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Forum: Software 29th August 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By Invicta
Adobe Upcoming Changes to Creative Cloud OS Support

Full details here

Forum: Exhibitions, stock photos, professional work 5th June 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 858
Posted By Invicta
Evolving Landscapes, Oxo Tower

Worth a visit if you are in the area:

Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, South Bank, London, SE1 9PH

Dates: 18 July 2018 - 22 July 2018

Opening Times: 11.00am - 6.00pm

Admission: Free
Forum: Photo challenges 16th May 2018
Replies: 25
Views: 2,861
Posted By Invicta
Re: Editing Challenge No7

Hey, a Pushmepullyou ! :)
Forum: General accessories 5th March 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1,611
Posted By Invicta
Re: 4K or NOT 4K

Not if you are using a DVI connector at the monitor end. A single-link DVI connector can display a maximum resolution of 19201200 and a dual-link DVI connector is 25601600.

Even with a dual link...
Forum: Looking for improvement 25th February 2018
Replies: 24
Views: 3,876
Posted By Invicta
Re: Discussions on improvements


I prefer the colour version, I think it this the black clouds in the B&W version that make it hard to understand. In the colour version it is obvious why they are so dark.

I think...
Forum: Photo challenges 13th February 2018
Replies: 44
Views: 6,407
Posted By Invicta
Re: Editing Challenge No. 4

I used a plugin called "Flood 2" from Flamingpear. (Free trial period)


I then used a gradient mask to blend the water line into the grass so it don't appear as a...
Forum: Accessory talk 21st January 2018
Replies: 20
Views: 2,913
Posted By Invicta
Re: Dew heater advice

If you doing long exposures e.g. astrophotography or time-lapse at night (or any time when air temp drops below its dew point) then yes a dew heater is useful.

A lens is subject to local...
Forum: Software 18th October 2017
Replies: 34
Views: 2,882
Posted By Invicta
Lightroom as we know it is now Lightroom Classic CC

Lightroom as we know it is now Lightroom Classic CC. There is a new Lightroom Classic 7 and a new Lightroom CC cloud-based service.

See the Adobe web page for the details:
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 16th October 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,405
Posted By Invicta
Re: Shooting Menu 2 - am I going mad?

Found it. IS is now under Custom Menu C: Release

Oly just moved it rather than remove it.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 16th October 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,405
Posted By Invicta
Re: Shooting Menu 2 - am I going mad?

Just had a look at my old EM5 and it does have Image Stabilser on Shooting Menu 2.

My newer EM5 Mk II does not have Image Stabilser on Shooting Menu 2. The respective PDF manuals for the two EM5s...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 16th October 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,405
Posted By Invicta
Re: Shooting Menu 2 - am I going mad?

IS is not available in the menus, only the control panel. Looks like a typo in EM1 manual. The EM5 manual has the correct menus displayed in the manual.
Forum: Accessory talk 31st July 2017
Replies: 19
Views: 2,829
Posted By Invicta
Re: Lee seven5 system experience?

Regarding the Seven5 circular polariser you may want to check out reviews on the web regarding internal reflections.

I don't have one myself as I was put off by this so cannot confirm the...
Forum: The lounge 23rd June 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 726
Posted By Invicta
Virgin Media urges password change

If you have broadband from Virgin Media and are using the default password on a Super Hub 2 router check out this advice to change the default password to prevent a hacking risk.
Forum: Events 9th June 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 4,266
Posted By Invicta
Re: Olympus Photo Walks - any experience ?

I am pretty sure the Oly photo walks used to be free. Jez, I am sure is one of the Oly team in the UK.

I did a photo walk a few years ago, it was a fun half day, but I didn't learn much. If you...
Forum: Dealers' Den 4th June 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 2,509
Posted By Invicta
Oly 300 mm offer @ Amazon UK

At time of posting Amazon UK offering the Oly 300 prime for 1,842.04 rather than usual 2,199.99.

Maybe of interest to anybody about to buy one of these lenses.
Forum: Software 22nd March 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,680
Posted By Invicta
Re: Any thoughts on focus stacking software (Helicon?)?

I use Zerene Stacker. An advantage over other stacking software is that is has two different algorithms which you can then combine or blend with individual shots using a brush toolset to get much...
Forum: Software 12th December 2016
Replies: 18
Views: 1,992
Posted By Invicta
Re: Lightroom Smart Previews

Smart previews where originally designed for working with Lightroom mobile and being able to sync photos to a tablet or smart phone.

As for editing photos on the system with the master catalogue I...
Forum: Software 12th December 2016
Replies: 18
Views: 1,992
Posted By Invicta
Re: Lightroom Smart Previews

I am in the one catalogue only camp and for one reason only and that is to search key words across all my photos.

Early Lightroom versions were slow with large catalogues. With the modern versions...
Forum: Software 8th December 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,707
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: Lens focus 11th November 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,691
Posted By Invicta
Oly lens new firmware updates

Updated 10th Nov 2016


Updated 1st Nov 2016

M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12-50mm F3.5-6.3

See this web site for details:
Forum: Camera conference 9th November 2016
Replies: 45
Views: 11,319
Posted By Invicta
Re: So are Olympus cameras too complicated?

I would say yes.

I have both Nikon and Olympus cameras. I find the Nikon menus much easier to use, the logical flow is much more obvious.

Also on the Nikon I can rename the equivalent of My...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 23rd July 2016
Replies: 16
Views: 2,584
Posted By Invicta
Re: E-M1 and Metz 15 MS-1

Two suggestions:

1) How old is your MS-1? If it is a few years old have you updated the firmware on the flash to the latest version which is currently version 4? (version 3 has a specific Olympus...
Forum: Camera conference 22nd June 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 3,323
Posted By Invicta
The first mirrorless medium format camera

Hasselblad announces the X1D: the first mirrorless medium format camera.

It uses a Sony 50mp CMOS sensor and is in our familiar 4:3 format.

If you want a Hasselblad or are just curious take a...
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 5th June 2016
Replies: 22
Views: 3,722
Posted By Invicta
Re: 12-50mm f3.5-6.3

Hi John

Sad to hear you are selling all your kit: are you hanging up your camera for good or transferring to another brand? Either way is sad news.
Forum: Software 24th May 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,542
Posted By Invicta
New RAW converter coming in Autumn

ON1 are developing a new RAW converter called ON1 Photo RAW, looking at the list of supported cameras it is good to see Olympus covered.


No idea if it will...
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