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Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Saturday 7th March 2020, 05:13
Replies: 0
Views: 577
Posted By flossiepip
Laowa and Coronavirus

Laowa announced a new macro lens around the turn of the year, a 65mm 2x macro that would fit my Canon M50, Great so I ordered one and then Coronavirus kicked in big time. The retailer here in New...
Forum: Canon Wednesday 29th January 2020, 03:29
Replies: 0
Views: 296
Posted By flossiepip
EVF on M50

Can the EVF on the M50 be configured for night macro work like an Olympus can with live view boost. Now that Laowa are bringing out a version of their 2x super macro lens for this camera and all M...
Forum: Sony Wednesday 22nd January 2020, 08:02
Replies: 1
Views: 519
Posted By flossiepip
Sony a series macro!

Thinking about a Sony a6400 to use for macro having always used Olympus, can anyone tell me as Olympus can be used for night macro by having live view boost set, does Sony have the same feature so...
Forum: Panasonic Wednesday 25th December 2019, 21:34
Replies: 4
Views: 1,152
Posted By flossiepip
Up-grade to G9

I'm using the G85 on the 100/400 lens for birds but always been a big fan of Olympus and had hoped that the 5 mark 3 would be the answer, certainly with its wonderful AF should be a great camera but...
Forum: Olympus Saturday 26th October 2019, 18:26
Replies: 19
Views: 2,494
Posted By flossiepip
Niels in part I answered that in post one and...

Niels in part I answered that in post one and these days I generally only use one lens! My 5 II is just fine but would love that better AF now on the MK III if I ever go back to bird Photography!...
Forum: Olympus Saturday 26th October 2019, 10:53
Replies: 19
Views: 2,494
Posted By flossiepip
Small cameras and big lens are fine if the small...

Small cameras and big lens are fine if the small camera has a good sized grip. My 5 II always felt in need of one but when I used a Panasonic GX 85 it was just fine with the 100/400.
Forum: Olympus Saturday 26th October 2019, 01:56
Replies: 19
Views: 2,494
Posted By flossiepip
On the whole I am only saying mistake when...

On the whole I am only saying mistake when linking the camera to action/birding photography as then the chances being you will put a large heavy lens or at least by micro 4/3 standards on the camera....
Forum: Olympus Friday 25th October 2019, 21:32
Replies: 19
Views: 2,494
Posted By flossiepip
Yes, the Nikon Z50 doe's seem to be a more...

Yes, the Nikon Z50 doe's seem to be a more interesting alternative to the 5 III if you can get over the thought of moving to a new system. My main thought on the 5 III is that it brings more...
Forum: Olympus Thursday 24th October 2019, 22:45
Replies: 19
Views: 2,494
Posted By flossiepip
EM5 III, A mistake!

Sure this is a brilliant camera but can't but think Olympus have made a big mistake.
Its fabulous to see a much improved AF system but for birds using a big heavy lens has to be an issue, I felt my 5...
Forum: Conservation Saturday 2nd June 2018, 01:06
Replies: 4
Views: 781
Posted By flossiepip
Thank you both Hauksen and jape some very...

Thank you both Hauksen and jape some very interesting information there!
Forum: Conservation Friday 1st June 2018, 20:40
Replies: 4
Views: 781
Posted By flossiepip
The New Zealand Rook!!!

Can anyone tell me how the Rook is viewed in the UK or Europe, is it seen as a pest to farming!
The Rook was introduced here to NZ in around the 1880's along with over birds such as Starlings and the...
Forum: Olympus Wednesday 30th May 2018, 19:13
Replies: 6
Views: 2,004
Posted By flossiepip
I got a quick response from Olympus Australia,...

I got a quick response from Olympus Australia, they just bat you back and give you a phone number and address for NZ.
Forum: Olympus Tuesday 29th May 2018, 20:08
Replies: 6
Views: 2,004
Posted By flossiepip
Yes soon after I got the lens but had no reply to...

Yes soon after I got the lens but had no reply to email. I must be easily put off but will try it again!
Forum: Olympus Tuesday 29th May 2018, 09:39
Replies: 6
Views: 2,004
Posted By flossiepip
Contacting Olympus

Does anyone know the best way to contact Olympus cameras directly. I have an issue with an Olympus lens and would like to ask them some questions on the issue but am confused as to how this can be...
Forum: Macro Photography Friday 27th April 2018, 21:11
Replies: 4
Views: 4,717
Posted By flossiepip
Nice images BamaMike and just like you I am at...

Nice images BamaMike and just like you I am at the learning stage. Without a doubt I need to look at my lighting for night-time and indeed day-time macro work as on my Olympus EM 5 I just use the kit...
Forum: Olympus Wednesday 21st February 2018, 05:07
Replies: 11
Views: 2,149
Posted By flossiepip
The dealer informed me that the lens is weather...

The dealer informed me that the lens is weather proof not water proof, I believe that is why they say that the lens may not be covered by the warranty!
Forum: Olympus Wednesday 21st February 2018, 05:03
Replies: 11
Views: 2,149
Posted By flossiepip
The dealer informed me that the lens is weather...

The dealer informed me that the lens is weather proof not water proof, I believe that is how they can side foot the issue if they so desire!
Forum: Olympus Tuesday 20th February 2018, 21:51
Replies: 11
Views: 2,149
Posted By flossiepip
I rang the camera shop up today and they were...

I rang the camera shop up today and they were less than supportive and don't believe that it would be a an issue covered by Olympus. Their advise was to put the lens in a bowl of rice or buy a...
Forum: Olympus Tuesday 20th February 2018, 19:42
Replies: 11
Views: 2,149
Posted By flossiepip
We have high humidity here but the temperature...

We have high humidity here but the temperature stays consistent. I was using the flash, still was surprised!
Forum: Olympus Tuesday 20th February 2018, 19:22
Replies: 11
Views: 2,149
Posted By flossiepip
60mm Macro Lens

Bought this lens just a few weeks ago to try my hand at insect macro something that I've been wanting to do for a long time and have absolutely been loving using it, difficult but love the lens....
Forum: Macro Photography Sunday 18th February 2018, 02:46
Replies: 4
Views: 4,717
Posted By flossiepip
Focus light!

I've been trying my hand at night time insect macro but am having some issues over focusing! I've tried a head light but that did not work and I then wound the head light around the back of my hand...
Forum: Panasonic Monday 18th December 2017, 16:55
Replies: 139
Views: 40,148
Posted By flossiepip
Had this lens just a week now but impressed,...

Had this lens just a week now but impressed, quality kit!
Forum: Olympus Friday 17th November 2017, 17:50
Replies: 9
Views: 2,871
Posted By flossiepip
Olympus camera and Panasonic 100400 lens!

Hi,
Going to buy the Panasonic 100-400 lens but rather than go for a Panasonic body I would like to stick to Olympus having used and been happy with them for a number of years.
Are there any issues...
Forum: Canon Sunday 9th July 2017, 19:13
Replies: 6
Views: 4,619
Posted By flossiepip
Sorry for a confusing post I sm the least...

Sorry for a confusing post I sm the least technology minded person who holds a camera, I just point, twist and press and marvel if it all works! I was just of the believe that is was the sixe of the...
Forum: Canon Saturday 8th July 2017, 03:28
Replies: 6
Views: 4,619
Posted By flossiepip
Long lense for EOS M5!

Hi,
My Olympus E-M5 has just stopped on me and I am looking at the M5 but rather confused over lenses! With the E-M5 my 300 lens gives me a focal length of 600 I believe, so can anyone tell me what...
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