McBrian

McBrian

Lives in United Kingdom Scotland, United Kingdom
Works as a Mechanical Design Engineer
Has a website at http://500px.com/bjlawson
Joined on Sep 15, 2004
About me:

Smoking is a mugs game, nearly got me!!!

McBrian's recent activity

  • How do you quantify "twice as good" ? The Strato's are 100% reliable with all my cameras and studio strobes, £35 to £70 may be twice the price but I can spend £35 in one visit to the bar :-)
  • I too have had endless unreliability with Yongnuo triggers, I spent quite a few hours research before I plunged for my current triggers and can't be any happier with my choice. The Phottix Strato 2 ...
  • £180 excluding VAT :-(
  • I've just had my DA*16-50 repaired in the UK by JPS and can confirm that both the PCB and SDM motor were replaced.... From the quote................... Resolution Comments REPAIR/REPLACE PCB REPAIR ...
  • It's in stock and available in the UK at SRS Microsystems for £499 and they will ship to euroland ..... http://www.srsmicrosystems.co.uk/4919/Sigma-8-16mm-F4-5-5-6-DC-HSM-Lens---Pentax-Fit.html
  • Pentax Remote Assistant does not like being plugged in to a USB hub i.e. a USB port on a monitor or an USB extension hub, it only works when plugged directly in to a USB socket on the PC/Laptop
  • http://www.srsmicrosystems.co.uk/9795/Pentax-K-3-Digital-Camera-with-18-55mm-WR-Lens---FREE-PENTAX-35MM-F2-4-LENS-.html
  • Hi Shawn I've had a couple of goes at floodlit footie (soccer) recently with the K3 and a couple of lenses. My first go was with the K3 and a DA*50-135 f2.8 (trying out classic 70-200 full frame ...
  • Hi Phil, I contributed to a thread over on ePhotozine discussing LED/Tube flashes, might be worth having a little read through .... http://www.ephotozine.com/forums/topic/ring-flash-104401 The ...
  • This look like a rebranded Viltrox JY-670, here's'a brief test report..... http://www.digitalcameraworld.com/2013/04/18/best-macro-flash-6-top-models-tested-and-rated/6/ I use a Viltrox on my ...
  • If your in Av, TV, M etc. and hit the ISO button to change ISO it will remember the value you set till you physically change it again when memory, sensitivity is checked. You have 3 user modes that ...
  • Firstly make sure the mode dial is not set to U1, U2 or U3. Go to Camera Menu tab 2, ISO Auto Setting and set your parameters, I have ISO AUTO 100-6400 set and AUTO ISO Parameters set the centre ...
  • First studio outing for my DA*16-50, very pleased with the results over my DA17-70 which up to now has been my main studio lens. Some pp and selective sharpening applied... Comments and critique ...
  • UK Pentax pro dealer SRS Microsystems are running a "UK First" for 9th October add on their home page. http://www.srsmicrosystems.co.uk/
  • Created discussions A Pentax in the studio
    I posted these in the Pentax SLR a few weeks bck, I thought this forum may like to view them just in case you don't venture far :) K5IIs and DA70 Ltd K5IIs and DA70Ltd K5IIs and DA17-70 Comments ...
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