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Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 524
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: M1X has a heat pipe.

The sensor has to float for the IBIS to work so I don't know how much would be for the sensor cooling.
Heat dissipation construction
...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 31st August 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 2,474
Posted By Olybirder
Re: A Question about Image Stabilization

Hi John. I use L Silent drive mode for C-AF and S-AF.

Ron
Forum: Foto Fair 9th August 2018
Replies: 32
Views: 961
Posted By wornish
Re: DSLR & telephoto lens Imaging Planets how realistic?

Just been rummaging in my bits and pieces cupboard.

My 1.25" extension tube (80mm long ) has a T-Thread around the socket end where I attach my T2 to M4/3 adapter so I can then mount my EM1.

I...
Forum: Foto Fair 8th August 2018
Replies: 32
Views: 961
Posted By wornish
Re: DSLR & telephoto lens Imaging Planets how realistic?

Here is a great short video on YouTube that shows you a good way to do planetary imaging with a DSLR. It only works if you have a scope though. This is how the best pictures are achieved.

How to...
Forum: Site news 8th August 2018
Replies: 212
Views: 20,107
Posted By Ian
Re: The reality is that the e-group needs your help

Most guests showing routinely are bots, to be honest. Others may be people visiting as a result of searches.

Ian
Forum: Site news 7th August 2018
Replies: 212
Views: 20,107
Posted By peak4
Re: The reality is that the e-group needs your help

It may not be that the guests haven't sign up, rather that they haven't signed in.
I suspect many folks only sign in when they wish to post; on this forum I'm able to stay signed in via my browser's...
Forum: General photography discussion 6th August 2018
Replies: 123
Views: 8,583
Posted By wornish
Re: Milky Way

Superb, you have shown whats possible with a bit of effort and determination.
Forum: Foto Fair 20th July 2018
Replies: 26
Views: 1,839
Posted By wornish
Re: Another Night of Deep Sky Photography

I really thought about the choice between CCD and CMOS for a long time before taking the plunge. The in built cooling on the latest CMOS cameras mean you can take the temp down to -35 or even -45C ...
Forum: Foto Fair 20th July 2018
Replies: 26
Views: 1,839
Posted By wornish
Re: Another Night of Deep Sky Photography

It’s CMOS mono ZWO ASI1600 MM. I bought the narrowband filters as well, but want to take one step at a time. The camera noise levels are very low. I set the temperature for the sensor at -10c for...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 18th June 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 1,271
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Why Terry Lane kept his E-M1 Mk II.

When you have far too many cameras & you only want to keep one. ;)

Terry Lane a past columnist for the Age (Sydney) newspaper talks about his past task on reviewing digital cameras, resulting in...
Forum: Software 27th October 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 879
Posted By Gwyver
Re: Lightroom 6.13 available

John,
Suggest you look at this post from Victoria Bamford’s blog and particularly scroll down to the section titled “What happens if I cancel my subscription”
...
Forum: Software 27th October 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 879
Posted By Ricoh
Re: Lightroom 6.13 available

Also worth reading this https://petapixel.com/2017/10/26/adobe-updater-deletes-lightroom-6-heres-get-back/
Forum: Software 27th October 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 879
Posted By Gwyver
Lightroom 6.13 available

For users of the 'perpetual' (i.e. paid for) version of Lightroom - it has now been updated to v6.13.

The download/install can be done in the usual way - without being forced into the CC/Classic...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 6th May 2017
Replies: 44
Views: 4,395
Posted By wornish
Firmware Update on Monday

According to the rumours site Oly will release a firmware update on Monday.

http://www.43rumors.com/ft5-new-e-m1ii-and-300mm-firmwares-will-be-released-on-monday-read-the-improvements-list/
Forum: Announcements 6th May 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 2,812
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: The lounge 6th May 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 526
Posted By Ricoh
Cloud inversion in the Grand Canyon

For those who don't frequent the Beeb on the 'net, have a look at this, it's awesome!

http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20170502-on-rare-occasions-the-grand-canyon-fills-with-thick-cloud
Forum: Events 11th April 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 5,210
Posted By Mrs T
Re: Rockingham Experience day

Looks like you had a great vantage point.
Forum: Software 11th April 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 776
Posted By Westy
Lightroom 6.10

The latest update to lightroom is now available for download.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 10th April 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,037
Posted By Michael Sewell
Re: Pros and cons of silent shutter.

Benefits:
Maximum shutter speed of 1/32000th sec (Mechanical shutter = 1/8000th sec)
No mechanical wear
Completely silent
Flash can be used with the silent shutter to a maximum sync of 1/50th sec...
Forum: Software 14th March 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,983
Posted By AMc
Re: OV3 Update

Just started up and its installed an update 2.1.3 - another super useful "Fix a bug. [Map]"

In case you're wondering if you should bother...
Forum: Software 10th March 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,718
Posted By Bikie John
Re: Lightroom CC / 6.9 update

Are you using Lightroom, CD? If you are, which camera profile are you using?

Apologies if this is stating the obvious, but.... in the Develop module, quite a long way down, there is a panel for...
Forum: Foto Fair 6th February 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 762
Posted By Mrs T
Re: Daytime moon

Ha Ha! Very clever!



It was taken with the MK II. I shoot raw too and this has made the moon colour better but changed the sky to a different colour than it was.
...
Forum: Foto Fair 24th January 2017
Replies: 250
Views: 23,902
Posted By wornish
Re: Astro Photos

Well spotted, yes the original second image had detail but just didn't look right. I had stacked three groups separately 20 x 20sec, 20x60sec and 15x120 sec lights in DSS and then layered them them...
Forum: Converters, adapters and extension tubes 20th January 2017
Replies: 75
Views: 32,005
Posted By katran
Re: EC-20 and 50-200 SWD

I just tested E-M1 MARK II + 50-200 SWD + EC-20.

It works very fine, much better than on E-5:
-faster focus, good enough for birds in flight (I felt very comfortable with speed);
-it's very...
Forum: Foto Fair 5th January 2017
Replies: 250
Views: 23,902
Posted By wornish
Re: Astro Photos

Don't get me wrong the GoTo mounts do get you pretty close to your target using their inbuilt star databases. If you are at a low magnification the star you want is usually in view. But getting...
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