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Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 2 Days Ago
Replies: 6
WANTED 50-200 swd
Views: 514
Posted By RobEW
Re: 50-200 swd

The earlier non-SWD version and often available at cheaper used prices and has slightly wider apertures at some intermediate focal lengths.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 2 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By RobEW
Re: Zuiko 50-200 recommendation

Yes, great lens for IQ (though not as compact or lightweight as some). I love mine.

(Little surprised to read that it supports pro capture as I think that's a new feature on E-M1 Mark II which I...
Forum: Tutorials, Informative & Classic threads 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 6,826
Posted By RobEW
Re: A Guide To The Olympus MYSET Function

The first problem with MySets is the over-use of the ambiguous word "set", and the easily confused dialogues to store and to load a set. The dialogue really ought to use words like LOAD and SAVE. The...
Forum: General photography discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By RobEW
Genuine or dodgy dealer?

Something a bit odd about this ebay dealer. I was wondering whether to replace my dead FT 12-60 with the same and found this seemingly very affordable ex-display model...
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 1,230
Posted By RobEW
Re: EM1 Mk1 Body only

Such a shame that such a good camera - top of the range Oly until 18 months ago - should not command a greater used value. I don't have a use for another body, but I'd hope someone would.
Forum: Site news 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 132
Views: 5,946
Posted By RobEW
Re: The reality is that the e-group needs your help

That's an amazing and wonderful commitment (and one that many of us could never afford). Very grateful.
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 785
Posted By RobEW
Re: Wanted 60mm macro

H have both. 60mm is considerably more compact than FT 50mm (+MMF-3) and focuses much more quickly and reliable (and quietly). Both have such excellent IQ I'd hesitate to compare them. 50mm is a...
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 785
Posted By RobEW
Re: Wanted 60mm macro

Plastic. Very sturdy though.
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 785
Posted By RobEW
Re: Wanted 60mm macro

Great little lens. I'm not parting with mine.
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
FOUND St-f8
Views: 453
Posted By RobEW
Re: St-f8

Seems to be gone - unsurprisingly
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
For sale Selling up
Views: 2,104
Posted By RobEW
Re: Selling up

landscapes and architecture are often more obliging ...
Forum: General photography discussion 13th June 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 527
Posted By RobEW
Re: Prices for EM1 Mk1

Guess you mean E-M5iii ?
Forum: General photography discussion 4th June 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By RobEW
Re: E5 just gone for 315

They sometimes seem to go for even more. ...
Forum: Foto Fair 4th June 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By RobEW
Re: Red Rose

Nice. (But has it faded? :-) )
Forum: General photography discussion 3rd June 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By RobEW
E5 just gone for 315

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Olympus-E-5-Four-Thirds-Professional-DSLR-camera-Black-Used-/173337985873?nordt=true&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2557&nma=true&si=70nbl0ZtdITo82NG7j8%252B5xIWcFo%253D&orig_cvip=...
Forum: General photography discussion 1st June 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 371
Posted By RobEW
Re: Amateur Photography Article About Street Photography

I like the idea of getting close, but a wide angle lens cam have unflattering perspective distortions.

The PL 12mm 1.4 seems to be listed as both a "standard" and a "wide angle" lens ...
Forum: Software 1st June 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 990
Posted By RobEW
Re: Win 10 update problem - Help please

I'm appalled by the poor quality of software sold to the public (and I say this as someone who spent many years working in software development). Expecting the user to spend 4.5 hours mending it is...
Forum: General photography discussion 1st June 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By RobEW
Forum: General photography discussion 1st June 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By RobEW
Forum: General photography discussion 1st June 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By RobEW
Re: Focusing, for over 50 years I've been getting it wrong.

I don't have E-M1 II but I have a couple of thoughts occur to me which might be relevant to someone if not to you.

Focus/Recompose was standard practice on film cameras so it can't be that bad. ...
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 30th May 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,387
Posted By RobEW
Re: OM-D E-M1+HLD-7, black

Maybe lots of folk, like me, who were possibly in the market for a used E-M1 "Classic", got one when the used prices first plummeted following the launch of the Mark II. Your offer looked good value,...
Forum: The lounge 28th May 2018
Replies: 33
Views: 713
Posted By RobEW
Re: When you gotta brag, you gotta brag...

Incidentally I took photos the other week of that second building in your "before and after" post. Somewhere near the Leadenhall building; hard to get high enough or far enough back for a good...
Forum: The lounge 28th May 2018
Replies: 33
Views: 713
Posted By RobEW
Re: When you gotta brag, you gotta brag...

Brilliant work. I like them in a way I didn't expect to, as normally I like architecture images to be quite representational, and I'm not normally a fan of heavy post processing. (I've sometimes seen...
Forum: General photography discussion 18th May 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 762
Posted By RobEW
Re: street / candid photography etiquette - from the other side

"surveilled"???

I know what you mean though.

Personally I'm fine with people taking shots with me in within the current UK legal framework.
Forum: Macro 17th May 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 912
Posted By RobEW
Re: Laowa 25mm x2.5 - x5 Macro Lens Now Available

Looks amazing ... but needs very special skills.
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