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Forum: The lounge 5 Days Ago
Replies: 82
Views: 853
Posted By Walti
Re: Do We Rely Too Much on Electricity?

The over-all change to date for the three retailers I worked for most is in the order of 50%.

This is due to simple energy management, starting with - if it doesn't need to be on - switch it off,...
Forum: Accessory talk 5 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 256
Posted By Walti
Re: Olympus MMF-3 Micro Four Thirds Adapter

Not got one now as I’ve sold my 4/3 lenses, but, the MMF3 works very well and is weather sealed as well.
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 460
Posted By Walti
Re: Trussed & plugged!

Ross... It's just NOT "that sort of site" ;)

Good fun though!

Fascinating piece of work, thanks.
Forum: General photography discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By Walti
Re: Rolling shutter example, add yours

Roy there were a few that showed the same rolling shutter effect, I changed the shutter speed by a step (⅓ EV) and the effect went away, itís purely due to the downward speed of the wing being...
Forum: General photography discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By Walti
Re: Rolling shutter example, add yours

Iíll re-post here then...

My funky Blue Tit:https://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/1950/20190523-P5231150.jpg
Forum: The lounge 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 579
Posted By Walti
Re: If Sensor Size Doesn't Matter, Why Buy a Bigger One?

Hi Henry

There are differences in performance between the 4/3 and 35mm sensors and systems.

Focal length, as you know there is a crop factor of 2 meaning that a 4/3 lens focal multiplied by 2...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By Walti
Re: Default Custom Mode options OMD1 Mk2

With regard to your second point, I’m finding the STF8 and 60 mm macro work very well together and havn’t found it to be underpowered.
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 725
Posted By Walti
Re: First MC-20 shot a close up

The DOF is narrowed with the TC fitted so the OOF area will look different - more of the background will be blurred.
Forum: Foto Fair 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By Walti
Garden birds - V3 firmware MC20

I'm getting more and more pleased with the results I'm getting with the improved firmware allied to the 300F4 + MC 20, I'm not sufficiently skilled to explain the differences properly, but I am...
Forum: Converters, adapters and extension tubes 9th July 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 452
Posted By Walti
A personal review of the MC 20

A quick review having been out yesterday early evening with drmarkf to a small reserve he introduced me to last night!

Mark wanted to test out the focussing algorithms in the recent firmware...
Forum: Converters, adapters and extension tubes 8th July 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,126
Posted By Walti
Re: MC 20 question... Mark 2!

So the same basic premise as before... but with a bit more information, all at approximately 6m (5.95-6.05):

7,5mm to 600mm = 80x optical zoom (with bit of intervention)
EDIT: I forgot to put...
Forum: Accessory talk 8th July 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 828
Posted By Walti
Re: Large gear rucsack

Iíll sling my Lowepro in the boot of the car which is a fairly old one but will give you an idea of size and weight....
Forum: Photo challenges 28th June 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By Walti
Re: July Challenge change.......

Sounds good to me, particularly as we're in the beginnings of a heat wave! ;)
Forum: The lounge 27th June 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 367
Posted By Walti
Re: I do need to find time to take more pictures so...

I did the same just over 18 months ago and made the mistake of doing some consultancy work as the rates were silly!

My wife is fortunately very understanding and although I try and keep on top of...
Forum: Foto Fair 24th June 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By Walti
Re: Assassin's creed

You're getting rather good at this macro lark...

Is this all with the 60mm f2.8 macro and STF-8?
Forum: Converters, adapters and extension tubes 22nd June 2019
Replies: 207
Views: 11,094
Posted By Walti
Re: New MC 20 announced.

So just going through what this does:

40-150 f2.8
40-150 f2.8 + MC 14 becomes 56-210 f4
40-150 f2.8 + MC 20 becomes 80-300 f5.6

300 f4
300 f4 + MC 14 becomes 420 f5.6
300 f4 + MC 20...
Forum: The lounge 21st June 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By Walti
Re: Another photography workshop!

I borrowed Drmarkfís version for a day and wandered around Cambridge with him using it, I had bought a second hand 4/3 7-14 zoom (not the micro 4/3 version) and 99% of the photos Iíd taken were at...
Forum: Converters, adapters and extension tubes 20th June 2019
Replies: 207
Views: 11,094
Posted By Walti
Re: New MC 20 announced.

Can't think of a reason it wouldn't work.... I put mine behind some extension tubes and the 60mm Macro lens - which worked surprisingly well!
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 20th June 2019
Replies: 218
Views: 7,550
Posted By Walti
Re: v3 Firmware for mk2 - updates for mk2, m1x and lenses

Well I've spent the afternoon trying out the new firmware (rather than worrying whether it's embedded software or not) and although I've not got much to show for it - I took some deliberately ropey...
Forum: Software 20th June 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By Walti
Re: Raw not recognised in LR 6

I've had daft messages come out of Lightroom occasionally and have found it to be card problems.

Check the card is seated correctly in the reader.
If it is check if you can read it with Finder or...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 19th June 2019
Replies: 218
Views: 7,550
Posted By Walti
Re: v3 Firmware for mk2 - updates for mk2, m1x and lenses

I've not repeated it with all lenses, but I'm finding my 300 f4 is going to sleep but the camera isn't, requiring a power cycle to bring it back to life...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 19th June 2019
Replies: 218
Views: 7,550
Posted By Walti
Re: v3 Firmware for mk2 - updates for mk2, m1x and lenses

Just opened the window on a dull day in Cambridge and snapped a few birds at ISO6400 and would definitely say there is an improvement in the image noise wise... Goodness knows how they've achieved...
Forum: Converters, adapters and extension tubes 19th June 2019
Replies: 207
Views: 11,094
Posted By Walti
Re: New MC 20 announced.

Donít forget that there are discount codes available for the Olympus website shop... Rather than publish it for non members to see and use PM me if you want 15% discount!
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 15th June 2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,742
Posted By Walti
Re: Noise issues

Well,

I've got home and uploaded all the images to the computer and they all look absolutely fine - but awful on the camera!

Factory reset of the camera, and the issue has gone away, it also...
Forum: Software 13th June 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 986
Posted By Walti
Re: ChromeBooks?

It runs Chrome OS which is an open source OS, so probably another derivative of Linux...

(I expected it to be running Android to be honest!)
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