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Forum: Foto Fair 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 66
Posted By Bikie John
Re: Hendy Cricket Ground/Nature walk

...although playing cricket on that would be "interesting"!

John
Forum: Foto Fair 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 66
Posted By Bikie John
Re: Hendy Cricket Ground/Nature walk

Lovely winter light there Mark.

John
Forum: Photo challenges 14 Hours Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 3,067
Posted By Bikie John
Re: October 2019 Photo Challenge: Beer

Well done to all the entrants, and thanks for the votes. Mark, I think you have a typo where you have only credited Tram and Iain with 2 votes apiece - I think it should be 6.

Of course the real...
Forum: The lounge 3 Days Ago
Replies: 534
Views: 7,754
Posted By Bikie John
Re: Boris Gate

The giant tobacco companies sussed that one pretty quickly.

John
Forum: Software 4 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By Bikie John
Re: Warning Latest Photoshop/Lightroom CC Updates

I eventually got them all updated OK - PS took several goes, I presume the Adobe servers were working overtime when I tried. As far as I can see most things are working OK, but it looks as though the...
Forum: Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By Bikie John
Re: Warning Latest Photoshop/Lightroom CC Updates

Bridge doesn't do that for me, Steve. Like you, I have a custom workspace set up. When I started Bridge the first time after the upgrade, it had "essentials" active, but I just selected my own and...
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By Bikie John
Re: Strawberry Hill - Twickenham

What Dave said. Plus .... interior lighting looks fine too.

John
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 301
Posted By Bikie John
Re: Luzhi Water Town, Jiangsu Province

Fascinating, thanks Jason. You have put all that practising in the streets of Manchester to very good use!

John
Forum: Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By Bikie John
Re: Warning Latest Photoshop/Lightroom CC Updates

I haven't updated yet, but I'll take a wild guess:

PS 20.0.7 and PS 2019 are the same thing masquerading under 2 different names. Ditto PS 21.0.0 and PS 2020, and similar for the Bridges. (My...
Forum: Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By Bikie John
Re: NASA Retinex Image Processing.

That's a good way to keep it looking current, Wally!

Sorry Jim, my post looks a bit snarky and I didn't mean it to. It's always good to see the interesting things that other people have found.
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Forum: Foto Fair 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 192
Posted By Bikie John
Re: Snettisham Spectacular 27th October - Norfolk

That must have been awe-inspiring to see. Thanks for sharing.

John
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By Bikie John
Re: What happens next.................?

It's a Sunday so the trains just sit there and all the passengers have to go by not enough buses?

John
Forum: Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By Bikie John
Re: Warning Latest Photoshop/Lightroom CC Updates

Thanks for the offer but don't worry about it. They screwed up the print dialogue pretty badly several releases ago and it wasn't fixed last time I checked. I'll have a look once I've updated.

By...
Forum: Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By Bikie John
Re: Warning Latest Photoshop/Lightroom CC Updates

Thanks Dave for the warnings. I just tried updating Camera Raw and it's taking ages, I think all the world is downloading the updates at the moment so I'll leave it a day or two.

Please keep us...
Forum: Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By Bikie John
Re: NASA Retinex Image Processing.

Well the original press release on the site is dated 2001.....

From the examples I've seen I don't think you would need to be all that clever with Photoshop, a bit of top & tail on the tone and...
Forum: General photography discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By Bikie John
Re: Microsoft Codec

I would back your memory against my speculation any time! Thanks for clarifying.

John
Forum: Macro 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By Bikie John
Re: Nikon Small World Images 2019

Wow. Thanks Harold.

John
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 595
Posted By Bikie John
Re: E-M1 ii with 4/3rds lenses

Some time ago I got an EC-20 from Ian here - ex-hire stock but it was in such good nick that I wonder if it had ever been used. I stuck it on the lovely 4/3 150mm f/2 and tried it for rugby on the...
Forum: General photography discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By Bikie John
Re: Microsoft Codec

They probably aren't, particularly among cameras that share a sensor. However, there will be a field in the metadata which (very usefully) says which body it came from, and raw processors will check...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 595
Posted By Bikie John
Re: E-M1 ii with 4/3rds lenses

I use several of the old 4/3 lenses on the E-M1 Mk II without problems, mostly the big long ones. It is hard to compare these things but subjectively I think it focuses at least as well as, if not...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 1,090
Posted By Bikie John
Re: E-M5 Mark III hands-on

I think that the 12-100 and 12-40 are both excellent lenses and they have different strong points. The 12-100 gives more reach. The 12-40 is smaller (but still quite a chunky monkey as someone here...
Forum: Photo challenges 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 3,067
Posted By Bikie John
Re: October 2019 Photo Challenge: Beer

As one of the other entrants I would be quite happy to go up against it. In fact it is my favourite so far - I can almost smell the beer, fags and general stale gentlemen's odour coming through the...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 1,090
Posted By Bikie John
Re: E-M5 Mark III hands-on

Thanks Henry. The point is that I WANT to use the back screen for quick selection of focus point - if I am shooting a singer in a dark bar I want to be able to quickly move the focus point up to the...
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 432
Posted By Bikie John
Re: You forgot this one................:-)

That's a big lens in the first one. No wonder it needs such a big autofocus motor :)

John
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 1,090
Posted By Bikie John
Re: E-M5 Mark III hands-on

I didn't look, sorry. But I see others have more than covered the shortfall!

John
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