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GKPE 8, Yet more NZ ramblings from some flightless Kiwis.

 
RobDickinson
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Feb 21, 2017 15:11 |  #8011

joeseph wrote in post #18280162 (external link)
say what? are you maybe confusing this fine forum with FB or summat? I call BS.... POTN is far better than some (most) other "free" establishments. :lol:

say yes.

heaps of useless clutter and wasted space, animations that are pointless, many extra clicks to accomplish things that are just not worth even bothering.

I hate visiting this place now and do so only rarely now.


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FlyingPete
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Feb 21, 2017 17:20 |  #8012

joeseph wrote in post #18280181 (external link)
120 hours will fix him... (external link)
probably not...

Nah, he will just be more careful and use a longer lens


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scotttnz
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Feb 21, 2017 18:54 |  #8013

Oooo....look....photos​!

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Panasonic GX1 and 14-42PZ

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Panasonic G85|GX85|7-14 f4|12-35 f2.8|35-100 f2.8|100-300 II f4-5.6|20 f1.7
Olympus 60 f2.8 Macro

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weka2000
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Feb 21, 2017 22:45 as a reply to post 18280181 |  #8014

Take ALL his cameras ........




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weka2000
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Feb 21, 2017 22:46 |  #8015

RobDickinson wrote in post #18280742 (external link)
heaps of useless clutter and wasted space, animations that are pointless, many extra clicks to accomplish things that are just not worth even bothering.

I hate visiting this place now and do so only rarely now.

would you like some cheese with your whine :)




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FlyingPete
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Feb 23, 2017 17:02 |  #8016

RobDickinson wrote in post #18280742 (external link)
say yes.

heaps of useless clutter and wasted space, animations that are pointless, many extra clicks to accomplish things that are just not worth even bothering.

I hate visiting this place now and do so only rarely now.

The next version is rumored to have a little cartoon paper clip to help you with your posts...


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scotttnz
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Feb 23, 2017 20:20 |  #8017

FlyingPete wrote in post #18283034 (external link)
The next version is rumored to have a little cartoon paper clip to help you with your posts...

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??

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Olympus 60 f2.8 Macro

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kiwichris
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Feb 23, 2017 22:03 |  #8018

scotttnz wrote in post #18277138 (external link)
Obligitory new gear duck shot....

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Panasonic G85, 100-300 II F4.0-5.6 @ 300 (600 FF equiv.) ISO 200, f5.6 1/50s handheld. Probably should have increased the ISO, but the dual IS (body + lens) did a pretty good job. Actually I shot this one from waste height with the articulating screen. So despite doing just about everything possible to stuff up the shot it still looks pretty good. I must force myself to trust auto ISO....or at least get back into the habit of thinking about it more when shooting.

Who says M4/3 can't blur the background?

I like this pic, and yeah, tricks and tips I learnt way back in film and box camera times times still seem to apply, even in M4/3 ;)


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kiwichris
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Feb 23, 2017 22:06 |  #8019

weka2000 wrote in post #18277158 (external link)
No money for gear -? Busy saving for the far north trip over 4 days end of april ......... :-)

Wife coming so no tents this time ....... got a cabin .....

Are you sure you are in the correct thread?Not the excuses not to buy new gear thread?  :p;-)a:rolleyes::lol:

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Feb 25, 2017 15:01 |  #8020

Sigma seems to be on fire at the moment with their new gear, and the test results are impressive ............ Still after a 500-600mm zoom and a new wide to below 17mm




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Mark0159
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Feb 25, 2017 20:39 |  #8021

yea I liked the 24-70 F2.8

I might look at getting that to replace the nice soft 24-105 F4. Shame tho I would be missing the 70-105 range so I might have to get a cheap zoom lens.


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Feb 26, 2017 12:40 |  #8022

Mark0159 wrote in post #18285113 (external link)
yea I liked the 24-70 F2.8

I might look at getting that to replace the nice soft 24-105 f/4. Shame tho I would be missing the 70-105 range so I might have to get a cheap zoom lens.

I'm trying life without the 24-105 F4, got the 16-35 f/4 and the 70-200 f/2.8, figuring I can cover the missing 35m with my feet, liking the results so far :)


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scotttnz
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Mar 02, 2017 02:28 |  #8023

Shame my 5 year old camera doesn't take good photos anymore.....

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Mark0159
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Mar 02, 2017 22:49 |  #8024

it is a shame, I think you should upgrade :)


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joeseph
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Mar 03, 2017 01:35 |  #8025

'spose a 10-year old 1d3 is ready for the scrapheap also...

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