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Forum: Nostalgia Nexus - early and pre-digital discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 1,014
Posted By Simon Bee
Want to shoot film but think there's not much choice? ...

..... think again,

there is SO MUCH choice these days it's hard to know where to start :eek:

Still got my favourites and so much new stock to choose from. I know film is not for everyone but...
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 10th September 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 694
Posted By Simon Bee
Re: Olympus E-1 plus 14-54, lenses and some accessories

Nope ... that's "depreciation" for you:(

Even though I mostly use my PEN-F these days I still LOVE my E-1 and it's still a better camera than I am a photographer;)

I refuse to get caught in the...
Forum: General photography discussion 23rd April 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,746
Posted By Simon Bee
Re: An army of clones

Don't blame me, I only pointed out that M6 to you :D :eek: :D

Thanks for the link Steve, very good work and I totally agree with the photographer.

BTW, even though these days I infrequently...
Forum: Photo challenges 25th March 2019
Replies: 36
Views: 8,682
Posted By Simon Bee
Re: February Challenge: Portrait

Another CRACKER, very,very good indeed *chr
Forum: Nostalgia Nexus - early and pre-digital discussion 25th January 2019
Replies: 21
Views: 2,003
Posted By Simon Bee
Re: Couple of shots on Velvia 50

Here you go Nigel ............

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Forum: Site news 20th July 2018
Replies: 212
Views: 24,768
Posted By Simon Bee
Re: The reality is that the e-group needs your help

From a tiny acorn goes a majestic oak ;)

Just goes to show what a supportive bunch we are. Great news Ian, given all the hard work you have done and continue to do keeping this site running and...
Forum: Site news 1st July 2018
Replies: 212
Views: 24,768
Posted By Simon Bee
Re: The reality is that the e-group needs your help

BINGO !! Cheers Ian, that worked a treat. You're now getting a monthly donation from me :-)

Simon
Forum: Site news 1st July 2018
Replies: 212
Views: 24,768
Posted By Simon Bee
Re: The reality is that the e-group needs your help

No joy for me Ian, I'm using the latest version of Safari and I cannot change the amount from 0.00. I should add, this is via the 'donate button' on the home page.

I am more than happy to donate...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M5 28th April 2018
Replies: 34
Views: 213,331
Posted By Simon Bee
Re: No more parts for E-m5 mk1

Hi John,

Quite true, but my point is in essence directed at the 'EU Directive' which number I cannot remember but came into force in the mid 2000's. It first came to my attention when Kyocera...
Forum: Nostalgia Nexus - early and pre-digital discussion 12th January 2018
Replies: 37
Views: 6,669
Posted By Simon Bee
New 35mm 'film' SLR

In this months issue of 'Black+White Photography' I came across .... "Film is back" . A kickstarter fund with an expected launch date of August this year ... the first new 'serious' manual film SLR...
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 5th December 2017
Replies: 18
WANTED OM3Ti
Views: 2,402
Posted By Simon Bee
Re: OM3Ti

That is very kind of you Pierre and I would love to be reacquainted with it *yes

However as much as I would love to buy it back I don't want you passing over to 'the other side' anytime soon :eek:...
Forum: Lens focus 24th November 2017
Replies: 35
Views: 8,182
Posted By Simon Bee
Re: Is it worthwhile repairing a 12-60 SWD lens?

Hi Ross,

Sorry to hear that your lenses are unrepairable.

It is my understanding that official discontinuation of 4/3 HG & SHG lenses wasn't that long ago, therefore the response you got is...
Forum: The lounge 22nd November 2017
Replies: 122
Views: 5,394
Posted By Simon Bee
Re: Bloody cars !

True, just get it in the tank, pay, and go, myself included. A very interesting and knowledgeable thread this has become.

Simon
Forum: Olympus Pen E-P5 22nd November 2017
Replies: 38
Views: 8,835
Posted By Simon Bee
Re: Thinking of an E-P5

It certainly looked like new on their site so I am glad to have pointed it out to you Jim. I was tempted myself but was holding out for a second Pen-F as a back up for my trip to Japan next year....
Forum: The lounge 21st November 2017
Replies: 122
Views: 5,394
Posted By Simon Bee
Re: Bloody cars !

Yes I'm having them fully check the alternator too.
Forum: The lounge 21st November 2017
Replies: 122
Views: 5,394
Posted By Simon Bee
Re: Bloody cars !

Hopefully that's all it is as I can now confirm the belt has snapped. It's now daylight and no longer raining like a monsoon so I have taken a look under the bonnet and can see the belt has broke. ...
Forum: Olympus Pen E-P5 18th November 2017
Replies: 38
Views: 8,835
Posted By Simon Bee
Re: Thinking of an E-P5

I will indeed let you know if I spot another.

Simon
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 5th July 2017
Replies: 41
Views: 3,483
Posted By Simon Bee
Re: 300 F4 / 25 F1.2 / 40-150 Pro & more

You're welcome Alex, arrived very quickly too, in time for that job/assignment you mentioned.

Thanks again,

Simon
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 27th June 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By Simon Bee
Re: Olympus HLD-9 Battery Grip

How did you get on ?
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 19th February 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,861
Posted By Simon Bee
Re: Nikon F100 and lenses

That's a cracking price for what is a very good and high spec film camera. If it were not for the fact that I have just bought two 'F6' I would have taken it off of your hands. Good luck with the...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 19th January 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,218
Posted By Simon Bee
Re: Few pics of my new E-M1

Very nice and very impressive 'product shots' too. With that standard I think Olympus should use you for upcoming product launches ;)

Simon
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 13th January 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 3,540
Posted By Simon Bee
Re: "Heads-Up" EM1 mk2 at Aperture for 1450

Congratulations, always 'glad to be of service' with a heads-up ;)

Simon
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 12th January 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 3,540
Posted By Simon Bee
"Heads-Up" EM1 mk2 at Aperture for 1450

Just came across this and want to give any prospective purchasers a 'Heads-Up".

Simon

Currently showing on 'line 3' of the page

http://www.apertureuk.com/Other_Cameras.html
Forum: Olympus E-3 9th January 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 3,782
Posted By Simon Bee
Re: Broken E3-Repairable?

Sorry to learn of your misfortune, with regard to repair I would think your best bet will be 'Luton Cameras' ( www.lutoncameras.co.uk ), however the cost of the repair when viewed against buying...
Forum: The lounge 9th January 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,607
Posted By Simon Bee
Re: Just my 2 cents

Good morning Telhinas,

Personally speaking I have not misinterpreted what you were saying, nor do I think you were having a 'rant' I agree that in recents weeks some items have appeared at prices...
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