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Forum: Foto Fair 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 71
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: Some more Autumnal Colours

Just to be different, I like all three. ;) :D

*chr
Forum: Foto Fair 4 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: Number five

A beautiful catch Huw. It looks like he's 'giving you the eye' there. ;) :D

I also noticed you're still using Capture One 10 (& not 11) as well as me.

*chr
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: HIGHLIGHTS NOT IN VIEWFINDER em1 mk2

Since someone else may look here, here is a very clear instruction on making those settings in display & EVF.
https://spark.adobe.com/page/x0cBr3zoL0Oag/
Forum: General photography discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: "OLYMPUS Investor Day 2018" (2018/9/5)

But on the other hand, isn't the FF mirrorless field suddenly becoming saturated (or will be)? That's why I think it has become "me too" now with all those entering that sector. And I think Olympus...
Forum: General photography discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: "OLYMPUS Investor Day 2018" (2018/9/5)

They won't be alone. Panasonic have affirmed they won't be giving up on M4/3's.
Forum: General photography discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Exclamation "OLYMPUS Investor Day 2018" (2018/9/5)

One of the key points for us as users & buyers of cameras & lenses is the statement:
"Expand sales of highly-profitable OM-D series cameras and PRO series lenses" as seen in this PDF document...
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Peacock Carpenter Bee (Australian).

This lone bee joined in with the others on this bush so I manage to get a few photos & actually identify it as well (Xylocopa bombylans). It is a little larger than the usual honey bees we see. More...
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: Australian Contrast - Rain / No Rain

It is quite a contrast. *yes

I'm looking forward to the rain starting tomorrow. Right now we need some more decent rain. http://www.bom.gov.au/nsw/forecasts/centraltablelands.shtml

Then I can...
Forum: Announcements 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 2,062
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: Nothing new from Olympus at Photokina, but...

I think I have this right, shift is for keystone adjustment & tilt is for plain of focus adjustment (as in 'tilting it'). Both would (could) be useful for architecture.
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 221
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: Forget-bee-not.

Thank you Phill.



Thanks Huw. I have to confess that Capture One also helped here too. ;) I was able to darken the shadows as well as apply a little vignette darkening to the crop (as well as...
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 221
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Forget-bee-not.

Sorry, I couldn't help the corny title. :rolleyes:

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1945/31111404098_228da67604_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Ppd5wW)
Forget-bee-not! ;-) (https://flic.kr/p/Ppd5wW) by...
Forum: Announcements 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 2,062
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: Nothing new from Olympus at Photokina, but...

If it came it would be an Art Filter. :rolleyes:
Forum: Announcements 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 2,062
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: Nothing new from Olympus at Photokina, but...

That is one thing that is expected to be improved on next year.
The 'trusty' Simon said this (in July),
"the new 6 axle stabi in MK III, that's another 30 % improvement over the current EM 1 MK II....
Forum: Announcements 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 2,062
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: Nothing new from Olympus at Photokina, but...

I looked but couldn't pick you. *shrug Sorry. :)

*chr
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 341
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: Anyone know what this is?

It looks like a rock oyster to me as they build one side of their shell onto the rock. Dig a knife in to lift the shell, scrape the oyster from its shell connection & enjoy! ;) :D However, if it is...
Forum: Announcements 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 2,062
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: Nothing new from Olympus at Photokina, but...

Simon had suggested it will be announced in March for an end of year (2019) release though.
Forum: Announcements 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 2,062
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: Nothing new from Olympus at Photokina, but...

Thanks Ian. Well Panasonic have shown their offerings for next year, but I'm hoping the rumours, particularly from that guy Simon are true.
His list is, E-M1 Mk III with much improved low light &...
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 551
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: This is the BBC Home Service

You could always get one of these. They don't hurt. :rolleyes: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plasma_globe
...
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 551
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: This is the BBC Home Service

The wicked things some get up to! :rolleyes: Of course I would never charge a capacitor (to 240v), carefully bend the leads over & hand (or throw it) to somebody. *shrug *laugh
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 551
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: This is the BBC Home Service

It certainly has feeling if trying to remove that EHT cable though without discharging first. ;) It is a pretty effective large capacitor, holding that high voltage charge for quite some time. *yes
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: Carreg Cennan Castle

Lovely scenes. Maybe a little over saturated, but maybe I would pull back the blue a little more or revise the whole white balance (& hue).

*chr
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 551
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: This is the BBC Home Service

I remember in my youth (several decades ago) in buying an old valve radio from a fete. I also remember the savage bite when touching things that I shouldn't have too. A reminder, don't plug an old...
Forum: Olympus E-30 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: Camera confused upon "switch On".

Yes, I have had that issue with mine too. It is the mode dial connections getting dirty. I have just spun the dial a little to get better connection & I think someone else had sprayed contact cleaner...
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: That Castle...

Thanks. Yes, I've seen the typical views of it before & known of the name now you have enlightened me to the cryptic thread title. I've also heard some things about it from a McKenzie friend too. ;)...
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: That Castle...

It looks to be a nice alternative view of "That Castle", but for someone 'downunder' trying to find out more about "That Castle" Google has nothing. *shrug (yeah, I know it's not called that) ;)...
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