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Forum: Software 16th May 2018
Replies: 23
Views: 2,487
Posted By Mdb2
Re: Luminar 2018 Anyone?

I purchased luminar 2018 just a couple of months back to take over from iPhoto giving me more freedom and itís very good, I donít have any problems with itís power needs on my MacBook Pro which to be...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 9th May 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By Mdb2
Re: EM1mk2 HAS THE LENS THREAD CHANGED??

Thanks people, I only keep the Metabones for my Tamron 180 SP Macro, itís a shame OLY doesnt do a longer focal length macro.
Kind regards Mike
Forum: Accessory talk 9th May 2018
Replies: 25
Views: 2,708
Posted By Mdb2
Re: L-Bracket for the OM-D E-M1 MKII

Grumpy Hec Lovely fit, but the screen is restricted. The three legged thing L bracket allows the screen to open past the wide open by a little.
Kind regards Mike
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 9th May 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By Mdb2
EM1mk2 HAS THE LENS THREAD CHANGED??

Has the main lens thread changed slightly during production?
I have two EM1mk 2 cameras purchased about 6 months apart. I also still have a canon favourite lens which I use with a metabones smart...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 4th May 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 923
Posted By Mdb2
Re: HLD‑9 question

Yes, I do it all the time.
Kind regards Mike
Forum: Accessory talk 28th April 2018
Replies: 25
Views: 2,708
Posted By Mdb2
Re: L-Bracket for the OM-D E-M1 MKII

Hi I have had the 3 legged thing bracket for over a year now. It’s well priced, the screen can be opened level and a little beyond enough, but not fully. If you attach the grip the battery can be...
Forum: Foto Fair 17th April 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By Mdb2
Re: Bamburgh Castle

No1 for me superb*chr
Forum: Introduce yourself 13th April 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1,006
Posted By Mdb2
Re: Hello from the Kent Coast

Hello and welcome.
Kind regards Mike
Forum: Standard zoom and mid range 22nd March 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 909
Posted By Mdb2
Re: 12-100 Pro

I was using the snap back focusing ring to engage m/f. I had the SCP in saf/mode My thinking is to use A/f to focus on the subject in the landscape. Then switch to manual check the the focus is ok...
Forum: Standard zoom and mid range 22nd March 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 909
Posted By Mdb2
Re: 12-100 Pro

Thankyou Graham good points. But surely when the the initial a/f is performed then switching to manual the motor doesnít need to move it should stay static. I was wondering if lens reset or such like...
Forum: Standard zoom and mid range 22nd March 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 909
Posted By Mdb2
12-100 Pro

I was out yesterday practising with landscape photography and the big stopper, what I found extremely frustrating was switching from autu to manual focusing.
Easy enough to perform, but when doing...
Forum: General accessories 6th March 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1,142
Posted By Mdb2
Re: 4K or NOT 4K

Thanks DerekW and yes I have seen different devices generally 3rd party block type with plug ins and many more outlets. At around £90
Kind regards mike
Forum: General accessories 6th March 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1,142
Posted By Mdb2
Re: 4K or NOT 4K

Thanks for your inputs, as I mentioned earlier I am upgrading my old iMac. And am trying to separate the monitor from the computer as to speak.

The current problem is Whether to get the upgraded...
Forum: General accessories 6th March 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1,142
Posted By Mdb2
Re: 4K or NOT 4K

Thanks for your input, I had a choice of cables but only one mini to dvi choice, my mac doesn’t support thunderbolt however the external dp port supports up a 2560x1800 resolution
Kind regards mike.
Forum: General accessories 4th March 2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,639
Posted By Mdb2
Re: Printers

I have just purchased the canon 10s and apart from the complicated set up of the WiFi part it produces superb prints, yes its quite daunting as to the costs of paper and ink but I like to print...
Forum: General accessories 4th March 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1,142
Posted By Mdb2
4K or NOT 4K

So here goes, this is an optical question apologies if it seems daft, the question has arose in a conversation with my grandson. I realise 4K is is more allied to movie. I am currently in the...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 12th February 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,452
Posted By Mdb2
Re: EM1 mk2 software wish

Hi Graham, I donít think I want to look up a focal distance guide every time I change Fstop or change settings. As I said check out the Thomas Heaton video at
https://youtu.be/JA_ohOD9ypU
Itís...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 11th February 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,452
Posted By Mdb2
Re: EM1 mk2 software wish

Hi Graham I don’t have a problem with focusing per say. I have done a couple of bracketing shots ie the in camera 5 shots then done 3 shots focusing near /middle / far. And blended 8 images it’s a...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 11th February 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,452
Posted By Mdb2
EM1 mk2 software wish

I was thinking the last time I was out doing landscape wouldn’t it be nice to be able to bracket exposures and focus at the same time. Bracketing the five exposers with different focus points? Is...
Forum: General photography discussion 4th February 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,039
Posted By Mdb2
Re: Take a bow Alf Branch

Well done indeed. It was good to see two entries using Olympus gear.
Forum: Wide angle 7th December 2017
Replies: 23
Views: 3,627
Posted By Mdb2
Re: Olympus 7-14 f2.8

My thoughts on this lens and itís steep learning curve. I recall Thomas Heaton done a vlog on focusing in the field, a short while ago quite interesting utube. This lens does take some getting used...
Forum: Foto Fair 4th November 2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,007
Posted By Mdb2
Re: Monday morning at Tewet tarn

Hi Alf I also took the wife to Whitehaven, we had lunch there in the little cafe in the town centre. And I photographed the harbour lighthouses. Altogether a nice four days.
Kind regards Mike
Forum: General photography discussion 4th November 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 1,282
Posted By Mdb2
Re: Live time for landscape

Thanks for your comments and apologies for wrongly placing it under tuition. I was doing landscape and the images were taking up to 3mins in A mode but the live time wasn’t lasting that long, it...
Forum: Foto Fair 2nd November 2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,007
Posted By Mdb2
Re: Monday morning at Tewet tarn

Lovely shots my fav is no 1 I am currently right next to buttermere. To day was the best sunrise. Didnít get here till Monday evening. There were a few photographers this morning all stood by the...
Forum: General photography discussion 2nd November 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 1,282
Posted By Mdb2
Live time for landscape

Hi I have been playing about with the big stopper and noticed when in bulb/ live time the picture starts to develop as to speak and the histogram starts and although the timer is running it does not...
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