Bob Topp

Lives in United States Huntsville, United States
Works as a EE
Has a website at
Joined on Nov 19, 2001
About me:

Slowly migrating from D300/D700 to m4/3...

Bob Topp's recent activity

  • @The Rale- one can never tell what another poster's level of understanding is on DPReview. I didn't mean to sound overly simplistic, but there are people who would shoot at ISO 3200 or above all...

  • One reason not to use ISO 3200 all the time: If you shoot flash outdoors, you won't be able sync a the shutter speeds resulting from ISO 3200.

  • Happens to me at least once a week, shooting salsa dancers in club lighting.  I thought for a while that it was happening because the flash had not recharged, but that should not affect the camera ...
  • Hubert- I considered doing my own replacement, just briefly, and someday I might tackle it.  For now, I need a low-risk approach to cover some short and long-term needs, so I'll probably buy a new ...
  • You're right, Michael- I have not inquired about repair costs yet.  I've done a few price searches and should have taken advantage of one good deal on new EM-1s at $647 last week, but Abe's had ...
  • Thanks, Joe- You must have read my mind.  I have just come from the BH page, looking at the add-on grip.  I pretty much had my mind set on the EM-5 II, just for the nice updates, but I really love ...
  • My EM-5 and EM-1 have never exhibited any loose screw symptoms.  At this point I wish that were all I could say.  Coming home at 3:00 a.m. from a late-night shoot, I had both EMs in the same bag, ...
  • Thanks for some very good recommendations, Mako2011.  I would like to add that I have found the D7200 jpegs to be very flexible, and capable of recovering color and texture at what used to be ...
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