it's very encouraging and much appreciated.


Having met with other members of the Forum, drmarkf and Walti, I don't...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 25th February 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 1,794
Posted By MikeOxon
Re: Focus Assist magnify hold

I assign the 'Magnify' function to the Fn-2 button. You can select the amount of magnification on a control wheel and move the area that is magnified by using the 4-way selector. See manual p-23...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 25th February 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 1,794
Posted By rsh1960
Re: Focus Assist magnify hold

Digital Zoom (Digital Tele-converter)
Digital Tele-converter is used to zoom in beyond the current zoom ratio. The camera
saves the center crop. Zoom is increased by about 2×.
1 Select [On] for...
Forum: The lounge 7th February 2018
Replies: 11
HELP! Gigrin
Views: 433
Posted By percy
Re: Gigrin

Steve - the ICBP at Newent is well worth a visit, especially at their Autumn event weekend.

Dave - I've been to Gigrin a couple of times. They have some observation only huts (although you can...
Forum: Foto Fair 5th December 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 1,987
Posted By wornish
Re: Another Moon shot

You might want to try using PIPP (Planetary Image Pre Processor) to automatically align and crop you images. Its free and its really easy to use. It doesn't stack though so you still need Registax...
Forum: Foto Fair 3rd December 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 1,987
Posted By Greytop
Re: Another Moon shot

Hi Steve,
I tend crop/manually align each frame in CaptureOne before processing each as a Tiff and importing into Registax.
Registax also aligns within certain parameters.

A burst will save...
Forum: Converters, adapters and extension tubes 29th June 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 4,991
Posted By Zuiko
Re: Oh dear, my MC14

No! Spray a small amount onto a tissue then wipe the extended barrel with the tissue.
Forum: The lounge 23rd February 2017
Replies: 31
Views: 1,713
Posted By wornish
Re: New a new laptop

The latest versions of LR/PS actually do make big use use of GPU's in graphics cards. Especially when applying filters etc, so they do make a difference to performance when editing.
Forum: The lounge 21st February 2017
Replies: 31
Views: 1,713
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: New a new laptop

Most laptops will go to 16 GB of RAM, but few go beyond that. I have 8 GB in my Toshiba which I find more than adequate for a laptop.

If you have an SSD fitted RAM isn't so important because the...
Forum: The lounge 21st February 2017
Replies: 31
Views: 1,713
Posted By shenstone
Re: New a new laptop

i used these guys for my last machine http://www.meshcomputers.com/Default.aspx?PAGE=MAINPAGE. They built exactly to the spec I wanted

In terms of spec I agree with The Technician about best...
Forum: The lounge 21st February 2017
Replies: 31
Views: 1,713
Posted By timboo
Re: New a new laptop

on john lewis u can narrow down searches to screen resolution when looking for laptops. For example you can select the 4k ones. Then google reviews on the individual ones if screen resolution is...
Forum: The lounge 21st February 2017
Replies: 31
Views: 1,713
Posted By pdk42
Re: New a new laptop

Look at the Dell XPS 15. It's around the £1500 mark and has an excellent screen and the power you need (if you tick the right boxes). It's a nice build quality too.

I personally wouldn't worry...
Forum: Foto Fair 5th December 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 949
Posted By daveben
Re: E-M1 does low fly (again)

My technique (if you can call it that!) is to set single point focussing using the centre point, set to S-AF, low frame rate burst mode (at its fastest setting). When the plane arrives, I fire off...
Forum: The lounge 31st October 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 2,230
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: New Mac Book Pro

Apparently, if you buy a lower spec MacBook with a spinning hard drive you can upgrade the hard drive to SSD, and add extra memory without invalidating the warranty. (Words from a Genius.)

I...
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