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Old 3rd June 2012
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Reasons to be happy

Trying out what is hoped will become the solution to tog onwards and upwards. Taken with an xz-1 with vf-2 digital viewfinder.

The Grandson... Reef


P4240063 by Spooquay, on Flickr


P4240041 by Spooquay, on Flickr


P4240031 by Spooquay, on Flickr


P4240042 by Spooquay, on Flickr

These make me very happy
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Re: Reasons to be happy

A great range of expressions across the 4 photos! He looks like a lively little chap.
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Re: Reasons to be happy

Wally, these are so beautiful that I can't figure why you had only one reply?
And I'm glad to see just how good the XZ-1 is as I have been trying to talk myself out of buying one!
I already have the VF-2 for the E-PL3 so it would make good sense. That F1.8 lens is a doozie.
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Re: Reasons to be happy

Yes I must have missed these first time round. Lovely expression capture Wally he looks like a live wire indeed.
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Re: Reasons to be happy

Especially like #4

I am sure you could put a fun caption on it

maybe 'reef discovers that someone has hidden the rusks again'
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Re: Reasons to be happy

what a happy darling child he is ! Well captured now you have a regular portrait shoot each week or month ?
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Re: Reasons to be happy

This is good to see, Wally. They are lovely pictures and the combination, especially the VF-2, seem to be working well for you.

Sorry to have missed this post first time around, are you still getting on well with the camera?
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Re: Reasons to be happy

Thanks for all the kind remarks. He is a little cracker and so full of life it's almost scary.

I've been doing a calendar, one snap per month so that we all have something to look back to and see the subtle changes as they occur and, they will make a nice personal Xmas pressie.

The xz-1, given my problems, when fitted with the EVF has been working a treat... until I dropped it a few weeks back, literally within hours of buying an e-p3 kit on this forum.

I now own it and my friend now has a new one as replacement. My only real niggle with it was the lens cap which I've now sorted with a legit Oly one - not exactly a cheap work-a-round - but it doesn't add to the overall size of the camera.

With the xz-1 and the e-p3 plus a few added lens, I think I'm more than covered for the sort of togging I will be attempting.
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