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Forum: Telephoto 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 781
Posted By Pistnbroke
Re: 4/3 Birding lens camera Combo

Its the walking from hide to hide that's the problem ..the D500 and D850 which I use are equal in the focus abilities but I also get irritated by the clique arrogant response and sarcasm when you ask...
Forum: Telephoto 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 781
Posted By Pistnbroke
Re: 4/3 Birding lens camera Combo

I decided against a change to 4/3 mainly because of the low light issue and the requirement to get an expensive MIX or equivalent camera +lens. of course the sarcastic comments don't help. So after...
Forum: Telephoto 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 781
Posted By Pistnbroke
Re: 4/3 Birding lens camera Combo

While I think its possible with the MIX I have been advised that the tracking and low light abilities make it a non starter for me and I am testing the D850 with the Tamron 100-400 which is almost...
Forum: Telephoto 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 781
Posted By Pistnbroke
4/3 Birding lens camera Combo

The D850 +grip with the 200-500 is a bit heavy however you sling it on your shoulders . So is there an alternative .
I never had any success with M4/3 though I did only have an M5 Mk1 with 16 mp....
Forum: Wide angle 1st March 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 1,672
Posted By Pistnbroke
Re: 14 mm 2.5 or 17mm 2.8

I am sure this will make you all very happy ..I stuffed up. Its a long time since I used the camera ..it was overcast and late in the afternoon. I had forgotten how bad the low light performance is...
Forum: Wide angle 26th February 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 1,672
Posted By Pistnbroke
Re: 14 mm 2.5 or 17mm 2.8

Thanks for the fast reply..Will do some more tests and try to come to a conclusion.
Forum: Wide angle 26th February 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 1,672
Posted By Pistnbroke
14 mm 2.5 or 17mm 2.8

I recently purchased a 14mm f 2,5 to use on the M5 to make it a walk about pocketable camera ...But its so soft its not usable. Would a change to the 17mm f2.8 improve things significantly. Its...
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 29th January 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 644
Posted By Pistnbroke
M5,Grip.14-42,40-150,15mm

M5 Mk 1 in silver with 1960 actuations like new
mini flash for above
Two part grip HLD 6G with 4 batteries and oly charger
14-42 R lens F3.5-5.6
40-150 R lens F4-5.6
15mm f8 lens cap lens...
Forum: Converters, adapters and extension tubes 23rd November 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 3,869
Posted By Pistnbroke
Re: Easy lens changing

Just made a 4/3 version from two extension tubes at a cost of £ 9.99 looks like the Nikon one I posted at the top so I wont do another photo
Forum: Converters, adapters and extension tubes 13th November 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 3,869
Posted By Pistnbroke
Re: Easy lens changing

If you go to the Peak designs site there is a video showing how it all functions.
Forum: Converters, adapters and extension tubes 12th November 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 3,869
Posted By Pistnbroke
Re: Easy lens changing

Thanks jim ..glad to see someone has the brain to understand and act !! 10/10
Forum: The lounge 12th November 2018
Replies: 54
Views: 1,745
Posted By Pistnbroke
Re: Corbyn at the Cenotaph

I saw him in the news on Monday on a lift on the south coast ..same anorack.
What a pratt.
Forum: Converters, adapters and extension tubes 12th November 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 3,869
Posted By Pistnbroke
Easy lens changing

My policy has always been one lens one camera but with only one Olympus and 3 lenses that's not possible . I hate camera bags so that's not going to happen so how do you do it ...take lens off camera...
Forum: General photography discussion 6th November 2018
Replies: 56
Views: 5,509
Posted By Pistnbroke
Re: Tony Northrup believes micro-four-thirds is dead

Thom Hogan is not too optimistic either...……..Too many mounts and too many makers
Forum: Articles from FourThirds-User.com 6th November 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 7,277
Posted By Pistnbroke
Re: Master of photography

Series one had more nudes so its A++++
Forum: General photography discussion 13th July 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 706
Posted By Pistnbroke
Re: Genuine or dodgy dealer?

Often ex display is an excuse not to sell at the RRP
Forum: General photography discussion 10th July 2018
Replies: 57
Views: 3,599
Posted By Pistnbroke
Re: Thom Hogan slams Olympus M 4/3

I think PDK 42 makes realistic comments but I do notice that many move to 4/3 as they get older and want smaller gear . I go that way myself using the larger Nikons when the punter pays but using...
Forum: General photography discussion 9th July 2018
Replies: 57
Views: 3,599
Posted By Pistnbroke
Re: Thom Hogan slams Olympus M 4/3

Well I don't think he points out the great pixel density on the 20 MP sensors making it ideal for bird photography with the right lens.
Forum: General photography discussion 9th July 2018
Replies: 57
Views: 3,599
Posted By Pistnbroke
Thom Hogan slams Olympus M 4/3

Interesting points.

http://www.dslrbodies.com/newsviews/whats-the-entry-point.html

My M5 with the 15mm is doing a great job
Forum: Site news 4th July 2018
Replies: 212
Views: 24,357
Posted By Pistnbroke
Re: The reality is that the e-group needs your help

I agree Phil Nikonites and Nikonians are hell holes of clique driven aggression. My experience here would not drive me to spend money until I see the changes the administration implements
Forum: Site news 4th July 2018
Replies: 212
Views: 24,357
Posted By Pistnbroke
Re: The reality is that the e-group needs your help

If you are going to attract more members you have got to clean up your act ..You cannot even ask a question about a 15mm lens without getting poked in the eye. More tolerance of others views. One...
Forum: Movie mode - technical discussions 3rd July 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 2,305
Posted By Pistnbroke
Re: Olympus V409160BE000 LS-P4 Hi Res Audio Recorder versus H4N ZOOM

I use Tascam DR 60 D. This unit is designed to go with a camera providing inputs and mixing as well as a solid state recording function . Most of your recording will be with remote mics/radio mike...
Forum: Site news 3rd July 2018
Replies: 212
Views: 24,357
Posted By Pistnbroke
Re: The reality is that the e-group needs your help

Its not hard to do the math to indicate to people a suitable donation.. £2400 a year divided by the number of active members equals £xx add on for some dropping out .
This lets us know if its £1...
Forum: Site news 3rd July 2018
Replies: 212
Views: 24,357
Posted By Pistnbroke
Re: The reality is that the e-group needs your help

I don't like this give what you can approach. I once donated £25 to become a silver member of a forum . The clique took exception to something I said and I got banned . lost me £25 and could not even...
Forum: Wide angle 2nd July 2018
Replies: 24
Views: 5,529
Posted By Pistnbroke
Re: 15mm f8 body cap lens any one?

Sorry but this is the first time I have heard anyone talk about money to pay for this forum so please inform me of the financial structure you are talking about...
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