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Forum: General photography discussion 16th September 2019
Replies: 73
Views: 3,776
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Photography in Public Places

Why is a mobile phone "perfectly fine" when a camera isn't? They are both cameras and both take photographs.

This is just an example of stupid, ignorant public attitude that a conventional camera...
Forum: Foto Fair 6th September 2019
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: A week in Cornwall

Great photo Chris, recognised the location instantly. We were there almost a year ago and spent a week taking seascape shots. Had a great time and was totally spoilt for choice of locations. Don't...
Forum: Foto Fair 15th August 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: The Inland Sea

Brings back memories Chris, we lived nearby in Bodedern for many years. Nice photo :)

Steve
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 14th August 2019
Replies: 18
For sale Bits and bobs 2
Views: 1,365
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Bits and bobs 2

Received the bag Huw, extremely well packaged :). Absolutely superb and ideal for what I need. A very well made bag and extremely rugged *yes

Many thanks,

Steve
Forum: Telephoto 19th July 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 1,206
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: 300mmm F4 rear cover part falling off!

I recently had a repair done by Olympus and collection and delivery costs were included in the quoted repair cost :)

Steve
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 1st July 2019
Replies: 18
Views: 1,383
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Battery suggestions E-M1

Been using these for years (I have 4 of them) and never had any problems. Work superbly: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00QLGOMZG/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o05_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Steve
Forum: General accessories 24th June 2019
Replies: 18
Views: 2,183
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Computer screens

I have a Dell XPS 15 (https://www.dell.com/en-uk/shop/laptops-notebooks-and-2-in-1-laptops/xps-15/spd/xps-15-9570-laptop/cnx97017) (which was recommended to me by someone on this forum a few years...
Forum: General accessories 23rd June 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 1,242
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: AC-5 power supply for HLD-9 grip

The last thing you need to check is the polarity of the connection. It's pretty much standard that the centre pin of the power plug is +ve and the sleeve is -ve but I have seen some equipment wired...
Forum: General accessories 23rd June 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 1,242
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: AC-5 power supply for HLD-9 grip

Read here:

https://steverussellphotography.co.uk/2017/01/09/extpsu/

Steve
Forum: General accessories 23rd June 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 1,242
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: AC-5 power supply for HLD-9 grip

The Olympus AC-5 adaptor supplies 9V at 5A, that's 45W, I hardly think that the OM-D E-M1 Mark II uses anywhere near that power, even at maximum load. I don't have a Mk.II camera but looking at...
Forum: Dealers' Den 25th March 2019
Replies: 20
Views: 3,362
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: HDEW..Ridiculous price.

I've bought a lot of Olympus and Nikon gear from HDEW and had absolutely superb service. Saved a lot of money with them.

Steve
Forum: Photo challenges 18th September 2018
Replies: 46
Views: 12,778
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: August Photo Challenge: Drama

Sharks are not the vicious killers that has so often been portrayed in the press blu-by-u. Many are inquisitive and like to "check out" divers, others are extremely timid and can be difficult to get...
Forum: Photo challenges 18th September 2018
Replies: 46
Views: 12,778
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: August Photo Challenge: Drama

Thank you to all for viewing and voting for my shark. We had around 20 mins with the shark, she was very inquisitive with all the divers around her. Unfortunately, we ran out of gas long before she...
Forum: Foto Fair 17th September 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Raf 100

Nice shots.

Steve
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 6th August 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 2,614
Posted By Wreckdiver
One touch white balance in Movie mode

Does anyone have any experience with one touch white balancing in movie mode? I have tried to do this and find I can't. In Photo mode it's OK and I can save a one touch setting to any of the 4...
Forum: Photo challenges 16th July 2018
Replies: 33
Views: 10,517
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: June 2018 Photo Challenge: Reflections

Thanks OM USer.

A lot of thought and planning went into taking the shot. I knew what I wanted to achieve but also knew that I would have a very small window of opportunity to get the shots. The...
Forum: Foto Fair 22nd May 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Good scenes maybe behind you.

I always look at the view behind with sunsets. Quite often there are far better colours in the reflections in the clouds than there are looking into the sun.

Steve
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 3rd May 2018
Replies: 26
Views: 3,095
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Olympus 12-100 F4 New, unused, UK warranty stamped.

A FB photographer friend of mine in New Zealand recently took this 2 second hand held shot using the OM-D E-M1 Mark ii and 12-100m f/4 lens. It's on Facebook though (apologies to non FB'ers) but if I...
Forum: Foto Fair 30th April 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Fall Bay Gower

Great photo, vibrant colours *chr Would be a great location to make a stitched panorama :)

It's left me wanting to see to the right of the shot.

Steve
Forum: Show your movies 26th April 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 3,337
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Short video...

Love it *yes

Steve
Forum: General accessories 19th April 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 3,519
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: BLN-1 Replacement

I've been using these for years and they are superb:...
Forum: General photography discussion 16th April 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 1,084
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Tough Call

Yes, page 41 of the manual.

Steve
Forum: Foto Fair 3rd April 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 684
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Chaffinch in flight shots.

Cracking shots, love them *yes

Steve
Forum: Foto Fair 6th February 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: Kingfisher in the Reeds

Great shots Ron *yes

At long last my 300mm f/4.0 is now in transit and hope to be putting it to the test at the weekend. There's a river bank where I've seen kingfishers very near to me on the...
Forum: General photography discussion 17th October 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,233
Posted By Wreckdiver
Re: F stops

The difference in the amount of light admitted (for a given exposure time) for an aperture change of 1 stop is a factor of 2 i.e half or double the amount. That means the surface area of the aperture...
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