Derek49

Derek49

Lives in United Kingdom Liverpool, United Kingdom
Joined on Feb 18, 2011

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  • Generally, I never use auto WB - I prefer to set the camera to one of the preset white balances. Even my Canon DSLR gets the WB wrong in shade...
  • To me this rumour appeared too close to April 1st......
  • Replied in S1...
    Hopefully there'll be some reviews soon...... (Just noticed your post was tagged with the Kodak S1)
  • Replied in Derek
    Wow, thanks for your compliments Frank. I took around 15 pictures most of which were out of focus or the squirrel moved as I pressed the shutter release....only 2 were keepers ! Here's the other...
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  • Not quite taken this week. The sun finally appeared so I took my X-S1 for walk in a local park. The pic was taken hand held, and later cropped to improve composition. I quite like the lighting on...
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    Squirrel
  • Lenstip have posted some samples: http://www.lenstip.com/2081-news-Sigma_C_18-200_mm_f_3.5-6.3_DC_Macro_OS_HSM_-_sample_images.html They seem a bit better than the DPR pics - BTW Clifton Cameras...
  • DPR reviewed this lens back in August last year. You'll find the answer to your question at the bottom of this page http://www.dpreview.com/lensreviews/sigma-17-70mm-f2-8-4-os-hsm/2 Cheers Derek
  • Created discussions X-S1 at Amazon UK
    ....now priced at £239.99 if anyone is still thinking of buying one
  • Hi Paul My X-S1 came from Amazon UK, not a third party supplier, and was brand new - the camera was sealed in it's plastic bag. I had to set the date and time. Serial number starts 33N. Pics below...
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  • Replied in Ray ...
    And here's the manual......... http://www.fujifilm.com/support/digital_cameras/manuals/pdf/index/f/finepix_f1000exr_manual_01.pdf
  • Hi You might find your Pen camera here : http://www.olympus-global.com/en/corc/history/camera/pen/
  • I agree that a filter under certain cirumstances could degrade a photo but apart from one instance, when I was shooting into the sun, it's never been a problem. Here's a night photo taken with a...
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  • http://www.amazon.co.uk/Hoya-62mm-Digital-Protector-Filter/dp/B0009K50TW/ref=pd_sim_ph_39 But I use Hoya HMC UV filters (much cheaper) without any problems. Cheers Derek
  • Hi Glad it all got sorted. I was pretty sure Amazon's customer service was standard across all countries - the email you received was similar to the one I was sent. Anyway have fun with your new...
  • Replied in XS1 soft edges
    Hi Jacqui "Made in Japan" logo is at the bottom of the camera.
  • Replied in XS1 soft edges
    Hi Jacqui Are you shooting raw or Jpeg ? I've had 2 X-S1's from Amazon UK in the past month - both 33N serial numbers, and I find the raw files do look a little soft, although the 2nd one seems...
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