M J Valentine

M J Valentine

Joined on Jan 18, 2004

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  • I'd look at a Uni-Loc tripod. It looks a like a Vickers gun mount but is quicker to set up than a Manfrotto tripod.
  • _sem_ wrote: jalywol wrote: M J Valentine wrote: Hopefully, shutter shock isn't so much of a problem on a heavier Micro Four Thirds body like a GH3. I found the GH3 was very good in terms of...
  • chrisnorris wrote: A little off topic, but I have quite a few macro shots taken with my G6 using either the 14-140 with a 12mm macro tube or a legacy Sigma 105 using focus peaking for manual. As...
  • Full frame litigation would involve four times the value of this claim. However, the particulars of claim would be half as thin and read with an air of superiority.

  • drtmw wrote: Hi, I can't compare m4/3 to larger sensors, but I love my GH4 for flowers, etc. I find the quality with my 45 Leica macro is excellent and many aspects of the GH 3 make macro work well...
  • jalywol wrote: M J Valentine wrote: Hi, I'm thinking about replacing my 6D with a GH4. I've owned a number of Four Thirds cameras (now sold) and quite recently an E-M1 which I returned due to...
  • Created discussions GH3/4 for macro
    Hi, I'm thinking about replacing my 6D with a GH4. I've owned a number of Four Thirds cameras (now sold) and quite recently an E-M1 which I returned due to lock-ups. I tried a GH3 last week and it...
  • Hi,  I had an EM1 and hated the ergonomics compared to the 6D. However, the 6D and a zoom lens like a 24-70 f/4L (my current kit) just isn't fun to carry on holiday and I feel conspicuous using...
  • Phil Geusebroek wrote: How would this work for travel with a 6D? 35mm feels natural to me. I've been on trips with 35L/135L and found the longer lens a little tight: I didn't use it as much as the...
  • Brian Wadie wrote: Having made the same change I can only agree with you comment re: sharpness compared to the 24 -105LIS I found the 24-105mm f/4L IS sharp from 35mm to 80mm at f/5.6 or smaller....
  • TokyoJapan wrote: BoosAngel wrote: I am looking at the 6D with the 24-105 f4L also. Does anyone have any thoughts about the 24-70 f4L over the 24-105 f4L? I have a 6D and 24-70 f/4L after having...
  • M J Valentine wrote:  I realise that cameras are fundamentally tools to be used but I would prefer to keep the camera in the best possible condition to maximise the resale value should the need...
  • Jack Hass wrote: M J Valentine wrote: Hi, The GH4 looks interesting, especially the revised OVF and new focusing system which might be competitive with phase detection in a semi-pro DSLR. Is this...
  • amtberg wrote: M J Valentine wrote: Hi, The GH4 looks interesting, especially the revised OVF and new focusing system which might be competitive with phase detection in a semi-pro DSLR. Is this...
  • Hi, The GH4 looks interesting, especially the revised OVF and new focusing system which might be competitive with phase detection in a semi-pro DSLR. Is this enough to attract DSLR owners looking...
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    EarthQuake wrote:M J Valentine wrote:Martin.au wrote:No idea what they've done.Here's mine after 18 months of solid use.Thanks for posting the picture. That's not too bad I guess. Did you use the...
  • ChrisJBSC wrote: Its definitely the OLD lens. Check out the silver version with the manual focus lock...
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    LaMesa wrote:May I suggest you have another extremely close look? Let me repeat: Olympus' sales policy would not allow for Jessop's price with the new kit lens.Regards, HerbertUK companies can set...
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    Martin.au wrote: No idea what they've done. Here's mine after 18 months of solid use. Thanks for posting the picture. That's not too bad I guess. Did you use the flash gun often?
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    Martin.au wrote: M J Valentine wrote: Art_P wrote: it depends on how you treat the camera Studio setting, storage in a soft lined pouch, gentle use, no problem. Rough use, stow the camera...
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