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Forum: Micro Four Thirds 4/3 Photography Saturday 26th August 2017, 15:28
Replies: 4
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Posted By Hobbes2
Thanks Tati

Thanks Tati
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Thursday 15th September 2016, 10:54
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By Hobbes2
Brimstone moth, I think :t:

Brimstone moth, I think :t:
Forum: Panasonic Thursday 14th July 2016, 07:47
Replies: 147
Views: 47,658
Posted By Hobbes2
Thanks for the info acedangler |=)|. Hope you get...

Thanks for the info acedangler |=)|. Hope you get the chance to enjoy the lens soon :t:
Forum: Panasonic Wednesday 13th July 2016, 16:13
Replies: 147
Views: 47,658
Posted By Hobbes2
Thanks Ian. It's good to see that stocks are...

Thanks Ian. It's good to see that stocks are gradually getting through now and it's really encouraging to hear that it out performs the Panasonic 100-300mm.
Forum: Panasonic Wednesday 13th July 2016, 14:08
Replies: 147
Views: 47,658
Posted By Hobbes2
Wow, someone who actually owns one ;). Where on...

Wow, someone who actually owns one ;). Where on earth did you get it from? None of the online retailers appear to have any stock yet. Great to hear you're pleased with the results. Hopefully a few...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Tuesday 28th June 2016, 09:04
Replies: 7
Views: 1,278
Posted By Hobbes2
Thanks Colin. Will take a look...

Thanks Colin. Will take a look...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Sunday 26th June 2016, 12:36
Replies: 7
Views: 1,278
Posted By Hobbes2
Ah-ha, I'd not come across "WP Checklist" and the...

Ah-ha, I'd not come across "WP Checklist" and the reviews are very positive. Combining that with the bird sounds apps looks handy too. Thank you ;)
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Sunday 26th June 2016, 11:03
Replies: 7
Views: 1,278
Posted By Hobbes2
Thanks Colin. The reviews for that app do seem...

Thanks Colin. The reviews for that app do seem good. Will wait and see if anyone suggests anything else and then make a decision :t:
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Saturday 25th June 2016, 12:11
Replies: 7
Views: 1,278
Posted By Hobbes2
Mobile phone UK Field Guide app for Android

I wasn't quite sure where to post this question but here goes...

There seem to be a few UK & European birders field guide apps around for both iPhone and Andoird phones. I just wondered what the...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Sunday 5th June 2016, 08:38
Replies: 3
Views: 5,054
Posted By Hobbes2
That's a very helpful post from Neil :t: I...

That's a very helpful post from Neil :t:

I currently use the 20mm/f1.7, primarily for digiscoping over a reservoir or flats where approach would scare the bird away. The results can be very good but...
Forum: Micro Four Thirds 4/3 Photography Sunday 29th May 2016, 21:19
Replies: 4
Views: 6,024
Posted By Hobbes2
Thank you very much Niels, I'll take a look :t:

Thank you very much Niels, I'll take a look :t:
Forum: Micro Four Thirds 4/3 Photography Sunday 29th May 2016, 20:43
Replies: 4
Views: 6,024
Posted By Hobbes2
Panasonic GX8 Flash advice, please

For anyone using the micro-four-thirds cameras that don't have in-camera flashes, I just wondered if you could recommend a cheap, small solution for the GX8, please? I've looked at the Nissin i40,...
Forum: Panasonic Monday 29th February 2016, 09:08
Replies: 9
Views: 3,311
Posted By Hobbes2
Thanks Niels. I spoke to the company I bought the...

Thanks Niels. I spoke to the company I bought the camera from and they're taking it in for assessment. It may not be faulty but I thought it was worth them taking a look. I'll report back when I get...
Forum: Panasonic Monday 22nd February 2016, 18:36
Replies: 9
Views: 3,311
Posted By Hobbes2
A very interesting issue Niels. Thank you for the...

A very interesting issue Niels. Thank you for the link. I seem to be really busy this week but when I get the chance, I'll do some test shots to make sure the mechanical shutter isn't faulty.
Forum: Panasonic Saturday 20th February 2016, 11:40
Replies: 9
Views: 3,311
Posted By Hobbes2
Thanks Niels and Jim for your replies. If I get...

Thanks Niels and Jim for your replies. If I get the chance, I'll take some proper comparison shots using the G3 and GX8 and then upload them.

Niels, that's a good point about the greater pixel...
Forum: Panasonic Friday 19th February 2016, 17:46
Replies: 9
Views: 3,311
Posted By Hobbes2
Thanks for your helpful reply, Niels. Yes, I'm...

Thanks for your helpful reply, Niels. Yes, I'm looking at SOOC jpgs. I've played around with the noise reduction and sharpness settings in the "Standard" option of Photo Style. I'll see whether...
Forum: Panasonic Friday 19th February 2016, 16:11
Replies: 9
Views: 3,311
Posted By Hobbes2
Panasonic GX8 Issues

Within the last few weeks, I've upgraded my m4/3's body from the Panasonic G3 to the GX8. In many ways, it is a vast improvement...BUT...

I am finding that even in good, bright sunshine, I need to...
Forum: Fuji Saturday 16th January 2016, 19:55
Replies: 23
Views: 22,960
Posted By Hobbes2
Quote: Originally Posted by Hobbes2: A friend has...

Quote: Originally Posted by Hobbes2:
A friend has the Fuji X-T1 and the colour rendition is superb (much nicer than my Panasonic G3). With a high spec 100-400mm lens the system is extremely...
Forum: Fuji Saturday 16th January 2016, 09:33
Replies: 23
Views: 22,960
Posted By Hobbes2
A friend has the Fuji X-T1 and the colour...

A friend has the Fuji X-T1 and the colour rendition is superb (much nicer than my Panasonic G3). With a high spec 100-400mm lens the system is extremely tempting!
Forum: Panasonic Tuesday 12th January 2016, 17:51
Replies: 2
Views: 2,755
Posted By Hobbes2
Thanks Niels. I think they update the model...

Thanks Niels. I think they update the model annually (roughly), which is why I was surprised I hadn't seen anything about a new G8 on the horizon. Not to worry. I'll keep my eyes peeled.
Thanks...
Forum: Panasonic Tuesday 12th January 2016, 15:54
Replies: 2
Views: 2,755
Posted By Hobbes2
New Panasonic m4/3 cameras for 2016?

I've been trying to find any reference to new m4/3 bodies from Panasonic coming out in 2016. The only rumour I've found so far is for a GH5 (to replace the GH4). I was wondering if anyone new of...
Forum: Olympus Saturday 9th January 2016, 19:41
Replies: 149
Views: 57,521
Posted By Hobbes2
Wow, that is impressive! :clap:

Wow, that is impressive! :clap:
Forum: Panasonic Wednesday 6th January 2016, 08:52
Replies: 147
Views: 47,658
Posted By Hobbes2
Music to my ears ;)

Music to my ears ;)
Forum: Panasonic Tuesday 5th January 2016, 19:16
Replies: 147
Views: 47,658
Posted By Hobbes2
Available to pre-order in the UK at WEX. Price...

Available to pre-order in the UK at WEX. Price 1349. Stock due "early March"....
Forum: Micro Four Thirds 4/3 Photography Tuesday 29th December 2015, 10:25
Replies: 15
Views: 8,046
Posted By Hobbes2
Hi BB Your results echo my experience but I'd...

Hi BB
Your results echo my experience but I'd still choose the GH4 combo. I have the FZ150 and when the stabilisation gets it right, the images are viciously sharp. With my m4/3rds body + 100-300mm,...
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