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Forum: E-group equipment hire 2nd July 2017
Replies: 22
Views: 11,036
Posted By sdb123
Re: PEN-F Update Firmware (v2.0)

...any news on a further update?
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 17th May 2017
Replies: 27
Views: 3,924
Posted By sdb123
Re: 200 Trade in bonus

The other advantage of buying used equipment from Wex is a 1 year warranty.
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 20th March 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By sdb123
Re: Swap my silver Panasonic-Leica 15mm f1.7 for your black one?

You purchased the lens from me Mark. *chr

Steve
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 13th February 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,395
Posted By sdb123
Re: Panasonic GX8 (Black) | Panasonic 25mm f/1.7 (Black)

It's already been sold: http://e-group.uk.net/forum/showthread.php?t=44265
Forum: Olympus Pen-F 11th January 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 2,325
Posted By sdb123
Re: Mono profiles

Yes, I can confirm the choice is on the SCP. I have mine literally stuck on Mono 2, Grain to off & adding a low intensity colour filter to suit the situation (though yellow seems to be getting a lot...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark 2 1st January 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 2,684
Posted By sdb123
Re: Grip Options

I'd look out for an ECG-3 from Wex, MPB, LCE, etc. They do come up now and again.

I had the ECG-1 with the original E-M10 and it transformed the handling of the camera, was a decent design...
Forum: Olympus Pen-F 22nd December 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 2,865
Posted By sdb123
Re: A few more words on the Pen-F IQ

Love the snowy scene shot, very nice.

Daft question re: ISO 80, is that what ISO Low defaults to on the Pen-F or is there a setting somewhere to extend ISO Low from ISO 100 to 80?
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 16th December 2016
Replies: 3
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Posted By sdb123
Re: E-pl ...

How much (or little) are you looking to spend?

The occasional bargain does come up; LCE Newcastle had an E-PL7 for under 190 the other day!

EDIT:

E-PL5 in Black at MPB for 129...
Forum: Olympus Pen-F 11th December 2016
Replies: 62
Views: 12,566
Posted By sdb123
Re: My new Pen F

Hi Paul, you asked on MU-43 re: Spot Metering tied to the AF point. Go to Cog E in the Menus, scroll down to Page 2 and select [---] Spot Metering, then tick Spot in the options list.

If you now...
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 7th December 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By sdb123
Forum: Olympus Pen-F 6th December 2016
Replies: 62
Views: 12,566
Posted By sdb123
Re: My new Pen F

Played with my new Pen-F today. As predicted, the AF-trackpad feature is fabulous although I have experienced a bit of an issue...I don't seem to want to take the camera out of the Mono 2 profile! :D
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 6th December 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By sdb123
Re: Barton 1972 Brady Leather Wrist Strap

Sounds fine to me Paul. :)

PM on the way,

Steve

EDIT: Strap now OHPF.
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 6th December 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By sdb123
Re: Barton 1972 Brady Leather Wrist Strap

Willing to consider offers as need to move on... *chr
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 6th December 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,294
Posted By sdb123
Re: Olympus 45mm f1.8

WEX Photographic have one for under 100.

http://www.wexphotographic.com/buy-used-olympus-45mm-f1-8-m-zuiko-digital-micro-four-thirds-lens-silver/p1614460
Forum: Olympus Pen-F 5th December 2016
Replies: 62
Views: 12,566
Posted By sdb123
Re: My new Pen F

Good to read your (reasoned & informed) post...my Pen-F is arriving tomorrow - I'm looking forward to trying out the touchpad AF most of all if I'm being honest (sad, I know)!

Re: the stiffness of...
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 5th December 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By sdb123
Barton 1972 Brady Leather Wrist Strap

I treated myself to a new camera strap over Black Friday weekend so I have for sale a quality wrist strap.

I am selling a Barton 1972 Brady wrist strap in Dark Chocolate leather - purchased new by...
Forum: Foto Fair 4th December 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 1,414
Posted By sdb123
Re: A Stony Stratford Christmas

I drove down that High Street yesterday after visiting my parents...very tasteful decs this year - nice way to end the year after the awful fire earlier on in the year.

Great shot and well...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M10 4th December 2016
Replies: 32
Views: 6,368
Posted By sdb123
Re: Beginner, trying to learn on mirrorless camera

Just looking at the images quickly....the last two images are clearly not in focus (particulary the 3rd image of the 4). Did you choose the focus point yourself? The fourth image looks like you...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M10 4th December 2016
Replies: 32
Views: 6,368
Posted By sdb123
Re: Beginner, trying to learn on mirrorless camera

What mode was the dial in? Have a look at one of the photos and look at the Info, what does it say? ISO, f/stop, shutter speed. Post the photo if necessary.

What light were you trying to take...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M10 4th December 2016
Replies: 32
Views: 6,368
Posted By sdb123
Re: Beginner, trying to learn on mirrorless camera

A useful guide for setting up your camera can be found here (https://robinwong.blogspot.co.uk/2015/07/the-robin-wongs-om-d-camera-cheat-sheet.html).

There are many different sources in learning...
Forum: Wide angle 3rd December 2016
Replies: 32
Views: 5,954
Posted By sdb123
Re: PanLeica 15mm f1.7 with Pen-F

As mentioned before, the much talked about firmware update has to be collaberated between Olympus & Panasonic...I can't see it happening anytime soon tbh. Each manufacturer seems content to focus on...
Forum: Olympus Pen-F 2nd December 2016
Replies: 62
Views: 12,566
Posted By sdb123
Re: My new Pen F

It's certainly sounding positive so far Simon. :)

My Pen-F should be with me next week...I too am tempted to almost set & forget on Mono once I've found a look I like. I have the 17mm, 45mm &...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M10 2nd December 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 4,967
Posted By sdb123
Re: Faulty WiFi for an Olympus E-M10??

It sounds defective - get in touch with Olympus asap.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M10 2nd December 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 4,967
Posted By sdb123
Re: Faulty WiFi for an Olympus E-M10??

Thanks for those links - I've honestly never heard of the issue before today and I frequent loads of photography forums...I appreciate how frustrating it must be for you.

Does the QR image appear...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M10 2nd December 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 4,967
Posted By sdb123
Re: Faulty WiFi for an Olympus E-M10??

You need to load the camera profile on your device first before attempting to find the camera in wi-fi settings. I ran my E-M10 up to v1.1 and never once experienced a fault.

A quick internet...
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