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Forum: Sony Yesterday, 10:06
Replies: 19
Views: 682
Posted By GYRob
Im still waiting for the 200/600 I have the a7r4...

Im still waiting for the 200/600 I have the a7r4 and it does seem to be a great camera (just have a kit lens ) to try it with hopefully my lens will come next week .
Rob.
Forum: Sony Wednesday 4th September 2019, 14:29
Replies: 19
Views: 682
Posted By GYRob
Some very good points but I like to have the New...

Some very good points but I like to have the New tec (although its not New for long ) just to keep ahead for a little time :)
I have just ordered the A7r IV and 200/ 600 hopefully being new to Sony...
Forum: Sony Tuesday 3rd September 2019, 12:55
Replies: 19
Views: 682
Posted By GYRob
Iv been back and forth a9 or A7rIv to use with...

Iv been back and forth a9 or A7rIv to use with the 200/600 -a9 I would need a tc too so after many reads and the tube videos with so much cropping available It will be the A7rIv and no tc I think the...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Wednesday 7th August 2019, 16:32
Replies: 40
Views: 1,218
Posted By GYRob
Dragon fly type

Sorry I don't normally shoot this sort of thing but decided to give it a go

EM-1X 300f4 Pro 1/5000 sec f4 iso500
Rob.
Forum: Sony Monday 22nd July 2019, 13:12
Replies: 22
Views: 1,033
Posted By GYRob
That's a very good point and One I had not...

That's a very good point and One I had not thought about, thanks for bringing this up .
If the noise isn't much better it's not really going to help as a second camera next to the EM1X .
Rob.
Forum: Canon Monday 1st July 2019, 06:43
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By GYRob
I bought the Meta bones EF to M4/3 it worked ok...

I bought the Meta bones EF to M4/3 it worked ok on static with s-af with short 85mm lens but C-AF was to slow and hit and miss, with my 400 DO MKII C-AF was not good enough for anything that moved...
Forum: Canon Sunday 21st January 2018, 06:17
Replies: 2
Views: 1,479
Posted By GYRob
It really is time they did but for birding it...

It really is time they did but for birding it needs to be at leased up to the 7dmkII sort of spec .
Rob.
Forum: Canon Thursday 28th December 2017, 08:22
Replies: 123
Views: 17,230
Posted By GYRob
For us birders Canon need to make a Olympus OM-D...

For us birders Canon need to make a Olympus OM-D M1 II type camera the totally silent shutter is incredible ,if your hidden you can take hundreds of shots without scaring the subject .
Rob.
Forum: Sony Wednesday 1st November 2017, 18:50
Replies: 2
Views: 1,832
Posted By GYRob
From what iv read yes it looks to be a very good...

From what iv read yes it looks to be a very good camera, Silent shutter will be very useful .
Rob.
Forum: Wildlife Art Tuesday 24th October 2017, 07:55
Replies: 9
Views: 1,492
Posted By GYRob
VERY very nice great work must have taken a lot...

VERY very nice great work must have taken a lot of time .
Rob.
Forum: Tripod and Heads Thursday 24th August 2017, 06:28
Replies: 9
Views: 2,803
Posted By GYRob
It's 1/4 then so you need a head that is that...

It's 1/4 then so you need a head that is that size or a thread adaptor that makes the 1/4 into 3/8ths there under 5 .
Rob.
Forum: Tripod and Heads Wednesday 23rd August 2017, 19:03
Replies: 9
Views: 2,803
Posted By GYRob
It will be 1/4 or 3/8th some post/s will swop...

It will be 1/4 or 3/8th some post/s will swop round so you have the choice .
Rob.
Forum: Micro Four Thirds 4/3 Photography Wednesday 21st June 2017, 10:41
Replies: 12
Views: 10,698
Posted By GYRob
Yes these Adapter's do have a roll to play and...

Yes these Adapter's do have a roll to play and its nice to be able to use my EF lenses on my Olympus mkII if I want too .
Rob.
Forum: Micro Four Thirds 4/3 Photography Tuesday 20th June 2017, 21:49
Replies: 12
Views: 10,698
Posted By GYRob
This one ...

This one http://www.metabones.com/products/details/MB_SPEF-M43-BT4 . I have only tried it in the garden once ,IQ is very good with all my canon lenses ,the extra stop of light means I can use a...
Forum: Olympus Saturday 10th June 2017, 09:49
Replies: 30
Views: 11,042
Posted By GYRob
Looking good Tord Rob.

Looking good Tord

Rob.
Forum: Olympus Wednesday 7th June 2017, 14:17
Replies: 30
Views: 11,042
Posted By GYRob
Can I just add that if you are set on -2 AND...

Can I just add that if you are set on -2 AND Sequential low then did a test say from moving the camera from 1 roof to a roof further away it is possible to just about fill the buffer before the...
Forum: Olympus Wednesday 7th June 2017, 13:52
Replies: 30
Views: 11,042
Posted By GYRob
Its only in Sequential High and Silent High or...

Its only in Sequential High and Silent High or single shot AF focus is locked when you fully press the shutter

Sequential Low and Silent Low the camera continues to AF when you fully press the...
Forum: Olympus Tuesday 16th May 2017, 20:27
Replies: 20
Views: 19,188
Posted By GYRob
I use IS auto as I think the camera will know I'm...

I use IS auto as I think the camera will know I'm going up and down and left to right, I have had this set form day one seems ok to me .
I like the still image as to me it helps stay on the bird...
Forum: Olympus Monday 15th May 2017, 19:21
Replies: 20
Views: 19,188
Posted By GYRob
Yes radial Dan and yes I am fortunate to have...

Yes radial Dan and yes I am fortunate to have some nice gear and to be honest took a chance on the Omd setup
mostly for the silent shutter.
It really is a game changer for Owls that come along a...
Forum: Olympus Monday 15th May 2017, 12:58
Replies: 20
Views: 19,188
Posted By GYRob
I have the MB speed booster ultra and it has...

I have the MB speed booster ultra and it has about 1mm play CAF is next to useless it does try and Sometimes gets there but often just hangs, s af is quit good but slow this is with a 400DO mkII and...
Forum: Olympus Sunday 14th May 2017, 12:31
Replies: 134
Views: 85,292
Posted By GYRob
Yes I do remember that set up Dan. Good idea to...

Yes I do remember that set up Dan.
Good idea to add some light back to fill the shadows in and will also help with the aperture with a bit more to play with .
I am enjoying the OMD mk II and 300f4...
Forum: Olympus Wednesday 10th May 2017, 13:54
Replies: 134
Views: 85,292
Posted By GYRob
Some great IQ you showing Dan . Rob.

Some great IQ you showing Dan .
Rob.
Forum: Olympus Saturday 22nd April 2017, 18:55
Replies: 32
Views: 18,835
Posted By GYRob
Yes that seems to work, I have a 4" spike on my...

Yes that seems to work, I have a 4" spike on my Monopod as every where I go is either sand or mud so I stick it in the ground then I can use the horizontal rotation of the T1 as well as the vertical...
Forum: Olympus Saturday 22nd April 2017, 14:50
Replies: 32
Views: 18,835
Posted By GYRob
wow that is a close up pleased the Lensmaster RH1...

wow that is a close up pleased the Lensmaster RH1 is doing the job :)
Yes iv joined the Olympus club too for when I don't wont the big kit to lug around I mostly use a Lensmaster T1 with this setup...
Forum: Olympus Saturday 22nd April 2017, 13:22
Replies: 32
Views: 18,835
Posted By GYRob
Omd Mkii 300f4 Pro

Iv not had much time with the camera as of yet but happy so far .
Rob.
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