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Forum: Site news 20th August 2018
Replies: 212
Views: 24,607
Posted By Pjphoto59
Re: The reality is that the e-group needs your help

When I got into my Paypal account with the email address that Ian sent me, I had the same problem. Then, as Otto said, I just started typing, and in it went.

Ever educational this forum!
Forum: The lounge 17th August 2018
Replies: 23
Views: 497
Posted By Pjphoto59
Re: Help Please - What mobile phone to get me in the 21st C

Thanks everyone for the many useful replies. I correspond with a friend in Canada with a shared interest, in that we both do stock photography. He is a committed Apple user, but seems to have more...
Forum: Site news 17th August 2018
Replies: 212
Views: 24,607
Posted By Pjphoto59
Re: The reality is that the e-group needs your help

Sorry, I have not been here for a while, but can some one give me a link where I can send a donation from Paypal please?
Forum: Software 5th June 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 2,074
Posted By Pjphoto59
Re: Win 10 update problem - Help please

With the aid of this You Tube Video, running on a tablet, beside my PC, I have managed to set a restore point for Windows 10:

Windows 10: How to Enable, Create and Perform a System Restore Point...
Forum: Software 2nd June 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 2,074
Posted By Pjphoto59
Re: Win 10 update problem - Help please

I think you are being a bit harsh on Microsoft here. Their operating system has to work with a very large number of different manufacturers computers, and thousands of software applications. ...
Forum: The lounge 9th April 2018
Replies: 24
Views: 1,036
Posted By Pjphoto59
Re: OM-D E-M5 II - User opinions sought please

Only one thing to watch out for with the 12-40 is the lens hood.
The outer metal part fits over the inner metal part like a tin lid. They are not well stuck together. What can happen is that...
Forum: The lounge 12th December 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 754
Posted By Pjphoto59
Re: DNA testing anyone?

I have gone ahead and ordered two MyHeritage DNA kits.

I often wonder how on earth the unfortunate souls who do not have Olympus Cameras, ever manage to get useful answers to questions like this....
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 31st October 2017
Replies: 26
Views: 2,178
Posted By Pjphoto59
Re: Interference Fringes?

Dave, Your handy link to PhotographyLife had an internal link, showing hoe to do it in LR4


Although it does say that PS is better. ...
Forum: Lens focus 3rd September 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 3,876
Posted By Pjphoto59
Re: Changing from 43rds to m43rds glass (the gradual road to m43rds emersion)

I am struggling a bit to respond to your question, it is more than two years now since I changed from 4/3 to m4/3.

Many of the older 4/3 lenses do not focus as well on m4/3. For example the 14-54...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M5 25th August 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 2,165
Posted By Pjphoto59
Re: Help Please - Rear screen problem.


Yes indeed I have! I always forget that that button is there, or what it is for!

Problem solved, Many thanks.http://e-group.uk.net/forum/images/icons/icon7.gif
Forum: Exhibitions, stock photos, professional work 8th August 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 4,134
Posted By Pjphoto59
Re: Not big enough for stock?

This is a very common source of misunderstanding with Alamy newcomers. The 17MB refers to an uncompressed file size and refers to a minimum number of pixels. It bears no easy relationship with the...
Forum: The lounge 12th December 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,883
Posted By Pjphoto59
Re: hard-working familes

Important? Us pensioners? Oh yes we are, when the crunch comes we are the the ones that vote,
Forum: Foto Fair 27th August 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 717
Posted By Pjphoto59
Re: Pittenweem

And from me...
Forum: The lounge 24th August 2014
Replies: 52
Views: 2,723
Posted By Pjphoto59
Re: Retirement & Holidays ?

This was my Retirement Project started when I retired 10 years ago.

I have tried several agencies but concentrate on Alamy, (because they sell).

I am glad I took it up, keeps me very busy and I...
Forum: The lounge 5th June 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By Pjphoto59
Eric "Winkle" Brown - BBC2

Did anyone else watch the BBC 2 programme about Eric "Winkle" Brown?

It tags him as "Britain's greatest pilot". I know, it sounds like hype, but having watched it twice, I firmly believe it to be...
Forum: The lounge 8th May 2014
Replies: 25
Views: 1,936
Posted By Pjphoto59
Kudos for BT

I had high speed BT Infinity broadband installed today. I placed the order about 10 days ago, and I was given a date of 8th May between 8am and 1pm.

The man arrived at 8:05 and the new system...
Forum: The lounge 12th January 2014
Replies: 29
Views: 1,866
Posted By Pjphoto59
Re: Mindfulness ? for Stress & Depression :)


Sorry to hear you re feeling stressed just now, but pleased that you have found something that helps..
Forum: The lounge 19th December 2013
Replies: 50
Views: 3,411
Posted By Pjphoto59
Re: Best Wishes To Benedict (Phil) Who Is Seriously Ill

Me too,

Best wishes Phil, I too wish you a speedy recovery
Forum: The lounge 13th December 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,083
Posted By Pjphoto59
Re: Another Bird with rings....


OK, I reported it so hopefully will get info. in due course...

Thanks for the information, now I know how to report bird rings - this photography teaches me something new every day!
Forum: The lounge 1st November 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 3,433
Posted By Pjphoto59
Re: OK Hands up

Many thanks for sharing your work with us, I really enjoyed your pictures and account of how you do the job.

From graduating in Mechanical Engineering in 1962 until 1970 I worked in...
Forum: The lounge 28th October 2013
Replies: 30
Views: 2,920
Posted By Pjphoto59
Re: Royal Mail Shares

No, they get to keep any interest earned since they got our money on 8 October....

BTW, on another topic, British Motor Bikes on BBC4 at 9pm tonight....
Forum: Standard zoom and mid range 6th October 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,456
Posted By Pjphoto59
Lovely new 14-54 ll

Now that we know what the E5 replacement looks like, it became decision time for me about whether or not to keep my 4/3 lenses and go for an E-M1. I am very pleased with the performance of my E5...
Forum: Exhibitions, stock photos, professional work 5th October 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 3,873
Posted By Pjphoto59
Re: Alamy

It is indeed!

Sorry I did not pick up this thread earlier, but I have been out taking (stock) photos.

I took up Stock Photography when I retired. It has the great advantage of allowing you...
Forum: Accessory talk 25th August 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,818
Posted By Pjphoto59
Re: A fool I was...

Thanks all!

It was vinyl not glass. I warmed it up with the hair dryer and it peeled off clean as the proverbial whistle...

I recently realised how useless the screen protectors are because I...
Forum: Nostalgia Nexus - early and pre-digital discussion 15th August 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,353
Posted By Pjphoto59
Re: Firestreak Missile


What a splendid memento of your father!

Certainly looks like a publicity shot with all those empty benches around. I doubt that he really worked in solitary confinement.

Was he...
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