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Forum: The lounge 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 300
Views: 6,171
Posted By DerekW
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

Solar panels will cost more post Brexit as we will have to pay an import tariff.

WE will also have to pay more for imported electricity.

So this thread should stay alive as unless there is a...
Forum: Foto Fair 7th February 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 721
Posted By DerekW
Re: London Remembered

ABNB - probably AirBnB
Forum: General accessories 2nd February 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By DerekW
Re: Data recovery

Try DataQuest in Portsmouth


Warning their fees go up according to the urgency of the work (Or used to) We had a talk and demo from them at the...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 12th January 2018
Replies: 28
Views: 1,653
Posted By DerekW
Re: EM1 mk2 sd cards

I used Pro capture to get shots of a hammer striking an object, as described above I feathered the shutter and pressed it down when I heard the hammer strike the object. I got pictures of the hammer...
Forum: The lounge 6th January 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 504
Posted By DerekW
Re: Today Didn't Happen !

one extra drive is not sufficient - you need two so you have back up of your back up.
Forum: Software 20th December 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 692
Posted By DerekW
Re: Last lightroom classic update

Adobe have caused the confusion by their naming standards. Reading the Lightroom Queen website

Forum: The lounge 12th December 2017
Replies: 108
Views: 2,509
Posted By DerekW
Re: Demon deal, or deal with a demon?

Do not agree
keep it open
shame the brexiteers by facing them with the consequences of their actions.
Forum: The lounge 28th November 2017
Replies: 69
Views: 3,978
Posted By DerekW
Re: Lodging around Coventry Uni, UK

If you decide on a journey - have a look at Lincoln - one of the best cathedrals in Europe plus a castle and some museums. Lincoln was a Roman centre so lots of history to see.
Forum: Foto Fair 2nd September 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 806
Posted By DerekW
Re: Amish Family group, Niagara Falls, Canada.

I thought that it was offensive to the Amish to photograph them.
Forum: The lounge 1st September 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By DerekW
Re: Now TV or digital recorder

Amazon Prime Firesticks whatever are quite useful - HiRes programs, so good picture quality, lots of films. PLus you get a huge amount of cloud storage - great for picture backup when you are...
Forum: Software 8th August 2017
Replies: 26
Views: 3,713
Posted By DerekW
Re: A GOOD Lightroom alternative

For getting to grips with Photoshop I used the book
"PhotoShop xxx Classroom in a Book"

it took me through a of structured exercises working on images.
It took me through to a stage of usage...
Forum: The lounge 4th August 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 495
Posted By DerekW
Re: Anyone use Peli cases?

I had one fitted out to hold the E1, a computer and a few lenses for when all items bigger than a paper back book had to be checked in the hold.

The equipment survived several trips across to the...
Forum: Foto Fair 2nd July 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 641
Posted By DerekW
Re: Prime moments

The correct name is
Hove Actually

always given in answer to the question
Do you live in Brighton?
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 21st June 2017
Replies: 51
Views: 3,125
Posted By DerekW
Re: Should I upgrade to E_M1 Mk II?

remember to save your settings after you have made a change - even a small change as sometimes one has to do a reset to the camera to get it to behave correctly.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 3rd June 2017
Replies: 51
Views: 3,125
Posted By DerekW
Re: Should I upgrade to E_M1 Mk II?

I am pleased I upgraded, it works well, it also encouraged me to get the 12-10mm lens.

I like the ability to store the camera settings so that a major software update does not delete my settings....
Forum: Standard zoom and mid range 1st May 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,757
Posted By DerekW
Re: Olympus 12-40 MF only

Also have the 12-100 bought as a panic buy as I thought the 12 40 had died - turned out the camera needed resetting.
However I will not be getting rid of the 12-40 as there locations and occasions...
Forum: The lounge 4th April 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 245
Posted By DerekW
Important Bug fix for iOS 10.3

For a detailed explanation see The Register


to fix a possible drive by incursion.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 1st April 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By DerekW
Mac OSX recognises Mkii ORF format

Mac OSX has caught up with the Mk ii ORF format so when it is in icon/image mode in Finder the icons display the file image.
Opening the ORF file in Preview shows the image. Preview can enable one...
Forum: Foto Fair 28th March 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By DerekW
Re: Newborn...

or just in time for a Whitsunday lunch.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 28th March 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 649
Posted By DerekW
Re: What lenses?

I can only relate to full frame 35mm film lenses so I take a m4/3rds lens and double the focal length to get the 35mm film equivalent.

I assume you know the relationship between APSC and 35mm...
Forum: Telephoto 27th February 2017
Replies: 17
Views: 3,449
Posted By DerekW
Re: All Zuiko lenses have officially been discontinued

Downloaded it via Firefox and viewed it in Preview, I can zoom in and out and it reads beautifully.

The really interesting part of the document is the listing of digital film cameras that are...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 26th February 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,149
Posted By DerekW
Re: Wrotniak is back!

AS well as Wrotniak another good source of Olympus help information is Biofos so Google Olympus and Biofos as well as Olympus and Wrotniak and enter a great wealth of Olympus information.

Forum: Dealers' Den 19th February 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 4,880
Posted By DerekW
Re: Selling to a dealer

The end of the story as far as I am concerned, all the stuff I needed to sell has been sold through this forum. The process has been painless, the online purchase of Royal Mail parcel service has...
Forum: The lounge 11th February 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,002
Posted By DerekW
Re: Shoplifter dies

Reminded me of

When a felon's not engaged in his employment
Or maturing his felonious little plan
His capacity for innocent enjoyment
Is just as great as any honest man
Our feelings we with...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 11th February 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,742
Posted By DerekW
Re: I didn't manage to hold out for long.

different battery, different cable, different card and makes lots of exposures

what is to like

stick with the Box Brownie
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