Diane B

Diane B

Lives in United States United States
Works as a PT photographer, self employed/family business
Has a website at http://www.pbase.com/picnic
Joined on May 11, 2001
About me:

EQUIPMENT

Cameras:
Olympus OMD EM5
G3

Lenses:
Lensbaby 2.0, Tilt,Composer
Panasonic 20 f/1.7
Panasonic Leica 25/1.4
Panasonic 45 2.8
Olympus 45 1.8
Olympus 12-50
Panasonic 14-45 f/3.5-5.6
Panasonic 45-200 f/4-5.6
Panasonic 4/3rds to m4/3rds adaptor
Olympus m4/3 9-18
Olympus Zuiko 9-18 f/4-5.6
Olympus Zuiko 17 f/2.8
Cameraquest FD->m4/3rds adaptor
RJ EOS_>m4/3rds adaptor
Canon FD 24 f/2.8
Canon FD 28 f/2.0
Canon FD 50 f/1.8
Canon FD 35 f/2.8
Canon FD 135 f/2.8
Konica Hexanon 40 f/1.8
Nikkor 24/2.8 F
Nikkor 35/2 F
NYC mfg AS L grip/bracket
Markins 10L ballhead
RRS 192 PPP focusing rail

Diane B's recent activity

  • I was just going to suggest the G1 which was a sturdy and easy to use camera but I forgot it doesn't have video so I'd go along with the G2 also--or even the G3 which I still own (somewhere LOL). ...
  • I have both also and would choose the EM5 if I had to make a choice but in reality they are really complementary. I took both on two week trip and used equally--and sometimes I do just need an EVF ...
  • Thanks all.  Not sure why my last google search only came up with the 35-100 f/2.8 and knew a friend had ordered from Japan to get it for a trip--false assumption.  I need some other things from B ...
  • I see it on ebay and not in US that I can find.  Does anyone have the lens and is it worth buying, esp, for GM1 and 5?  I've never been a long lens shooter, even in Canon days with my 70-200, but ...
  • And that's not a big issue.  i have a large Epson photo printer and can process everything from Lightroom/PS (since I upload all my cards for organization into Lightroom) for printing.  I do very ...
  • Replied in Last update
    I now have added the Richard Franiec grip which adds just that little bit better handling for me, the Kaiser hood which definitely makes shooting w/o an EVF much better to deal with.  Thanks for ...
  • Kind of agree with you.  I had considered a possibility of considering a Panny again when I wanted to replace EM5 (def. down the road since I'm happy with it) as I could see improvements.  Just a ...
  • No, haven't yet since I, like you, have always been RAW shooter.  I started with the G1, GF1, G3 and couldn't use jpeg with any of them.  I will have to try on your recommendation.  Thanks.
  • Got it, like it very much.  I bought the Kaiser hood for viewing in sunlight and it works very well.  I have had a bunch of Panny m4/3s and my EM5 is first Oly but I do enjoy shooting with ...
  • This is closer to how I work--if I had a Mac I think it would be integrated a lot more but I'm a long time Windows user and just had a new very fast PC built for me last year specifically for ...
  • Replied in And a bit more
    Thanks.  I've had the 45-200 since it came out and though I'm not a "long" shooter it has been a decent lens.  Bigger than the 45-150 which makes a difference with the GM1--and I've read the ...
  • Somewhere I mentioned this but ICYMI, I was looking forward to using the wifi with my Ipad or Iphone.  What I found is that I can use my old Camera Connector I've been using for 4+ years to ...
  • Replied in And a bit more
    Since I appear to be a GM1 convert, I'll have continuing interest in what lenses people are using with it.  Be sure and share your new lens with us.
  • Certainly the small size relative to the EM5--photos didn't do the difference justice.  IQ didn't surprise me because I already knew what to expect--but it still surprises because you feel like ...
  • I've had all Panny bodies since G1 and they all have had those dumb battery doors LOL-- I didn't break any.  I expect the GM1 to hold up until sometime down the road its time to replace.  I've had ...
  • Replied in And a bit more
    After two days with the GM1 I learned that using wifi to transfer to my Ipad isn't worth the trouble and I've set AEL to that Fn 1 button.  In the time spent fiddling with setting it, back to app, ...
  • No, a quick look at the manual gave me the direction when it wouldn't respond to how I thought it should work.  I was surprised it wasn't intuitive (actually it was, just not that 'force') but I ...
  • I can only remember the substandard accessory EVF for the GF1 and would only want one that was much better than that one.  If it would increase size, I'd stick with the GM1---at this point just ...
  • Got my GM1 today and I have to say I'm impressed.  Got my Kaiser hood too which works great for me.  I'll use it when I need but its light, thin enough to carry along (remember I'll have in a ...
  • I don't know what the best adapter is now--I finally sold all my Canon gear, FF, etc this Spring.  Basically you have to set aperture, etc. with the EF lens on an EOS body.  You then remove the ...
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