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Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 30th August 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 3,297
Posted By skids
Firmware version 2.2 released for the EM1 MK2


Stability of operation when shooting still images has been improved.

Corrected issue of C-AF not operating correctly when...
Forum: Movie mode - technical discussions 16th April 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 2,489
Posted By Paul19
Smile Re: Aiternative to Movie Button?

Thanks all, I too use still photography as my preference and so have fully allocated all available buttons to make quick selection depending on what type of photography I am doing. This includes...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 19th December 2017
Replies: 209
Views: 15,916
Posted By pault
Firmware Update

Might be of interest, firmware update for EM1 mark2 to version 1.4.
"Improved stability of operations when shooting while using the EVF"
Forum: The lounge 1st November 2017
Replies: 117
Views: 7,702
Posted By Wally
Re: Another big loss to the UK

@ Ross... Going back to the Amy Turk harp performance, that was one fantastic piece of music. Just goes to show what one can do against the odds of pitching a harp against the organ for which the...
Forum: The lounge 30th October 2017
Replies: 117
Views: 7,702
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: Another big loss to the UK

Being deaf would probably be OK for this too, but this one is also for Keith (& anyone else interested, of course). ;)
Normally played on an organ but also sounds great for orchestra (thinking...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 16th October 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 961
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 8th October 2017
Replies: 22
Views: 3,763
Posted By Stumpyjock
Re: Underwhelming CAF - 9 and 5 point modes

I've been doing some more checks of the CAF on 5/9 point modes after discussing it with someone over at DPreview forums. It appears that despite the single static indication of what appears to be...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 28th September 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,066
Posted By DanC.Licks
Re: 300mm/4 Pro

Have a look here:
+ the next two shots. I have since modified it a little for the 300/4. It is a great help for...
Forum: Show your movies 23rd September 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 3,161
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: Desert Rose flower buds opening time-lapse.

Here is the plant tag that came with this one, with a botanical name of Adenium Obesum. EDIT: I was under the impression it was Australian, but not so as indicated here....
Forum: Telephoto 15th September 2017
Replies: 25
Views: 4,671
Posted By Melaka
Re: Long Dilemma - please help

Versatility mainly. I can't detect any difference in IQ. If it's purely birds then the 300/4+1.4 gives the best reach and you need it to fill the frame. For animals, on safari for example, the...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 15th September 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 846
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: Accessory talk 7th August 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 2,824
Posted By PeterBirder
Re: Lexar to be discontinued.

I've not used them myself but I know a chap called "iso" who has a few, you could ask him.:D

Alternatively have a look at...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 30th July 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 625
Posted By Ross the fiddler
An interesting & descriptive recent review.

I know the E-M1 Mk II has been out for a while now & many who decided to buy have done so, but others may still go that route still, however, while stumbling through youtube in my boredom this review...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 25th July 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,767
Posted By katran
E-M1 Mark II review by Mircea Bezergheanu

Mircea Bezergheanu is one of the best romanian photograpers. He used Canon and Nikon gear in the past, now he switched to Olympus.

This is the most complete review made ever for an Olympus camera...
Forum: Introduce yourself 18th July 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 869
Posted By IainMacD
Re: Morning all!

Welcome to the forum Pete. This site (http://www.wrotniak.net/photo/m43/em1.2-sett.html) is great resource for the E-M1 Mark II
Forum: The lounge 11th July 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By Ricoh
Re: Spamming Alert!

Thanks for the alert Wally. I've been in touch with my mobile operator, EE, mentioning the BBC article referenced above, and at my request they've placed a block on my account meaning third parties...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 10th July 2017
Replies: 17
Views: 1,725
Posted By Olybirder
Tony Northrup Tutorial Video for E-M1 II

Tony Northrup has just posted a YouTube video tutorial for the E-M1 II. I haven't watched it all the way through yet, as it is about 1 hour 40 mins long, but he starts with the basics. Hopefully...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 29th June 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,286
Posted By wornish
New Firmware Update Available

Olympus have just released new firmware version 1.3 for the EM1mk2

Just updated and it seems OK.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 12th May 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,371
Posted By GyRob
Re: OMD mkII af Area

5 is bigger all round than what the 5 shows Mike .
Although I always set everything Manual I have set the metering to center weighted ,this shows a circle in the VF and this with single point is...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 11th May 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,371
Posted By GyRob
OMD mkII af Area

I was doing some tests today and found that with single point it way bigger than the oblong in fact it covers the area that 5 points shows .

I have not used single point much for BIF as I though...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 6th May 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1,250
Posted By tomphotofx
The Olympus E-M1 MkII Menu System Simplified

Looking through the forum threads it seems a number of members are struggling with the menus in the EM-1 Mark 2 version there is a good solution to this situation that might help. I can recommend an...
Forum: Announcements 6th May 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 3,037
Posted By DavyG
Firmware Updates for E-M1 II, E-M 5 II and 300mm Pro.

Firmware updates for E-M II, E-M5 II and 300mm Pro are due for release on Monday according to 4/3 Rumors.

Details can be found here:...
Forum: Converters, adapters and extension tubes 15th April 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 2,668
Posted By KennyC
REVIEW of Commlite COMIX updated Canon ef to mft adapter.

On 7 April I ordered from Amazon UK the “Commlite Upgraded Autofocus Adapter” for Canon ef/efs to m4/3, which can be found here...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 14th April 2017
Replies: 194
Views: 24,851
Posted By TonyR
Re: AF not as accurate

Okay, first, the basic settings. I'm using a Custom set for birds in flight so that I can switch quickly to a completely different setup for static subjects. This custom set is in Manual 'M' mode...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 2nd March 2017
Replies: 23
Views: 2,026
Posted By wornish
New Firmware 1.1 Released

Olympus have released a new firmware update for the EM1mk2.

Just installed it using Olympus Camera Updater.

Only one improvement according to this site.

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