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Forum: Olympus E-1 24th May 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 3,130
Posted By throt
Re: Old vs. new

For E-10 I can not place my metz 52 flash as it's bigger and heavier than the camera :D
E-1 is nice solid oldschool, sometimes there is just the mood to forget the technology. For autofocus I liked...
Forum: Photo challenges 16th March 2016
Replies: 22
Views: 8,773
Posted By throt
Re: Photo challenge 82 - Heavy

Almost fits to the theme but if to combine it might be there:
- humans are not the smallest animals
- there are metal cages, stone walls and concrete floor
- there is industry (not heavy but...
Forum: Photo challenges 15th February 2016
Replies: 29
Views: 8,258
Posted By throt
Re: Photo Challenge 80 - Flowers

One more red rose in the salon

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/500/P0183622.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/88387)
Forum: The lounge 21st November 2015
Replies: 23
Views: 1,944
Posted By throt
Re: Is photography becoming less skilful?

Taking a picture or making a photo there is a difference. All the tech is helping a lot but still you need to add the final touch. It's just the amount of images - when before you went out and had...
Forum: Foto Fair 14th July 2015
Replies: 34
Views: 2,622
Posted By throt
Re: Elf & Safety - Don't Touch Poo!

In our local standardization office there a page in a toilet from a standard telling how to wash your hands... talking about poo, I wonder if there is a standard how to wipe your bottom - after all...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M5 14th July 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 3,669
Posted By throt
Re: OM-D E-M5 or a OM-D E-10

I got myself E-M10 with pancake kit zoom couple of months ago. The lens is nice size and the camera even fits into pocket. IQ for the lens... well it's good for kit but I would like to have something...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M10 6th July 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 4,160
Posted By throt
Re: E-M10 Mk II

Not fair. I just got my M10, couple of weeks later Olympus made cashback campaign and now this *yo
Forum: Software 6th July 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 2,208
Posted By throt
Re: Newbie photo storing advice please

I have Synology NAS to store the images. I feel it's actually quite good option it has 2x2TB drives so everything is backed up, it is also accessible everywhere via FTP or smartphone (only issue for...
Forum: Photo challenges 1st July 2015
Replies: 18
Views: 4,161
Posted By throt
Re: Challenge 72 Black & White or Infrared

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/500/P5160550.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/84577)

Trying to catch the sound of the puppets
Forum: The lounge 12th November 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 4,210
Posted By throt
Re: FLASH! ah-ahh!

The plastic of those flashes is not that great despite the price. For me the locking ring broke once and after some google it seemed to be quite standard issue. And remember if you change it the...
Forum: Looking for improvement 28th September 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By throt
Re: Not sure if I like it or not.

some cropping would sure improve it a bit but for my eyes the background needs more attention. maybe a bit more OOF or darken or B&W or all of them.
Forum: The lounge 25th September 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 2,349
Posted By throt
Re: Apple Maps app loses users

XP gets slower in time :D
Have win7 with SSD drive and it restarts faster than XP wakes from hibernation
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M5 25th September 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,361
Posted By throt
Re: Surprise result Nikon D800vOMD E5

I'd say that review was waste of time. 1st the images were not taken with similar settings. Then accuse sensor for flare and complain high iso quality compared to 4 times bigger sensor.
But the...
Forum: The lounge 22nd September 2012
Replies: 65
Views: 5,677
Posted By throt
Re: What are you doing today ?

Had lots of plans, managed to do ca half of it.
after kids had their breakfast went outside to put logs we ordered for winter into pile (managed ca 1/3), then went to groceries with both kids and...
Forum: The lounge 22nd September 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 2,317
Posted By throt
Re: Attack page?

`I don't have this issue but those who have - does clearing browser cache and cookies help?
Forum: The lounge 22nd September 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 2,317
Posted By throt
Re: Attack page?

On Opera have had no issues reported neither from Opera or avast side.
Forum: Olympus E-520 2nd September 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 2,260
Posted By throt
Power issue

Probably need to take the camera into shop one day as the power switch has gone a bit crazy. When it's turned on it will turn itself off even when switch is slightly touched.

Thought I'd check how...
Forum: Olympus Pen E-P1 30th August 2012
Replies: 3
HELP! EP-1 cd rom
Views: 2,919
Posted By throt
Re: EP-1 cd rom

For manual you can find a link on the page:
http://www.olympus.co.uk/consumer/208_pen-camera_e-p1_21723.htm

Software for images you can find below. I think it wanted an oly camera serial number...
Forum: Olympus E-510 29th August 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 2,999
Posted By throt
Re: New member saying hello and need card adapter

Wally I doubt that it's only with 2GB cards as had the feature ages ago with 64MB card on a compact camera - the limitation is Oly on the label. On E system I have tried this feature with E520 and...
Forum: Software 28th August 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,283
Posted By throt
Re: Why Lightroom ...

One more thing came to mind - latest Lightroom 4 requires Win Vista or 7, so had to look for version 3 to get it working @my Win XP comp. You can download the program trial and after 28 (I think it...
Forum: Software 28th August 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,283
Posted By throt
Re: Why Lightroom ...

I have tried out PS and LR. In LR you get the controls you need 99% of the time and you can convert tons of pics while in PS you can go more creative with each pic individually. I'd say LR is a bit...
Forum: Photo challenges 30th March 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 3,735
Posted By throt
Re: Challenge 47: CHAOS

lol after got my second eye opened in the morning noticed that I made couple of mistakes - photo should be anonymous and the pic taken date should be this year - so not suitable for entry... but i'll...
Forum: Foto Fair 19th March 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,757
Posted By throt
Re: Smartphone vs. PEN

Couple of years ago I made a present a bit smaller 4x6 pictures of my son to my mother. The pics were taken by 5Mpix E1, 10Mpix 520 and at studio with 16Mpix camera - the only way it was possible to...
Forum: Olympus E-410 15th March 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 3,074
Posted By throt
Re: Shutter actuations

Why not to go E1 instead - its a fun camera to play with. There are only 3 things I have missed on E1 - 1) more Mpix in first, but after some use I've used to frame the pics better so no hard...
Forum: The lounge 14th March 2012
Replies: 32
Views: 4,093
Posted By throt
Re: Good News, Bad News

good luck with the new job, hope it works out just fine.
as for gov - they at one point want to give out as few as possible but from another side they want to keep their personnel as high as...
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