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Forum: General accessories 1 Week Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,235
Posted By Melaka
Re: Third party batteries for the EM1ii (and EM1X)

I'm envious of the game drives and look forward to seeing the photos! I always use a battery grip in those circumstances which virtually eliminates the risk of losing power at a key moment. Some...
Forum: General photography discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By Walti
Re: Rolling shutter example, add yours

Roy there were a few that showed the same rolling shutter effect, I changed the shutter speed by a step (⅓ EV) and the effect went away, itís purely due to the downward speed of the wing being...
Forum: General photography discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By Walti
Re: Rolling shutter example, add yours

Iíll re-post here then...

My funky Blue Tit:https://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/1950/20190523-P5231150.jpg
Forum: General photography discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By mik
Rolling shutter example, add yours

https://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/2125/P6120070.jpgIn another thread someone was asking for rolling shutter examples so if anyone has some to show how about posting in this thread.


EM1MK11 pre...
Forum: General accessories 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By Harold Gough
Emulux Combi Filters

A circular polarizer and an ND filter in one unit:

https://kauserinternational.com/emolux-hd-combi-filters-world-first/

Harold
Forum: Olympus Pen E-PL8 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By Ian
Jessops deal: E-PL8 £150 off and you can claim a free 45 f/1.8

You can find the deal here:

https://www.jessops.com/p/olympus/pen-e-pl8-mirrorless-camera-in-white-with-14-42mm-ez-lens-101599

We don't get a commission on this one.

Ian
Forum: General accessories 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,235
Posted By Melaka
Third party batteries for the EM1ii (and EM1X)

Iíve recently acquired an EM1ii and HLD9 and wanted a BLH1 lookalike battery. There have been other posts on this subject, mainly relating to the compatibility or otherwise of third party batteries...
Forum: Foto Fair 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 969
Posted By Tordan58
Re: Red Kite with E-M1 M2 3.0FW CAF

Hi Thomas

Settings used for this photo session:

A priority
+1/3EV as blue sky. If it had been overcast I would have overexposed 1 to 2 steps
CAF (not CAF-TR)
Auto ISO, shutter speed limit...
Forum: Site news 17th July 2019
Replies: 54
Views: 2,177
Posted By Ian
Re: Amazon Prime Day is now live

Amazon Prime day is over and some 36 orders were placed through our link over the two days this year's event ran. Thank you to everyone that took part.

The commission earned will be modest, but...
Forum: Accessory talk 16th July 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 854
Posted By Invicta
Re: Large gear rucsack

Worth a look, it is a Kickstarter so time scales may not fit you. Claims to be airline compatible.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/alotech/a-comfortable-camera-bag-that-will-break-kickstarter
Forum: The lounge 15th July 2019
Replies: 30
HELP! Pop Up Scam?
Views: 789
Posted By Phill D
Re: Pop Up Scam?

Well caught John you did a lot better than I did a few months ago. It was a similar scam but for the TV license renewal in an email. It looked really genuine and the email sender looked fine so I...
Forum: Accessory talk 9th July 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 854
Posted By wanderer
Re: Large gear rucsack

Hi
This is what I use.
https://www.wexphotovideo.com/tamrac-anvil-17-professional-backpack-1577939/
I carry similar to your list although I usually carry a flashgun too.
having used camera...
Forum: Accessory talk 8th July 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 854
Posted By Walti
Re: Large gear rucsack

Iíll sling my Lowepro in the boot of the car which is a fairly old one but will give you an idea of size and weight....
Forum: Accessory talk 8th July 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 854
Posted By OM USer
Re: Large gear rucsack

I have the proper backpack harness for my large Billingham. It is not as good as a dedicated backpack but you can't beat it for versatility and it opens up the choice to a more conventional bag that...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 4th July 2019
Replies: 61
Views: 4,276
Posted By Tordan58
Re: So, is the AF better with firmware 3?

Nice Barn owl, Ron.

Now to the topic. I updated the FW to 3.0 and put it to test. Strong gusty winds were prevailing, meaning near perfect conditions for action down by the shore and some (at...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 30th June 2019
Replies: 61
Views: 4,276
Posted By BDennis
Re: So, is the AF better with firmware 3?

Great Barn Owl shots Ron!

I think the C-AF is improved a lot especially with the C-AF Centre Priority and C-AF Centre start options. I've turn both of these on and now use either the new 5x5 focus...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 30th June 2019
Replies: 61
Views: 4,276
Posted By Olybirder
Re: So, is the AF better with firmware 3?

These are the settings which I used. They might not be the best choice but they are what I have arrived at presently.

C-AF (not tracking); Silent Shutter, Sequential Low 10fps; C-AF Centre...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 27th June 2019
Replies: 54
Views: 5,698
Posted By MikeOxon
Re: Memory Card OM-D E-M1 Mark II suggestions

I note that Lexar 1000X UHS-II 64GB cards are now below £16 on Amazon. (Not market place)
Forum: Foto Fair 26th June 2019
Replies: 18
Views: 757
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: A visit to Nairobi National Park

What we did not see during our visit, even though they were there, were Zebra, Lions, Elephants, Rhino, Leopard and Cheetah to name a few. We did ask, but the grass was quite long and some of the...
Forum: The lounge 19th June 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By Wildwood
Re: Another photography workshop!

Badgers aren't actually that difficult to photograph once you've found the sett. Just remember to stay downwind at all times. It's a good idea to put up a camera trap for a while so that you can see...
Forum: Converters, adapters and extension tubes 16th June 2019
Replies: 213
Views: 11,682
Posted By Beagletorque
Re: New MC 20 announced.

https://www.lenstip.com/478.4-Lens_review-Olympus_M.Zuiko_Digital_300_mm_f_4.0_ED_IS_PRO_Image_resolution.html
...
Forum: General photography discussion 10th June 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 601
Posted By pdk42
Interesting interview with Olympus engineers

Imaging Resource - Dave Etchells. Usually a good read:

https://www.imaging-resource.com/news/2019/06/09/how-to-keep-water-out-of-lenses-make-stepper-motor-af-crazy-fast-olympus
Forum: The lounge 7th June 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By Wally
Exclamation Postal Scamming Alert.

Just received a letter RE: 'Solar Panels' from a company called British Trading Solar Association.

Checked on-line and the !!! warning information was there. -->...
Forum: Software 6th June 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 543
Posted By steverh
New Affinity Photo tutorials from Serif

To coincide with the release of Affinity Photo 1.7, Serif have released a large number of new tutorial videos, presented by the excellent James Ritson. They are quite short and well focussed.

To...
Forum: Foto Fair 9th May 2019
Replies: 2,214
Views: 475,325
Posted By Tordan58
Re: Communal Bird Photography Thread

Very nice. Thanks for sharing.
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