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Forum: Telephoto 3 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: 300mmm F4 rear cover part falling off!

I recently had a repair done by Olympus and collection and delivery costs were included in the quoted repair cost :)

Steve
Forum: Wide angle 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 694
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Shortage of Prime Utlra Wides

One of the reasons I switched away from Olympus for panoramic work was the lack of top quality Olympus WA lenses, which was made worse by the x2 crop factor. Olympus M4/3rds though is brilliant for...
Forum: General accessories 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
HELP! Lens covers
Views: 610
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Lens covers

Ha ha :D:D:D:D

Steve
Forum: General accessories 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
HELP! Lens covers
Views: 610
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Lens covers

I think it's more of a statement saying "look at me, I'm a pro". Bought by those that have to have all the gear but not necessarily have any idea.

Stupid if you ask me, better to cover the...
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Ruddy Darter Male

I am intrigued with your stereo images Harold. How were they taken and how does one view them? Not seen this before.

Thanks,

Steve
Forum: Dealers' Den 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,402
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: LCE em1x

The image circle produced by m4/3 (4/3) lenses would only fit the centre of a FF chip, leaving a large area of the chip around the outside of the image circle black. FF lenses produce much bigger...
Forum: Dealers' Den 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,402
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: LCE em1x

No, you'd need a new set of lenses.

Steve
Forum: General accessories 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Mastering the Olympus Om-D E-M1 Mark II

His book for the Mk1 is superb.... once you upgrade the camera firmware though it becomes less useful (naturally).

Steve
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 640
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Battery suggestions E-M1

Been using these for years (I have 4 of them) and never had any problems. Work superbly: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00QLGOMZG/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o05_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Steve
Forum: General photography discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Bird ID please

Constantly have a stream of at least a dozen or so of them on the feeders in my garden. They are by far the most numerous bird that visit us and have been for some years now :)

Steve
Forum: Converters, adapters and extension tubes 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 194
Views: 9,273
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: New MC 20 announced.

399.99, Ouch! :eek:

Steve
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 466
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: A Near Death Experience

RIP - Return If Possible :):)

Steve
Forum: General accessories 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 1,518
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Computer screens

I am in the process of building a new PC for photo work and today got around to making the decision of which monitors to get. I was thinking of a single 32" 4K monitor (BenQ SW320) but really wanted...
Forum: General accessories 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 1,518
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Computer screens

I have a Dell XPS 15 (https://www.dell.com/en-uk/shop/laptops-notebooks-and-2-in-1-laptops/xps-15/spd/xps-15-9570-laptop/cnx97017) (which was recommended to me by someone on this forum a few years...
Forum: General accessories 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 707
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: AC-5 power supply for HLD-9 grip

The last thing you need to check is the polarity of the connection. It's pretty much standard that the centre pin of the power plug is +ve and the sleeve is -ve but I have seen some equipment wired...
Forum: General accessories 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 707
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: AC-5 power supply for HLD-9 grip

Read here:

https://steverussellphotography.co.uk/2017/01/09/extpsu/

Steve
Forum: General accessories 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 707
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: AC-5 power supply for HLD-9 grip

The Olympus AC-5 adaptor supplies 9V at 5A, that's 45W, I hardly think that the OM-D E-M1 Mark II uses anywhere near that power, even at maximum load. I don't have a Mk.II camera but looking at...
Forum: General photography discussion 18th June 2019
Replies: 15
Views: 719
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: The 'M'

'M', in fact everything manual, for landscape work. Nothing auto or semi-auto.

'A' for just about everything else.

Steve
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 12th June 2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,631
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: So who actually has an E-M1x?

That's really interesting. I've followed Andy for many, many years and to hear that he's currently using Olympus gear is.... well, I would say amazing but so many wildlife photographers are now...
Forum: Accessory talk 10th June 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 1,162
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Pop-up tent as portable hide

Just wait until a Glastonbury event is over and there'll be thousands to choose from - free ;) ;)

Adding: Great idea though, I might just get one, and a low camping stool as well *chr
...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II 6th June 2019
Replies: 37
Views: 8,151
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Sensor Cleaning

If you don't power the camera on the sensor will wobble around as you clean it. I always switch the camera on and it remains locked firmly.

Steve
Forum: The lounge 26th May 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr.....

The response states that "This error has been logged.". Does that include the message, my details, email address? Probably not as I didn't get any email response from Olympus. So now I need a repair...
Forum: The lounge 25th May 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr.....

Tried again and now got this:

"We apologize, but an unknown error has occurred in the forums. <p/>This error has been logged. "

Something wrong with the Olympus site :confused:

Steve
Forum: The lounge 25th May 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By Wreckdiver
Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr.....

Got a problem with my back-up EM-1 which needs it going back to Olympus for repair. Spent ages carefully describing the details of the problems, as they are intermittent and not easy to accurately...
Forum: Foto Fair 26th April 2019
Replies: 25
Views: 976
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Old Town Harbour, Raw vs JPEG

Going back to the original post by Internaut. If you follow the links to the two photos on Flickr they are both JPEGs, complete with the EXIF data visible. I rest my case.

Steve
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