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Forum: Telephoto 3 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By BDennis
300mmm F4 rear cover part falling off!

Something to watch out for.

I had some trouble mounting the 300mm F4 IS Pro after swapping out the teleconverter. While juggling camera, lens and teleconverter I couldn't find the orange mount...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 53
Views: 2,529
Posted By BDennis
Re: So, is the AF better with firmware 3?

Great Barn Owl shots Ron!

I think the C-AF is improved a lot especially with the C-AF Centre Priority and C-AF Centre start options. I've turn both of these on and now use either the new 5x5 focus...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 218
Views: 6,892
Posted By BDennis
v3 Firmware for mk2 - updates for mk2, m1x and lenses

Olympus just announced firmware updates for the m1x, mk2, 300mmF4 and 40-150 f2.8. I'll be staying in tonight then..

https://www.olympus.co.uk/site/en/c/cameras_support/index.html

"New...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 25th March 2019
Replies: 35
Views: 6,079
Posted By Mark Thackara
Re: Hands E-M1X on at Brands Hatch

Quick update - another chance at Brands

For those that can't make the 27th - we have a "soft launch" of a series of events at British Touring Car weekends on APRIL 6th

Limited places but let...
Forum: Events 20th March 2019
Replies: 51
Views: 5,656
Posted By Phill D
Panasonic 100-400 Photo Show saga. Buyers warning.

Having taken ages to deliberate and decide on a long lens I finally decided to get a Panasonic 100-400 lens at the show. The best deal was from Wex at 1078 so duly I pounded my plastic and came away...
Forum: Lens focus 17th March 2019
Replies: 11
Views: 4,466
Posted By Phill D
Re: Panasonic Leica 100-400 on Olympus Body - Problems

Sorry to resurrect an old thread but just wanted to flag up this problem with the 100-400 hasn't gone away. I bought one yesterday at the photo show and it has covered my lens bayonet and camera...
Forum: Software 17th March 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 1,097
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Olympus Workspace - first update for Windows users only

I'm impressed with the Olympus Workspace software, which has now been updated to 1.0.1 (for Windows), having previously used Olympus Viewer 3 for some editing. I find that I have used Capture One...
Forum: Events 9th March 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 1,766
Posted By OM USer
Re: Photo Show E-Group name badge

Phil, I liked your idea so much that I moved some of it around to create a credit card sized badge to fit into a standard lanyard id holder for those who have one.
...
Forum: Events 6th March 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 1,766
Posted By Phill D
Re: Photo Show E-Group name badge

That's a good question OM, I just printed the file to A4 and from the original powerpoint the badge came out 12cm long and from the jpg it was 14cm long. Believe it or not I just found an old lanyard...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 6th March 2019
Replies: 655
Views: 71,930
Posted By GyRob
Re: New Olympus OMD - EM1X ?

I got the EM1X yesterday and had a couple of hours in the garden my observations compared with the em mkII for BIF not technical just how it feels I only ever use M I set it up as I have the mkII...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 5th March 2019
Replies: 35
Views: 6,079
Posted By Mark Thackara
Hands E-M1X on at Brands Hatch

*yes Long time no post! We have access to a BTC: British Touring Car warm up day on:

March 27th at Brands.

The idea is for those seriously thinking about E-M1X to try one out in a challenging...
Forum: Announcements 2nd March 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 1,548
Posted By rsh1960
Photography show 18/3

Anyone going on Monday might want to apply for these.

https://www.olympus-imagespace.co.uk/what-is-on/celebrating-100-years-of-olympus/
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 1st February 2019
Replies: 32
Views: 3,890
Posted By Ian
E-M1X thoughts and excellent Dave Etchells video

When word first started filtering through about the E-M1X I admit I got a bit distracted by the fixed grip design. I decided some time ago that I, personally, didn't need a battery grip any more. So...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 26th January 2019
Replies: 33
Views: 5,034
Posted By Bengeo
Re: E-M1X preview sessions

Went to SRS this afternoon to see the new camera. I think David Smith had been kept busy earlier, but I went later on when it was quieter and had some time to play with the camera including trying it...
Forum: Dealers' Den 16th November 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 2,287
Posted By drmarkf
Lexar 64Gb UHS-II 150Mb/s for 29.99

This looks to be a good deal at under 30 quid for a Lexar 64GB SDXC UHS-II Card in Eco-Friendly Packaging, sold and delivered by Amazon:
...
Forum: General photography discussion 13th November 2018
Replies: 56
Views: 5,364
Posted By super_claret
Re: Tony Northrup believes micro-four-thirds is dead

For anybody interested, I wrote to Olympus about these rumours to ask what their opinion was...

Good afternoon

Many thanks for your email and for voicing your concerns.

I have to tell you,...
Forum: General photography discussion 4th November 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 539
Posted By Harold Gough
Green Screen Technique

I though this might be of interest:

http://friedmanarchives.com/~download/cameracraft/greenscreen.pdf

http://friedmanarchives.blogspot.com/2018/11/fun-with-green-screens-part-2.html


NB The...
Forum: Events 26th October 2018
Replies: 143
Sticky: eGroup Meetup Autumn colours
Views: 23,258
Posted By 090657
Re: Autumn colours

A rather belated meeting with the group today but good to see you all, if only briefly.


Tim


http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/500/PA260104.jpg...
Forum: General photography discussion 30th July 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 436
Posted By Ricoh
Imagine with Tacita Dean

Screened last night on BBC1, Alan Yentob with the artist Tacita Dean. A truly fascinating 'experimental' motion picture artist, using film emulsion, who seems to have created her own unique way of...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 16th June 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1,877
Posted By Tordan58
Re: Any good tutorials for BIF settings?

Hi Ron,

These are the settings that I use.


C-AF (not C-AF Tracking)
Mechanical shutter to avoid rolling shutter issues
L-FPS cranked up to max (10 fps I think it is)
Do not use H-FPS...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 21st April 2018
Replies: 29
Views: 4,023
Posted By jima
BLH-1 Clone Tests

Having just become the happy owner of an E-M1 MkII I thought it was about time to update the data-logging equipment and repeat the tests I have done in the past on BLM-1, BLL-1 and BLN-1 clones. Just...
Forum: Software 2nd April 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1,381
Posted By Olybirder
Re: Issues with Olympus updater today

I just started OV3 and checked for software updates. It told me that I am using the latest version, so it seems that the server may be working correctly again now.

Ron
Forum: Software 27th March 2018
Replies: 37
Views: 4,965
Posted By DavyG
Re: Lightroom

As Paul and IPW have mentioned, the subscription for LR and PS isn't so bad when you consider the package provided.

For those who don't want to pay a monthly subscription, keep an eye on Amazon as...
Forum: Macro 12th March 2018
Replies: 22
Views: 4,826
Posted By Ian
Exclamation A new forum board for macro discussion

Many thanks to Harold Gough for pointing out that we lacked a board dedicated to macro photography - so here it is! :)

Over to you!

Ian
Forum: Photo challenges 26th February 2018
Replies: 44
Views: 11,142
Posted By art frames
Re: Editing Challenge No. 4

For anyone feeling frustrated with my image :)

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/2091/pheasant21.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/97565)
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