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Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 53
Views: 2,558
Posted By Tordan58
Re: So, is the AF better with firmware 3?

Nice Barn owl, Ron.

Now to the topic. I updated the FW to 3.0 and put it to test. Strong gusty winds were prevailing, meaning near perfect conditions for action down by the shore and some (at...
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By pdk42
Re: Swallows - MC-20 and Firmware 3.0 Test.

For those interested, there's a review by Tesni Ward here:

http://www.tesniward.co.uk/the-mc-20/

There are some sample shots with the 40-150.

I'm personally not confident that it'll work...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 16,886
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: Foto Fair 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 431
Posted By Harold Gough
Re: Echinopsis Hybrid Razzle Dazzle (Form)

You are crossing your eyes?

Something like 4-5 hand-spans from the screen should work.

Harold
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 12th June 2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,597
Posted By AndyMor
Re: So who actually has an E-M1x?

Clearly working for some of us, smashing results.

more on Andy Rouse here:
http://www.andyrouse.co.uk/index.php?eb=1&id=109&fbclid=IwAR1r_BAIM-hscTVOmO2MRauiIFddW1iNxUFVG4n79oggCl8EuDPvBHuvM8Q
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Forum: General photography discussion 10th June 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 484
Posted By pdk42
Interesting interview with Olympus engineers

Imaging Resource - Dave Etchells. Usually a good read:

https://www.imaging-resource.com/news/2019/06/09/how-to-keep-water-out-of-lenses-make-stepper-motor-af-crazy-fast-olympus
Forum: Telephoto 3rd June 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 766
Posted By Tordan58
Zuiko 300 F/2.8 AF calibration

Hi all,

Sharing my experiences of lens calibration with the community.

Background
I have so far not been able to achieve satisfactory results with my 300 F/2.8 lens when used with M4/3...
Forum: Nostalgia Nexus - early and pre-digital discussion 28th April 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 1,588
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Mamiya Question

An RB67! That is a beast of a camera, and was the first of Mamiya's 'rotating back' machines - hence RB67.

I am fairly sure the RB is an all mechanical camera. There was a metering prism for...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 24th April 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,928
Posted By Olybirder
E-M1X Terrific Red Kite Images

Somebody on DPReview has just posted some superb Red Kite images, taken with the E-M1X at a feeding station in Wales. Here is the link:

https://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/62586972

He has...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 16th October 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 974
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...
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Forum: The lounge 2nd September 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 903
Posted By Miketoll
Solar Eclipse Damage.

I thought this was quite interesting showing the damage caused to cameras by shooting the recent eclipse in America without an appropriate special filter. Obviously mirror-less cameras can't have...
Forum: The lounge 27th August 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,018
Posted By David M
Everybody should switch to Sony.

There's hope for everyone who thinks equipment is important.

https://fstoppers.com/originals/photographer-switches-camera-systems-instantly-becomes-master-193657
Forum: Foto Fair 25th August 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 236
Posted By OM USer
Scottish Borders Art Glass

Scottish Borders Art Glass, on the A7 on the northern outskirts of Hawick, is run by father and son Peter and Andrew Holmes. Peter used to work at Caithness Glass and Selkirk Glass (latter now closed...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 18th August 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,323
Posted By pdk42
Thom Hogan review of E-M1ii

I think this is a very fair review. Thom is a highly respected tog and a big Nikon user who also uses u43. I particularly liked this point:



He also properly explains the difference between...
Forum: The lounge 9th August 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By Walti
Interesting read...

A friend has just posted this link on Facebook, may be of interest to some on here too...

photographic-alphabet-o-is-for-france-scully-osterman...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 9th August 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,014
Posted By wornish
Settings where your intuition may not be enough

Came across this might be of use to people here.

http://www.sulasula.com/en/5-olympus-e-m1-mark-ii-settings-where-your-intuition-may-not-be-enough/
Forum: Legacy Lenses 11th July 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 3,252
Posted By drmarkf
24-48mm legacy Zuiko

Interesting review:
https://petapixel.com/2017/02/03/early-80s-wide-angle-zoom-true-gem-dirt-cheap/
Forum: The lounge 29th June 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 602
Posted By drmarkf
Hasselblad story

This is a well-written tale that's sort-of about classic cameras that doubtless lots of us once lusted for, but it's really about even more important things.

http://dedpxl.com/a-big-dumb-button/
Forum: Foto Fair 21st May 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,357
Posted By pdk42
Re: Bempton Cliffs: Tesni Ward Workshop - Image Heavy

Great shots John. I like the Puffin with its head cocked to one side. Very cute!
Forum: Foto Fair 21st May 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,357
Posted By MJ224
Re: Bempton Cliffs: Tesni Ward Workshop - Image Heavy

[QUOTE=Phill D;414959]I agree with David shot number 3 is a definite caption candidate. How about "does my backside look big in this plumage?"
QUOTE]

Yes No 3 reminds me of the Oomiguli...
Forum: Foto Fair 21st May 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,357
Posted By Phill D
Re: Bempton Cliffs: Tesni Ward Workshop - Image Heavy

I agree with David shot number 3 is a definite caption candidate. How about "does my backside look big in this plumage?"
Overall more cracking shots from what looks like a great workshop. Both...
Forum: Foto Fair 21st May 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,357
Posted By Zuiko
Re: Bempton Cliffs: Tesni Ward Workshop - Image Heavy

They must have looked like dust bunnies - you should have left them and pretended you shot with a Canon or Nikon. :D:D

Wow, this is a super set, a real treat to look at. The course was obviously...
Forum: Foto Fair 21st May 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,357
Posted By David M
Re: Bempton Cliffs: Tesni Ward Workshop - Image Heavy

The third shot with the look from the third Gannet is hilarious. It should be posted in its own thread as a caption competition.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 6th May 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1,357
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: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 3rd April 2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,015
Posted By pdk42
Re: EXIF query

I did a bit of exploration using EXIFTOOL. There's no obvious tag that shows shutter mode, but there are a bunch of Olympus extended tags called "Olympus Image Processing". The tag at offset 0x1501...
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