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Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 12 Hours Ago
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Posted By Ross the fiddler
Focus Peaking shortcut to settings with Info key on E-M1 II

On the E-M1 II have you been aware there is a shortcut to changing the AF Assist, Focus Peaking settings with the Info key?

Just move the AF ring to MF (on Pro lenses) & rotate the ring enough to...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 1 Day Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 242
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: Photo File Numbers

I should have adopted an alphabetic method myself instead of some random naming, but I think the E30 is still P, E-M5 is O, E-M1 is M & E-M1 II is K. Crazy, I know, but then my Stylus 1 got S (of...
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Day Ago
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Posted By Ross the fiddler
Flowers at Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mt Tomah.

It takes about an hour to get to Mt Tomah from where we are, driving up the Great Western Highway route that crosses the Blue Mountains, via Mt Victoria to go north along the Darling Causeway to...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 1 Day Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 242
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: Photo File Numbers

I've been setting up all my Olympus cameras with different prefixes ever since E520 & E30 models, including the Stylus models. They all have their own unique 1st character to avoid that doubling...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 1 Day Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 242
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: Photo File Numbers

Yes, once it has overflowed it doesn't matter if you clear the first card it will continue on the 2nd until the card management has been set again. Also, if you take the Slot 1 card out & switch the...
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 198
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: Highway to the Snow

It looks like you had a 'cool' time Mark. We've had some 'white' stuff over the top end of the Blue Mountains & west too (but I didn't venture up there then though). It's possible that blue car...
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 115
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: A Blackbird Called Lucas

Tis an interesting find. I would take a guess this one may be female though.

*chr
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 2 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: Scanner Mode

I noticed (& probably decided at the time) mine was set on Mode 2 & also decided to change to Mode 3. I doubt it will have much difference with battery use as it just means it will cycle longer than...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 2 Days Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 242
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: Photo File Numbers

And since this is in the E-M1 II forum then the settings are in Menu H1. The first three menu items are:-
Card Slot Settings - Determines order of saving etc (I have mine Slot 1 Stills & Slot 2...
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 200
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: Venomous Snake Show (lots of photos).

Thanks for all the comments & information on snakes in the UK too.

There was another display outdoors at Mt Tomah on the day too.
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Forum: Foto Fair 3 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 200
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Venomous Snake Show (lots of photos).

If you suffer from ophiophobia (or herpetophobia), then look away. *yes

While visiting the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden Mt Tomah (https://www.bluemountainsbotanicgarden.com.au/) there was a...
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: The Secretive Eastern Whipbird revealed.

Thanks. I did check a little before lifting the pot off that fell on it to make sure it was a bird & not a rat (thankfully they are under control for now) & then I wanted to know if it was a feral...
Forum: Foto Fair 4 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: Satin Bowerbird a courting again.

I'm afraid the world of birds (& other animals) could be considered 'sexist', but ........ I'm not saying anymore in case I get into trouble. :rolleyes:
I think it could have been a leaf or a piece...
Forum: Foto Fair 4 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By Ross the fiddler
The Secretive Eastern Whipbird revealed.

A pair of (Australian) Eastern Whipbirds (http://www.birdsinbackyards.net/species/Psophodes-olivaceus?fbclid=IwAR0M8Be-rq-CC9ZeTbdyZenrDVPoy9nM0mEByeYt_vhb3d4RqmDnEmMs_TI) (Psophodes olivaceus) were...
Forum: Foto Fair 4 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Satin Bowerbird a courting again.

Will she like his gift? *hthrob2

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48548649782_7c27319bb9_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gY5waU)
K8160553-adj (https://flic.kr/p/2gY5waU) by Ross...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 5 Days Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 2,211
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: So who actually has an E-M1x?

A bit of light bedtime reading? ;)

*chr
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: "Hanging Out"

Thanks for the Likes & Thanks. *yes

*chr
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By Ross the fiddler
A Little Wattlebird & a Red Wattlebird.

First here's the Red Wattlebird (http://www.birdsinbackyards.net/species/Anthochaera-carunculata) in a Coast Banksia (Banksia Integrifolia) we planted a few decades ago. It grows almost anywhere, not...
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: Common Bronzewing Pigeon looking for a drink.

Rats! I forgot to go back out. There was a little water in there so she didn't go thirsty & now it is dark (I've been getting dinner ready, a spinach pie).

Thanks for the compliment though.

*chr
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: Making a splash...

A nicely caught sequence. *yes Maybe he was trying to get the attention of the nearest girl. She seemed to sort of notice the splash. :rolleyes:



I'm surprised there was no reaction, but the...
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Common Bronzewing Pigeon looking for a drink.

This female Common Bronzewing Pigeon was visiting our almost empty bowl (dogs keep drinking from it. I better remember to top it up) trying to get a drink.
...
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: The Moon - 300mmF4 + MC-20

There's a nice amount of detail in it there. *yes

*chr
Forum: Telephoto 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: 300mmm F4 rear cover part falling off!

I would say the 40-150 lens has a similar rear cover too & not only that, the hood for the 40-150 has a similar rear metal cover which came loose on mine so I carefully removed all the old glue...
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 465
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: Trussed & plugged!

Thanks. The next will be to trim the bushing (boxwood) plugs back, seal them & then retouch with varnish to blend in. Drilling, reaming & fitting new pegs will generally be routine work, although a...
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: Afternoon Moonrise.

Thanks for that. Actually, that is a saying we often use when something unlikely or rarely is likely to happen, "Once in a blue moon." ;) but I hadn't thought of it with taking this photo though....
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