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Forum: The lounge 26th January 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 965
Posted By PaulB
Re: Cycle chain/cassette problem!

Apologies, I mis-read the slipping bit. If the indexing is off the chain "chuckles" and slips off the sprockets.
A new 8 spd cassette can be had for 9 at Halford's and not having indexing you can...
Forum: The lounge 25th January 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 965
Posted By PaulB
Re: Cycle chain/cassette problem!

Chances are your 6 speed wheel has a screw on freewheel and not a cassette.
6 speed cassettes were only available for a couple of years and won't be compatible with your 8 speed hub.
8 speed chain...
Forum: Software 1st September 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 2,294
Posted By PaulB
Re: Stick with Elements 6 or Upgrade

Elements 14 can be installed on 2 machines but only used on one machine at a time. I suppose it's to stop you sharing a copy with a friend or family member.
Forum: The lounge 30th November 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 563
Posted By PaulB
amazon cyber monday - photoshop elements 14

I read a post on another site that amazon were selling photoshop elements 14 for 39.99 so had a look and just got the pc/mac version for 34.99!
Thought I'd post it here in case anyone was thinking...
Forum: The lounge 10th August 2015
Replies: 31
Views: 4,023
Posted By PaulB
Re: Apple Hell

7dayshop do genuine apple cables for less than a tenner, says it's compatible with ipad4, Ipad air and mini if that's any use
https://www.7dayshop.com/catalog/product/view/id/5504/category/1103/
...
Forum: Foto Fair 19th July 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,050
Posted By PaulB
Re: Clegg

Marvellous image.
Not many things make me feel the need to "swat on sight" but these things are just nasty!!
Forum: Foto Fair 3rd June 2015
Replies: 27
Views: 2,633
Posted By PaulB
Re: Panasonic 100-300mm test shots

The zoom on my copy is like yours, a bit sticky. I have read quite a few poor comments on the mirrorless af-c performance that I only use af-s or manual focus.
I find the lens sometimes hunts for...
Forum: Foto Fair 3rd June 2015
Replies: 27
Views: 2,633
Posted By PaulB
Re: Panasonic 100-300mm test shots

I started a thread regards the tripod mount position and using the 100-300 and was kindly pointed in the direction of a couple of solutions

http://e-group.uk.net/forum/showthread.php?t=37545
...
Forum: Legacy Lenses 2nd June 2015
Replies: 32
Views: 15,592
Posted By PaulB
Re: Focus peaking with legacy glass?

Focus peaking works ok on my EM10; just tried it on mine with OM 50/f1.8 and cheapo adapter at f1.8. Maybe set up differently on the EP5??
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II 23rd May 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 2,498
Posted By PaulB
Re: Em5mk2 or em10

I have both. The EM10 is a cracker and I don't think your friend would be disappointed with it. I use mine without a grip and have no issues using a Panasonic 100-300 with it; I have a third party...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M10 15th May 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 3,022
Posted By PaulB
Re: switching from RAW to JPEG

Playing about I've found that if you use the button on the side of the viewfinder to swap to EVF view and bring up the SCP on the LCD; if you then "double tap" quickly on the item you wish to adjust...
Forum: Tutorials, Informative & Classic threads 5th May 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,081
Posted By PaulB
Re: Help please

Hehehe, you learn something every day! Iains comment got me searching.

http://http://homepages.ihug.com.au/~parsog/olyepl1/52-epl5-mymodes.html...
Forum: Dealers' Den 2nd April 2015
Replies: 0
Views: 1,713
Posted By PaulB
SRS easter discount - 100 off EM5 MKII

if you're thinking of one of these use code: easterem5
valid friday 3rd april til monday 6th April

hope it's of use to someone!

The email says there are special prices on many olympus lenses...
Forum: The lounge 19th March 2015
Replies: 29
Views: 2,276
Posted By PaulB
Re: Windows 10

7dayshop sell the original apple lightning connection charge cords for £8.
I've had a couple for my daughters iphone.
Forum: Accessory talk 7th March 2015
Replies: 25
Views: 4,277
Posted By PaulB
Re: OMD wrapping case

I have one for my em10 and 14-150 combo. I recently bought a 3rd party grip for the EM-10 and when I have it on it's a tight fit in the wrapping case with the 14-150.
I can recommend the op-tech...
Forum: Accessory talk 17th February 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 4,225
Posted By PaulB
Re: 67 or 85mm Hitech Filters?

http://www.stuartlowphotography.co.uk/lee-big-stopper-vs-hitech-firecrest-irnd/
a review of the new Hitech firecrest glass 16 stop nd (10 and 6 stop available too). The tester finds them really good...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II 16th February 2015
Replies: 25
Views: 7,649
Posted By PaulB
Re: Olympus OMD E-M5 MkII Ti

The article says it's only "titanium colour". Shame, would have gone nicely with the 12" titanium plate I have in my right leg following a motorbike accident last year :D:D
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 10th February 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 931
Posted By PaulB
Re: 3rd party BLS-5 batteries and Camera Bag

Arrived in excellent condition, Thanks!
Have a free bump for the bag:D
Forum: Photo challenges 7th February 2015
Replies: 21
Views: 5,319
Posted By PaulB
Re: Challenge 65 - Broken

Well done the top three and to Iain. Also really liked DavyG's dragonfly.

Paul
Forum: Micro Four Thirds 28th December 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 2,065
Posted By PaulB
Re: Olympus E-M10 Focusing using bigma 50-500

On my EM10 fn2 was set as std as a multi function button and one of those is the magnify function.
to use press fn2 and turn the front dial to show the options and pick magnify then release fn2...
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 1st November 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,779
Posted By PaulB
Re: GX7 body and m4/3 lenses (pancakes and zooms)

Hi Nick, lens arrived in perfect condition. Looking forward to trying it out. Hope you sell your other items quickly.
Thanks for a quick and easy transaction.

Cheers, Paul.*chr
Forum: Foto Fair 14th April 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 617
Posted By PaulB
Re: What the 'bug' is going on here?

Eggcellent! Sorry, couldnt resist.:)
A marvellous capture of something I've never seen before. They look like ladybirds.
Forum: The lounge 27th November 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 361
Posted By PaulB
elements 12 cheap 27th Nov only on amazon!

Heads up for anyone thinking of buying elements, version 12 only 33.99 until midnight nov 27th on amazon UK. Elements + premiere 34.99.
Hope its useful to someone!
Forum: The lounge 19th May 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 531
Posted By PaulB
Bbc4 9-10 pm tonight

Documentary on Erwin Blumenfeld. Pardon my ignorance as I'm not familiar with his work but I'm sure some of you with more experience with the history of photography will be!
Forum: Software 17th May 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By PaulB
lightroom 4 offer from Adobe heads-up

I've had an e-mail from Adobe. They're offering a 33% discount on lightroom 4 full version when bought direct from them making price £71.
Enter code LIGHTROOM 33 at shopping cart page when prompted....
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