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Forum: Software 1 Day Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By AMc
Re: Apple privacy...?.

GDPR when it came in made it much more important for sites to gain explicit consent to tracking tech - previously a small inconspicuous cookie notice was all you needed.
Sites have always been...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II 1 Day Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By AMc
Re: Lens recommendation

If you've never dabbled in Macro you could try extension tubes with your existing lenses.


I bought some FOTGA tubes for a few quid and had a try. They have electrical contacts so allow aperture...
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 4 Days Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 358
Posted By AMc
Re: Panasonic 25mm f1.7 for m43

The 1.4 is supposed to be lovely but the 1.7 is so much cheaper - I love mine though don't use it as much as perhaps I should.



eGlobal have it for 126 new
Mpb have them for 119 + P+P - make...
Forum: Looking for improvement 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By AMc
Re: Misty sky

Ask yourself the question "what is the picture of?"
For me the image is of the cityscape on the far shore.

In the top version you have a lot of grey sea.
In the bottom you have less sea but...
Forum: Looking for improvement 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By AMc
Re: Some of my portraits...

Great picture!
Lots of character in the face, sharp and good isolation from the background.
I would try dropping the blacks - in lightroom - or using the tone curve to increase the contrast...
Forum: Nostalgia Nexus - early and pre-digital discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By AMc
Re: Trust me...

Very droll. ;)
Forum: Camera conference 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By AMc
Re: A new Firmware update for several older models.

So on the E-M10ii these are the last 3 updates - as I don't own those Panasonic lenses I won't be updating and having to go back and reset my settings again.
But I appreciate the heads up - not...
Forum: Foto Fair 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By AMc
Re: Sleepy Barn Owl

Beautiful bird nicely captured :)
Forum: Foto Fair 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 851
Posted By AMc
Forum: Standard zoom and mid range 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 671
Posted By AMc
Re: Panasonic or Olympus on MFT

I have the plastic fantastic 40-150mm and it punches well above it's price tag.


As others have mentioned under 100 from a Grey Importer or plentiful at places like MPB, Camera jungle etc. used...
Forum: Standard zoom and mid range 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 671
Posted By AMc
Re: Panasonic or Olympus on MFT

So what have you already got?

I have two 14-42mm kit lenses. There is a EZ pancake lens and a couple of variants of collapsible lenses at this range, I have the II R version.
Both lenses take...
Forum: Foto Fair 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 758
Posted By AMc
Re: Norwich to London - Holga plastic lens

Here we go!
http://e-group.uk.net/forum/showthread.php?p=465730#post465730
Forum: Foto Fair 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 851
Posted By AMc
"Toy Cameras" - Open Thread - Holga, Lomography, Pinhole etc.

Feel free to add your Lo-Fi and retro images taken with plastic fantastic lenses, pinholes and other obscure and odd optics.

Comments and technical questions are welcome but lets keep this image...
Forum: Olympus E-510 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By AMc
Re: Keep or Sell?

I have kept older cameras with minor faults that mean they're more or less worthless.
If it's fully functional then I would sell it on and let someone use it rather than have it take up space. I...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M5 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 904
Posted By AMc
Re: From E-510 to OM-D E-M5

I use 16GB cards too but now I'd probably go 32GB - you don't have to fill them before you swap and I'd like the extra headroom for some video now and then. Get fast cards to minimise your waiting...
Forum: Foto Fair 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 568
Posted By AMc
Re: Wasdale Monday morning relections

Looks beautiful - I love where I live in Norfolk but it is flat :)
Forum: Standard zoom and mid range 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 671
Posted By AMc
Re: Panasonic or Olympus on MFT

All Micro 4/3rds lenses will work on Olympus bodies.



Some Panasonic lenses have built-in stabilisation which won't work on most (all?) Olympus bodies. Olympus lenses (generally) aren't...
Forum: Foto Fair 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 758
Posted By AMc
Re: Norwich to London - Holga plastic lens

I now have the Olympus bodycap fisheye lens so that particular itch has been scratched.
I've looked at it once in a while but I was put off by the price at 30 it's probably worth a punt.

I...
Forum: Foto Fair 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 758
Posted By AMc
Re: Norwich to London - Holga plastic lens

Dreadful lens alert
3 lenses for 28.70 including shipping.


https://shop.lomography.com/en/lomography-experimental-lens-kit


Be warned by the very low ratings on Amazon - 3 reviews and 2.5...
Forum: Dealers' Den 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Yi
Views: 1,521
Posted By AMc
Re: Yi

Offered today on Amazon
YI Mirrorless Digital Camera with Interchangeable Lens 12-40mm F3.5-5.6 Lens / 42.5mm F1.8 Storm

219.99!

...
Forum: Foto Fair 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 758
Posted By AMc
Re: Norwich to London - Holga plastic lens

Last few from this trip no idea when I'll take the Holga out again but I'm glad some of you enjoyed the images.


https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4899/32414098428_b90787c9ab_c.jpg...
Forum: Olympus Pen E-P5 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 912
Posted By AMc
Re: Shutter button missing cap

If you're not too concerned about looks then you could make one with Sugru?



https://sugru.com/buy
Forum: Foto Fair 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 758
Posted By AMc
Re: Norwich to London - Holga plastic lens

I sometimes find myself looking at the lensbaby stuff but the price is off putting considering how much use I'd see from it. I appreciate it's not in the same league as "real" lenses.


How is...
Forum: Micro Four Thirds 11th December 2018
Replies: 249
Views: 18,179
Posted By AMc
Re: New Olympus OMD - EM1X ?

Looks 'orrible to me but I'm not even close to the target audience so what would I know?
Forum: Foto Fair 11th December 2018
Replies: 1,686
Sticky: Picture trail
Views: 196,496
Posted By AMc
Re: Picture trail

Kinkaku-ji Buddhist Temple, Kyoto



https://farm1.staticflickr.com/910/27999623098_3869612478_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/JEeoso)
Kinkaku-ji Buddhist Temple, Kyoto - Fisheye...
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