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Forum: Announcements 1 Week Ago
Replies: 88
Views: 2,935
Posted By Gwyver
Re: Rumors: Olympus to shut down camera division in less than 8 months

Just a thought - can't see smartphones doing serious BIF or sport or action photography any time soon. Perhaps that's why Olympus have been bringing out telephoto lenses and the E-M1x recently?
Forum: Foto Fair 11th October 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By Gwyver
Re: Adventures with the 300/4 and MC20

Why not leave the 100-400 behind?
You can use both the 300 and the 40-150 with MC14 & MC20 converters.

I don't think you mentioned if you have an MC14 - if you have you can achieve 80-300 at...
Forum: Foto Fair 11th October 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By Gwyver
Re: Money, Money, Money

Perhaps they're wishing that they had less money?
Forum: General photography discussion 11th October 2019
Replies: 50
Views: 2,479
Posted By Gwyver
Re: Calibrating monitor(s)

I use an X-rite Colormunki Photo. In addition to calibrating displays this can also produce profiles for printer paper - so that your prints match what you see on the monitor.
Forum: Software 8th October 2019
Replies: 17
Views: 962
Posted By Gwyver
macOS update & compatability issues

Today Apple has released the latest version of macOS = 10.15 aka 'Catalina'.

This OS version does not support any 32bit programs. Hence Olympus Digital Camera Updater and Capture will not work...
Forum: Foto Fair 4th October 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By Gwyver
Re: Buttermere yesterday morning with a little mist

They are all superb - but I keep returning to the flypast. Somehow the pale green tree in the background draws you in.
Forum: The lounge 18th September 2019
Replies: 29
Views: 627
Posted By Gwyver
Re: Walking boots

Have a look at Altberg boots.
See: https://www.altberg.co.uk/stockist-boots/

Not cheap but worthwhile if you do a lot of walking. Their Tethera boots are available in 5 widths.
I walk ~...
Forum: Foto Fair 14th September 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By Gwyver
Tour of Britain (Warning - picture heavy)

Stage 8 of the Ovo Tour of Britain cycle race climbed Carr Brow - near our house - this morning, so I thought I'd take a look...

1) The 3 man breakaway...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 4th September 2019
Replies: 19
Views: 1,940
Posted By Gwyver
Re: Card slot settings..............

Ross,
The problem is the slot in the camera. My Lexar card reader works fine.
Forum: Foto Fair 30th August 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By Gwyver
Re: Wooden Water Pipes

Making the pipes must have been a boring job :)
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 28th August 2019
Replies: 19
Views: 1,940
Posted By Gwyver
Re: Card slot settings..............

My SanDisk card has this problem. The write lock tab has become increasingly slack over time - I think the card holder in the camera is less wide than optimal and so the edge of the slot catches on...
Forum: General accessories 18th August 2019
Replies: 38
Views: 2,634
Posted By Gwyver
Re: Third party batteries for the EM1ii (and EM1X)

There seem to be so many variables that significantly affect the battery discharge rate(e.g. operating temperature, chimping, use of the settings menu and/or SCP, IS mode, variation of current draw...
Forum: Foto Fair 17th August 2019
Replies: 2,070
Sticky: Picture trail
Views: 268,800
Posted By Gwyver
Re: Picture trail

https://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/500/20190805_5987.jpg (https://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/104006)

Eglwys Cwyfan

The Church by the Sea (near Aberffraw, Anglesey)
Forum: Foto Fair 15th August 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By Gwyver
Re: Rhoscolyn Beacon

John,
We went there en-famille last week. The scenery was much more varied than I'd been expecting.

Here is a photo of Rhoscolyn Bay (Borthwen) - a picturesque moon-shaped sandy bay which lies...
Forum: Foto Fair 15th August 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By Gwyver
Rhoscolyn Beacon

The scenery along the Anglesey Coastal Footpath from Silver Bay to North Stack is truly splendid. Lots of rocky coves with small beaches. The flora on the headlands is a riot of colour in August -...
Forum: Foto Fair 14th August 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By Gwyver
The Inland Sea

... that is - the sea channel that separates Ynys Gybi (Holy Island) from the rest of Anglesey.

This is a view north-westwards towards Holyhead Mountain - taken from Four Mile Bridge
...
Forum: Foto Fair 13th August 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 166
Posted By Gwyver
Bwa Gwyn

also known as White Arch - view north over Trearddur Bay to Holyhead Mountain
This sea arch is on the coast of Anglesey just north of Porth Saint.
...
Forum: Foto Fair 12th August 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By Gwyver
Re: Making a splash...

Dave,
Surprising not. They seemed oblivious to it all.
The sequence was enabled using Pro-CapL
Forum: Foto Fair 12th August 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By Gwyver
Making a splash...

...but not impressing the girls.

'Base' jumping off Four Mile Bridge in Anglesey

Ready...
https://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/500/20190804_5885.jpg...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 3rd August 2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1,016
Posted By Gwyver
Re: My X-perience with the E-M1X

LR 6 (and previous versions) apply default sharpness & NR values with values which vary according to the camera make/model.
Forum: Foto Fair 30th July 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By Gwyver
Re: Blue Strawberry Blues

Are you referring to Boris - or the plant? :)


Likewise. The fruits are delicious and beautifully scented, though so small that it takes forever to pick a useful quantity :(
Forum: Articles from FourThirds-User.com 30th July 2019
Replies: 186
Views: 6,633
Posted By Gwyver
Re: I'm working on this site's sibling...

Ian,
Perhaps you should have a look at this recent item from The Register and decide whether you really want to keep the Facebook & Twitter widgets on your forum websites?
Using them may make your...
Forum: Articles from FourThirds-User.com 30th July 2019
Replies: 186
Views: 6,633
Posted By Gwyver
Re: I'm working on this site's sibling...

Ian,
Just an observation - on posts containing only a small amount of text there seems to be a huge amount of unnecessary 'white space' in the new look (eg: posts #2 & #3 in your "Daisies"...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 28th July 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 662
Posted By Gwyver
Re: Default Custom Mode options OMD1 Mk2

Dennis,
Have you downloaded a copy of the User Manual?
If not, you can find it here: http://download.aws.olympus.eu/consumer/manuals/cameras/E-M1_Mark_II_MANUAL_FW30_EN.pdf
The C1, C2, C3...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 26th June 2019
Replies: 218
Views: 8,502
Posted By Gwyver
Re: v3 Firmware for mk2 - updates for mk2, m1x and lenses

Hi Ross,
Not your fault at all but this seems like a kind of Catch-22 situation
If someone only uses Oly Camera Updater why would it occur to them to use some other (seemingly unconnected) program...
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