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Forum: Camera conference 4 Days Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 1,151
Posted By peak4
Re: Olympus Air A01

Angelica, don't forget I only used the gunstock part of the Photosniper with a 300mm F4 Olympus on an E-M1 , along with the red dot sight.

The original Zenith setup, is a non electronic 35mm film...
Forum: Camera conference 6 Days Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 1,151
Posted By peak4
Re: Olympus Air A01

It's normally spelt as Photosniper on English speaking websites and Ebay
Try THIS SEARCH...
Forum: Camera conference 6 Days Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 1,151
Posted By peak4
Re: Olympus Air A01

A bit like this you mean?
An old Soviet Zenit Fotosnaiper gunstock, with a home made Arca style clamp; seen here fitted with an E-M1 Mk2. 300mm F4 and a Red Dot Sight.
I never did have the 300mm...
Forum: The lounge 1 Week Ago
Replies: 239
Views: 3,131
Posted By peak4
Re: Boris Gate

There's a fairly comprehensive explanation of the current situation HERE (https://www.instituteforgovernment.org.uk/explainers/proroguing-parliament) on The Institute For Government's web site.

My...
Forum: The lounge 1 Week Ago
Replies: 239
Views: 3,131
Posted By peak4
Re: Boris Gate

To bring us back to the thread title, before anyone types something to get the thread locked, Don't forget who started the lies about the EU when he was Brussels correspondent for the Telegraph,...
Forum: Telephoto 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By peak4
Re: 4/3 50-200 f2.8

There's a list of Pro Capture lenses available part way down THIS PAGE (https://asia.olympus-imaging.com/product/dslr/em1mk2/feature.html)

Essentially for Pro Capture Low, only Olympus mFT or...
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By peak4
Forum: General photography discussion 3rd September 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 677
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: General accessories 24th August 2019
Replies: 38
Views: 2,370
Posted By peak4
Re: Third party batteries for the EM1ii (and EM1X)

The Dot.Foto ones I mentioned came to me from ebay, but note that they are advertised with at least two capacities.
The two I have both seem to charge OK with the Olympus charger, as well as the...
Forum: Foto Fair 17th August 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 236
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: 430
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: 3,343
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: 4,124
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: 537
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: 873
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: 1,410
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: 1,128
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: 895
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: 2,017
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: 225
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: 2,448
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: 127,781
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: 127,781
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: 127,781
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: 127,781
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,...
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