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steverh
17th December 2016, 11:54 PM
Poor light in Bristol today and I was very constrained for time. Let rip on auto ISO and it went straight to 6400! Images are from raw, processed In Olympus Viewer 3.

Portrait was taken in mixed (mainly fluorescent) light, using auto white balance. Colours are pretty accurate. Noise seems to be well controlled.

https://c2.staticflickr.com/1/725/30898659433_d83b3dffbd_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/P5pGXt)Mark (https://flic.kr/p/P5pGXt) by Steve Hallam (https://www.flickr.com/photos/stevehallam/), on Flickr


The other shot is outdoors at about 3:15pm (nearly dark!). Crop of about half the original. I love the colours.

https://c2.staticflickr.com/1/493/30898659313_a0ffe499c7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/P5pGVp)Prop shaft (https://flic.kr/p/P5pGVp) by Steve Hallam (https://www.flickr.com/photos/stevehallam/), on Flickr

I have bought Affinity Photo for Windows (29.99 if you are quick) and it looks very promising. Handles Mk II raw files with no problem but still learning to get the best from it.

steverh
18th December 2016, 12:03 AM
Two questions:

1. How do I get Flickr images to display in the post? I'm sure it can be done. :confused:

2. How do you delete an accidental duplicate thread? :confused:

pdk42
18th December 2016, 08:36 AM
Hi Steve,

To post images from Flickr, you need to copy and paste the BBCODE. Click the Share icon on Flickr's image page and from the dialogue that pops up select the BBCODE option. Copy the entire string that appears and then paste it in your post here.

Like this (I've pasted the BBCode twice - the first corrupted with a spurious capital X in front of "url" to show you what it's like, the second to show the image):

[Xurl=https://flic.kr/p/P5pGVp][Ximg]https://c2.staticflickr.com/1/493/30898659313_a0ffe499c7_b.jpg[/img][/url]
[Xurl=https://flic.kr/p/P5pGVp]Prop shaft[/url] by [Xurl=https://www.flickr.com/photos/stevehallam/]Steve Hallam[/url], on Flickr

https://c2.staticflickr.com/1/493/30898659313_a0ffe499c7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/P5pGVp)
Prop shaft (https://flic.kr/p/P5pGVp) by Steve Hallam (https://www.flickr.com/photos/stevehallam/), on Flickr

To delete a post, there is a "Delete" option if you click Edit when viewing your post.

Regarding your images, was the intention to shoot at high ISO? I notice the first was at f10 and the second at f6.3. You'd have got down to ISOs much lower if you'd have shot at f4.

Nice to know the new E-M1ii handles the high ISO well though!

Ian
18th December 2016, 08:40 AM
Yews I was going to ask about the f/10 :)

Ian

Ricoh
18th December 2016, 10:14 AM
f10? I thought I read f6.3 in Flickr, but could be wrong.
Anyway, a lot of people tend to use aperture as an exposure control, incorrectly some would say, whereas others, and I include myself here, use aperture for DoF and shutter speed and ISO for exposure control. f10 on a m4/3 camera is bordering on diffraction territory.

Beagletorque
18th December 2016, 10:24 AM
f10? I thought I read f6.3 in Flickr, but could be wrong.
Anyway, a lot of people tend to use aperture as an exposure control, incorrectly some would say, whereas others, and I include myself here, use aperture for DoF and shutter speed and ISO for exposure control. f10 on a m4/3 camera is bordering on diffraction territory.

f5.6 is bordering on diffraction!

Ricoh
18th December 2016, 10:35 AM
f5.6 is bordering on diffraction!
Oh, I wasn't aware it was so low an f number!! But f5.6 gives oodles of DoF, and I rarely use anything smaller for what I do.

steverh
18th December 2016, 12:30 PM
F/10 - more haste less speed I'm afraid :(

Still, I tested 6400 ISO ;)

Ricoh
18th December 2016, 01:29 PM
F/10 - more haste less speed I'm afraid :(

Still, I tested 6400 ISO ;)
Indeed, and it works well at high ISO it appears.

Best to think of aperture as a DoF control, and SS and ISO as exposure controls.

Ian
18th December 2016, 06:04 PM
Yes in good light ISO 6400 is not at all bad and there is plenty of detail.

Ian