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Forum: The lounge 1 Week Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 514
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: Best AA Batteries

You need is 6vdc. Any powerbank gives an output of 5vdc. I think your weather unit can run on 5vdc as batteries do deplete downwards from the 6v. also the rechargeable (1.25X4) do not give you a full...
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: Buttermere yesterday morning with a little mist

I like them ALL. Anyone of them would have been a sure winner in the landscape.
Forum: Looking for improvement 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,174
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: Panorama Trials and Tribulations (warning very wide images)

It was only a 5 min job. I am still learning what I can do with the software and your photos cam in handy.

:eek: now that you mentioned it, I think it's caused by the straightening. :o
Forum: Looking for improvement 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,174
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: Panorama Trials and Tribulations (warning very wide images)

Nice pano. You want less black spots, overlap more. Pincushion correction can be done in PhotoShop or Affinity.

As MJ mentioned, this panorama have come a long way. Sony have a SWEEP panorama...
Forum: Foto Fair 29th August 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 569
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: Silverstone Moto GP 2019

:eek: WOW. Looks like track side for those fantastic images.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II 29th August 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 3,165
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: My E-M5 II will not switch off

Oh dear. You must have been over working this baby. Have to be gentle at times :D

With the price of the EM1ii dropping, I got a replacement for my workhorse. Will be sending the old workhorse to...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II 23rd August 2019
Replies: 13
Views: 763
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: I'm conflicted!

It's ok with any choice you make. As long as you are comfortable.

You are most welcome to join this forum https://fourthirds-user.com/forum/ it's all fourthird and since that panny is a fourthird...
Forum: Introduce yourself 5th August 2019
Replies: 11
Views: 515
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: London calling...

Hi and a warm welcome.

I enjoyed that read of your walk to olympus. Actually I found the lens release on the Oly pretty well thought out. If you grip the body with the hotshoe between your left...
Forum: Photo challenges 31st July 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 2,010
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: April to September Photo Challenges...

My suggestions.

October - Beer
November - Leaves (is it end Autumn then?)
December - Box (es)
January - Celebration
Forum: Software 29th July 2019
Replies: 15
Views: 893
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: Continious Bolt

Wornish already did the solution to it. I just did it but I use Affinity Photo on a PC. I just stacked 2 photo at a time, export the result then stack the next to it and so on till all the arrows...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 26th July 2019
Replies: 11
Views: 592
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: HELP: Pro Cap

I do not need to turn on any :). Should I go for the 40-150 and stand further away?

Try that C-AF (tr). :o Small AF point, What's that +2? EV plus 2??

It's in AF mode. Just checked that EXIF....
Forum: Events 17th July 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,221
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: Partial lunar eclipse...

My take of the moon as at this morning. EM1ii with 50-500

All images are stack and cropped.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48304504266_251916b4ef_c.jpg
04:13:03
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Forum: Foto Fair 13th July 2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,211
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: Visit to Papuma & Bromo 2019

The first Milkyway was done in Papuma. It's rather noisy. EM1.2 v3, Laowa 7.5/2, ISO 1600 and Speed at 25sec {400 divided by (7.5X2)focal length}. It's the same settings I did last year except that...
Forum: Foto Fair 11th July 2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,211
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: Visit to Papuma & Bromo 2019

We checked in to the same resort or whatever you call it. and we were out to dinner and milky way.

This time decided to take my trusty old EM1ii without that update.:o You wouldn't believe my luck...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark 2 11th July 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 2,910
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: Af target are problem

In my EM1, there are 3 selection on the LCD. Off, move targeting or select to capture.
Forum: The lounge 10th July 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,348
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: Papuma & Bromo in June 2019

:eek: I seriously don't know where I was pointing. I should be along the southern hemisphere as Tanjung Papuma is further South of Jakarta and Surabaya.

Photos of the adventure will continue...
Forum: The lounge 28th June 2019
Replies: 21
Views: 595
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: I do need to find time to take more pictures so...

I have about another 3 years then I too will throw in the towel. Sigh..2 kids more to go..Unlike UK, Study Loans are not that easy to come by. So it's full family financed :(
Forum: Introduce yourself 28th June 2019
Replies: 13
Views: 836
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: Hi from sunny Bedfordshire

Like your submission. reminds me of the 70s. pleated skirts and all. :D
Forum: Introduce yourself 26th June 2019
Replies: 13
Views: 836
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: Hi from sunny Bedfordshire

Hi smartiepants. ( use to call my kid that ;) )
Forum: Foto Fair 21st June 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: "They took my couch away!"

Puppy eyes :eek: She looks so pitiful but cute
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 27th May 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: Panasonic 12-35mm f/2.8

It's a very lovely lens. It's small and the brilliance of Panny to standardize that filter thread size from 12-35/2.8 to 35-100/2.8 and 100-300. So you need only to invest in one set of filters...
Forum: Photo challenges 17th May 2019
Replies: 47
Views: 7,699
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: April 2019 Challenge: Old Technology

Congratulations snerkler.
Forum: Looking for improvement 2nd May 2019
Replies: 18
Views: 2,065
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: Should I crop?

Nope, I don't agree with that. :D
Forum: Foto Fair 26th April 2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,258
Posted By blu-by-u
Re: To Pod or not to Pod?

Think of it this way, you have an EM1.2 and you have not used the section LiveComp and HiRes. of which both are suggested to work well/better with a tripod.

This is an example of LiveComp.....
Forum: The lounge 26th April 2019
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By blu-by-u
Android Stock - yes/no

I am not a tech geek and I see these talk on Rooting and using Stock (whatever that is)

So what are the benefit of it all? Will my 5 year old 6" android pad work faster if I do it? Will a new...
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