rolandb

rolandb

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Joined on Dec 3, 2007

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  • I dont know much Den but I think a nice 'letterbox' style pano would have looked quite cool,, Only omho,, Greetings from this side of the pond. Roland.
  • Replied in Thanks guys,,
    My thanks to everyone for the info etc regarding macro,, theres certainly plenty for me to think about. Think I need to get out and start some snapping with the camera and to get used to it first. ...
  • Thanks John, I haven't really done much "bug" macros, I tend to love flowers better and would like to get closer than I have been doing with the compacts. Going to get more at ease with the GX80 ...
  • Replied in Reply to Nick,,
    Hi Nick, Thanks for the reply, I have a Raynox 150, if I get time later I might see how close I can get, and maybe use that for a while before making my mind up on which macro lens. Roland. http:// ...
  • Replied in Reply to John,,
    Thanks John,, Someone did suggest the 30mm f2.8 macro lens to me,, but would need to investigate further to see if its the right one for me. Roland. http://www.flickr.com/photos/rolandb52/ "" I'm a ...
  • Replied in Reply to Mike,,
    Hi Mike, Thanks for the reply. Having posted the original question, I'd had a play and kind of realised I"d worked it out so to speak. I've just been so used to seeing, say a small flower, stopping ...
  • Replied in Reply to Cyvan,,
    Thanks Cyvan,, I think I kind of answered my own question, see Reply to Mark. The GX80 is going to be a whole new way of thinking for me, Roland. http://www.flickr.com/photos/rolandb52/ "" I'm a ...
  • Replied in Reply to Mark,,
    Thank you Mark for the replies, Correct me if I'm wrong, but I'm not going to get as close as these with the kit lens unless I crop the image,, I think its me, having had / used compacts for so ...
  • Created question thread GX80 Question Please ( Macro )
    Hi guys, Probably the first of many and this is maybe a daft question,, Looked through the manual, had a search online but could not see it,, is there a macro setting on the GX80 + kit lens like ...
  • Thanks M,, Looking forward to trying the cam out,, hopefully this weekend,, after I've finished all my jobs :-) Roland. http://www.flickr.com/photos/rolandb52/ "" I'm a snap-shooter! I shoot ...
  • Thanks Accipiter, Although not too worried about other lenses just yet, as and when I start looking I would probably search for a macro lens for my flower shots, and would love to get in to real ...
  • Thanks "Bad", I"ve always limited my Panny compacts to iso 800 but I"ll give the GX80 a go at higher. Roland. http://www.flickr.com/photos/rolandb52/ "" I'm a snap-shooter! I shoot anything that ...
  • Thanks Peter,, Just a collection of snaps to me,, Roland. http://www.flickr.com/photos/rolandb52/ "" I'm a snap-shooter! I shoot anything that interest me. Sometimes, I get lucky and some of my ...
  • Thanks ?? Roland. http://www.flickr.com/photos/rolandb52/ "" I'm a snap-shooter! I shoot anything that interest me. Sometimes, I get lucky and some of my snap-shots turn into a photograph.""
  • Created discussion thread Part 2, Well I"ve dipped my toe in,
    Well my GX80 has finally turned up after a bit of a cock up by Royal Mail, so hoping to get out for a bit of "snapping" at the week end. I know its going to be a bit of a learning curve for me ...
  • Yes she is,, And they say that romance is dead,,,,,, Roland. http://www.flickr.com/photos/rolandb52/ "" I'm a snap-shooter! I shoot anything that interest me. Sometimes, I get lucky and some of my ...
  • Replied in Welcome
    Dont go there Guy,, just dont  :-) :-) Roland.
  • Replied in Reply to ANAYV,,
    Hi ANAYV, Thanks for the kind comment. The lighthouse is Portland,, I believe, but never visited it, that Cape Elizabeth was further along the coast,, Roland.
  • Thanks Aaron, I've looked at a few vids already, and going to have a search through this forum for any hints or tips on "best settings" etc. Lots to learn but looking forward to it. Roland. http:// ...
  • Ben,, Thanks for the reply but,,, not sure if I have misled you in my post or not but, I haven't had a DSLR for years. I got rid of them many years ago not wanting to carry that heavy bag around, ...
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