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Forum: General photography discussion 20 Hours Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,156
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Calibrating monitor(s)

It took 45 mins to 1 hour to calibrate each of my monitors.

Steve
Forum: General photography discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,156
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Calibrating monitor(s)

Latest news. Having had a play with DisplayCal and some trial and error I eventually ended up with both my 4k monitors calibrated and looking superb. My primary monitor needed two attempts after the...
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 287
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: You forgot this one................:-)

Looks familiar :) We have one of them in one of our cafes at work, thanks to JD *chr

Steve
Forum: Looking for improvement 2 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Bournemouth Air Festival

I think they say 3 (or an odd number) is preferable over even numbers :D :D :D

Steve
Forum: Converters, adapters and extension tubes 2 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 317
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Does anyone have the MC-20 Teleconverter in stock?

Hilton seem to have them in stock and at 369.99 (+ a few quid postage)https://www.hiltonphoto.co.uk/olympus-mzuiko-digital-2x-tele-converter-mc/

Steve
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III 4 Days Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 986
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: E-M5 III reviews

I don't know how the E-M5 range size compares with the E-M10 range but I had a play with my son's E-M10ii and had great difficulty operating the cursor keys. If the E-M5iii is smaller than the...
Forum: General photography discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Planes Galore

Looks like he's giving the "call me on the phone" sign :D :D

Nice to see a Red Arrow there :)

Steve
Forum: General photography discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,156
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Calibrating monitor(s)

I did install from within DisplayCal though :confused:

Steve
Forum: General photography discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,156
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Calibrating monitor(s)

Installed DisplayCal and Argyll CMS and my Spyder 4 was not seen. Contacted forum and their advice was to install Argyll!.

Gave up.

Steve
Forum: General photography discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,156
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Calibrating monitor(s)

The reason I want to calibrate my monitors is because I want to get into either doing my own prints or sending them to on-line printers. The Canon Pro 10 is the printer I am considering and, as you...
Forum: General photography discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,156
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Calibrating monitor(s)

That is extremely interesting Dan, I didn't realise that there was other software for existing calibration hardware. I will try this with my Spyder 4 over the weekend and report back what I find....
Forum: General photography discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,156
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Calibrating monitor(s)

Sounds like a very interesting proposition Ian and one that would probably be of interest to many forum members. Personally, I would rather buy my own than regularly hiring as I have several PCs with...
Forum: General photography discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,156
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Calibrating monitor(s)

Thanks folks, I am aware of the ambient lighting colour temp that the monitors will be used in and even the colour of the walls and curtains etc. to a degree. I tend to try and keep the lighting very...
Forum: General photography discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,156
Posted By Wreckdiver
Calibrating monitor(s)

Hi folks, I'm in need of some advice again, and I know there are many knowledgeable people here will be able to help *chr

I've just completed building my new PC and I need to calibrate the...
Forum: Introduce yourself 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 828
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Hello from Angelica

Welcome to the group Angelica :)

There is a landscape photographer in Wellington that you may have heard of, Laurie Winter. She uses Olympus gear (E-M1 ii IIRC) and her work is simply stunning. NZ...
Forum: Dealers' Den 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: OMD EM1 Mk ii

I have bought a fair amount of gear from HDEW, both Olympus and Nikon and found them to be superb. A couple of camera bodies, 4 or 5 lenses and several other items. The bodies had the original...
Forum: Accessory talk 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Four Thirs to MFT adapter - not made by Olympus or Panasonic

What sort of "quality" are you after?

Steve
Forum: Introduce yourself 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 524
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Hello from Wiltshire

I would never store any of my photo masters on-line as it would mean paying indefinitely to a host to keep them. Stop paying and I'd lose them.

I have selected full-res JPG copies on my personal...
Forum: Introduce yourself 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 524
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Hello from Wiltshire

Welcome to the forum Chris. Lots of very knowledgeable and friendly folk on here. I am just a few miles down the road from you, so maybe meet up some time.

Best wishes,

Steve
Forum: General photography discussion 16th September 2019
Replies: 73
Views: 3,459
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Photography in Public Places

Why is a mobile phone "perfectly fine" when a camera isn't? They are both cameras and both take photographs.

This is just an example of stupid, ignorant public attitude that a conventional camera...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 16th September 2019
Replies: 13
Views: 740
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Portugal servicing

I have used the Portugal repair service three times and had absolutely superb service every time. They arrange collection from your door and prompt delivery and keep you informed regularly by email...
Forum: Photo challenges 14th September 2019
Replies: 74
Views: 4,294
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: September 2019 Challenge: Landscape

https://www.stevecain.co.uk/img/s/v-10/p3603391025-6.jpg (https://www.stevecain.co.uk/p386188258/ed6c76231)

Sgwd Ddwli, Waterfall Country, South Wales.

Steve
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M10 6th September 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 912
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: E-M10 shutter repair

Camera arrived today and it's as new. Shutter count = 2560 :eek:

Well pleased :)

Steve
Forum: Foto Fair 6th September 2019
Replies: 13
Views: 651
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: A week in Cornwall

Great photo Chris, recognised the location instantly. We were there almost a year ago and spent a week taking seascape shots. Had a great time and was totally spoilt for choice of locations. Don't...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M10 6th September 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 912
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: E-M10 shutter repair

I'll certainly give a through check over and check the shutter count. Looks like he will be getting it a lot sooner than Christmas now - he managed to get the funding for his final post-grad course...
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