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Forum: Foto Fair 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 85
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Forum: General photography discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By peak4
Re: Tax Free Purchases from the EU?

Looks a good trip, I hope you enjoy it.
I've taken the Panasonic 14-140 + 100-300mm on a few trips, which seems to cover most things apart from weatherproofing, slipping in the tiny 14 + 20mm...
Forum: Foto Fair 17th August 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 228
Posted By peak4
Re: Venomous Snake Show (lots of photos).

I didn't know until very recently, but we now have four native species. Apparently a couple of years ago, the Barred Grass Snake...
Forum: General photography discussion 17th August 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By peak4
Re: Loss of Exif

Personally I wouldn't know, never having used Photoshop, however I would have thought a possibility would be to use Phil Harvey's EXIFTOOL (https://www.sno.phy.queensu.ca/~phil/exiftool/) to cope the...
Forum: General photography discussion 8th August 2019
Replies: 73
Views: 2,877
Posted By peak4
Re: Photography in Public Places

As regards printing something to carry, also have a look at Linda Macpherson's guide HERE (http://www.sirimo.co.uk/2009/05/14/uk-photographers-rights-v2/)
Forum: Exhibitions, stock photos, professional work 21st July 2019
Replies: 31
Views: 3,700
Posted By peak4
Re: Flickr gone **** up on my Ipad

Seems to be an Edge proble.
Have a look HERE (https://www.flickr.com/help/forum/en-us/72157709190672246/) , amongst other places.
Forum: Wide angle 13th July 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By peak4
Re: 11-22 v 9-18 ( 4 thirds, not micro)

Where are you in Derbyshire, I'm in Buxton, and have one you could try out for size, though it's not for sale.
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 9th July 2019
Replies: 11
WANTED Olympus E5
Views: 863
Posted By peak4
Re: Olympus E5

CEX offer refund, repair, or replacement within 30 days.
I think I'd be likely to try and go for the repair option, maybe suggesting Luton cameras.
Warranty Policy HERE...
Forum: Telephoto 3rd June 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 1,228
Posted By peak4
Re: Zuiko 300 F/2.8 AF calibration

Tord, I made a similar device myself a few years ago.

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/1213/lens_tester.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/35142)

I didn't use such a...
Forum: Telephoto 26th May 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 990
Posted By peak4
Re: 300mm F4 Tripod Mount Screw Hole question

Mine doesn't have anything in there either.
I also guess it's to add a small cap head to stop it sliding out of some particular Arca type clamp with a slot/groove in it
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 26th March 2019
Replies: 9
Interested? Possible Future Sale
Views: 858
Posted By peak4
Re: Possible Future Sale

Tim, the tripod adaptor is only about 200g but it's detachable, so unless you're using the lens on a tripod, there's no need to bear the weight whilst taking hand held photos.
On the other hand,...
Forum: The lounge 24th March 2019
Replies: 74
Views: 1,968
Posted By peak4
Re: Recent Thread Closure

This was once one of the most friendly and helpful forums of which I'm a member, but seems to have been faced with some issues since late last summer/autumn.

I've seen a similar situation on my...
Forum: The lounge 9th March 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By peak4
Re: Paper from Knotweed

Sorry Jim, not as easy as that unfortunately. Due to the rhizome root structure, the plant can lay dormant for years, and even the smallest bit you've just chopped up can be a viable specimen for...
Forum: Standard zoom and mid range 16th February 2019
Replies: 27
Views: 2,411
Posted By peak4
Re: Olympus 1.4 mc 14

If Olympus or Luton can't won't supply you with a spare, you could try one of these companies, or someone similar;

Modelfixings (http://www.modelfixings.co.uk/machine_screws.htm) or...
Forum: The lounge 7th February 2019
Replies: 4,112
Views: 126,208
Posted By peak4
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

The trouble is, that from that same web site, (the official vote Leave one) we also have the following; Why Vote Leave? (http://voteleavetakecontrol.org/why_vote_leave.html)

Here we have 350...
Forum: The lounge 5th February 2019
Replies: 4,112
Views: 126,208
Posted By peak4
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

I'm trying to be ultra careful how I word this as I'm aware how sensitive a topic is being discussed in some recent posts.
I don't think anyone here is portraying the majority of folks who voted...
Forum: The lounge 30th January 2019
Replies: 4,112
Views: 126,208
Posted By peak4
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

Surely VAT is charged at source by the seller. Hence if you buy a product in Eire, the collected VAT goes to the Irish Government, similarly VAT north of the border goes to HMRC.
Lots of different...
Forum: The lounge 26th January 2019
Replies: 4,112
Views: 126,208
Posted By peak4
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

With the greatest respect to both of you, that would depend on whether the vote was actually democratic.

I've no doubt that, at the time of the vote, everyone thought it would be, myself included,...
Forum: The lounge 24th January 2019
Replies: 4,112
Views: 126,208
Posted By peak4
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

Back in October, Paul (pdk42) posted a link to Ivan Rogers speech in Cambridge (https://share.trin.cam.ac.uk/sites/public/Comms/Rogers_brexit_as_revolution.pdf), which is well worth a read, albeit a...
Forum: The lounge 16th January 2019
Replies: 20
Views: 627
Posted By peak4
Re: Half ar-ed email from Olympus

It's a piece of text used as a placeholder, to be replaced at a later date when the document is closer to completion.
I'm guessing someone was preparing a mailshot and sent it too soon.
This is...
Forum: The lounge 16th January 2019
Replies: 4,112
Views: 126,208
Posted By peak4
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

A very tongue in cheek article, The 17 Cognitive Biases That Explain Brexit...
Forum: Olympus E-1 20th December 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 3,111
Posted By peak4
Re: E-1 Hard Reset / Stuck in P Mode

Yep, tried that, but thanks anyway.
Being weather sealed, it's also a bit awkward to add IPA or switch cleaner.
Forum: The lounge 7th December 2018
Replies: 4,112
Views: 126,208
Posted By peak4
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

I've broadly bowed out of this thread for a variety of reasons, but I'll pop back briefly to add this link in response to the comments above.
I'm still unconvinced that it would appease many people...
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 5th December 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 2,168
Posted By peak4
Re: Olympus 7-14 F2.8 Pro

And a quick illustration from fourthirds.org
http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/1518/7-14.JPG (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/101098)
Forum: The lounge 19th November 2018
Replies: 35
Views: 1,434
Posted By peak4
Re: How does one do Smartphone?

I'll stand to be corrected, but I'm not sure that O2 offer the best deals for your requirements.

Have a look HERE...
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