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Forum: Foto Fair 18th October 2015
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Posted By Lakota
Re: Communal Dragonfly, Butterfly and Insect photo thread

Just like to say a big thank you everyone on this thread what fantastic images and amazing quality well done to you all

Roger
Forum: Foto Fair 16th October 2015
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Views: 1,902,026
Posted By Lakota
Re: Communal Dragonfly, Butterfly and Insect photo thread

Another favourite insect of mine is the Hoverfly
http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/500/Hoverflyjpg.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/85336)
Forum: Foto Fair 16th October 2015
Replies: 2,707
Views: 1,902,026
Posted By Lakota
Re: Communal Dragonfly, Butterfly and Insect photo thread

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/500/1234271_524613837607499_299302813_n.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/66661)
Forum: Foto Fair 16th October 2015
Replies: 2,707
Views: 1,902,026
Posted By Lakota
Re: Communal Dragonfly, Butterfly and Insect photo thread

What wonderful pictures all stunning quality, Dragonflies are my favourite here's a Migrant Hawker taken with the EM5 Mk1 and 60mm macro ...
Forum: Foto Fair 10th October 2015
Replies: 2,707
Views: 1,902,026
Posted By Lakota
Re: Communal dragonfly and butterfly thread

its a great shot, I am starting to regret no getting the EM-5 Mk2 I have the EM-5 Mk1 the EM-1 and just received the EM-10 Mk2 which I have yet to try
I also have the 40-150 and 1.4 tc do you use...
Forum: Foto Fair 10th October 2015
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Views: 1,902,026
Posted By Lakota
Re: Communal dragonfly and butterfly thread

super shot Peter what lens please
Forum: Flash 9th October 2015
Replies: 33
Views: 7,376
Posted By Lakota
Re: Macro flash

so I need a ring to go from 43mm to 46mm ? looked at the video on the raynox site the images don't look very good?
Forum: Flash 9th October 2015
Replies: 33
Views: 7,376
Posted By Lakota
Re: Macro flash

Hi Alf if I use the olympus 60mm macro lens which is 46mm what step down ring would I need for the raynox 250 please?
and using the clip on what size step up ring
sorry to bother you but would...
Forum: Flash 8th October 2015
Replies: 33
Views: 7,376
Posted By Lakota
Re: Macro flash

i already have an olympus mmf3
Forum: Flash 8th October 2015
Replies: 33
Views: 7,376
Posted By Lakota
Re: Macro flash

Any idea what step up ring I need for the olympus 60mm macro? love the link for the bracket looks really cool and clever, going to order one now, I can try my metz 58 af2 flash wirelessly using the...
Forum: Flash 8th October 2015
Replies: 33
Views: 7,376
Posted By Lakota
Re: Macro flash

Thanks Alf
how do you get the sigma 105mm 2.8 lens to fit the olympus? I was thinking of buying the raynox 250 but not sure which one to buy for the olympus 60mm macro lens does it clip in place or...
Forum: Flash 8th October 2015
Replies: 33
Views: 7,376
Posted By Lakota
Re: Macro flash

Thanks Jim, I will take a look at the manual and figure out how to reduce power as even with the diffuser clipped on I am getting light reflections on dragonfly wings, might try adding extra diffuser...
Forum: Flash 8th October 2015
Replies: 33
Views: 7,376
Posted By Lakota
Re: Macro flash

Thanks Graham appreciate the help

kind regards

Roger
Forum: Flash 8th October 2015
Replies: 33
Views: 7,376
Posted By Lakota
Re: Macro flash

thanks Graham, do you use battery pack to power the led's
kind regards
Roger
Forum: Flash 8th October 2015
Replies: 33
Views: 7,376
Posted By Lakota
Re: Macro flash

Thanks Ed, I always use the diffuser on, but find that the clip for the olympus standard flash that comes with camera comes off very easy, I didn't know you could select the power I must check that...
Forum: Flash 8th October 2015
Replies: 33
Views: 7,376
Posted By Lakota
Re: Macro flash

Thanks Graham looks very interesting where did you get the led's from? The STF-22 according to dpreview is no longer available from Olympus its very expensive anyway, I have the metz ring flash but...
Forum: Flash 8th October 2015
Replies: 33
Views: 7,376
Posted By Lakota
Re: Macro flash

thanks Ross
Forum: Flash 8th October 2015
Replies: 33
Views: 7,376
Posted By Lakota
Re: Macro flash

Thanks very much for your help and advice I will give it a try, I also bought the metz ring flash when i bought the metz 58 af2 but its quite bulky and can fall off easily and even with the diffuser...
Forum: Foto Fair 8th October 2015
Replies: 2,707
Views: 1,902,026
Posted By Lakota
Re: Communal dragonfly and butterfly thread

Thank you very much Harold, I have seen some very good macro shots using the 60mm but not happy with my results, maybe its me or possibly a dud lens, I also have the four thirds 50-200 which is a tad...
Forum: Foto Fair 8th October 2015
Replies: 2,707
Views: 1,902,026
Posted By Lakota
Re: Communal dragonfly and butterfly thread

stunning images, what lenses are you using, I have tried the 60mm macro and 75-300 mk2 but can't get images this good and with the 75-300 you can't get very close?

Roger
Forum: Flash 8th October 2015
Replies: 33
Views: 7,376
Posted By Lakota
Macro flash

I do a lot of macro and would like some advice on macro flashes, I currently use the EM-5 Mk1 and EM-1 with the Olympus 60mm macro

I have seen various old systems T28 T10 but none of them seem to...
Forum: Announcements 6th September 2015
Replies: 36
Views: 12,877
Posted By Lakota
Re: OMD-EM10 Mark II

I ordered a spare battery as I checked to see what battery it uses, so I will be ok, thanks for the advice though, not sure when it will be released, although I have seen some people already have it,...
Forum: Announcements 5th September 2015
Replies: 36
Views: 12,877
Posted By Lakota
Re: OMD-EM10 Mark II

Have ordered mine, don't think its available until the end of the month, currently have the EM5 and EM1 was going to get the EM5 Mk2 but after looking at several reviews decided to get this, ordered...
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 2nd September 2015
Replies: 0
Views: 936
Posted By Lakota
7-14mm Four thirds Lens

7-14mm Four thirds lens in mint condition for sale
500 for quick sale
Postage UK 10

Please pm for details
http://www.e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/500/thumbs/7-14mm2.jpg...
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 25th August 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 1,613
Posted By Lakota
Re: 7-14mm four thirds, 35mm macro and MMF3 for sale

I need to sell to fund the new one, need something lighter and faster, but yes its a fantastic lens and I will miss it
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