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Forum: Wide angle 2 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 550
Posted By MikeOxon
Re: Shortage of Prime Utlra Wides

My emergency small lens when I want to 'fit everything in' is my 6.5mm f/2 Meike fisheye, which I describe in this post: http://e-group.uk.net/forum/showthread.php?t=49035
Forum: Site news 3 Days Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,312
Posted By MikeOxon
Re: Amazon Prime Day is now live

Lexar Professional 2000x 32GB SDHC UHS-II Card - Deal Price: 25.99

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Forum: The lounge 4 Days Ago
Replies: 13
HELP! Pop Up Scam?
Views: 293
Posted By MikeOxon
Re: Pop Up Scam?

There's a known McAffee scam - see https://malwaretips.com/blogs/remove-your-mcafee-subscription-has-expired-today-popup/
Forum: Wide angle 4 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 550
Posted By MikeOxon
Re: Shortage of Prime Utlra Wides

I take lots of hand-held panoramas, especially during family holidays. Just try to keep the camera in the same place while rotating gently in your hand. Leave a fairly generous overlap between...
Forum: Dealers' Den 1 Week Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,270
Posted By MikeOxon
Re: LCE em1x

Nice to see digital catching up with a real 35mm film camera *chr

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/500/SigmaRolleiComp.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/103629)
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By MikeOxon
Re: The Compliant Admiral

Extraordinary shots! I'm not usually keen on flash shots of butterflies but the way the light has caught the blue scales is remarkable. How about having a go at stacking?
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 856
Posted By MikeOxon
Re: Firmware 3.1 out

You should get some SD-card recovery software - it's saved me a few times. Providing you haven't over-written the files, you should be able to recover the images because it's only the index that is...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 856
Posted By MikeOxon
Re: Firmware 3.1 out

It is de rigeur nowadays for ver.X to be followed very quickly by ver.X.1. Customers are used as bug-testers.
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By MikeOxon
Forum: Dealers' Den 1 Week Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,270
Posted By MikeOxon
Re: LCE em1x

Like many others, it was the small size and low weight of the Olympus cameras that initially attracted me to the brand but, being an enthusiast for natural history photography, I soon found that the...
Forum: General photography discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By MikeOxon
Re: OMD + 12-100 an overpriced bridge camera?

The last 'bridge' camera I used was a Lumix FZ200 and I realise that more recent models have larger sensors but are bigger and heavier.

My main problem was that, although it was very convenient...
Forum: General photography discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By MikeOxon
Re: Bird ID please

Juveniles are always tricky. It's why many birders give up during the breeding season *chr
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 318
Views: 26,893
Posted By MikeOxon
Re: Communal Night-Sky Photography Thread

... a great time of year for setting the sky in context with a well-chosen foreground. An inspirational shot :)
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 318
Views: 26,893
Posted By MikeOxon
Re: Communal Night-Sky Photography Thread

Perhaps it was still twilight in the North. I thought of trying some photos myself, after reading your first post, but decided it simply wasn't dark enough. It's the wrong time of year for...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 595
Posted By MikeOxon
Re: Battery suggestions E-M1

I find that the Expro 'white' series work very well on both my E-M5 and E-M1, and seem fully compatible with both the cameras and Olympus chargers
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 5,344
Posted By MikeOxon
Re: Memory Card OM-D E-M1 Mark II suggestions

How we treasure our photos :)

Of course, they are personal memories but what a lot of storage hardware we are leaving for our descendants to put in the skip.

With high speed cards and...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 5,344
Posted By MikeOxon
Re: Memory Card OM-D E-M1 Mark II suggestions

That describes me :)

In fact, I'd just bought some 32GB cards at 13, when the 64GB price dropped but I find 32GB is usually sufficient and I transfer my photos to a computer or memory sticks as...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 5,344
Posted By MikeOxon
Re: Memory Card OM-D E-M1 Mark II suggestions

For the 64GB, see https://www.amazon.co.uk/Lexar-Professional-UHS-II-Eco-Friendly-Packaging/dp/B07F9TNNW1/


Of course, Amazon prices can bounce around very rapidly *chr
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 218
Views: 6,842
Posted By MikeOxon
Re: v3 Firmware for mk2 - updates for mk2, m1x and lenses

Think you're mixing k's and M's there! The maximum memory configuration for a PET was, as I recall, 96kB.
With a 3k OS, I could print the whole thing out on paper, in assembler, and really learned...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 5,344
Posted By MikeOxon
Re: Memory Card OM-D E-M1 Mark II suggestions

I note that Lexar 1000X UHS-II 64GB cards are now below 16 on Amazon. (Not market place)
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 218
Views: 6,842
Posted By MikeOxon
Re: v3 Firmware for mk2 - updates for mk2, m1x and lenses

I started my computing life with a Vic-20: 3k basic memory and a 16k expansion card cost 75.

At those prices, it is hardly surprising that we struggled to minimise memory usage, as far as...
Forum: General photography discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 1,941
Posted By MikeOxon
Re: Honestly, do you like autofocus?

Of course, if you want fuzzy grainy snaps, you can still get them on a modern digital camera - it just takes a little more effort.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 771
Posted By MikeOxon
Re: Back in business

I believe that the E-M5ii battery is the same as that in the E-M1, for which there are plenty of reasonably-priced, fully-compatible spares. I have had no problems with ExPro batteries in my E-M1...
Forum: General accessories 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 662
Posted By MikeOxon
Re: AC-5 power supply for HLD-9 grip

The price, 11, looks good but the postage, 39, does not :( I'll see if there's another source of this unit.
Forum: General accessories 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 662
Posted By MikeOxon
Re: AC-5 power supply for HLD-9 grip

I am very grateful to you, Steve, for taking so much trouble over my request. I now have all the information, including the plug size, that I need to source a suitable PSU.

I notice that some of...
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