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Forum: Telephoto 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 608
Posted By Olybirder
Re: Jammed lens hood on the f4 300mmPro

Touch wood it hasn't happened to me yet. However I have found that it is easier to turn the hood by pinching it between my forefinger and thumb on one side and twisting it. If you hold it by both...
Forum: Flash 24th March 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 1,088
Posted By MikeOxon
Flash Diffuser

When I used Nikon, with their SB600 flashgun, I found that a Sto-fen flash diffuser was a very useful accessory.
I've just found an ultra-light, ultra-cheap solution, when using the flashgun bundled...
Forum: Lens focus 3rd March 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 1,476
Posted By Invicta
Lens Catalogue

Full catalogue of micro four-thirds lenses, not just from Olympus and Panasonic, but others like Sigma, Kowa etc.

Just shows how rich a system the micro four-thirds system is.
Forum: Foto Fair 30th January 2019
Replies: 2,070
Sticky: Picture trail
Views: 268,804
Posted By MJ224
Re: Picture trail

Looked to me the next title should have started with "strange sighT.

But hey ho, Beagletorque has made that happen in another way!.....*chr
Forum: General photography discussion 13th November 2018
Replies: 56
Views: 5,728
Posted By super_claret
Re: Tony Northrup believes micro-four-thirds is dead

For anybody interested, I wrote to Olympus about these rumours to ask what their opinion was...

Good afternoon

Many thanks for your email and for voicing your concerns.

I have to tell you,...
Forum: General photography discussion 15th October 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 517
Posted By MJ224
Free Photo guide


Got this via email today. Downloaded a PDF file, scanned it with Windows Defender.....so hopefully secure as yet. Its from Amazon, so maybe a ad...
Forum: Announcements 28th September 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 2,745
Posted By Ian
More from Photokina

On the Panasonic stand:

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/511/P9270423.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/100386)

The irony of this is all too clear as just around the...
Forum: Announcements 25th September 2018
Replies: 48
Views: 8,195
Posted By Ian
Nothing new from Olympus at Photokina, but...

It's been a very interesting press preview day at the show, here in Cologne, but not for Olympus fans, They told us that they are saving their big news foer the 100th anniversary of the company next...
Forum: General photography discussion 15th July 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 761
Posted By drmarkf
Re: Anyone into Cyanotypes ?

A friend of mine did some a few years ago, and heís also had a go with tintypes I think.

Just a word on safety of the cyanotype process - as long as youíre reasonably careful toxicity I donít...
Forum: Lens focus 9th July 2018
Replies: 20
Views: 4,307
Posted By MikeOxon
Re: m4/3 lenses for IR

'fraid not - I had the lens tilted back a little and a blob of Blue-tac to form a raised ledge in the lower part of the filter ring, to raise the disk up, so that it completely covered the lens. OK...
Forum: General photography discussion 5th July 2018
Replies: 123
Views: 10,011
Posted By birdboy
Re: Milky Way

For a non tracking mount such as tripod your shutter time is governed by how fussy you want to be over star trailing 500, 400 rule (shutter time =400/efl). Your ISO is then governed by your shutter...
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 5th May 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 2,075
Posted By paulw
Re: Samyang 300mm mirror & Olympus 12-50mm lenses

Both items posted by RMSD, Mike & Gordon PM'd respective tracking numbers.
Forum: Foto Fair 16th November 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By KeithL
More from E Anglian Life

Some more photographs from the Museum of East Anglian Life at Stowmarket.

It has an array of small workshops, real workshops that were dismantled and moved to the museum. Quite atmospheric, and...
Forum: Foto Fair 14th November 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 1,534
Posted By KeithL
Re: Steam workshop

Museum of E Anglian life, Stowmarket. Now closed for the winter. Great venue for photography, if you keep your peepers open! 75 acres, and wide range of things to see. I have more to post yet.
Forum: The lounge 6th November 2017
Replies: 105
Views: 3,448
Posted By KeithL
Re: Acid attacks

Blimey, I started something with this thread! :eek:

Paul: please, please, please, don't accuse me of being a Daily Wail reader! i won't have that rag in the house.

The thing is though, our...
Forum: General photography discussion 4th October 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 1,469
Posted By Ian
The new 'general' (photography) board

After recent discussion and feedback, there was a consensus that we need a non-specific board for photography discussion threads and here it is (http://e-group.uk.net/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=75) :)...
Forum: The lounge 18th July 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,069
Posted By Ian
Re: Free books anyone?

Mike, can you PM me your address?

Forum: Site news 10th July 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 2,270
Posted By Ian
Exclamation Apologies for down time

I just want to say sorry for the down time on Sunday afternoon and into the early hours of Monday.

This was due to an avoidable technical error, not our work on the server revamp which is...
Forum: Foto Fair 7th July 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,417
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: First Macro with Laowa 7.5mm on m4/3

Quick & dirty with the unfamiliar A7R/ Osahiro 60mm


Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 14th June 2017
Replies: 7
For sale 25mm F2.8 FREE
Views: 756
Posted By Mark Thackara
Smile 25mm F2.8 FREE

GONE - to a good home

Thanks for the response

Forum: The lounge 12th June 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 587
Posted By Zuiko
No More Political Threads Please

We now have three political threads on the go at the same time. As much as I enjoy joining in the debates please do not start any more for the time being; post in one of the existing threads instead....
Forum: Legacy Lenses 10th January 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 11,852
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: M42 thread lenses

This may help:


Forum: Software 7th June 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,680
Posted By Graham_of_Rainham
Smile New version of FREE Software

I really like FastStone, it is so simple and for 90% of the time does everthing I want. And it's FREE :D

Forum: The lounge 26th May 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 558
Posted By Wally
Exclamation Safer Computing: 26/05/16


Windows sends a lot of your information to their servers sometimes without asking you to opt-in. Follow this guide to fix Windows 10 and restore your privacy:...
Forum: The lounge 6th October 2015
Replies: 35
Views: 4,282
Posted By Otto
Re: Why post massive files

I'm with IanB on this, I too find it annoying to have to scroll/zoom to see a full image. Surely the sensible way is to post a medium-sized version that (amost) everyone will be able to see and add a...
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