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Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M5 4th August 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 3,815
Posted By madasadad
Advice for a wedding guest- lens choice

Im attending a wedding as a guest soon and want to bring my camera with me. Ive both the 14-50mm and 25mm 1.7 lumix lenses. If you had to bring only one, which would it be and why?
Forum: Flash 2nd July 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 3,015
Posted By madasadad
Re: Godox Tt350o

I have agree, great value, mine came with a soft box and coloured filters too. Well pleased
Forum: Flash 24th June 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 3,015
Posted By madasadad
Re: Godox Tt350o

I haven't tried it, however reading the manual, ttl seems only to be available with the wireless sender.
Off camera optical firing is available in manual mode.
I don't have a lot of experience...
Forum: Flash 13th June 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 3,015
Posted By madasadad
Godox Tt350o

Im thinking of buying the Godox TT350o for my em-5 mk1. Dont need anything too powerful since itll probably used mainly for family indoors stuff. Has anyone tried one, theyre about 65 and TTL and...
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 12th June 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 653
Posted By madasadad
Re: Another OM-D EM5 Mk 1

Is the broken bit at the pac man logo?! You can tell im very technical!
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 30th May 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 622
Posted By madasadad
Re: David Busch's book Olympus OM-D E-M5

Ah go on, I'll take it, pm me your bank details
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M5 25th May 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 2,042
Posted By madasadad
Compact carry case advice

I've a kato dc443 for when I take all my kit with me, although it's now a bit big for the smaller old, however I'm looking advice on a small case for taking just the camera with a lens attached for...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M5 22nd May 2017
Replies: 46
Views: 11,502
Posted By madasadad
Re: Bought a Brand new MK1 E-M5

Folks thanks for all your comments, positive and negative. I appreciate the tech is 5+ years old, however I received the camera today and am absolutely blown away by the quality of the images and...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M5 19th May 2017
Replies: 46
Views: 11,502
Posted By madasadad
Re: Bought a Brand new MK1 E-M5

Having done a bit of research, im thinking the 25mm mght be the way to go, i enjoy working with depth of field. I take it the 25mm woukd be ok for any portrait type shots?
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M5 19th May 2017
Replies: 46
Views: 11,502
Posted By madasadad
Re: Bought a Brand new MK1 E-M5

I've purchased the 40-150 since i don't want any AF hunting from the 4/3 version. Ill probably get the adaptor and keep the 70-300 for non action shots, i found it to be too frustrating when on the...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M5 19th May 2017
Replies: 46
Views: 11,502
Posted By madasadad
Re: Bought a Brand new MK1 E-M5

Thanks for all your comments, Im presuming it must be liquidated stock from somewhere, the same company sold a new one a couple of days ago with 42-50, 45 prime and 40-150 on eBay, it went for 565,...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M5 18th May 2017
Replies: 46
Views: 11,502
Posted By madasadad
Bought a Brand new MK1 E-M5

Ive just picked up a brand new MK1 E-M5 off Ebay and paid 360 for it. Based on current 2nd hand prices, I feel it seems about right. Id thought about a new M10mk2 with the pancake lens, but just...
Forum: Micro Four Thirds 15th May 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 5,220
Posted By madasadad
Re: Advice 2nd hand M5 Mk1 or New OM10

Thanks for the advice, I nearly got carried away on eBay this evening where a new m5 mk1 with 14-50, 45mm and 40-150 lenses bundle was for sale. Given that the camera is old I valued the package in...
Forum: Micro Four Thirds 15th May 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 5,220
Posted By madasadad
Advice 2nd hand M5 Mk1 or New OM10

Ive an E510 with stock twin lens kit and 70-300mm and whilst at the NW200 motorcycle race at the weekend and struggled to get sharp action shots, possibly due to the slow autofocus on the 70-300 and...
Forum: General accessories 25th June 2009
Replies: 21
Views: 5,632
Posted By madasadad
Re: Monopod Advice for 70-300 lens

During my own research, the type of head is of greater importance than the monopod. There are many suitable monopods from 25 up. The 484rc head cost me 35 and is the perfect compromise of cost v...
Forum: General accessories 15th May 2009
Replies: 21
Views: 5,632
Posted By madasadad
Re: Monopod Advice for 70-300 lens

I replaced the 234rc with a 484rc ball head, after the penny dropped that I couldn't do quick landscape to portrait adjustments. What a difference, the ball head can be adjusted to allow a bit of...
Forum: General accessories 7th May 2009
Replies: 21
Views: 5,632
Posted By madasadad
Re: Monopod Advice for 70-300 lens

Well, back to Jessops today and came home with a Velbon UP 400, monopod. Far superior, in terms of stability, than the 790 and 1 cheaper.
Now waiting for our next rugby match, to see if this...
Forum: General accessories 6th May 2009
Replies: 21
Views: 5,632
Posted By madasadad
Re: Monopod Advice for 70-300 lens

The 790 is far too light, you cannot brace against it to aid stability. Back to Jessops tomorrow:o.
The 234rc is spot on and will fit the bill nicely.


Nick
Most shots were at or around...
Forum: General accessories 6th May 2009
Replies: 21
Views: 5,632
Posted By madasadad
Re: Monopod Advice for 70-300 lens

Went to Jessops today and came home with the Manfrotto 234rc and 790.
Will give them a try this evening. The 790 may be a bit light, but the range on offer was almost non existant, very poor show...
Forum: General accessories 5th May 2009
Replies: 21
Views: 5,632
Posted By madasadad
Monopod Advice for 70-300 lens

I just recently discovered the joys and far reaching abilities of this lens. I took 1300+ shots with it recently during a rugby tour to Tralee in Ireland. As you would expect, I've some great...
Forum: Telephoto 29th April 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 878
Posted By madasadad
Re: One must go!

Flash now on ebay!
Thanks for your thoughts.
Forum: Telephoto 28th April 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 878
Posted By madasadad
One must go!

Our rugby club took our P7's on tour over Easter, and in a moment of madness I bought the 70-300 lens the day before we went:eek: It was an unplanned purchase but I've been very pleased with the...
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 6th April 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,204
Posted By madasadad
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 14th January 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,341
Posted By madasadad
Re: For sale 70-300 lens

Is it the Digital Zuiko lens?
Forum: Introduce yourself 30th December 2008
Replies: 6
Views: 759
Posted By madasadad
Re: Hello from County Antrim

Welcome Tag, the forum is a great mine of information. Enjoy.
I'm from Carrick too, I hope to see a few close ups of the statues on the top of the Castle with that new lens of yours. I'm wrestling...
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