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Forum: Events 1 Day Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 312
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: Partial lunar eclipse...

My take of the moon as at this morning. EM1ii with 50-500

All images are stack and cropped.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48304504266_251916b4ef_c.jpg
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Forum: Foto Fair 5 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 515
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: Visit to Papuma & Bromo 2019

The first Milkyway was done in Papuma. It's rather noisy. EM1.2 v3, Laowa 7.5/2, ISO 1600 and Speed at 25sec {400 divided by (7.5X2)focal length}. It's the same settings I did last year except that...
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Week Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 515
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: Visit to Papuma & Bromo 2019

We checked in to the same resort or whatever you call it. and we were out to dinner and milky way.

This time decided to take my trusty old EM1ii without that update.:o You wouldn't believe my luck...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark 2 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 2,505
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: Af target are problem

In my EM1, there are 3 selection on the LCD. Off, move targeting or select to capture.
Forum: The lounge 1 Week Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,078
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: Papuma & Bromo in June 2019

:eek: I seriously don't know where I was pointing. I should be along the southern hemisphere as Tanjung Papuma is further South of Jakarta and Surabaya.

Photos of the adventure will continue...
Forum: The lounge 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 294
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: I do need to find time to take more pictures so...

I have about another 3 years then I too will throw in the towel. Sigh..2 kids more to go..Unlike UK, Study Loans are not that easy to come by. So it's full family financed :(
Forum: Introduce yourself 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 462
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: Hi from sunny Bedfordshire

Like your submission. reminds me of the 70s. pleated skirts and all. :D
Forum: Introduce yourself 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 462
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: Hi from sunny Bedfordshire

Hi smartiepants. ( use to call my kid that ;) )
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: "They took my couch away!"

Puppy eyes :eek: She looks so pitiful but cute
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 27th May 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: Panasonic 12-35mm f/2.8

It's a very lovely lens. It's small and the brilliance of Panny to standardize that filter thread size from 12-35/2.8 to 35-100/2.8 and 100-300. So you need only to invest in one set of filters...
Forum: Photo challenges 17th May 2019
Replies: 47
Views: 6,485
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: April 2019 Challenge: Old Technology

Congratulations snerkler.
Forum: Looking for improvement 2nd May 2019
Replies: 18
Views: 1,555
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: Should I crop?

Nope, I don't agree with that. :D
Forum: Foto Fair 26th April 2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,124
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: To Pod or not to Pod?

Think of it this way, you have an EM1.2 and you have not used the section LiveComp and HiRes. of which both are suggested to work well/better with a tripod.

This is an example of LiveComp.....
Forum: The lounge 26th April 2019
Replies: 11
Views: 360
Posted By blu-by-u
Android Stock - yes/no

I am not a tech geek and I see these talk on Rooting and using Stock (whatever that is)

So what are the benefit of it all? Will my 5 year old 6" android pad work faster if I do it? Will a new...
Forum: Lens focus 2nd April 2019
Replies: 17
Views: 2,002
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: 12-100 or 12-200?

I was in the same boat back in 2015. Back then I had the 12-40 and 40-150 on a trip to Gold Coast, Australia.

I just swap to the 40-150 to shoot this.....
Forum: Software 26th March 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 1,061
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: FastStone Image Viewer finally supports monitor profiles

Nope..maybe if enough users ask for it, they might add it in. :D
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 26th March 2019
Replies: 15
For sale 50 - 500mm Bigma
Views: 2,191
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: 50 - 500mm Bigma

It's a fantastic lens. This is an uncrop picture of Sunday's night moon (viewed from the equator)

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7809/47416364352_8ccb7a9ebc_b.jpg
Olympus E-M1MarkII SIGMA...
Forum: Photo challenges 1st March 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 3,705
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: October 18 to March 19 Challenge Subjects...

3 suggestions from me.

Heritage - Such as places that are protected by history
Rule of the thirds - Strictly the rule
Frozen - Can be fast shutter or just cold

Did we have Birds before?
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II 14th January 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 2,808
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: Lens confusion

Off topic.

If you are looking for a lens to have a better reach, there are actually a few. there is that Panny 14-140...
Forum: Olympus E-510 30th November 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 2,472
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: What next?

Lets have a look at what you can reuse and what you can't.

Batteries and chargers, RM1 (IR remote trigger) those don't carry to the new body. So you need new ones depending on the body you...
Forum: The lounge 20th November 2018
Replies: 23
Views: 1,078
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: Papuma & Bromo in June 2019

Anyone planning to join? @Melaka, @PhilD ,@Jim Ford? Sign in before end Dec for early bird discount. That is Summer in UK, so escape the heat, ;)
Forum: Photo challenges 15th November 2018
Replies: 30
Views: 8,135
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: October 18 Challenge: Harvest

Congratulations wornish. Beautiful picture.
Forum: Photo challenges 17th October 2018
Replies: 65
Views: 13,557
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: September Photo Challenge: Landscape

Congratulations to the winners.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 2nd October 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 1,519
Posted By blu-by-u
WiFi File transfer

Not sure if this have been covered before.

There is nothing new that the O.I. share will only read JPG files. ORFs are ignored. With 2 slots to play with and the Slot 1 which is UHS-II, but Slot...
Forum: Photo challenges 18th September 2018
Replies: 46
Views: 11,329
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: August Photo Challenge: Drama

Congratulations to Wreckdiver. It's not everyday you see a shark.

Question, How dangerous is meeting a shark when diving?
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