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Forum: General photography discussion 11th March 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 1,421
Posted By pdk42
Re: Birds In Flight Pen-F setup help .

Well - I'm sure some perseverance will get you there, but TBH, the Pen-F is not the ideal camera (by a long way) for BIF. I think you should forget about using C-AF since in my experience it's...
Forum: Flash 22nd December 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 2,050
Posted By bassman
Re: Flash Newbie.

If you're just looking for a flash trigger, link below to the set that I use.


https://www.wexphotovideo.com/flash-wave-iii-radio-triggershutter-release-kit-1525551/


With studio lights, I...
Forum: Flash 21st December 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 2,050
Posted By Graham_of_Rainham
Re: Flash Newbie.

I have and use an extensive range of flash equipment.

The FL 36R, 50R, 300, 600 will all functionality via the small flash you have in Remote Control mode. However they are not cheap...

I...
Forum: Flash 21st December 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 2,050
Posted By chphotos
Re: Flash Newbie.

It depends on whether you want/need TTL flash or are happy to work manually and also whether you want/need to adjust the flash remotely. There are numerous options for trigger systems and flashes,...
Forum: Flash 19th December 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 2,050
Posted By MJ224
Re: Flash Newbie.

Can't help with off camera flash bits. In fact Flash on the camera is a bit of a mystery to me. I usually switch to Auto to use flash.

Does not answer your Q at all I'm afraid.............:(:(:(
Forum: Software 19th December 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 2,915
Posted By benvendetta
Affinity Photo Special Offer

Affinity Photo has 20% off its normal 50 price until the end of the year. I have been waiting for a price drop and downloaded it last night. Bye bye CS6!
Forum: General accessories 6th July 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 2,880
Posted By PeterBirder
Re: Digiscoping with micro 4/3rds

I dabled with digiscoping but eventually came to the conclusion that if I wanted to photograph birds it was much better to use a camera with appropriate lens and keep the scope for watching birds.
...
Forum: Site news 3rd July 2017
Replies: 39
Views: 6,509
Posted By Ian
Exclamation The time has come...

As regulars will know, the server hosting the e-group has been running on borrowed time (server OS-wise) because we run so much legacy software. There is uncertainty that of if we modernise the OS...
Forum: Software 6th June 2017
Replies: 19
Views: 3,208
Posted By benvendetta
Re: Any Affinity Photo Users?

No but I am seriously thinking about getting it at that price. I see that there is an iPad version now. I hope there will be an Android version too for my Samsung tablet.
Forum: Software 5th June 2017
Replies: 19
Views: 3,208
Posted By Olybirder
Any Affinity Photo Users?

I downloaded a trial copy of Affinity Photo a few months ago to see if I liked it. I wanted a raw converter to replace Lightroom 5 which was becoming rather sluggish on my Mac.

I was quite...
Forum: Camera conference 8th November 2016
Replies: 45
Views: 12,700
Posted By Bengeo
Re: So are Olympus cameras too complicated?

Agree with that. I like the complexity of the cameras and I'd like even more options but you do need more information to get the most out of them. For instance the new manual just says:

C-AF Lock...
Forum: Tutorials, Informative & Classic threads 24th April 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 4,084
Posted By Petrochemist
Re: Using Manual "Retro" lenses on micro4/3rds.

I've used c-mount, PK, M42, OM, T2, & Sony A lenses, with plain, tiltable, focal reducing & macro extending adapters (c-mount & Sony A are limited to plain adapters)
Excluding playing with my...
Forum: Tutorials, Informative & Classic threads 24th April 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 4,084
Posted By JonSchick
Re: Using Manual "Retro" lenses on micro4/3rds.

I hope you don't mind the sales pitch but if you're interested, I have a very high quality Zeiss Planar T* 50mm/1.7 lens (Contax/Yashica mount) which I've been wanting to sell for a little while. ...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M10 15th August 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,131
Posted By Graham_of_Rainham
Lightbulb Re: Wired Remote Release.

Have a look to see if USB Mode, the last item in the "D" list, is set to anything other than "AUTO".
Forum: Introduce yourself 10th August 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,408
Posted By maccabeej
Re: Greetings to everyone !

Welcome to the forum Ian.
You can buy a release for next to nothing from EBay, any one that says it will fit the EM-5 and EM-1 and most of the E series. It fits into the USB port.
Also if you have...
Forum: Introduce yourself 9th August 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,408
Posted By shotokan101
Re: Greetings to everyone !

...though IMO the Olympus Manual for the E-M10 is rubbish - a bit like the menu systems TBH *read *crap
Forum: Introduce yourself 9th August 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,408
Posted By MargaretR
Re: Greetings to everyone !

Welcome!

If you don't mind spending a bit, you can get a printed manual for just about any camera from Old Timer Cameras (http://www.oldtimercameras.com).

I got manuals for the EM-1 and EM-10,...
Forum: Introduce yourself 9th August 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,408
Posted By Chevvyf1
Re: Greetings to everyone !

Hi and Welcome Ian

this 4m has lots of info and you should find much help as Members are great :)

I look forward to seeing some of your images :) soon
Forum: General photography news from DPNow.com 30th November 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 2,061
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: Olympus Stylus 1 hands-on preview

You can use the CLA‑13 Conversion Lens Adapter (http://www.olympus.co.uk/site/en/c/cameras_accessories/digital_cameras_accessories/digital_other_accessories/cla_13/index.html) (even linked to UK for...
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