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Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 19th July 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 3,245
Posted By davy59
Re: First proper trip with the EM1 - and I have some issues

I know exactly how you can get carried away at Fairford! Been there myself there is so much to see and photograph.

I am a some what regular airshow photographer and I now only bring home about...
Forum: E-group equipment hire 23rd May 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 2,674
Posted By davy59
Re: Is the Hire Service still running?

Great service too, hired a flash last December for a Wedding. Can fully recommend the hire service.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 6th August 2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,834
Posted By davy59
Re: HLD-9 grip for E-M1 Mkii

I thought hard about buying a grip when I bought my EM-1 Mark 2, had grips on both my EM-1 and EM-5, true they were free but I had never used the camera's without a grip! Decided grip was too...
Forum: E-group equipment hire 1st August 2017
Replies: 22
Views: 13,266
Posted By davy59
Re: PEN-F Update Firmware (v2.0)

I think there was an update to fix the issues so you should be ok!

Actually if you read the update details to me its not really essential to actually do it!
Forum: E-group equipment hire 25th July 2017
Replies: 22
Views: 13,266
Posted By davy59
Re: PEN-F Update Firmware (v2.0)

I had to return my Pen F to Olympus to sort out my issue with the firmware, took them a month to sort out but eventually Pen F returned with software correctly installed/fixed.

Funny the process...
Forum: E-group equipment hire 14th June 2017
Replies: 22
Views: 13,266
Posted By davy59
Re: PEN-F Update Firmware (v2.0)

Mine has been sent back to Olympus as Pen F showing all the same problems after update but to be fair it had a similar fit last year in Greece turning itself off numerous times then it suddenly...
Forum: Olympus Pen-F 11th December 2016
Replies: 62
Views: 13,520
Posted By davy59
Re: My new Pen F

Thing I love about the Pen F is the difference between it and my E-M1. But it does seem to work best with Primes, the 17mm and the 45mm are well suited. However I have even had my 40-150 Pro mounted...
Forum: Olympus Pen-F 15th October 2016
Replies: 62
Views: 13,520
Posted By davy59
Re: My new Pen F

Thanks for the reply - not really it just turns itself off and even pressing the shutter button to reactivate the camera with your eye on the view finder it refuses to work. The only solution is to...
Forum: Olympus Pen-F 8th August 2016
Replies: 62
Views: 13,520
Posted By davy59
Re: My new Pen F

Hi Guys!,

I hope you are all enjoying the Pen F as much as I am? Lovely camera and great fun too!

However one issue I am not sure about is the Creative Settings, I was under the impression that...
Forum: The lounge 18th March 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 854
Posted By davy59
Re: Documentary on iPlayer

Thanks, I would have missed this! Excellent programme! Well worth cheeking out everyone!
Forum: Flash 26th February 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 4,962
Posted By davy59
Re: Off camera flash

Thanks! Now to find some lights!
Forum: Flash 26th February 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 4,962
Posted By davy59
Re: Off camera flash

Hi Everyone,

Slightly off the subject! But still concerning flash, I recently attended a Studio workshop with my E-M1 but the remote trigger for the strobe lights refused to work. Have to say it...
Forum: The lounge 1st December 2015
Replies: 30
Views: 3,664
Posted By davy59
Re: 40-150 f2.8 - upcoming Lightning Deal on Amazon

I looked and looked at this deal! It was a great price but I still have my 50 - 200 SWD and from what I have read there is little difference between the two.

Does anyone on here feel this way? Or...
Forum: Camera conference 18th July 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 5,077
Posted By davy59
Re: Sensor cleaning

Hi,

I contacted Olympus about a Sensor issue 2 weeks ago, had a couple of dust spots and my E-M1 has just returned from their centre after having the sensor cleaned under the service plus...
Forum: Standard zoom and mid range 21st May 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2,958
Posted By davy59
Re: Primes vs 12-40

Hi!

I agree with Paul, it really is what you are shooting, I have a 3 zooms and 4 primes. The zooms I use most of the time when I am shooting fast, walking about or when time is tight.

But if...
Forum: Introduce yourself 31st March 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By davy59
Re: Newbie in surrey

Welcome!

Hope you like the EM-1 as much as I do! Great camera and you have some good kit to start out with! A battery grip for the MK2 could be a good idea as I find my EM-1 and E-M5 both drain...
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 19th February 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,363
Posted By davy59
Re: 45mm f1.8 on Amazon

Thanks everyone! I bought a new from SRS last night arrives tomorrow!!
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 17th February 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,363
Posted By davy59
Re: 45mm f1.8 on Amazon

They are selling a 75mm for a too tempting price of 639! I hope it goes up in price soon! So want this baby but holiday to pay for!

Wish I had never borrowed one from Ian at the BIF last year!...
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 29th January 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 2,663
Posted By davy59
Re: 12-60mm SWD Lens 4/3

Very surprised you have not sold this beauty, can't bring myself to part with mine!

The 12-40 pro is very temping esp as they are coming down in price and a few second hand ones are now on the...
Forum: Wide angle 1st December 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 3,598
Posted By davy59
Re: Olympus 9 ~ 18mm Vs 9mm f8 Fisheye

Cheers! Had forgotten about the body cap lens! Very true what you say about 'fish eye - I soon tired of it! But it has its place!
Forum: Wide angle 1st December 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 3,598
Posted By davy59
Re: Olympus 9 ~ 18mm Vs 9mm f8 Fisheye

Hi Nigel,

I have used both of these!

I actually have the 9 - 18 mm and have used it for about 3-4 years. Its not really a fish eye so you don't get the typical look you just get a very wide...
Forum: Lens focus 27th November 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,105
Posted By davy59
Re: Old lenses on new body

Hi,

I switched to the EM-1 after a lot of thought, I worried about the focusing using the old lenses, I do a lot of action photography at airshows coupled with portraits and landscapes. I had an...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 10th November 2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,888
Posted By davy59
Re: OMD EM-1 with grip

I use a grip on both my E-M1 and my EM-5 they live on the bodies, mainly because I do a lot of action stuff and after only 3 - 4 hours I find the battery warning light flashing! But I also have big...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 22nd October 2014
Replies: 48
Views: 5,931
Posted By davy59
Re: C-AF improved since Version 2 Firmware?

Hi Andy,

I was interested to read the replies on here about C-AF. I found just the opposite at Shuttleworth, C-AF has not really changed at all. For me it has always been very good, I think I...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 17th September 2014
Replies: 69
Views: 4,092
Posted By davy59
Re: Looks like it's the 24th for V2.0 Firmware

Thanks Steve! Really helpful and stress reducing post!
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