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Forum: General accessories 24th October 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By Olybirder
Extra Padding for Camera Bag Strap

I carry my E-M1 II and 300mm f/4 in a ThinkTank Digital Holster slung diagonally across my chest and it works well for me. However, recently I have really been feeling the effects of carrying the...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 16th October 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 736
Posted By super_claret
Interesting article about EM1 Mk2

Found this interesting piece about wildlife photography and the EM1 Mk2. Another article on his website discusses settings used for AF etc. Well worth a look and some breathtaking photography...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 15th September 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 633
Posted By Ross the fiddler
E-M1 Mk II Movie Guide (user manual)

I'm not sure how long this has been available (may have always been there), but if not then it can be found here. http://cs.olympus-imaging.jp/en/support/imsg/digicamera/download/manual/pen.cfm#body...
Forum: Foto Fair 17th August 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Larva of Elephant Hawk-moth [i]Deilephila porcellus[/i]

Thanks, Andy.

Your images are welcome. They also show the fuzzy area between the eyes which I at first thought was OOF in my images but it is the same at all distances.

Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 27th June 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 866
Posted By DanC.Licks
Re: Metabones EF->mFT v2.8 update

C-AF is useless with the Metabones/Canon 400/5.6, with or without a TC. How it is on other Canon lenses I do not know, but my impression is it is simply asking too much.
Forum: Tutorials, Informative & Classic threads 6th June 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 2,720
Posted By drmarkf
Advice on the "laptop ban" for photographers

Useful practical and thoughtful advice in this article on coping with electronics bans on aircraft: the latest issue of the reCOMPOSE podcast with Juan Pons also covers this in some more detail.
Forum: Foto Fair 28th May 2017
Replies: 1,505
Views: 262,599
Posted By David M
Re: Communal Bird Photography Thread

Home made. They date back 30 years. When I realised it was the 30th anniversary I thought I'd post the sequence from nest building to the young leaving. Actually there's one shot after the young have...
Forum: The lounge 21st May 2017
Replies: 17
Views: 1,606
Posted By pdk42
Re: Tesni Ward Workshop - some thoughts (image heavy)

The advantage is that you can carefully focus on what you need to focus on and then leave it there as you change composition or wait for the moment without fear of the camera re-focusing on the wrong...
Forum: Foto Fair 17th May 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 643
Posted By pdk42
Re: A few from Bempton Cliffs

Thanks! I'll do a more complete write up of the day when I'm back - if anyone's interested.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 11th May 2017
Replies: 178
Views: 17,545
Posted By DavyG
Re: AF not as accurate

Sorry to hear that you've sold your Olympus kit and moved over to Nikon Goshawk however, it's right to choose the equipment that does the job for you.

I recently bought my wife an E-M1 II and a...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 21st March 2017
Replies: 178
Views: 17,545
Posted By c12402
Re: AF not as accurate

Not sure this case is connected with the discussion, but just in case it may help....

I'm currently in the process of fine tuning my settings on the em1.2 (coming from em5) for birding.

Forum: Events 18th March 2017
Replies: 29
Views: 3,583
Posted By Phill D
NEC Photo Show deals

A few of deals of note this year.
EM1 mk2 at 1699 with free grip and bag from Olympus if you buy a spare battery. The bag seems to be a very smart leather one that will take several lenses too...
Forum: The lounge 3rd March 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By Olybirder
New Historical Photography Programme on BBC4

Just a heads up. Commencing on Monday 6th March at 9.00 pm BBC4 are starting a series of three programmes entitled 'Britain in Focus: A Photographic History'. It sounds as if the title explains it...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 2nd February 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 841
Posted By fotofundi
Re: 'Lost' focus lock

I have managed to down-grade my E-M1 back to Olympus firmware v4.0. In doing so I lost most of my settings so had to spend some time putting those back, but now Back Button Focus works again...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 1st February 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 569
Posted By Miketoll
Future firmware insights.

A few pointers of what will be coming here https://www.dpreview.com/articles/2574196907/exclusive-interview-olympus-r-d-on-continued-e-m1-mark-ii-development
Forum: Dealers' Den 31st January 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 1,476
Posted By IainMacD
Triggertrap down the pan

I received this today:

Always sad when things like this happen
Forum: The lounge 26th January 2017
Replies: 17
Views: 1,235
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Red Kite Dogfight

Very nice, Andy. Looks like a juvenile.

Forum: The lounge 9th January 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 436
Posted By DerekW
Oly Service Infrastructure

While deleting all my sold equipment from the inventory list on Olympus MyOlympus web site I noted the heading for Visionaries.
I have seen two three of the visionaries talking at camera shows and...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 19th December 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 606
Posted By Gwyver
Olympus Camera Update & E-M1 mkii

Caveat Emptor.
Relying on the settings restore function may be bad for your health!
Just noticed this in the Pro-Service package description
6.5 Firmware Update and Camera Settings Backup

Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 18th December 2016
Replies: 19
Views: 2,579
Posted By TonyR
E-M1 MkII Focus Point variations and C-AF

I posted this at dpreview but I'll post it here too as Olympus mught see it.

So, I've had my E-M1 MkII for a couple of days now and I am very much enjoying using C-AF with the new subject...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 16th December 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 1,714
Posted By ashtonsd
Re: Remote release

I puchased a Canon RS-60E3 Remote Switch (cost anything from 15-20 - I paid 14.99 at Amazon) and confirmed it works great with my E-M1 Mark II today.

... a lot cheaper than the 70 Olympus...
Forum: Telephoto 11th December 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,972
Posted By Bikie John
Re: Problem with 300mm f/4 and E-M1

Some good news. I used it at rugby yesterday and it was fine - no lockups at all. I didn't need to turn IS off or Rec View on or anything like that so I am hoping that the firmware upgrades have...
Forum: Software 8th December 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,523
Posted By Invicta
Lightroom CC 2015.8 (6.8) update

New version of Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw released.

Key items include

Preliminary support for Olympus E-M1 Mark II
Forum: The lounge 5th December 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 860
Posted By Beagletorque
7-14mm f2.8 is 780 on Amazon+75 promo credit

Forum: Telephoto 4th December 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,972
Posted By Bikie John
Re: Problem with 300mm f/4 and E-M1

Thanks Chris, all sound advice (requoted in full deliberately as it's the first repeat).

A few answers to these suggestions:

1. It does indeed sound horribly similar to the problems that many...
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