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Forum: Introduce yourself 15th June 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 699
Posted By bassman
Re: Hello

Warm welcome Roger, you're in fine company
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 2nd June 2018
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By bassman
Re: Send AF box back to the centre...!

Never get bored with my cameras, they're so full of surprises. Made the 'OK button' discovery quite a while ago but was sworn to secrecy... sorry about that Dave !

Really does make you wonder...
Forum: General photography discussion 25th May 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 708
Posted By bassman
Re: Pro-capture first try.

Phill

Is your archery session, field or target archery ? Not been for a while but I do field archery, shooting a course of targets through the woods. Either form should be excellent photo...
Forum: Flash 1st May 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 2,084
Posted By bassman
Re: What batteries to buy for a flash?

Been using their 2900mAh batteries and lcd fast charger. Had these a few years, been fantastic and still performing faultlessly. Still available, charger updated version of the one I purchased.

...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 30th April 2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1,589
Posted By bassman
Re: Gone all the way

Sounds like a solid plan.. after 15 months ownership I'm still having lots of fun looking for the right settings and loving it ! Enjoy your new camera.


Mark
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 30th April 2018
Replies: 14
Views: 1,886
Posted By bassman
Re: Loving the new small focus point

All positive experience for me, so far. Trying to pick focus on small or distant subjects and even large close ones, usually with lens wide open, doesn't feel like the focus lottery anymore. Just...
Forum: General photography discussion 2nd April 2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1,807
Posted By bassman
Re: UV filter - all okay or get what you pay for?

I try and stick with the B+W xs-pro nano, apart from all the other qualities, find them
so much easier to clean.. put it down to the nano coating. If situation allows, I'll still remove filter for...
Forum: Software 2nd April 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 901
Posted By bassman
Re: Issues with Olympus updater today

Em1 ii now successfully updated to 2.1 and noticed my new 300mm f4 was on 1.2, now on 1.4 Thanks for the info, everyone.

Mark
Forum: Events 28th March 2018
Replies: 121
Views: 9,566
Posted By bassman
Re: Photography Show NEC 17-20 March 2018

Received my 300mm f4 pro, ordered at the show on the Monday. Parcel delivered yesterday.. hats off to LCE , thought that was good service. Gonna be few days before I get a chance to use it... can't...
Forum: Converters, adapters and extension tubes 21st March 2018
Replies: 28
Views: 2,049
Posted By bassman
Re: How Big is the MC-14?

Mine was a white box one, via ebay and shipped across from France. Remember being bit apprehensive but the converter and service from the dealer was brilliant.


Mark
Forum: Converters, adapters and extension tubes 20th March 2018
Replies: 28
Views: 2,049
Posted By bassman
Re: How Big is the MC-14?

Purchased mine around June 2016 , it's virtually a permanent fixture on my 40-150mm.
Really solid built, had no problems at all and extremely happy with image quality. I did an AF adjustment with my...
Forum: Events 20th March 2018
Replies: 121
Views: 9,566
Posted By bassman
Re: Photography Show NEC 17-20 March 2018

LCE selling lens for 1,649 considered that an excellent deal ! Shame I couldn't bring one home with me, on hol's all this week, would have been putting it to good use.

Mark
Forum: Events 19th March 2018
Replies: 121
Views: 9,566
Posted By bassman
Re: Photography Show NEC 17-20 March 2018

I was there at 12 but my head was still spinning, just driven across from Norfolk and only arrived a short time before. Stayed for the duration of the Peter Dench talk and was there for Damian...
Forum: Events 17th March 2018
Replies: 121
Views: 9,566
Posted By bassman
Re: Photography Show NEC 17-20 March 2018

Thanks for that Ian, looks like there's some varying prices there, pay to have good look around !
Forum: Micro Four Thirds 17th March 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,161
Posted By bassman
Re: E-M1 mark ii - flash compensation

Hello David,

You have a fantastic and powerful flash unit. Depending on flash to subject distance, it could be emitting a minimal amount of light and still producing a strong exposure. Try...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 15th March 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1,261
Posted By bassman
Re: Sekonic profile for EM-1 mk2

I can imagine, with camera firmly bolted down on tripod and image composed, you've got freedom to meter the scene as you wish ! Thanks for that explanation Rob.


Mark
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 15th March 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1,261
Posted By bassman
Re: Sekonic profile for EM-1 mk2

That looks impressive and very interesting Rob. Not pretending to fully understand the subject, what type of situation and how are you using your meter (as opposed to the camera's metering) to take...
Forum: General accessories 15th March 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1,475
Posted By bassman
Re: OMD EM1 mk2 battery life in cold weather

Camera and grip attached, I ventured out during the recent cold weather (The Beast from the East) as it was named, here in the UK and would say I was experiencing a reduced battery life but not...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 12th March 2018
Replies: 209
Views: 14,362
Posted By bassman
Re: Firmware Update

That's really good to hear Ross, good examples in your other thread.

Clearly remember my first time out with my new camera, back in Jan 2017. Tried to take photo of small Robin on the pathway,...
Forum: Events 12th March 2018
Replies: 37
Views: 2,852
Posted By bassman
Re: What will you be doing/buying at this year's Photography Show?

Level of discounts is a difficult one to answer ! There's the level or price that would make me crawl through people's legs, to get to the front of the queue and then level I'd expect, based on...
Forum: Events 12th March 2018
Replies: 37
Views: 2,852
Posted By bassman
Re: What will you be doing/buying at this year's Photography Show?

Good thread Ian : I'll be there on Monday, really hoping to come home with a 300mm f4 pro, naturally price will be a major factor.


Mark
Forum: Introduce yourself 9th March 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,253
Posted By bassman
Re: Hello from East Anglia

Hi Rachel, welcome to the forum



Mark
Forum: Introduce yourself 9th March 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 970
Posted By bassman
Re: Hi From Manchester

Hi Thunderbird, hope you enjoy your new kit and the forum.


Mark
Forum: Introduce yourself 5th March 2018
Replies: 20
Views: 1,852
Posted By bassman
Re: Hello

Welcome James, enjoyed seeing those.. very nice.


Mark
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 3rd March 2018
Replies: 209
Views: 14,362
Posted By bassman
Re: Firmware Update

I found that a very useful article, printed off relevant sections and have been carrying them around in my camera bag. Believe I'm correct in saying, that article's not accessible through the UK...
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