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Feb 05, 2018 20:15 |  #526

Pagman wrote in post #18557252 (external link)
Hiya, got myself a good condition (50K Count) Oly E-M1 mk1 with the batt pack fitted, and a Oly 75-300 mft mk2 in mint condition, sold my nikon gear to fund it as I wanted something lighter due to health.
Cant wait to try it out.

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You'll have fun and I'm getting that way myself regarding the weight with the 7Dmkll and 100-400mkll combo. Finding it much more pleasurable walking around with a M4/3. Trouble is, my eyesight is failing fast (cataracts) and I'm struggling with manual focusing with the viewfinder on the EM-10. I've got lots of long analog zooms and appropriate adapters but only come up with the odd good shot due to the manual focusing and I hate live view.. Do I sell the 7D combo for a long autofocus zoom? Decisions, decisions? :-)


See my fishy photography here: https://kevindickinson​fineartphot.smugmug.co​m/Tropical-Fish-2/ (external link)
Canon 7D mk2 |100-400L mk2 | Olympus OM-D E-M10 | Olympus OM-D E-M10mkll | Canon 1.4 Ex Mklll | Canon 580EXll| Olympus Zuicko 14-42 | 40-150 | 17mm 1.8 | 60mm 2.8 macro | Lots of analog gear

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Feb 05, 2018 20:20 |  #527

Pagman wrote in post #18557252 (external link)
Hiya, got myself a good condition (50K Count) Oly E-M1 mk1 with the batt pack fitted, and a Oly 75-300 mft mk2 in mint condition, sold my nikon gear to fund it as I wanted something lighter due to health.
Cant wait to try it out.

P.

Welcome to the club! I think you'll find it an absolute treat to be able to carry around a light camera without sacrificing too much quality. Do you have plans to get shorter lenses?


Gear: http://photography-on-the.net ...showthread.php?p=18​556308
Flickr: https://www.flickr.com​/photos/130385961@N05/ (external link)

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Feb 05, 2018 20:26 |  #528

bidkev wrote in post #18557299 (external link)
You'll have fun and I'm getting that way myself regarding the weight with the 7Dmkll and 100-400mkll combo. Finding it much more pleasurable walking around with a M4/3. Trouble is, my eyesight is failing fast (cataracts) and I'm struggling with manual focusing with the viewfinder on the EM-10. I've got lots of long analog zooms and appropriate adapters but only come up with the odd good shot due to the manual focusing and I hate live view.. Do I sell the 7D combo for a long autofocus zoom? Decisions, decisions? :-)


Sorry to hear about your eyes I need glasses for most close stuff, but thankfully I set the vf adjustment at max and seem to get away with it, cant see the lv screen though lol, with the long lens - I was taken with 75-300 mk 2 as its supposed to be very good esp at f8 and the focus is quite rapid and 600mm eqv tempted me.
Cant wait to start posting some pics.

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Feb 05, 2018 20:27 |  #529

Pagman wrote in post #18557252 (external link)
Hiya, got myself a good condition (50K Count) Oly E-M1 mk1 with the batt pack fitted, and a Oly 75-300 mft mk2 in mint condition, sold my nikon gear to fund it as I wanted something lighter due to health.
Cant wait to try it out.

P.


I unloaded my heavy canon full frame gear and L lenses years ago and made the jump to M4/3 and love it and so does my back... Enjoy the setup...

If your not familiar with the Mu-43 forums here's a link
https://www.mu-43.com/forums/ (external link)


Olympus PEN-F, E-M5 mkII, E-PL5, 14-150mm, 40-150mm, 17mm 1.8, 45mm 1.8, Panasonic 14mm 2.5 & 25mm 1.7
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Feb 05, 2018 20:29 |  #530

Scottboarding wrote in post #18557303 (external link)
Welcome to the club! I think you'll find it an absolute treat to be able to carry around a light camera without sacrificing too much quality. Do you have plans to get shorter lenses?


Thank you for the welcome:-)

I might get a no frills WA poss 24mm manual focus to use for my astro work, so I can start to push longer exposures.


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Feb 05, 2018 20:31 |  #531

By-tor wrote in post #18557308 (external link)
I unloaded my heavy canon full frame gear and L lenses years ago and made the jump to M4/3 and love it and so does my back... Enjoy the setup...

If your not familiar with the Mu-43 forums here's a link
https://www.mu-43.com/forums/ (external link)


Thank you kindly:-)

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Feb 06, 2018 08:40 |  #532

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/snyi​Nx] (external link)To Go In Or Not (external link) by Kevin Dickinson (external link), on Flickr

See my fishy photography here: https://kevindickinson​fineartphot.smugmug.co​m/Tropical-Fish-2/ (external link)
Canon 7D mk2 |100-400L mk2 | Olympus OM-D E-M10 | Olympus OM-D E-M10mkll | Canon 1.4 Ex Mklll | Canon 580EXll| Olympus Zuicko 14-42 | 40-150 | 17mm 1.8 | 60mm 2.8 macro | Lots of analog gear

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Feb 06, 2018 11:08 |  #533

Got my first bit today - just waiting on my body to arrive this week.

