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Forum: Wide angle 3 Days Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 512
Posted By pdk42
Re: Lens cap 15mm v 14-42 2R

John - there is no correlation between pixel density and diffraction effects so long as you're talking about an image of the same output size. Diffraction effects will increase the spreading out of...
Forum: Wide angle 4 Days Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 512
Posted By Pistnbroke
Re: Lens cap 15mm v 14-42 2R

will have a go. Three images 15mmcap 15mm on 14-42 at f8 and f 4.5.
I then tried the super sharp Samyang 14mm about the same ...so I put it down to the sensor . results very similar to...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 180
Views: 15,823
Posted By shenstone
Re: EM1 MKII Lock Up

If it doesn't calm down a bit we will have to. The thread should return to objective evidence and discussions on such if people want it to stay open

When posting please remember we aim to be a...
Forum: The lounge 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 658
Posted By MargaretR
Re: When you gotta brag, you gotta brag...

For those wanting to see some of the original images, here are a few comparisons of before (out of camera) and after (LR, PS and iPad processed). The bulk of the panel shots were taken around the...
Forum: The lounge 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 658
Posted By MargaretR
Re: When you gotta brag, you gotta brag...

There's a whole long saga here, Phill. The short version is that the whole thing is as much about 'figuring out the game' as it is being good at photography.

I went to a couple of Advisory Days...
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 576
Posted By Johnheatingman
Re: Girls About Town

That makes more sense now !:D:D:D

Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M5 27th April 2018
Replies: 34
Views: 2,492
Posted By Johnheatingman
Re: No more parts for E-m5 mk1

Let's not lose sight of the fact ( as far as I'm aware ) we only have a verbal report from Luton Cameras, stating Olympus are no longer supplying spares for this particular model. Until or unless...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II 22nd April 2018
Replies: 28
Views: 1,722
Posted By pdk42
Wink Re: Dust!!!!

This is what I do:


- SensorSwab Type 2 swabs. They're 17mm across so will fit the width of m43 just fine (m43 is 17.3mm x 21.6mm).

- Eclipse cleaning fluid. It's basically...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 22nd April 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1,117
Posted By Growltiger
Re: Yellow wall comes out grey?

This is what automatic white balance (AWB) does. It saw the yellow wall and made it grey. I doubt it was the mainly the flowers in front that caused it, it would have been the huge proportion of the...
Forum: Tutorials, Informative & Classic threads 11th April 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 870
Posted By Michael Sewell
Simple Portraiture Using Speedlights

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/500/BobPerrin-1a.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/98348)

This is the quickest, cheapest and simplest portrait setup available, and...
Forum: Olympus Pen-F 3rd April 2018
Replies: 36
Views: 2,370
Posted By pdk42
Re: About to buy a Pen-F

It's a great camera - well, I love mine anyhow ;)

Points to mention...

- Focus peaking works reasonably well in good light and when there's sufficient contrast on the object you're focusing on....
Forum: Introduce yourself 31st March 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 915
Posted By Truxten Spangler
Hello from Isle of Lewis

Hello all, I have recently started photography having bought an EM1 mkii.

If there are any members coming to Lewis/Harris and would like a guide/photo buddy then please send me a message or...
Forum: Tutorials, Informative & Classic threads 31st March 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 687
Posted By griffljg
Re: New YouTube Channel

Thanks for that. Here is the link:

Forum: Tutorials, Informative & Classic threads 31st March 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 687
Posted By Truxten Spangler
New YouTube Channel

This is my first post so can't put in a link but if you search "Joseph Ellis Photography" on youtube you should find several clips showing EM1 mkii setup and live composite etc
Forum: The lounge 30th March 2018
Replies: 48
Views: 1,928
Posted By OM USer
Re: So much for anti-virus software!

This is a persistant problem and not just on boot. It actually happens on logging in (including switching users). The disk usage hits 100% for several minutes. My machine (Win 8.1) has enought grunt...
Forum: The lounge 27th March 2018
Replies: 20
Views: 502
Posted By drmarkf
Re: It's Not Cricket!

It’s interesting how ‘cheating’ is viewed in different sports, and its visibility certainly affects whether I enjoy watching.

For example, the institutionalised attempts at cheating in football...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 26th March 2018
Replies: 24
Views: 1,431
Posted By drmarkf
IS errors?

I can't find the thread from a few weeks ago when the subject of IS errors came up - I remember that Paul (pdk42) and I both mentioned we thought we might have seen some images where part of the...
Forum: Photo challenges 23rd March 2018
Replies: 49
Views: 7,005
Posted By Ricoh
Re: March Monthly Challenge: Bridges (time restricted)

Ah, John, they all dressed like that in the 70's - even the guys. Ask Croc Dundee :D

I'll delete the original forthwith
Forum: Site news 22nd March 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 1,139
Posted By Ian
Sorry for site accessibility issues today

Hi everyone,

I'm sorry if you have had problems accessing the site today. We are experiencing some server issues and our hosting company is investigating.

Hopefully a fix will be found soon...
Forum: Foto Fair 20th March 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By Rebnats
Re: Margam Country Park

Thanks for your comments, appreciated. You are not far off John, the building is apparently
"Haunted". It has been used as film sets for various horror movies, at the moment they are filming there...
Forum: Wide angle 15th March 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1,268
Posted By snaarman
Something fishy (9mm)

I recently added the 9mm f8 body cap fisheye to my slim collection of lenses. I thought I would test the angle of coverage compared to the Panasonic 7-14mm wide zoom.

So here we have:

Forum: Macro 12th March 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,989
Posted By Ian
Exclamation A new forum board for macro discussion

Many thanks to Harold Gough for pointing out that we lacked a board dedicated to macro photography - so here it is! :)

Over to you!

Forum: Telephoto 10th March 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 626
Posted By drmarkf
Lensrentals review ‘portrait’ lenses for m4/3

It’s good that they’re able to test a batch of each lens, which leads to some interesting conclusions, although mostly this is one for the pixel-peepers:
Forum: General photography discussion 28th February 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 2,051
Posted By MikeOxon
Re: Fish eye v Wide angle

I should mention that there are different types of fish-eye lens. Only the shortest focal lengths will provide a circular image within the sensor frame.

Many, such as the Olympus 8mm, fill the...
Forum: Foto Fair 28th February 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 278
Posted By pdk42
Re: Red-shuttered Cottage

I agree that would be interesting John - I'll give it a try when I get the time and post the results.
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