mike_smith_uk

mike_smith_uk

Lives in United Kingdom Reading, United Kingdom
Works as a Accountant
Joined on Jul 31, 2007

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  • I cannot recall the article location but the tip I read a few years ago for oversize priming was to increase the image file in 10% increments to 110% size, i.e. bigger, then over-sharpen slightly ...
  • I started out in the Olympus 4/3rds system with the E-500 and the Nikkor 300 F2.8 EDIF lens.  Its best to focus wide open then stop the aperture down. Olympus sell a small magnifying eyepiece, 1.3x ...
  • Olympus E-620, 50mm macro, tripod, cheap light booth/cube, natural light, black felt backdrop, iso 200 1s at F8
  • One from a couple of years ago but reprocessed with Adobe Elements and Snapseed. I am currently going through a retro look to my landscapes, what do you think? Olympus E-620, 50- 200 mkii with 1.4 ...
  • Replied in Ferrari
    Whilst on holiday in Piedmont, Italy  14 French Ferraris turned up ar our hotel for lunch.  They were on their way to the Maranello Factory for a tour. Oly E3 and 14-54 mk!
  • As I said there are many forms of macro, you didn't make it clear that 1:1 was an important factor. FWIW I don't buy any of my lenses new, I acquired the 150 F2 at a price less than a new 50-200SWD ...
  • Depends upon what you classify as macro photography and what you are trying to achieve. The following were taken last year with; Damsel fly with the 300mm F2.8, at a garden pond set up, the rest ...
  • Submitted a challenge entry Coming home
    Hooper Swans at Dusk.  My first entry into a challenge
    Placed 57th in the challenge. Hooper Swans at Dusk. My first entry into a challenge
  • Replied in Eh??
    I used to shoot Canon pro equipment before switching to the Olympus 4/3rds system for its size advantage. The 100-400 Canon lens does not have the optical quality of the 50-200. To be honest I am ...
  • All taken with E-3, 300 F2.8 plus 1.4 tc, using car a blind and shooting through the window Woodpigeon; Moorhen; House Sparrow;
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