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Forum: General photography discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 692
Posted By bassman
Re: Photography course information...

Just read it... kinda speechless to be honest !
Naughty Nigel's got it spot on :)


Mark
Forum: Software 19th April 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 674
Posted By bassman
Re: 25% Easter Discount for Capture One Upgrade

Thanks for the heads up on this Ross, wasn't looking to spend on the upgrade but was too tempting to resist.

Gone from version 11 to 12 and now have EM1x raw file support, would have been 149 but...
Forum: Software 17th March 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 1,036
Posted By bassman
Re: Olympus Workspace - first update.

Thanks for that Ross, just updated mine.. finding it a very useful bit of software.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 3rd March 2019
Replies: 655
Views: 66,232
Posted By bassman
Re: New Olympus OMD - EM1X ?

Picked up my E-M1X Friday, from Wex Photographic in Norwich. Managed a couple of hours out in the afternoon, on a very dull day and With just the 300mm f4 attached... mainly to get familiar with...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 27th February 2019
Replies: 655
Views: 66,232
Posted By bassman
Re: New Olympus OMD - EM1X ?

Exactly same for me... be interesting to see how well the E-m1x's little
joysticks work, for shifting around focus points.



Mark
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 2nd February 2019
Replies: 33
Views: 4,524
Posted By bassman
Re: E-M1X preview sessions

EM1 mk2, I was never that comfortable with C-AF but S-AF couldn't fault, especially after they gave us the small AF point.
After a lot of digging on the net, I understood it say that lens...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 2nd February 2019
Replies: 33
Views: 4,524
Posted By bassman
Re: E-M1X preview sessions

Visited Wex in Norwich, handled the EM1X fitted with the 40-150mm 2.8 pro lens. Visually, I wasn't stunned by the size of the camera, as I use my Em1 mk2
almost permanently with the grip fitted....
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 1st February 2019
Replies: 655
Views: 66,232
Posted By bassman
Re: New Olympus OMD - EM1X ?

I've managed to get a day off work and it's less than 20min drive for me,
will I be seeing you there Ron ?


Mark
Forum: Tutorials, Informative & Classic threads 17th December 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 1,856
Posted By bassman
Re: Using Studio Light triggers on a EM5 mk1

Been using these for considerable time

https://www.wexphotovideo.com/flash-wave-iii-radio-triggershutter-release-kit-1525551/

Couldn't ever remember any issues, dusted off my E-M5 mk1 and have...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 8th November 2018
Replies: 655
Views: 66,232
Posted By bassman
Re: New Olympus OMD - EM1X ?

That's answered one of my questions ! For everyone who likes to use a grip, would we be looking at another additional purchase ? If 4/3 rumors is correct, obviously not !
Forum: Software 4th November 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 948
Posted By bassman
Re: Capture One Pro Tethering

Update...
https://www.phaseone.com/en/Search/Article.aspx?articleid=2269&LanguageID=1

Using my EM-1 MK2 / Capture Pro 11 and following instructions in the link above, worked absolutely fine.
...
Forum: Software 3rd November 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 948
Posted By bassman
Re: Capture One Pro Tethering

I managed this successfully a while back, using my EM-1 MK1

Don't recall the exact procedure off hand but images caught via Olympus Capture would then open up in Capture One :)
Forum: General photography discussion 3rd November 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1,316
Posted By bassman
Re: Postive view of Olympus

Caught my attention a few weeks ago and quickly became a big fan. Already spent few hours watching many of his YouTube videos, lots excellent tutorials.
Forum: Lens focus 2nd October 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 3,553
Posted By bassman
Re: Lens service advice/experience?

The lens hood on my new 300mm f4 became stuck, seem to remember I'd not even attached it to the camera !
Google turned up someone's remedy, using a hairdryer to very gently warm the hood around the...
Forum: Flash 24th August 2018
Replies: 14
Views: 1,773
Posted By bassman
Re: Using hi-power rechargeable AA batteries for flashguns

Purchased two packs of four AA 2900mah from 7dayshop, had them few years now.
In my FL-36, FL-50R and FL-600R, used for weddings, model shoots and general use.
Not been able to fault them, they've...
Forum: Converters, adapters and extension tubes 21st August 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 1,687
Posted By bassman
Re: Filters affecting autofocus speed?

Initially fitted an inexpensive uv filter to my 300mm f4 pro. Felt the front element was too vulnerable to damage, at least until I'd gained confidence handling my new purchase.
Glad I did various...
Forum: Introduce yourself 15th June 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 1,840
Posted By bassman
Re: Hello

Warm welcome Roger, you're in fine company
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 2nd June 2018
Replies: 14
Views: 1,263
Posted By bassman
Re: Send AF box back to the centre...!

Never get bored with my cameras, they're so full of surprises. Made the 'OK button' discovery quite a while ago but was sworn to secrecy... sorry about that Dave !

Really does make you wonder...
Forum: General photography discussion 25th May 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 855
Posted By bassman
Re: Pro-capture first try.

Phill

Is your archery session, field or target archery ? Not been for a while but I do field archery, shooting a course of targets through the woods. Either form should be excellent photo...
Forum: Flash 1st May 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 4,884
Posted By bassman
Re: What batteries to buy for a flash?

Been using their 2900mAh batteries and lcd fast charger. Had these a few years, been fantastic and still performing faultlessly. Still available, charger updated version of the one I purchased.

...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 30th April 2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1,965
Posted By bassman
Re: Gone all the way

Sounds like a solid plan.. after 15 months ownership I'm still having lots of fun looking for the right settings and loving it ! Enjoy your new camera.


Mark
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 30th April 2018
Replies: 14
Views: 2,229
Posted By bassman
Re: Loving the new small focus point

All positive experience for me, so far. Trying to pick focus on small or distant subjects and even large close ones, usually with lens wide open, doesn't feel like the focus lottery anymore. Just...
Forum: General photography discussion 2nd April 2018
Replies: 22
Views: 2,181
Posted By bassman
Re: UV filter - all okay or get what you pay for?

I try and stick with the B+W xs-pro nano, apart from all the other qualities, find them
so much easier to clean.. put it down to the nano coating. If situation allows, I'll still remove filter for...
Forum: Software 2nd April 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1,362
Posted By bassman
Re: Issues with Olympus updater today

Em1 ii now successfully updated to 2.1 and noticed my new 300mm f4 was on 1.2, now on 1.4 Thanks for the info, everyone.

Mark
Forum: Events 28th March 2018
Replies: 121
Views: 16,130
Posted By bassman
Re: Photography Show NEC 17-20 March 2018

Received my 300mm f4 pro, ordered at the show on the Monday. Parcel delivered yesterday.. hats off to LCE , thought that was good service. Gonna be few days before I get a chance to use it... can't...
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