Gary Blake

Gary Blake

Lives in Canada Hampton, Ontario, Canada
Works as a Self employed
Joined on Dec 17, 2007

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  • EM5 DZ 50-200mm Gary
  • I have had similar experiences here – shooting at -18C with a strong wind chill, 20-40 shots maximum from a freshly charged battery that had been out in the cold for about an hour. After that...
  • First curtain shutter is switched from manual to electronic under 1/320 with the 0 second antishock setting- which is supposed to eliminate any possibility of shutter shock. Did the update as I was...
  • Some things to check 1) Weak battery contact springs inside the camera – on older cameras these can sometimes lose a bit of spring tension and not be making solid contact with the battery. Gently...
  • EM5 DZ50-200mm A CP freight train along the shore of Lake Superior, coming out of Nipigon and heading for points west. Gary
  • Thanks for all the comments, much appreciated. Color version for minniev and Scott There is not much color in these fish and it was a very dull day - at this stage of their life cycle they are...
  • Replied in Uphill battle
    Ravenwing Photo wrote: Very cool! Would be interested in the mechanics of this shot. Was it part of a sequence? Af/Mf? Nate, Andrew Thanks for commenting. Nate - watched the fish jumping for a...
  • Replied in Uphill battle
    Determination to procreate, it is said that the jumping ability of the salmon would be equivalent to a human being able to jump over a four story building..... EM5, DZ 150mm f2 Gary
  • There could be a problem using the camera outdoors without the cover or leaving the cover off for an extended period of time without a drive attached. The camera is very well sealed and with the...
  • The second cover is the one for the motor drive or winder II attachment. They usually go missing as they get misplaced when the drive/winder is installed. There is a storage slot on the winder II...
  • Jon Goodman has been the go to guy in the U.S. for many years. here's a link to his repair instructions which includes an email link: http://www.kyphoto.com/classics/sealreplacement.html I have...
  • My son's german shepherd, taken during a snowstorm, snow in the background. EM1 with DZ 35-100f2, f5 @100mm hand held. Liking this lens a lot Gary
  • Hear you go Lou This was shot after sunset with theEM5 and OM 350mm f2.8 wide open at f2.8, ISO 4000 shutter speed of only 1/100. We are really spoiled by our equipment these days. This shot has no...
  • Created for sale Olympus E5 with HLD-4
    Olympus E-5 camera body plus HLD 4 battery grip, both well cared for and in excellent condition. Camera has 24,247 shutter actuations (Shutter rated for 150,000 actuations) Includes all original...
  • LouHolland wrote: Lovely Gary. Is that a Bear area too? Lou - Gary Blake wrote: Adult female bald eagle, Black Sturgeon River in the background. OMD EM5 OM 350mm f2.8 Gary Lou, Thanks for...
  • Adult female bald eagle, Black Sturgeon River in the background. OMD EM5 OM 350mm f2.8 Gary
  • Northern Ontario railway bridge at -10C EM5 + DZ 50-200mm, processed from raw in dramatic art filter and then converted to BW Gary
  • Check your private message
  • minniev wrote: I have never had an issue with an Olympus BLN1 battery, but did have a bad experience with two clones that never held a charge as long as the Oly batteries, but worst of all swelled...
  • goblin wrote: For what it's worth, I have been using DSTE's batteries from day one (E-M5), and can give nothing but praise to them. I never cared much about the rated capacity - a Chinese brand...
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