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Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark 2 2nd September 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 1,923
Posted By blackfox
focus point dim

does anyone know if theres a way to brighten up the main focus point on the mk2
both me and the wife find its so dim its hard to know if its on target or if its moved out of place . this is...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 24th August 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 2,695
Posted By blackfox
Re: A Question about Image Stabilization

I can only see justification for this if your on a tripod and gimbal . the camera has to be up to the job to ,I have been successful with b.i.f with the om10.mk2 but far better with the panasonic g80...
Forum: Foto Fair 16th August 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By blackfox
Re: a few birds

yes Ron ,there were 3 darting about yesterday
Forum: Foto Fair 16th August 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By blackfox
Re: a few birds

cheers heres a slightly better one
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1840/43159990545_5509853b38_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/28KUew2)the whistling reeds (https://flic.kr/p/28KUew2) by jeff and jan cohen...
Forum: Foto Fair 15th August 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By blackfox
a few birds

a couple of close ups from today

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1816/43335497714_f88d6bdba6_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/292pKFG)the angle of dangle (https://flic.kr/p/292pKFG) by jeff and jan cohen...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark 2 15th August 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 1,887
Posted By blackfox
firmware

just done the firmware upgrade to V1.3 reading the specs its not supposed to do much ,but it took a long time to install .
the end result is I tried it today with the p/l 100-400 and it feels a...
Forum: General photography discussion 8th August 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 1,411
Posted By blackfox
Re: Canikon FF mirrorless

I've been down the path of most dslr's from both makers ,plus nikon v1 and v2 which left me feeling rather fiddled ,by there claims of 2.7 x crop factor . which in fact meant tiny noisy files .
...
Forum: Foto Fair 7th August 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By blackfox
helios 44m

couple from last night om10.mk2 and helios 44m wide open

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/930/43174682114_4dc12966a0_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/28McwNW)bokah at f2 (https://flic.kr/p/28McwNW) by jeff...
Forum: Introduce yourself 6th August 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 2,237
Posted By blackfox
Re: convert

thanks all
Forum: Show your movies 6th August 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 2,491
Posted By blackfox
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 6th August 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 2,695
Posted By blackfox
Re: A Question about Image Stabilization

cant answer your specific question ,but I've had no trouble getting b.i.f with my om10-mk2 and a p/l 100-400 and I dont turn the i.s off ,sometimes I use single point other times multi point but it...
Forum: Legacy Lenses 2nd August 2018
Replies: 42
Views: 12,833
Posted By blackfox
Re: Lens Fungus

holy thread revival ,just browsing through topics and came across a couple of old threads re-fungus and removal ,one bit mentioned u/v light as a way ,set my mind wondering as these days there are...
Forum: Converters, adapters and extension tubes 2nd August 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 2,092
Posted By blackfox
Re: m42 lenses plus nikkor lens

cheers mark ,I have actually had one of these before ,but tried it on full frame canon DSLR with not very good results , the condition was nowhere as good as this one either which is totally mint . I...
Forum: General photography discussion 2nd August 2018
Replies: 29
Views: 1,691
Posted By blackfox
Re: Coming to terms using flckr - Advice appreciated.

in fact the ones that were uplifted and stolen from my flickr were very old obscure shots from the early 2000's ,none of them had a added copyright , and nothing special .
there are still lots...
Forum: Foto Fair 1st August 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 286
Posted By blackfox
shotton paper mill

one from the other evening ,distance around 3 to 4 miles ,omd10 mkii ,lens P/L 100-400 hand held .looks better on flickr full size
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1818/29920542008_9e848da06f_b.jpg...
Forum: Converters, adapters and extension tubes 1st August 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 2,092
Posted By blackfox
Re: m42 lenses plus nikkor lens

cheers ,I have already checked out the iris blades on all the lenses , and they work fine and crisply ,the focussing rings are all nice and smooth to ,,there were a couple of other lenses that I...
Forum: General photography discussion 1st August 2018
Replies: 29
Views: 1,691
Posted By blackfox
Re: Coming to terms using flckr - Advice appreciated.

you sign up to pixys.com you get 500 matches f.o.c then allow them to access your flickr account ,then they send you matches .if any have been used commercially in a country that allows you to sue...
Forum: General photography discussion 1st August 2018
Replies: 29
Views: 1,691
Posted By blackfox
Re: Coming to terms using flckr - Advice appreciated.

flickr is a good source of income ,once your photos are stolen for commercial use sign up to pixys.com to sue them for you ,I made in excess of 2000 pounds last year from them ,you wouldn't believe...
Forum: Converters, adapters and extension tubes 1st August 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 2,092
Posted By blackfox
Re: m42 lenses plus nikkor lens

sorry my bad its actually a nikkor 50mm f1.4 . the m42 lenses are a mint 35mm f2.8 super-travenor and a like new helios-44m 2/58 and a obscure 135mm Russian brand one that has a bit of dust
Forum: Converters, adapters and extension tubes 1st August 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 2,092
Posted By blackfox
m42 lenses plus nikkor lens

just been gifted a few m42 thread lenses in A.1 condition plus a 50mm nikkor f1.2 m/f is it worth while getting adaptors for these .
Forum: Foto Fair 30th July 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 214
Posted By blackfox
juvenile sparrow

one from this evening taken against the light to .,trying to weigh up whether I prefer the olympus body or the panasonic g80 ,they each have there plus and minus points ,I think the g80 wins on...
Forum: Foto Fair 20th July 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 234
Posted By blackfox
black backed gull

omd-10 mkii and pl 100-400 black backed gull ,b.i.f no problem
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/931/43531814221_72030ce1cf_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/29jKVK4)on the prowl (https://flic.kr/p/29jKVK4) by...
Forum: Foto Fair 20th July 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By blackfox
Re: Skomer Puffin............

I tend to use single point a/f and AIS for B.I.F the panasonic g80 gives the most consistent results but I have managed a few using the om-d 10mkii set up the same ,luckily I live two minutes from...
Forum: Foto Fair 20th July 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 671
Posted By blackfox
Re: A Curlew and her chick.

super set well done
Forum: Foto Fair 20th July 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By blackfox
Re: Skomer Puffin............

super set , I sometimes wish I had gone for a better body and a shorter lens but sods law rules
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