bluelemmy

bluelemmy

Lives in United Kingdom London, United Kingdom
Works as a Photographer
Has a website at www.dthorpe.net
Joined on Nov 22, 2010
About me:

I trained as a photographer on The Kent and Sussex Courier, a local newspaper in Kent, England. From there I worked for several regional newspapers before moving to London's Fleet Street in 1969.

I covered everything from wars, riots, disaster and mayhem through to Paris fashions and studio photography before going freelance and specializing in the music and showbusiness areas.

Some of my most enjoyable work was for Paul and Linda McCartney but I had a generally great time, often wondering why I got paid to do what I did.

I retired from photography in 1996 and worked as an internet consultant for a London IT company for a year before digital cameras relit my enthusiasm for my profession.

When Micro Four Thirds cameras came along, i embraced the technology and ethos behind them and started my Youtube channel covering all aspects of photography and the wonders of the Micro Four Thirds system.

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Hard time with Oly 17mm 1.8? Micro Four Thirds Talk 1 day ago
G80/85 & Battery grip, faulty or normal Micro Four Thirds Talk 2 days ago
Stills image quality of Olympus EM1 Mark II vs Panasonic GH5 ? Micro Four Thirds Talk 3 days ago
Which would you choose? EM1 or G85 for same money. Micro Four Thirds Talk 1 week ago
EVF on GX85 Micro Four Thirds Talk 1 month ago
Olympus O-MD EM-5 Mk. II - Live view is not actually "live" when adjusting aperture or shutter? Micro Four Thirds Talk 1 month ago
David Thorpe on the E-M1 Mark II menu system Micro Four Thirds Talk 1 month ago
Why shutter sound is very loud in m4/3? Micro Four Thirds Talk 1 month ago
Sony steals Olympus thunder - new strategy needed? Micro Four Thirds Talk 2 months ago
Olympus 17mm F/2.8 pancake Micro Four Thirds Talk 2 months ago
I just purchased a GX8 n Japan. The menu is Japanese only. Can I add English with firmware? Micro Four Thirds Talk 2 months ago
GH5 review makes me lust even more for a GX9 Micro Four Thirds Talk 2 months ago
GH5 AF Micro Four Thirds Talk 2 months ago
Interesting exploration of FF versus small sensor Micro Four Thirds Talk 3 months ago
GX80/85 Focus and Panorama-Issue Micro Four Thirds Talk 3 months ago
What Panasonic lens incompatible with Olympus cameras Micro Four Thirds Talk 3 months ago
Gx8 vs Em5II Micro Four Thirds Talk 4 months ago
Mirrorlessons full review Olympus E-M1 Mark II Micro Four Thirds Talk 4 months ago
12-100mm review @ Lenstip Micro Four Thirds Talk 4 months ago
Pen-F AF problems with Panny 12-32 Micro Four Thirds Talk 4 months ago
Olympus Pen F - Monochrome mode Micro Four Thirds Talk 4 months ago
Panasonic GX80/GX85 tracking / moving focus failure Micro Four Thirds Talk 5 months ago
Shutter shock with panasonic 100-400 on EM-1? Micro Four Thirds Talk 6 months ago
G85 noise thoughts - fan? Micro Four Thirds Talk 6 months ago
On G85 how do I use IBIS only or Lens O.I.S. only without Dual I.S.? Micro Four Thirds Talk 6 months ago
Panasonic G80m85 EVF Fault Micro Four Thirds Talk 7 months ago
Portraiture Micro Four Thirds Talk 7 months ago
What do you use to quickly cull images? Micro Four Thirds Talk 7 months ago
Have we reached a plateau in M43? Micro Four Thirds Talk 8 months ago
GX8 and viewing raw thumbnails Micro Four Thirds Talk 8 months ago
The most minimal, detachable, wrist strap? Micro Four Thirds Talk 8 months ago
Best allrounder zoom for Pana? Micro Four Thirds Talk 8 months ago
100-400 Panasonic Owners - Info Please! Micro Four Thirds Talk 9 months ago
GX8 extra battery solutions? Micro Four Thirds Talk 10 months ago
Vented Lens Hoods Micro Four Thirds Talk 10 months ago
Opinions on grip and battery pack for EM5 II - improves handling? Micro Four Thirds Talk 10 months ago
Lumix GX85 : Lost in the Menus Micro Four Thirds Talk 11 months ago
Can't find a Panasonic 25mm 1.7 vs Olympus 25mm 1.8 comparison Micro Four Thirds Talk Jun 23, 2016
New Panaleica 12mm 1.4 at 43rumors Micro Four Thirds Talk Jun 18, 2016
Olympus says no 4k for EM1 Mark II, I have EM1 and am very disappointed. Micro Four Thirds Talk Jun 3, 2016
GX8 Focus Help Micro Four Thirds Talk May 15, 2016
DFD tracking and C-AF with G7 and possibly 40-150mm f2.8 Micro Four Thirds Talk May 6, 2016
Panasonic lens on Olympus body Micro Four Thirds Talk Apr 28, 2016
Professional photographers, use M4/3s? Micro Four Thirds Talk Apr 7, 2016
Best 300mm adapted MF lens for OM-D Micro Four Thirds Talk Apr 3, 2016
Pen F: buy black or silver? Micro Four Thirds Talk Mar 30, 2016
Alternative to the expensive Olympus AC-3 power cord for the HLD-6? Micro Four Thirds Talk Mar 29, 2016
Compact camera system for 4k video of family - which option is best? Micro Four Thirds Talk Mar 29, 2016
What do you think about these figures? Micro Four Thirds Talk Mar 28, 2016
Pen F Viewfinder Lag - Help Please! Micro Four Thirds Talk Mar 27, 2016