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Feb 07, 2018 04:13 |  #534

Just received the Olly 17mm 1.8. Really happy with it's performance, particularly the 2nd at 1.8...............1/10 sec as well!

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/EtQo​32] (external link)Olympus 17mm 1.8 test shots 75% crop (external link) by Kevin Dickinson (external link), on Flickr

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/KbZu​6a] (external link)Olympus 17mm 1.8 test shots 25% crop (external link) by Kevin Dickinson (external link), on Flickr

See my fishy photography here: https://kevindickinson​fineartphot.smugmug.co​m/Tropical-Fish-2/ (external link)
Canon 7D mk2 |100-400L mk2 | Olympus OM-D E-M10 | Olympus OM-D E-M10mkll | Canon 1.4 Ex Mklll | Canon 580EXll| Olympus Zuicko 14-42 | 40-150 | 17mm 1.8 | 60mm 2.8 macro | Lots of analog gear

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Feb 07, 2018 07:08 |  #535

bidkev wrote in post #18558333 (external link)
Just received the Olly 17mm 1.8. Really happy with it's performance, particularly the 2nd at 1.8...............1/10 sec as well!

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My 17mm 1.8 stays glued to my PEN-F..

PS: Nice titles...


Olympus PEN-F, E-M5 mkII, E-PL5, 14-150mm, 40-150mm, 17mm 1.8, 45mm 1.8, Panasonic 14mm 2.5 & 25mm 1.7
All the world's indeed a stage and we are merely players performers and portrayers.

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Feb 07, 2018 11:09 |  #536

First shot out of my new toy, just a quick indoors window toy shot,

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Feb 07, 2018 13:06 |  #537

bidkev wrote in post #18558333 (external link)
Just received the Olly 17mm 1.8. Really happy with it's performance, particularly the 2nd at 1.8...............1/10 sec as well!

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/EtQo​32] (external link)Olympus 17mm 1.8 test shots 75% crop (external link) by Kevin Dickinson (external link), on Flickr

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/KbZu​6a] (external link)Olympus 17mm 1.8 test shots 25% crop (external link) by Kevin Dickinson (external link), on Flickr

The 17mm f1.8 is by far my favorite lens for my E-M1. I prefer the 25mm focal length (50mm equivalent) but the 17mm is so good that I shoot that instead most of the time. The rendering is phenomenal! It seems to get a bad rep on the Mu-43 forum, but I love the lens.


Gear: http://photography-on-the.net ...showthread.php?p=18​556308
Flickr: https://www.flickr.com​/photos/130385961@N05/ (external link)

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Feb 07, 2018 21:07 |  #538

Indoor pic tonight just a small table lamp for illumination, this is of our fabric dream catcher on the wall.
1/8 sec f4.8 and 5000Iso.

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Feb 08, 2018 02:52 |  #539

I think I might have spoken to soon despite the earlier pics??

The two best shots from my outdoor session today which was a failure. I'm waiting for a lens hood to arrive so here's hoping that's my problem. They just look "unresolved" poor resolution to me. Whether that's because I'm used to the IQ from full frame and apsc I don't know?? The lens obviously shines in close ups but I shot heaps of landscapes to day but binned the lot :-(

Any ideas?

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/22Nh​5h2] (external link)Olympus 17mm 1.8 test shots (1) (external link) by Kevin Dickinson (external link), on Flickr

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/G2L2​1S] (external link)Olympus 17mm 1.8 test shots (2) (external link) by Kevin Dickinson (external link), on Flickr

See my fishy photography here: https://kevindickinson​fineartphot.smugmug.co​m/Tropical-Fish-2/ (external link)
Canon 7D mk2 |100-400L mk2 | Olympus OM-D E-M10 | Olympus OM-D E-M10mkll | Canon 1.4 Ex Mklll | Canon 580EXll| Olympus Zuicko 14-42 | 40-150 | 17mm 1.8 | 60mm 2.8 macro | Lots of analog gear

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Feb 08, 2018 03:05 |  #540

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Also from today. The 40-150 is ok for the price but I need more reach. Big crops

IMAGE: https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4617/28366312999_293b218cd0_b.jpg
[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/KdCL​A4] (external link)Test shots Olympus Zuicko 40-150 (2) (external link) by Kevin Dickinson (external link), on Flickr

IMAGE: https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4770/39434764764_2d2489db9e_b.jpg
[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/235H​tFj] (external link)Test shots Olympus Zuicko 40-150 (1) (external link) by Kevin Dickinson (external link), on Flickr

See my fishy photography here: https://kevindickinson​fineartphot.smugmug.co​m/Tropical-Fish-2/ (external link)
Canon 7D mk2 |100-400L mk2 | Olympus OM-D E-M10 | Olympus OM-D E-M10mkll | Canon 1.4 Ex Mklll | Canon 580EXll| Olympus Zuicko 14-42 | 40-150 | 17mm 1.8 | 60mm 2.8 macro | Lots of analog gear

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