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Forum: Photo challenges 4 Days Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 2,674
Posted By MJ224
Re: July 2019 Photo Challenge: Frozen (As in Action)

Thanks very much, I think the Challenge gives us all something to work for. There are others who might like to run the Challenge, I don't mind stepping down if that's the case. But am very happy to...
Forum: Site news 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 220
Posted By Ian
Exclamation 17th/18th August hosting Co. maintenance

Our site hosting company will be undertaking low level maintenance on its servers on the mornings of the Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th August. This involves software maintenance that will require...
Forum: The lounge 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 585
Posted By IPWheatley
Re: If Sensor Size Doesn't Matter, Why Buy a Bigger One?

As someone who has bucked the trend so to speak, I recently switched from a crop sensor system to a full frame one. I chose this option for a couple of reasons, the main one being, as the majority of...
Forum: The lounge 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 585
Posted By pdk42
Re: If Sensor Size Doesn't Matter, Why Buy a Bigger One?

There are really only two differences in theoretical terms:

- Larger sensors give shallower DoF for a given field of view. A 50mm lens on FF gives a similar field of view to 25mm on m43. Point...
Forum: Accessory talk 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 651
Posted By chris
Re: Ball head, bit of a different brand

The Dorr one comes with both options as standard, you can rotate the whole head or just the clamp. The benefit of the latter is that you don't need the tripod to be perfectly level, just the clamp...
Forum: The lounge 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 585
Posted By Walti
Re: If Sensor Size Doesn't Matter, Why Buy a Bigger One?

Hi Henry

There are differences in performance between the 4/3 and 35mm sensors and systems.

Focal length, as you know there is a crop factor of 2 meaning that a 4/3 lens focal multiplied by 2...
Forum: Tutorials, Informative & Classic threads 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 221
Posted By Phill D
Free Teach Yourself Astro Photography book pdf

A free digital pdf copy of Teach Yourself Astro Photography is available now for anyone interested. It does have plenty of advertising in it but there are a lot of nice images and quite a bit of...
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,103
Posted By MJ224
Re: Visit to Papuma & Bromo 2019

Wow, Henry, some terrain you have there. And I bet you are as fit as a fiddle now.

Super photos......*chr
Forum: Foto Fair 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,103
Posted By Phill D
Re: Visit to Papuma & Bromo 2019

Excellent documentary of an impressive trip Henry. You've got some super images in there.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 866
Posted By Growltiger
Re: Another stupid question.

It is sensible. It reckons that even if you want to underexpose so much, it should still show (just) what you are looking at. Otherwise there is no point in looking at the viewfinder.

What you...
Forum: Foto Fair 11th July 2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,103
Posted By Phill D
Re: Visit to Papuma & Bromo 2019

Great that you got to the bottom of the problem in the end Henry. Hope you still had a great holliday it looks like a fantastic place.
Forum: Site news 9th July 2019
Replies: 11
Views: 823
Posted By Ian
Site changes - some, hopefully, minor interruptions this week

Long overdue, but I will be adding SSL security (EDIT: now completed) to the forum and gallery this week.

There will be some short periods when the site is not accessible, apologies in advance. I...
Forum: The lounge 8th July 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,250
Posted By wornish
Re: Papuma & Bromo in June 2019

Try and let the exposures run for as long as possible. 2 or even more hours. If your battery holds out. If you have a spare battery you can do it in two runs as long as your camera is fixed on a...
Forum: The lounge 6th July 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,250
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Papuma & Bromo in June 2019

It's interesting that the North Star is so low compared to the U.K. latitude. Further evidence (if any is needed) of the Earth being a sphere (more strictly, an oblate spheroid!

Jim
Forum: The lounge 5th July 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,250
Posted By Phill D
Re: Papuma & Bromo in June 2019

Cheer up Henry I'm sure you'll have a great trip and still get some stunning shots.
Those two don't look too bad to me.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 2nd July 2019
Replies: 61
Views: 4,220
Posted By Growltiger
Re: So, is the AF better with firmware 3?

Try shining a powerful torch on it.
Forum: The lounge 28th June 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,250
Posted By Bikie John
Re: Papuma & Bromo in June 2019

Good luck Henry, I am sure you will bring us some stunning photos.

John
Forum: The lounge 28th June 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,250
Posted By MJ224
Re: Papuma & Bromo in June 2019

Good luck......*chr
Forum: Foto Fair 25th June 2019
Replies: 1,986
Sticky: Picture trail
Views: 253,478
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Picture trail

A Slime Mould.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tubifera

Harold
Forum: Foto Fair 20th June 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 444
Posted By pandora
Re: Flight of the Sacred Ibis

Thanks Mark, I haven't as yet got my head around ProCap mode for as you say my reactions are quick, or more likely, the bird is slow! I've noticed that big birds like the Ibis lean forwards ever so...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 19th June 2019
Replies: 218
Views: 7,578
Posted By BDennis
v3 Firmware for mk2 - updates for mk2, m1x and lenses

Olympus just announced firmware updates for the m1x, mk2, 300mmF4 and 40-150 f2.8. I'll be staying in tonight then..

https://www.olympus.co.uk/site/en/c/cameras_support/index.html

"New...
Forum: Micro Four Thirds 19th June 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 623
Posted By Ross the fiddler
New Firmware Updates for E-M1 II & E-M1X

There are now FW updates (https://cs.olympus-imaging.jp/en/support/imsg/digicamera/download/software/firm/e1/) which brings some nice things to the E-M1 II & one thing for editing E-M1X raws in...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 15th June 2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,749
Posted By Walti
Re: Noise issues

Well,

I've got home and uploaded all the images to the computer and they all look absolutely fine - but awful on the camera!

Factory reset of the camera, and the issue has gone away, it also...
Forum: Software 14th June 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 992
Posted By Wildwood
Re: ChromeBooks?

Adobe actually support their apps on Chromebooks


http://blogs.adobe.com/contentcorner/2017/03/27/install-adobe-apps-on-your-chromebook/


If running Android apps I recommend you get a...
Forum: Software 13th June 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 992
Posted By wornish
Re: ChromeBooks?

A Chromebook is a laptop of a different breed. Instead of Windows 10 or macOS, Chromebooks run Google's Chrome OS. These machines are designed to be used primarily while connected to the Internet,...
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