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Forum: Foto Fair 3 Days Ago
Replies: 738
Views: 173,873
Posted By Invicta
Re: Communal flowers, trees, plants and fungi thread

Focus stacking is fixed at 8 shots so I varied aperture from f3.5 to f5.6 depending on the size of the fungi and used a narrow focus differential 3-4 increasing it a bit at higher f stops.
Forum: Foto Fair 5 Days Ago
Replies: 738
Views: 173,873
Posted By Invicta
Re: Communal flowers, trees, plants and fungi thread

Never tried Focus Stacking before so this was my first go today trying stacking on some fungi. Not perfect but I was pleased with the results as a first go. Jpegs straight out of camera. Will try...
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 1 Week Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 721
Posted By Invicta
Re: E-M5 MkI converted to IR

Interesting idea, get the best of both worlds! Does this work 100% with the 720nm filter? The images look good but does it always work?

What made you want to sell your conversion? Seems an ideal...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 397
Posted By Invicta
Re: Someone recommended an e-book

Yes, on closer inspection it hasn't been updated in ages. Apologies.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 397
Posted By Invicta
Re: Someone recommended an e-book

Not an e-book as such but biofos has a comprehensive web page and PDF download at

http://www.biofos.com/mft/omd_em1_settings.html
Forum: Events 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 72
Sticky: eGroup Meetup Autumn colours
Views: 3,015
Posted By Invicta
Re: Autumn colours

Another venue to consider for the south is Winkworth Arboretum

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/winkworth-arboretum/features/autumn-colour-at-winkworth-arboretum

One small advantage is it has...
Forum: Software 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By Invicta
Adobe Upcoming Changes to Creative Cloud OS Support

Full details here

https://theblog.adobe.com/upcoming-changes-to-creative-cloud-os-support-for-windows-and-mac/
Forum: Software 6th June 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 734
Posted By Invicta
Nik Collection by DxO is back

DxO has updated the Nik Collection:

https://nikcollection.dxo.com/

what's new

https://nikcollection.dxo.com/what-s-new/

Special price until 1st July.
Forum: Exhibitions, stock photos, professional work 5th June 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 759
Posted By Invicta
Evolving Landscapes, Oxo Tower

Worth a visit if you are in the area:

Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, South Bank, London, SE1 9PH

Dates: 18 July 2018 - 22 July 2018

Opening Times: 11.00am - 6.00pm

Admission: Free
Forum: Photo challenges 20th May 2018
Replies: 25
Views: 2,573
Posted By Invicta
Re: Editing Challenge No7

Here's looking at you kid

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/1866/Deer2.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/98897)
Forum: Photo challenges 16th May 2018
Replies: 25
Views: 2,573
Posted By Invicta
Re: Editing Challenge No7

Hey, a Pushmepullyou ! :)
Forum: Telephoto 11th May 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 965
Posted By Invicta
Panasonic Leica 200mm

Would you buy the Panasonic Leica 200mm f2.8 lens?

A new basic video review at:

http://thisweekinphoto.com/panasonic-leica-200mm-f2-8-all-about-the-gear/

The lens came out late last year but...
Forum: Looking for improvement 11th April 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1,663
Posted By Invicta
Re: Green cast on interior stonework

More thoughtful edit

http://e-group.uk.net/forum/picture.php?albumid=258&pictureid=2760

In photoshop - duplicate the layer - blur it - change blend mode to colour - add black mask - paint white...
Forum: Looking for improvement 11th April 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1,663
Posted By Invicta
Re: Green cast on interior stonework

Don't think that is a colour cast - looks more like an interference pattern. Maybe a side effect of the HiRes jpeg.

You could clean it up a bit in Photoshop, a very quick attempt:
...
Forum: Macro 12th March 2018
Replies: 22
Views: 2,791
Posted By Invicta
Re: A new forum board for macro discussion

Is it some kind of material with the Kodak logo printed on it?
Forum: Photo challenges 5th March 2018
Replies: 44
Views: 5,864
Posted By Invicta
Re: Editing Challenge No. 4

Bit late to vote but I would have voted for art frames creative interpretation :)
Forum: General accessories 5th March 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1,518
Posted By Invicta
Re: 4K or NOT 4K

Not if you are using a DVI connector at the monitor end. A single-link DVI connector can display a maximum resolution of 19201200 and a dual-link DVI connector is 25601600.

Even with a dual link...
Forum: Photo challenges 26th February 2018
Replies: 44
Views: 5,864
Posted By Invicta
Re: Editing Challenge No. 4

Another variation: Nightcap

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/1866/nightcap.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/97566)
Forum: Looking for improvement 25th February 2018
Replies: 18
Views: 2,986
Posted By Invicta
Re: Discussions on improvements

alfbranch

I prefer the colour version, I think it this the black clouds in the B&W version that make it hard to understand. In the colour version it is obvious why they are so dark.

I think...
Forum: Photo challenges 13th February 2018
Replies: 44
Views: 5,864
Posted By Invicta
Re: Editing Challenge No. 4

I used a plugin called "Flood 2" from Flamingpear. (Free trial period)

http://www.flamingpear.com/

I then used a gradient mask to blend the water line into the grass so it don't appear as a...
Forum: Photo challenges 12th February 2018
Replies: 44
Views: 5,864
Posted By Invicta
Re: Editing Challenge No. 4

Lots of scope for variations on the theme inspired by the original so here is another one: With Water

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/1866/2248512_with_water.jpg...
Forum: Photo challenges 8th February 2018
Replies: 44
Views: 5,864
Posted By Invicta
Re: Editing Challenge No. 4

Make That A Double

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/1866/2248512_double_v2.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/97300)
Forum: Camera conference 7th February 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 2,565
Posted By Invicta
PEN E-PL9 Announced

https://www.ephotozine.com/article/olympus-pen-e-pl9-announced-31926

Hands on review

https://www.ephotozine.com/article/olympus-pen-e-pl9-hands-on-review-31928
Forum: Photo challenges 21st January 2018
Replies: 44
Views: 6,459
Posted By Invicta
Re: Editing Challenge No. 3

Warmed it up a little

http://e-group.uk.net/forum/picture.php?albumid=237&pictureid=2700


p.s. how do you add an image large than 600x600? The gallery down sized my picture to this size.
Forum: Accessory talk 21st January 2018
Replies: 20
Views: 2,734
Posted By Invicta
Re: Dew heater advice

If you doing long exposures e.g. astrophotography or time-lapse at night (or any time when air temp drops below its dew point) then yes a dew heater is useful.

A lens is subject to local...
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