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Forum: The lounge 11th March 2015
Replies: 40
Views: 2,700
Posted By son of sid
Re: Help! I need somebody...

If you think the XZ-1 with VF2 is almost perfect, why not consider the Olympus Stylus 1.

Constant f2.8 28 - 300mm equvalent with an excellent built in viewfinder, video and wifi conectivity for...
Forum: The lounge 13th January 2015
Replies: 37
Views: 2,875
Posted By son of sid
Re: I'm no longer an "Olympian"

Hi Brian,

glad you've found something that suits you physically so that you can keep enjoying the hobby. There's a fair few people moving away from Olympus who could still contribute to the forum...
Forum: Telephoto 7th January 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,316
Posted By son of sid
Olympus m43 40-150mm f2.8 Review

Interesting Detailed review on Thom Hogan's website.


Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 8th October 2014
Replies: 30
For sale For Sale
Views: 3,391
Posted By son of sid
Re: For Sale

No price on the E-5?

Forum: The lounge 23rd September 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By son of sid
Re: Chrome conflict but Firefox to the rescue.

With respect to Safari for Windows please see


Forum: Foto Fair 27th August 2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,241
Posted By son of sid
Re: Who's been playing in the mud then?

I used to get that blue hue on brown subjects on bright sunny cloudless days with my first DSLR (a Nikon D-50).

It turned out to be a fault with the auto white balance. Selecting white balance...
Forum: The lounge 21st August 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 717
Posted By son of sid
Re: Hands-on advice sought...

The 28-300mm is 35mm equivalent but there is a (looong) teleconverter attachment which boosts the top end to 510mm equivalent.

Don't know how it compares dimensionally to the XZ-1 other than that...
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 6th June 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By son of sid
Re: Free - E-420 Body and Cap Only

Claimed :)

Sid :cool:
Forum: The lounge 20th March 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,094
Posted By son of sid
Paper is not dead.............


Forum: The lounge 3rd September 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 458
Posted By son of sid
A Guide to m4/3 (internet article)

Interesting and informative articles on Thom Hogans sansmirror website.


Forum: Lens focus 23rd May 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 531
Posted By son of sid
Re: A Couple Of M4/3 Lens Resolution Group Tests

And a test of the new Olympus 45mm f1.8 at sansmirror.com


Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M5 18th May 2012
Replies: 26
Views: 6,572
Posted By son of sid
Re: Lens dilemma 70-300 or 100-300

I've used the standard 70-300 with an adaptor on the Panasonic GH-1. My experience was that it produced good results (same as with my E-510) but the AF operated at half speed compared to the E-510....
Forum: The lounge 30th December 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 1,679
Posted By son of sid
Re: 2012 viewed through your Crystal Ball

The UK will become the founder member of the Federated States of Europe, a group of countries dedicated to the idea of peace and prosperity for all. France and Germany will not be allowed to join. By...
Forum: The lounge 10th November 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,834
Posted By son of sid
Re: Just broke Murdoch's spell!!

Don't know about David's supplier, but RicherSounds give a 5 year warranty on almost everything they sell for approx. 10% of the items cost (10 minimum).

The bonus is that (unless it's a...
Forum: Software 7th June 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,696
Posted By son of sid
Re: Which Microsoft Office package

Another vote for Open Office. I switched a couple of years ago and have no regrets.

A positive benefit not already mentioned is that it runs under Windows, OSX and Linux, giving a common...
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