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Forum: The lounge 1 Day Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 207
Posted By Bengeo
Re: The Farne Islands

Get an old gits railcard and book in advance to get it "cheap" Jim!
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 3 Days Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 865
Posted By Bengeo
Re: So who actually has an E-M1x?

Thanks Mal. It's good when they come close and the EM1X did a great job of grabbing the focus.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 3 Days Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 865
Posted By Bengeo
Re: So who actually has an E-M1x?

I got mine at launch for a good price and I'm very happy with it. I did worry about the extra weight, but I have got used to that very quickly. The main thing for me is that it is so responsive -...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 884
Posted By Bengeo
Re: A downside of not having an Anti-aliasing filter?

Photoshop Camera Raw and Lightroom have moire reduction in the Adjustment Brush tool.
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By Bengeo
Re: RAF Douglas DC3 "Dakota"

Very nice. Next time you could try reducing the shutter speed to around 1/250th to blur the propellers, but then it's harder to get the plane that sharp!
Forum: Foto Fair 6th May 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Shuttleworth with the EM1X

Thanks for the comments.
Phil: Although it is a reproduction it is great to see. Quite modern looking for a WW1 plane.
Keith: I've always loved Dakotas. Great shape and sound! And still in use all...
Forum: Foto Fair 6th May 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By Bengeo
Shuttleworth with the EM1X

The first air display of the season at Shuttleworth and a chance to test out the plane tracking mode on the EM1X. It's not hard to use C-AF on these planes, but I found the tracking to be very good...
Forum: Events 1st May 2019
Replies: 51
Views: 5,012
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Panasonic 100-400 Photo Show saga. Buyers warning.

Olympus have one shown on their lens roadmap. Let's hope it comes soon.

Scroll down this page: https://learnandsupport.getolympus.com/development-announcements
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 27th March 2019
Replies: 15
Views: 1,623
Posted By Bengeo
E-M1X Hints for use

More info from Olympus. It would be handy in a PDF.

https://cs.olympus-imaging.jp/jp/support/cs/webmanual/funcguide/camera/E-M1X/index_en.html
Forum: Software 23rd March 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By Bengeo
Re: FastStone Image Viewer finally supports monitor profiles

Thanks for letting us know about this update. I love both of those programs. I have asked him to consider adding the option of jpg and raw to delete together. Also sent another donation - well worth...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 23rd March 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 1,166
Posted By Bengeo
Re: EM1X offers

There was always going to be limited interest in this specialised model. But now that more people have had the chance to handle the camera, and read early reviews, there mighty be some interest at...
Forum: The lounge 23rd March 2019
Replies: 74
Views: 1,811
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Recent Thread Closure

Good idea. Simple to moderate too, just delete anything that breaks the rule.
Forum: The lounge 23rd March 2019
Replies: 74
Views: 1,811
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Recent Thread Closure

Hopefully .....
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 23rd March 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 1,166
Posted By Bengeo
EM1X offers

Cameraworld have The EM1X on a "show" offer at 2469 with a 200 trade-in bonus available.
https://www.cameraworld.co.uk/olympus-om-d-e-m1x-body.html
Forum: Events 20th March 2019
Replies: 51
Views: 5,012
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Panasonic 100-400 Photo Show saga. Buyers warning.

I've had this lens from new and not had any problems with the bayonet fitting, but I have read about others having similar problems. I did have a problem with the foot coming loose which I fixed...
Forum: Events 18th March 2019
Replies: 72
Views: 4,816
Posted By Bengeo
Re: The Photography Show - PODCAST!

Thanks for posting those deals Ian.

One of the Panasonic deals is too good to be true, but I have seen that someone did buy it.

You can get the 200mm f2.8 for 1954, but for 2099 you get...
Forum: Events 17th March 2019
Replies: 72
Views: 4,816
Posted By Bengeo
Re: The Photography Show - PODCAST!

Please could someone post a photo of the show offer prices? It seems that Panasonic have some incredible deals from what I've read elsewhere. I was surprised to hear that there is only 100 off the...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 11th March 2019
Replies: 655
Views: 66,171
Posted By Bengeo
Re: New Olympus OMD - EM1X ?

Today at Lackford Lakes, Suffolk. I'm sure I could have got this with the EM1 MkII, but it's nice to know that the EM1X works OK.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7909/40387301733_77866f8d71_b.jpg...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 6th March 2019
Replies: 655
Views: 66,171
Posted By Bengeo
Re: New Olympus OMD - EM1X ?

With some serious culling! The difficulty with birds is that the focus has got to be so spot on so that you can see feather detail etc. What would be OK for most subjects would not do for birds. I...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 6th March 2019
Replies: 655
Views: 66,171
Posted By Bengeo
Re: New Olympus OMD - EM1X ?

For Barr1e: Yesterday I took about 1900 photos over about 5 hours with GPS on. Currently I'm only fitting one battery. I replaced that when it was down to about 35% and at the end of the day I was...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 4th March 2019
Replies: 655
Views: 66,171
Posted By Bengeo
Re: New Olympus OMD - EM1X ?

Battery usage does seem to be higher, but I have got GPS on.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 1st March 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 1,139
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Testing Airplane mode for birds

Not in this case, it only works with single target or small target.

Normally I don't go out in weather like that to photograph birds and usually I would be more prepared. From experience, when...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 28th February 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 1,139
Posted By Bengeo
Testing Airplane mode for birds

Typical new camera weather! It's been great for days and now it's dull and raining. I was keen to try out the new Airplane tracking mode on the EM1X and see how it well it worked for birds. I was...
Forum: Events 28th February 2019
Replies: 72
Views: 4,816
Posted By Bengeo
Re: The Photography Show - PODCAST!

Don't worry, you've got a good face for radio ..... :cool:
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 27th February 2019
Replies: 655
Views: 66,171
Posted By Bengeo
Re: New Olympus OMD - EM1X ?

Got mine today and have spent a lot of time setting it up. Found one possible small bug - I have C2 set up for BIF, if I invoke it from the dial it uses specified CAF sensitivity, but if I use the...
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