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smk82

Member Since 28 Aug 2013
Offline Last Active Jun 18 2016 11:56 PM
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In Topic: Taking a Poll.. How many of you Check your Rig vs. Carry On?

28 May 2016 - 11:50 PM

When I went to Indonesia recently I took a think tank commuter bag which swallowed my full micro 4/3 rig (EM-10) plus twin strobes. I had the camera and lenses in a small separate bag as allowed. Sailed through customs as all points, no issues apart from losing my Allen keys to security in Kuala Lumpur!


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In Topic: Camera tether suggestions??

05 January 2016 - 08:04 AM

I can relate to those bow shackles coming undone. I used on to attach an SMB onto me (via a clip). It had been fine when I jumped in, and at the end of the dive when I when to reach for it, all I found was part of the shackle - the rest (including SMB!) had dropped off without me noticing. 


In Topic: Baggage Allowance in Indonesia

05 November 2015 - 11:14 PM

Does this apply to transfer flights as well? (I.e where you don't even see your bags and they are put on the connecting flight directly)- do they just try and do it on your hand luggage instead? So how much earlier do you have to get to the airports to allow for this?


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In Topic: Olympus 60mm First time shooting - tips?

29 July 2015 - 11:20 AM

As I mentioned, I'd noted the settings in posts talking about the lens being used with a SMC/CMC. I don't have either of these, so wondered if there was a preferred setting in this case. Hmm, two minds about the focus gear, as I know that it doesn't have a zoom capability, so won't need it for that, but on the odd occasion I might wish to manual focus, might prove useful. On the other hand, could just send it back and save some cash!


In Topic: EM-10 First Outing

01 July 2015 - 11:36 PM

Good pictures.. Nice to see someone else shooting the EM-10, 60mm macro is definitely on my list of next purchases


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