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Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 218
Views: 6,783
Posted By Gwyver
Re: v3 Firmware for mk2 - updates for mk2, m1x and lenses

Hi Ross,
Not your fault at all but this seems like a kind of Catch-22 situation
If someone only uses Oly Camera Updater why would it occur to them to use some other (seemingly unconnected) program...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 218
Views: 6,783
Posted By Gwyver
Re: v3 Firmware for mk2 - updates for mk2, m1x and lenses

There are many long-time Olympus camera users who find that Workspace (and it's predecessor Olympus Viewer) perform very poorly and so use alternative s/w for image PP. Therefore, since Olympus also...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 218
Views: 6,783
Posted By Gwyver
Re: v3 Firmware for mk2 - updates for mk2, m1x and lenses

Worked fine using the freestanding Camera Updater v2.1.1 on my MacBook which is running Mojave 10.14.5
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 218
Views: 6,783
Posted By Gwyver
Re: v3 Firmware for mk2 - updates for mk2, m1x and lenses

In case you haven't noticed, in addition to the v3 firmware changes documented in the latest version of the User Manual (page 196 onwards), Olympus have shuffled around some of the Settings Menu...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 16,811
Posted By Gwyver
Re: E-M1 Mkii Menu settings spreadsheet

I have edited the OP to add a zipped attachment containing the spreadsheet updated to match the menu settings changes corresponding to the v3.0 firmware.

Note that Olympus have made some...
Forum: The lounge 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 465
Posted By Gwyver
Re: The Farne Islands

That's a real shame.
A very similar thing happened to me 10 years ago at exactly this time of year when we were on holiday near Embleton. There was a strong NE wind blowing all week and the Farne...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 1,244
Posted By Gwyver
Re: New firmware finally imminent?

Cog E1 - ISO Auto = All
Cog B - Fn Lever Settings = mode 1
Cog B - Fn Lever/Power Lever = Fn
Cog B - Dial M Fn Pos = 1 > Shutter & Aperture, Pos=2 > ISO & Exp Comp

With these settings when...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 1,244
Posted By Gwyver
Re: New firmware finally imminent?

You can already achieve this by assigning the appropriate option to the Function Lever
Forum: Converters, adapters and extension tubes 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 194
Views: 8,632
Posted By Gwyver
Re: New MC 20 announced.

I plan to wait until

there are real user reviews of the 40~150 + MC20 (to learn about the bokeh of this combo)
there is some announcement regarding either/both of the Pro Zoom lens shown on the...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 15th April 2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,879
Posted By Gwyver
Re: Conflicting Info from Olympus re 3 Year Extended Warranty

Dave,
I've just received a very similar email and, like you, my camera will soon be 2.5 years old.
However, given that the Olympus email clearly states that the "Warranty expiration date" lies in...
Forum: Foto Fair 14th April 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 614
Posted By Gwyver
Re: Hard Work ahead................:-)

John,
It looks as though there may as many as twenty four candles
Forum: Events 13th April 2019
Replies: 51
Views: 5,561
Posted By Gwyver
Re: Panasonic 100-400 Photo Show saga. Buyers warning.

Some years ago I took my Panasonic Leica 4/3 14~150mm lens to Michael Carroll (at his home in A-u-L).
The zoom function had become very stiff to operate through a part of it's range.
Michael...
Forum: The lounge 6th April 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By Gwyver
Re: Some SATNAVs May Stop working Today

Otto,
This (very brief!) article from Garmin gives an update on the affect of the 6th April changes on Garmin GPSs. It looks as though it should at least continue to provide accurate positions -...
Forum: Foto Fair 26th March 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By Gwyver
Re: Urban Windows

It will change every day and bits will drop off :)
Forum: General photography discussion 8th March 2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,793
Posted By Gwyver
Re: Best practice external hard drives

When you put your old drives in the new (Synology) NAS in the same slot order as in the old NAS and launch the 'Migrate' function, it reads the existing (RAID) configuration data from the old HDDs...
Forum: Foto Fair 23rd February 2019
Replies: 13
Views: 565
Posted By Gwyver
Re: Castlerigg stone circle in snow

I prefer the first (based on your position w.r.t. the circle) and the last because of the sky.

In both cases I think they might look even better as letter-box format with the top 50% of the sky...
Forum: Lens focus 16th February 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 1,922
Posted By Gwyver
Re: Updated Olympus lens "roadmap"

I expect one of these will be painted white, very fast, and extremely expensive
and the other will be for folk with more limited budgets :)
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 9th February 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 998
Posted By Gwyver
Re: Olympus 75mm f/1.8

Rich,
Have you looked on the ffordes.com web site?
They have a couple of s/h (silver) copies. Go to page 6 on the m43 lens listing.
Forum: General photography discussion 5th February 2019
Replies: 38
Views: 2,381
Posted By Gwyver
Re: Show us your first cameras

My first camera was a Kodak Brownie Starmite. Don't have a photo of it, but you can see an image and some info about the camera here:-http://camera-wiki.org/wiki/Kodak_Brownie_Starmitehttp://
...
Forum: Articles from FourThirds-User.com 31st January 2019
Replies: 36
Views: 6,002
Posted By Gwyver
Re: Four Thirds User - currently being operated on!

Phil,
Much of the new site looks good and modern, but for short posts (i.e. no photo embedded) there is a huge amount of white-space - which is caused by the length of the associated left hand side...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 30th January 2019
Replies: 20
Views: 2,763
Posted By Gwyver
Re: Panning with the EM1

Have you set Frame Rate = High (Cog D) - the EVF will refresh at 120fps - at the expense of battery endurance?
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 27th January 2019
Replies: 33
Views: 3,256
Posted By Gwyver
Re: E-M1 II Firmware Upgrade 2.3

I've just updated to f/w 2.3 and was pleasantly surprised to discover that the shutter speed and aperture settings that I've specified in C1, C2, & C3 modes were restored.

Until now these...
Forum: General photography discussion 26th January 2019
Replies: 18
Views: 789
Posted By Gwyver
Re: Can anyone shed any light on this

Andy,
Perhaps their web server isn't properly secured (SSL certificates etc.) and your mobile data path /settings are less rigorously checked than via your router/wifi.
I've noticed how over the...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 25th January 2019
Replies: 655
Views: 71,506
Posted By Gwyver
Re: New Olympus OMD - EM1X ?

Whilst I appreciate that many Olympus m4/3 users were hoping for an EM-1ii successor, I don't understand why there is so much negative sentiment about the EM1X.

It's been obvious for several years...
Forum: Lens focus 24th January 2019
Replies: 44
Views: 8,052
Posted By Gwyver
Re: Olympus 150-400 Rumour

Pretty much the way I'm thinking. My 40-150 will get a new lease of life.

For me the new lens roadmap is the most interesting aspect of today's announcement. Of course history shows that...
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