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  1. Thread: Sports

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    Well can thoroughly recommend the Villa - heck...

    Well can thoroughly recommend the Villa - heck even Tom Hanks supports them :D

    My photos were all taken with the S2 which has a 12x built in zoom. Perhaps someone can tell me what that equates to...
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    mine from last year with a Canon S2 ...

    mine from last year with a Canon S2

    http://www.snappycat.co.uk/indexeclipsemontage.jpg


    I did think afterwards heck I could have photoshopped that and saved myself some effort!
  3. Thread: the next Canon S?

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    Well they may have mis-fired with that strategy!...

    Well they may have mis-fired with that strategy! Worked to the extent that I purchased a DSLR but failed because I went with Olympus as Canon was too expensive! ( Oh and having always used Canon...
  4. Thread: Sports

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    A prosumer cam is fast enough to stop the action....

    A prosumer cam is fast enough to stop the action. I took all these with a Canon S2 http://www.snappycat.co.uk/Football_Menu.html . Having just purchased my first DSLR I can't say I'll be letting...
  5. Thanks for the feeback. Tried updating the...

    Thanks for the feeback.

    Tried updating the firmware - hasn't made any difference.

    Have removed the battery and will try again in the morning.

    Failing that it will have to go back.
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    Hi Stuart , if you have any ideas why my E500...

    Hi Stuart , if you have any ideas why my E500 arrow keys would have locked up would appreciate feedback? Is this a problem you have ever encountered?


    Have just twigged that I actually bought the...
  7. Olympus E500 arrow/directional key pad locked up?

    Have had no probs with this camera at all since purchasing it. Got it out last night to show a friend and when she'ld gone went to delete the shots she'd taken and instantly noticed the arrow keys...
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    ahhhh 'M' is manual exposure :D Manual is on...

    ahhhh 'M' is manual exposure :D

    Manual is on cd - which is just plain rubbish as I like to thumb through on the go!

    I went through wrotniak's site, which is fab, this morning and have played...
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    First couple of test shots. Surprised by how...

    First couple of test shots. Surprised by how close I could get with just the kit lens ( first pic ) and no problems focusing with the Raynox either ( second pic ). I haven't worked out how to disable...
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    Just a quick update - lens arrived yesterday....

    Just a quick update - lens arrived yesterday. Have been really happy with this purchase as camera looked brand new ( barr the thumbprint on the LCD screen! ) and the lens was still sealed in its...
  11. Thread: Some S3 Pics

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    I'm still trying to capture a decent fish...

    I'm still trying to capture a decent fish shot!!!!

    http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2324/2199711848_49a941b282.jpg

    have just puchased an Olympus e500 but can't see myself abandoning my S2 just...
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    Fingers crossed it will arrive tomorrow so I can...

    Fingers crossed it will arrive tomorrow so I can have a play with it at the weekend :D

    Should keep your eye on the site though Phill as offer was already removed once and reappeared a few days...
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    Yep tripod is definitely out! I've tried in the...

    Yep tripod is definitely out! I've tried in the past and just found it too restrictive, half the time the shots I'm taking are at arms length whilst leaning precariously over a pond!!!! It's one of...
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    Thank you for the answers! Phill - I did...

    Thank you for the answers!

    Phill - I did indeed puchase from digital depot!

    Camera should arrive today, card I ordered from Play so will take a little longer ( I shall 'borrow' one of my son's...
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    New e500 owner - battery/accessories query

    Well I thought my foray into the world of DSLR's would have to wait a good deal longer ( financial restrictions! ) but yesterday purchased an e500 for a rather bargainous 168 delivered! Cam comes...
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    Sticky: Crikey! Thank you guys :D

    Crikey! Thank you guys :D
  17. Thread: Some S3 Pics

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    I get pretty close to be honest! There are...

    I get pretty close to be honest! There are definitely things you can do to improve your chances though. They seem to be rather like butterflies in the respect that if it's hot and sunny they flit all...
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    Sticky: How cool! Thanks for taking the time to show me...

    How cool! Thanks for taking the time to show me that - I love playing!!! :D
  19. Thread: Some S3 Pics

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    Thank you anco. I use the Raynox DCR-250 for all...

    Thank you anco. I use the Raynox DCR-250 for all my macro stuff. Well worth investing in as it's incredibly cheap.
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    Sticky: I haven't discovered the burn tool yet ( and it...

    I haven't discovered the burn tool yet ( and it sounds perfect for me! ) whereabouts is it located - using PS CS ;)
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    Sticky: Thankyou - although a better photographer would...

    Thankyou - although a better photographer would have totally mastered damselflies by now as I have an abundance of them in my pond :D
  22. Thread: Some S3 Pics

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    I tend to use the vivid setting in camera but...

    I tend to use the vivid setting in camera but there is such a mass of green reeds in my pond it doesn't really need much help!

    You could try lightening and then running through something like neat...
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    Sticky: reppans - that's a cracking shot, your lighting...

    reppans - that's a cracking shot, your lighting is excellent.

    Not terribly into buildings myself but had a play with this the other day..
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  24. Thread: Bird Thread

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    Sticky: Not really up to the same standard as some in...

    Not really up to the same standard as some in here but I was quite pleased with it. Generally get a poor DOF at full zoom on my S2

    http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1391/541067556_b4dff6aeda.jpg
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    Sticky: drama - colours on your butterfly shot are...

    drama - colours on your butterfly shot are lovely.

    reppas - I took one of those. Had the opposite problem - they were situated in glaring sunlight!!!!
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