neil holmes

neil holmes

Lives in Australia Australia
Joined on Feb 26, 2004
About me:

Just an old amatuer..live music is my passion. My photos have been used by many bands including the likes of Grinspoon and Magic Dirt. I have had photos in several newspapers including a national sporting publiclication..and including front page and feature.

neil holmes' recent activity

  • Jabba23 wrote: I'm not sure what sort of streets you are on that are deathly quiet that a camera shutter becomes an issue.Currently in China and you get bombarded with noise everywhere you go also...
  • Dustinash wrote: So I was a first adopter of this camera. I steered clear of the a7r because I shoot a lot of weddings and events and I understood that the phase/contrast dual AF of the a7 would be...
  • The Photo Ninja wrote: I'm wondering for facial autofocus if it's faster than the em1? This was linked to in the Sony forum. Looks pretty good to me (not that I use tracking AF...
  • Sol Invictus wrote: Hello. I will possibly bite the bullet and go for a Sony A7. My concern is related to the lenses available for landscapes (ultra wide angle) and mid-zoom situations with OSS. So...
  • Replied in FD lenses
    quezra wrote: The difference between L and non-L FD lenses can be quite slim. I think the FDn 35/2 and FD 35/2 Thorium Concave versions are both super sharp (though tested on APS-C), comparable...
  • Replied in FD lenses
    Lumixdude wrote: The way to differentiate FD lenses from FDn ("new" FD) lenses is that they don't have the silver ring around them. This is a locking mechanism to keep dust out on FD cameras, but...
  • Replied in My new GH4
    valenterio wrote: Too bad. I will say, though, every camera I've owned took more than a few days to appreciate how to allow it to work for me in the long run. Your decision sounds sorta knee-jerk,...
  • Replied in Ignorance?
    tgutgu wrote: Kirkdi wrote: Beach Bum wrote: Cane wrote: These two m4/3 cameras seem like the two heavyweight rivals from Olymponic, yet the forum get 10 times the talk and traffic regarding the...
  • TommyNOR wrote: I have both, EM1 with the 17 mm 1.8, and GX7 with the 20 mm 1.7 lens. EM1 is blistering fast, while GX7 is OK, nothing to complain about. But I guess the 20 mm is not the fastest...
  • Cane wrote: These two m4/3 cameras seem like the two heavyweight rivals from Olymponic, yet the forum get 10 times the talk and traffic regarding the em-1. Why? Oly users like to handicap...
  • Ontario Gone wrote: neil holmes wrote: If you have no intention of buying the camera, and only visit a forum to post the negatives, that IS trolling... Nobody here has the right to tell me what...
  • Ontario Gone wrote: Here is an example of what im talking about. This is a user's gallery. He has at least one thread where people are praising his shots of dogs running in a park, yet non of them...
  • Ontario Gone wrote: neil holmes wrote: And now you are back.....I was going to reply to the post that was deleted in the Sony forum where you pointed out (quite rightly) about people attacking any...
  • Chris Sleeman wrote: Since 1/2s and 1/4s shutter speeds are slower than the usual frame rates of 24,25,30 fps, how do they affect the frame rate of the video? Does it drop the 2 and 4 fps...
  • Zuzullo wrote: Is it possible to control exposure fully manually in VIDEO MODE? If so, what is the minimum shutter speed? Most cameras have a limit of 1/30 but Panasonic (when focus is set to...
  • Ontario Gone wrote: NexOffender wrote: A Sony RX100 and an A6000 with the 35mm f/1.8 is a great combination. The A6000 is the current king of mirrorless and with the f1.8 lens it matches or beats...
  • leggeron wrote: The em5 is superior only in the following features:- 5 axis stabilization- weathersealing- bigger battery- possibility to use external microphones through the accessory port - my...
  • mfahim27753 wrote: Hello everyone, I am thinking of purchasing a camera for casual walk out and about and for street photography. I have Nikon D800e but that and a lens is not very suitable for...
  • photohounds wrote: Yes, excellent for F2, corner..Agree .. it is a fine lens. As long as you remember if you're using the MF ring!.That was the first lens I had with one, and I was caught a few...
  • tt321 wrote: neil holmes wrote: micksh6 wrote: So, you have bunch of mediocre native zooms and a bad copy of a prime. Your best lenses are legacy ones and we know that some m4/3 native lenses are...
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