Ben O Connor

Ben O Connor

Lives in Finland Oulu, Finland
Works as a Fisheries Technology Engineer
Joined on Jan 14, 2012

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  • Replied in winter's end
    Lucky you folks there! Just saw the surfing competition in Sydney at morning news, while there are floods around Swedish and Danish cities.... By the end of October I can deliver unlimited amount ...
  • Seems like summer is not coming easy to Southern hemisphere either. The change was so quick in Finland that I caught cold back in two weeks. We were just enjoying sunshine at Oulu beaches and ...
  • Replied in Thank God!
    Well, you at not the only one on this ! I also wish to see Panasonics (as rumored) m43 sensored fixed lens camera. Maybe it will bring something better than interchangeable ones , never know! I am ...
  • Sad but true... Time to get prepared for colder times.  :( Last one is my pick. Just can't stand to see lovely roses are fading nowadays... So touching. Such lovely fregarence of summer has gone.... ...
  • thanks for feed back Michael. These are the issues that I wondered actually. It always sounds better to have faster lens. I remember I do take 2 out of 3 sharp shots by XZ-1 even hand held by ...
  • First Question: Where is the built-in flash ?
    Second Question: WHY !

  • Replied in Well
    I am not into any "pro like" cameras. I am actually a m43 user who believes pro is a "person" , not his/her gear. I just can't forget how lovely K-30's ovf was. And to see, M43 makers and consumers ...
  • Definitely there is the perfect MicroFourThirds camera in year 2014. Budgeters: PEN pm, pl. Size Oriented : LUMIX gm Control Freaks : PEN p, LUMIX gx, OMD m5, m10 Enthusiasts : m1, gh4 Still, there ...
  • First days of M 4/3 by PEN series Olympus has started to provide " Smilar sensor* by smaller camera " Smaller cameras allows producers "Smaller & sharper lenses." Which are easier to fit any camera ...
  • EXACTLY !

    Apart from wifi, there are not really "big" new thing.. And with its lower price tag, great accessories (lens adapter, mic, macro light arms, evf) Olympus XZ-2 is still more serious to...

  • The deal is easy!

    BRING SOMETHING NEW !

    or

    FIT THE GOOD OLD TECHNOLOGY TO MY SHIRT POCKET !

    The issue is; they brought nothing else but controls & handing over older model! Same sensor, same...

  • Trend used to be ; making smaller cams with similar specs.

    Seems Fuji has not knew about it :)

  • It is even makes me tired to watch! Man , too much to carry !

    Those shovels must be replaced with the bluetoot versions in this century. Mobility is everything come on !! :)

  • Cute team you have Henry. Chocolate and Lucky :) how is color accuracy on SH-1 ? Are these real colors of lucky ? I am asking because purple or very dark blue seems not accurate at low ISO bright ...
  • Great shots! My favorite are 3rd and 4th. Very sharp focusing, accurate colors... Actually Olympus cameras have their best color accuracy at underwater mode (where there is exist.). Excellent work ...
  • Excellent shots :) not just you but your models nails it. Summer has gone here, maybe there are few sunny days to come but that's it ! The water (lakes,rivers,sea) is belong to fishes now :( nice ...
  • Well its another comparison Aaron. The old one is "The old one" :) but lets be serious. Old one seen some action, and it survived out of it. And make its way back home! The new one is "The new one" ...
  • Thanks for OpticsEngineer's experiences. - soft image at Tele. This morning was one of the reason why I decided a Sony cybershot over Canon P&S in 2008. Those times ( and still ) canon has very ...
  • Replied in facts
    Actually I am waiting more dramatic experiences from users. Who used to own XZ-2 before. Improvement of battery life can be one of them. As an owner of a PM1 , I'm not planning to buying stylus 1 ...
  • Created discussions XZ-2 to STYLUS 1
    Dear stylus 1 users, I wonder should I answer " the call of the XZ-2 , which is very affordable excellent photographic tool." I would use it on the dry land only , so why not newer stuff ? Tell me ...
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