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Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 2nd June 2017
Replies: 73
Views: 3,439
Posted By birdboy
Re: C-AF disappointing

The quick way is in camera. Go to view and press info button until it shows the display with the histogram. The focus point should show as a small green square.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 31st May 2017
Replies: 73
Views: 3,439
Posted By birdboy
Re: C-AF disappointing

That's what I thought at first but cannot find any oly info qualifying what shutter speeds this applies to p47 manual states;

"To prevent camera shake caused by the small vibrations that occur...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 31st May 2017
Replies: 92
Views: 9,875
Posted By birdboy
Re: EM1 MKII Lock Up

Were you using a high drive mode. When I first got the MKII I was using a SanDisk Extreme Pro 95 MB/s card and found it too slow for high frame rates where it appeared to freeze but just took a lot...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 29th May 2017
Replies: 73
Views: 3,439
Posted By birdboy
Re: C-AF disappointing

Hi Tord I would not have thought that your experience with CAF would have been a setting issue given the images that you post. You are a season Olympus pro. I am happy with my copy of the MKII and...
Forum: Events 11th April 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,208
Posted By birdboy
Re: Rockingham Experience day

Yes that's what I thought it was, and he was drifting it around the corners as well before being swallowed up on the straights.
Forum: Foto Fair 11th April 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By birdboy
Re: Epping and Ongar Railway

Know about its existence but not visited as near me. Having seen your great image set Dave I will make a note to get there on other steam days.

Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Events 11th April 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,208
Posted By birdboy
Re: Rockingham Experience day

Had a good day at Rockingham and a big thanks to the Olympus team and Mike Inkley.*clap There were about 30 of us and I asked around and did not find anyone on this forum. Learnt a few things about...
Forum: Events 6th April 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,208
Posted By birdboy
Re: Rockingham Experience day

See you there then Ben does not seem a popular experience day for members on here. Hope we get to go use the pro's vantage points near the track.
John
Forum: Events 5th April 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,208
Posted By birdboy
Rockingham Experience day

Anyone on here going to the Experience Day at Rockingham Speedway this Saturday 8 April 2017?

I shall be there.
Forum: Foto Fair 9th March 2017
Replies: 250
Views: 17,588
Posted By birdboy
Re: Astro Photos

Great image Dave. Lovely crater detail.*chr
Forum: Software 8th March 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By birdboy
Re: Lr 6

I had the same problem deliberating about upgrading to LR 6 but bit the bullet last Aug and got it for 59.09 from adobe. The problem I have with cc is what happens when I do not have the...
Forum: Foto Fair 6th February 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By birdboy
Re: Daytime moon

Was this taken with the EM1 MKII? I have noticed that sometimes the MKII seems to have a problem with the white balance giving a blue cast. As I take RAW this is corrected by using the white...
Forum: Foto Fair 24th January 2017
Replies: 250
Views: 17,588
Posted By birdboy
Re: Astro Photos

Thanks for the update Dave I thought I was going mad.

One thing you will need to consider with your EM1 MKII is that you will not be able to stack the EM1 MKII frames with your previous OMD's...
Forum: Foto Fair 24th January 2017
Replies: 250
Views: 17,588
Posted By birdboy
Re: Astro Photos

Wow now that is something special Dave*chr. Has this image changed since you first posted the 2nd image 2 days ago I do not remember it looking this detailed? So how many hours exposure does this...
Forum: Foto Fair 21st January 2017
Replies: 250
Views: 17,588
Posted By birdboy
Re: Astro Photos

Thanks Dave. Star tools colour seems to be a generous with saturation and this copy had it reduced. Always shoot RAW and LR 6.8 does read MKII RAW files. I am still stacking in DSS which reads...
Forum: Foto Fair 21st January 2017
Replies: 250
Views: 17,588
Posted By birdboy
Re: Astro Photos

I do not think you will be disappointed with the EM1 MKII for astrophotography. I think it is a marked improvement on the previous OMD models. The live view boost seems to work better and quicker...
Forum: Software 12th January 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,086
Posted By birdboy
Re: Timelapse software

All it needs is some music Yakety Yak:D
Forum: Software 11th January 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,014
Posted By birdboy
Re: Viewer 3 update

I think it was misreporting lens info or something similar. It seems ok now.
Forum: Software 11th January 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,086
Posted By birdboy
Re: Timelapse software

Open the folder with your files, select all the ones you want in the video, click on time laps movie, click preview and play around with settings to your satisfaction eg frame rate and then select...
Forum: The lounge 9th January 2017
Replies: 32
Views: 1,983
Posted By birdboy
Re: Can We Sue Volkswagen Owners for Polluting Our Air?

As someone who brought a VW based upon its low emissions statements made at the time in 2010 I am most upset at the response of VW. I brought the blue motion Tiguan version and following the...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 6th January 2017
Replies: 45
Views: 3,482
Posted By birdboy
Re: Has anyone had confirmation of the free experience day

I received the email asking for serial number as well. I had registered so concur that Oly do not seem to link the two. I have gone for the Experience Day at Rockingham Speedway.
Forum: Foto Fair 5th January 2017
Replies: 250
Views: 17,588
Posted By birdboy
Re: Astro Photos

Thanks Dave this is very informative for me as I have often considered going to a goto mount because of the difficulty finding the targets, but I half suspected that the initial set up is crucial to...
Forum: Foto Fair 5th January 2017
Replies: 250
Views: 17,588
Posted By birdboy
Re: Astro Photos

But I thought you have a goto mount Dave:confused:

Great star image though.

10 min exposures is a long time without narrowband filters so what ISO were you using and what is the effective...
Forum: Foto Fair 4th January 2017
Replies: 250
Views: 17,588
Posted By birdboy
Re: Astro Photos

Yes i did get the quad HiTecAstro controller and quite like it because it has nobs for setting the tape current, although having set them half way I have not touched them so Dew Controls option may...
Forum: Foto Fair 4th January 2017
Replies: 250
Views: 17,588
Posted By birdboy
Re: Astro Photos

Considering the kit you have I do think investing in dew controllers a must.
I have 3 heater tapes, one for the camera lens one for the tracking scope and one for the polar scope using a 4 way...
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