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Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 592
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 accessories 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 1,435
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 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 654
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 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 654
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 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 654
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: Dealers' Den 25th March 2019
Replies: 17
Views: 1,800
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: HDEW..Ridiculous price.

I've bought a lot of Olympus and Nikon gear from HDEW and had absolutely superb service. Saved a lot of money with them.

Steve
Forum: Photo challenges 18th September 2018
Replies: 46
Views: 11,331
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: August Photo Challenge: Drama

Sharks are not the vicious killers that has so often been portrayed in the press blu-by-u. Many are inquisitive and like to "check out" divers, others are extremely timid and can be difficult to get...
Forum: Photo challenges 18th September 2018
Replies: 46
Views: 11,331
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: August Photo Challenge: Drama

Thank you to all for viewing and voting for my shark. We had around 20 mins with the shark, she was very inquisitive with all the divers around her. Unfortunately, we ran out of gas long before she...
Forum: Foto Fair 17th September 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Raf 100

Nice shots.

Steve
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 6th August 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 2,309
Posted By Wreckdiver
One touch white balance in Movie mode

Does anyone have any experience with one touch white balancing in movie mode? I have tried to do this and find I can't. In Photo mode it's OK and I can save a one touch setting to any of the 4...
Forum: Photo challenges 16th July 2018
Replies: 33
Views: 9,548
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: June 2018 Photo Challenge: Reflections

Thanks OM USer.

A lot of thought and planning went into taking the shot. I knew what I wanted to achieve but also knew that I would have a very small window of opportunity to get the shots. The...
Forum: Foto Fair 22nd May 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Good scenes maybe behind you.

I always look at the view behind with sunsets. Quite often there are far better colours in the reflections in the clouds than there are looking into the sun.

Steve
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 3rd May 2018
Replies: 26
Views: 3,003
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Olympus 12-100 F4 New, unused, UK warranty stamped.

A FB photographer friend of mine in New Zealand recently took this 2 second hand held shot using the OM-D E-M1 Mark ii and 12-100m f/4 lens. It's on Facebook though (apologies to non FB'ers) but if I...
Forum: Foto Fair 30th April 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Fall Bay Gower

Great photo, vibrant colours *chr Would be a great location to make a stitched panorama :)

It's left me wanting to see to the right of the shot.

Steve
Forum: Show your movies 26th April 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 3,075
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Short video...

Love it *yes

Steve
Forum: General accessories 19th April 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 3,379
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: BLN-1 Replacement

I've been using these for years and they are superb:...
Forum: General photography discussion 16th April 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 1,056
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Tough Call

Yes, page 41 of the manual.

Steve
Forum: Foto Fair 3rd April 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 617
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Chaffinch in flight shots.

Cracking shots, love them *yes

Steve
Forum: Foto Fair 6th February 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Kingfisher in the Reeds

Great shots Ron *yes

At long last my 300mm f/4.0 is now in transit and hope to be putting it to the test at the weekend. There's a river bank where I've seen kingfishers very near to me on the...
Forum: General photography discussion 17th October 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,157
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: F stops

The difference in the amount of light admitted (for a given exposure time) for an aperture change of 1 stop is a factor of 2 i.e half or double the amount. That means the surface area of the aperture...
Forum: Foto Fair 20th June 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Hover and rotate

Like the movement in number 2.

Steve
Forum: The lounge 17th June 2017
Replies: 41
Views: 4,139
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Two camera test.

Just to slightly drift away from the main theme of this thread I find the comments Ian and others have made regarding the Diffraction issue very interesting. I have been aware of Diffraction but not...
Forum: Foto Fair 30th May 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 696
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Lakeland...

Like the first one, has an almost 3D look to it :)

Steve
Forum: Foto Fair 30th March 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 724
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Tyntesfield moments

Tyntesfield is on my to-do list. It's not far from where I am. Nice photos Pete *chr

Steve
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 13th March 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,677
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: 90-250 f2.8 (Four Thirds) 2150

The one lens I'd always wanted. However, things move on and my money would be better spent on m4/3rds lenses now.

Steve
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