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Forum: Site news 30th July 2018
Replies: 212
Views: 24,947
Posted By 1948Kustom
Re: The reality is that the e-group needs your help

Just donated. Where can I find the specific link to buying a miniature OMD camera ?
Thanks.
Forum: General photography discussion 11th March 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 1,440
Posted By 1948Kustom
Re: Birds In Flight Pen-F setup help .

Hi Paul,
I realise that my Pen-F is not the best camera to use but as it's the only m4/3rds I have ( currently....) I intend to try it out on birds in flight to see how I get on.
Thanks for the...
Forum: General photography discussion 11th March 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 1,440
Posted By 1948Kustom
Birds In Flight Pen-F setup help .

Hi,
I'm venturing out to Tichwell Marsh RSPB on Friday to try my hand at photographing birds in flight and would like some help on how to set up my Pen-F the best way for this.
I will be using a...
Forum: Lens focus 4th January 2018
Replies: 35
Views: 5,954
Posted By 1948Kustom
Re: Olympus Survey

I completed the survey and totally underwhelmed by it,poor questions badly put. However I did get my voucher but I now have to decide to use it or not as I'd ideally like and EM1 mark II body or the...
Forum: Flash 19th December 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 2,078
Posted By 1948Kustom
Question Flash Newbie.

Hi everyone,
I have a Pen-F with the tiny add-on flash but would like to get something more versatile and also be able to start experiment & use off camera / remote fired flash for my photographs....
Forum: Olympus Pen-F 27th August 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 2,697
Posted By 1948Kustom
Pen-F, Shoot w/out lens setting ?

Hi,
Is there a hidden menu setting to enable the Pen-F to shoot without a lens attached ?
I'm asking this as I'm going to use my Pen-F attached to my spotting scope and wondered what or how to set...
Forum: General accessories 27th August 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 2,904
Posted By 1948Kustom
Re: Digiscoping with micro 4/3rds

Hi Tordan,
I have an Acuter Grand Vista 20-60 x80mm angled scope plus a Kaiser T2 adapter to mount my Pen-F directly and a wired remote to trigger it. I need some help with settings to experiment...
Forum: General accessories 6th July 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 2,904
Posted By 1948Kustom
Re: Digiscoping with micro 4/3rds

Hi,
Thanks for the replies. I looked at several scopes.....until I saw the cost !
I've done a bit of research on adapters from SRB Photographic and also looked at the website mentioned.
I will...
Forum: General accessories 6th July 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 2,904
Posted By 1948Kustom
Digiscoping with micro 4/3rds

Hi,
Does anybody have some experience of using a m4/3rds camera, EM-10 or Pen-F for digiscoping they could pass on to me as I'm interested in trying this out.
All responses are welcomed !
Thanks...
Forum: Site news 6th July 2017
Replies: 39
Views: 6,516
Posted By 1948Kustom
Re: The time has come...

Hope it all works out ok for you and us !
Forum: Olympus Pen-F 17th May 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 4,524
Posted By 1948Kustom
Cool Re: Grip

Hi,
I got one from a contact in Hong Kong, it's a Chinese sourced & made unit which was about 45.00 including postage, all metal build and allows the battery & card door to be opened when attached....
Forum: Olympus Pen-F 17th May 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 2,286
Posted By 1948Kustom
Question Pen-F Wireless Remote Triggers

Hi,
Can anyone recommend a wireless remote flash & shutter trigger & receiver set up that will work with my Pen-F as I'm looking for a set that doesn't cost too much to try out some remote shooting....
Forum: Tutorials, Informative & Classic threads 24th April 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 4,103
Posted By 1948Kustom
Re: Using Manual "Retro" lenses on micro4/3rds.

Hi Jon,
Thanks for your info and I would have been interested in your lens had I not just have bought a 50mm f1.8 :D
Thanks again.:cool:
Forum: Tutorials, Informative & Classic threads 24th April 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 4,103
Posted By 1948Kustom
Re: Using Manual "Retro" lenses on micro4/3rds.

Thanks for this info Andy. Hope to have a play sometime later today with my 'new' lens.
Forum: Tutorials, Informative & Classic threads 22nd April 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 4,103
Posted By 1948Kustom
Re: Using Manual "Retro" lenses on micro4/3rds.

Hi,
Just bought a 50mm f1.8 Pentacon lens in a soft pouch with a 49mm skylight filter locally for under 20.00. I got a M42 adapter for 4.99. Bargains !
Now comes the fun learning how to best...
Forum: Tutorials, Informative & Classic threads 11th April 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 4,103
Posted By 1948Kustom
Forum: Tutorials, Informative & Classic threads 10th April 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 4,103
Posted By 1948Kustom
Re: Using Manual "Retro" lenses on micro4/3rds.

Thanks for all your replies. Primes probably, but a tele or long lens at the right price would be useful. *yes Next question, how best to set up my EM-10 to shoot with a manual lens ? ;)
Forum: Tutorials, Informative & Classic threads 10th April 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 4,103
Posted By 1948Kustom
Using Manual "Retro" lenses on micro4/3rds.

Hi,
Does anyone have any useful links, hits, tips or set up advice for using older fully manual lenses on Oly bodies ?:confused:
What retro lenses should I look out for and cost. I realise I will...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M10 8th November 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 2,943
Posted By 1948Kustom
Re: OMD EM-10 Training & Workshops

Hi Timboo,
I looked at the electronic mag from Olympus but most of the workshops are in London( not very convenient ) or further distances away, hardly worth it for a 1 day session due to time &...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M10 8th November 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 2,943
Posted By 1948Kustom
Question OMD EM-10 Training & Workshops

Hi,
Does anyone know of specific training courses or photo workshops for the EM-10 or Olympus micro 4/3rds cameras in the east of England and not online ones ?
Thanks in appreciation.
*chr
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M10 16th August 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,135
Posted By 1948Kustom
Re: Wired Remote Release.

Hi,
Checked all that and it turns out the fault was a bent terminal in the connection plug which I've managed to fix with a pair of very tiny pliers....now working ok :)
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M10 15th August 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,135
Posted By 1948Kustom
Re: Wired Remote Release.

Hi,
yes that's what I thought....:confused: works straight away on my Panasonic G3:( and the Hahnel HROP 280 lists both Olympus & Panasonic compatability, with the correct plugs for each.
It can...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M10 15th August 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,135
Posted By 1948Kustom
Wired Remote Release.

Hi to all,
Just a quick question exactly how do I get my Hahnel HROP 280 wired remote shutter release to work on my OMD EM 10 .?
I must be doing something wrong as it will not activate the camera...
Forum: Introduce yourself 10th August 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,413
Posted By 1948Kustom
Re: Greetings to everyone !

The Panasonic 100-300mm is on my 'wish' list !
Forum: Introduce yourself 10th August 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,413
Posted By 1948Kustom
Re: Greetings to everyone !

Thanks for your info Jim, was getting confused by all the 3rd party remotes and reviews on them I read, some very poor, some good, I'll go with the simplest for just focus & shoot and use the OI...
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