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Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 13th August 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,104
Posted By benvendetta
Re: omd1 Mk2 Settings

Hello Dennis. I was going to recommend this site to you.....but you beat me to it.
Forum: General photography discussion 28th May 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 849
Posted By benvendetta
Re: New camera/lens rental site

This one rents out a wide range of equipment. Not used them though
www.hireacamera.com. Was told about them by someone I met on the Oly stand at the NEC in March (a member of the public, not an Oly...
Forum: Events 21st February 2019
Replies: 18
Views: 3,038
Posted By benvendetta
The Photography Show - free entry for some

I found out on Tuesday that if you help run a photography club and you hold a position such as Chairman/Vice, Secretary, Programme Secretary, Competition Secretary, or Treasurer, you can get a free...
Forum: Foto Fair 20th November 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By benvendetta
Re: Three young ladies at the Maritime Museum

Which Maritime Museum, Merseyside? Hard to tell from this fuzzy image ;) (which I actually quite like).
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 5th November 2018
Replies: 39
Views: 4,538
Posted By benvendetta
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 23rd October 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1,051
Posted By benvendetta
Re: Olympus OM 1n body

There will be lots on eBay I am sure. Also in camera shops that sell used equipment.
Forum: Looking for improvement 13th October 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 3,051
Posted By benvendetta
Re: To edit or not to edit! that's the question?

Not me but I think that I might have looked for a position that didn't include them. Easy for me to say this though as I don't know the area......
Forum: Foto Fair 18th September 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,078
Posted By benvendetta
Re: Beach photo's (my version)

I like those a lot. The first is very surreal with the wheels.
Forum: General accessories 15th June 2018
Replies: 14
HELP! Tripod Head
Views: 2,911
Posted By benvendetta
Re: Tripod Head

Here you go......

Forum: Standard zoom and mid range 19th April 2018
Replies: 20
Views: 6,873
Posted By benvendetta
Re: FW Update 12-50mm lens to Version 1.4

Don't think so. I have it and it's a versatile lens. However, I also have the 12-40 which is much nicer. Occasionally I consider selling the 12-50 but then decide it's a better size on my Pen F.
Forum: Software 19th December 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 2,930
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: For sale or wanted small ads 14th December 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,090
Posted By benvendetta
Re: Olympus lens cap Rear

I have bought a number of ones from EBay (which look near enough identical to the Oly ones) and have glued them back to back with Araldite to make the storage of my small primes easier.
Forum: Olympus Pen Lite E-PL5 5th December 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 9,147
Posted By benvendetta
Re: Power on, no screen

The tip to use a torch to see the display more clearly was useful and i found the relevant part of the menu ok. Unfortunately i still couldnt get the display back so it is likely to be the...
Forum: Looking for improvement 16th November 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 1,613
Posted By benvendetta
Re: Opinion?

It is a very busy image and the glove is at the edge of the frame (partly going out actually). The bright area outside the window is distractive and draws my eye away from the interesting machinery....
Forum: Lens focus 21st September 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 2,297
Posted By benvendetta
Re: Olympus or Panasonic ... That is the question.

As for VFM, the 75-300 is superb. But it does need good light due to its slow speed at the long end (actually it is best to avoid the full 300mm if you can). Depending on what you are shooting, I...
Forum: Telephoto 18th July 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 2,790
Posted By benvendetta
Re: Thumbs up for the 75-300

I tend not to use mine much but it is much more manageable than the 40-150Pro plus MC14. I am still in two minds about its performance but I need to use it a bit more in good light. Thinking about...
Forum: Software 6th June 2017
Replies: 19
Views: 3,237
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: Olympus Pen Lite E-PL6 16th May 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 3,457
Posted By benvendetta
Re: Advice on E-PL6

I always enjoyed the small form factor of my EPL5 until the rear screen stopped working after a knock (it will still take pictures but it is just that you can't see them! I suspect the ribbon cable...
Forum: Introduce yourself 20th April 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 965
Posted By benvendetta
Re: Hello from Carmarthenshire

Glad to see someone else here who is keen on the Welsh photographic scene and club life. I have been a member of Cwmbran PS for about 28 years and a WPF judge since the early noughties. Also my...
Forum: The lounge 13th April 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By benvendetta
Re: How does one judge an Art/Photography Exhibition?

I too have done a lot of judging and you will please only one person.......the winner. There is always some subjectivity in judging but it is useful to start off with (any) positives, and follow this...
Forum: The lounge 7th April 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 734
Posted By benvendetta
Re: Ali Case Dividers?

I remember flight-type cases like this and use one to store studio flash gear. Is this the sort of case you mean? Not sure if the dividers are there too as I haven't used the flash stuff for a few...
Forum: Foto Fair 26th March 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By benvendetta
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 15th March 2017
Replies: 14
For sale Olympus 7 14 f4
Views: 1,759
Posted By benvendetta
Re: Olympus 7 14 f4

Is there a way to overcome this with this lens? If I need to control exposure (say sky and landscape), I would take two bracketed images and merge them in PP.
Forum: Foto Fair 10th March 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By benvendetta
Re: Brecon Town

Great image and Brecon is a nice town. The Beacons are awesome and I have a 53 bike ride (short I Know....) with work coming up there in early April (eastern part).
Forum: E-group equipment hire 22nd February 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 3,314
Posted By benvendetta
Re: 12mm f2 lens hire

Click on Olympus Hire towards the top of the page.
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