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Forum: Micro Four Thirds 1 Week Ago
Replies: 106
Views: 6,353
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 308
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 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 308
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 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 648
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: 1,137
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: 679
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: 614
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: 1,122
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: 1,078
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: 770
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: 2,819
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: 1,748
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: 2,048
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: 2,050
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: 1,048
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: 11,551
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...
Forum: Converters, adapters and extension tubes 21st March 2018
Replies: 28
Views: 2,764
Posted By bassman
Re: How Big is the MC-14?

Mine was a white box one, via ebay and shipped across from France. Remember being bit apprehensive but the converter and service from the dealer was brilliant.


Mark
Forum: Converters, adapters and extension tubes 20th March 2018
Replies: 28
Views: 2,764
Posted By bassman
Re: How Big is the MC-14?

Purchased mine around June 2016 , it's virtually a permanent fixture on my 40-150mm.
Really solid built, had no problems at all and extremely happy with image quality. I did an AF adjustment with my...
Forum: Events 20th March 2018
Replies: 121
Views: 11,551
Posted By bassman
Re: Photography Show NEC 17-20 March 2018

LCE selling lens for 1,649 considered that an excellent deal ! Shame I couldn't bring one home with me, on hol's all this week, would have been putting it to good use.

Mark
Forum: Events 19th March 2018
Replies: 121
Views: 11,551
Posted By bassman
Re: Photography Show NEC 17-20 March 2018

I was there at 12 but my head was still spinning, just driven across from Norfolk and only arrived a short time before. Stayed for the duration of the Peter Dench talk and was there for Damian...
Forum: Events 17th March 2018
Replies: 121
Views: 11,551
Posted By bassman
Re: Photography Show NEC 17-20 March 2018

Thanks for that Ian, looks like there's some varying prices there, pay to have good look around !
Forum: Micro Four Thirds 17th March 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,624
Posted By bassman
Re: E-M1 mark ii - flash compensation

Hello David,

You have a fantastic and powerful flash unit. Depending on flash to subject distance, it could be emitting a minimal amount of light and still producing a strong exposure. Try...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 15th March 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1,380
Posted By bassman
Re: Sekonic profile for EM-1 mk2

I can imagine, with camera firmly bolted down on tripod and image composed, you've got freedom to meter the scene as you wish ! Thanks for that explanation Rob.


Mark
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 15th March 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1,380
Posted By bassman
Re: Sekonic profile for EM-1 mk2

That looks impressive and very interesting Rob. Not pretending to fully understand the subject, what type of situation and how are you using your meter (as opposed to the camera's metering) to take...
Forum: General accessories 15th March 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1,988
Posted By bassman
Re: OMD EM1 mk2 battery life in cold weather

Camera and grip attached, I ventured out during the recent cold weather (The Beast from the East) as it was named, here in the UK and would say I was experiencing a reduced battery life but not...
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