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Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 1,527
Posted By gazza95
Re: So who actually has an E-M1x?

Also have one. Way more responsive than my old E-M1 MK I.

Still happy with it and still learning how to get best out of it.

Gary
Forum: Looking for improvement 22nd May 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,496
Posted By gazza95
Re: How best to expose a sunset without a graduated filter?

Hi Phil

OK, understood.

With regards overlaying in Photoshop vs HDR, yes the result would be different. For example the sky could be graduated to be even darker at top. You could brighten just...
Forum: Looking for improvement 22nd May 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,496
Posted By gazza95
Re: How best to expose a sunset without a graduated filter?

Hi

Are you shooting in raw or jpg as you refer to original. If you shoot in raw you have a lot more flexibility to pull highlights down and shadows up.

Personally I would use bracket exposure...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 27th March 2019
Replies: 15
Views: 1,917
Posted By gazza95
Re: E-M1X Hints for use

I have looked at it and found it very weak on actual practical help. It simply points out features.


This was similar;

https://asia.olympus-imaging.com/product/dslr/em1x/feature2.html

Gary
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 8th March 2019
Replies: 35
Views: 5,946
Posted By gazza95
Re: Hands E-M1X on at Brands Hatch

Mark.

Like others I cannot make that particular day, but would be interested in attending other events.

As I now have an EM-1x my interest getting old 43 lens to work with C-AF and trying the...
Forum: Converters, adapters and extension tubes 26th December 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 3,165
Posted By gazza95
Re: EX-25 cannot be used in multiples

I seem to remember someone simple removing the electronics and direct wiring the pins. That way you maintain the electrical functions but camera does not realise that extra extension tube was there....
Forum: Dealers' Den 1st November 2016
Replies: 31
Views: 6,750
Posted By gazza95
Re: Wow EM1 warranty extended to 6 years for free!

absolutely offing brilliant !!!!!

Camera has had one trip to Portugal to get grip sorted. Was about to cough up to get it hot shoe problem sorted now it seems it might get another free trip.
...
Forum: Announcements 13th October 2016
Replies: 130
Views: 33,634
Posted By gazza95
Re: Rumoured E-M1 ii launch next week

If price gets that silly will be moving to another system and selling 90-250... :(



Gary
Forum: Announcements 12th October 2016
Replies: 130
Views: 33,634
Posted By gazza95
Re: Rumoured E-M1 ii launch next week

Just wondered if anyone had seen any announcements for a proper hands on events yet?

I see 43rumors are suggesting shipment in early December.

Gary
Forum: Events 19th September 2016
Replies: 96
Views: 14,036
Posted By gazza95
Re: I'm at the big Olympus Photokina launch!

Lag free shots sounds interesting, fingers crossed it works with flash.

The changes to focus points and C-AF look very interesting !! Just need to find someway of testing it now.

4k video also...
Forum: Announcements 19th September 2016
Replies: 130
Views: 33,634
Posted By gazza95
Re: Rumoured E-M1 ii launch next week

Oh and one other thing Ian;

Have they reduced shutter delay when using TTL Auto flash!!!

Another of those little quirks of the E-M1 compared to E-3. E-3 0.1 sec while E-M1 0,25 seconds using an...
Forum: Announcements 16th September 2016
Replies: 130
Views: 33,634
Posted By gazza95
Re: Rumoured E-M1 ii launch next week

Hi Ian

As a 4/3 user I am obviously looking for continued support for these lenses as they still compliment the M43.

C-AF focusing ( 4/3 ) did not really move forward from the E-5 and really...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 26th June 2015
Replies: 123
Views: 25,363
Posted By gazza95
Re: Is C-AF actually improved with v3.0?

To my mind V3 firmware did improve things with 43 lenses ( 50-200 is now useable with c-af ). However the non cross type focus points are still limiting factor both in direction and dynamic range....
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 14th June 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,031
Posted By gazza95
Re: Which glue?

I had same problem, after one trip out in rain it came off completely so had it fixed under warranty and they also cleaned it. A 7 day turn around.

Gary
Forum: Software 12th June 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,217
Posted By gazza95
Re: WiFi Image File Transfer

HI Graham

If you can use a browser to see list of files, open them and then save them, you may want to look at the linux command curl. This should let you copy files from the camera without the...
Forum: Flash 19th May 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,280
Posted By gazza95
Re: Flash radio trigger for E-M1

thanks Graham, seems there another model, soldier, which look interesting.
Forum: Flash 18th May 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,280
Posted By gazza95
Flash radio trigger for E-M1

I need to replace some Photix Asterix radio triggers that I have been using for a number of years. These have become unpredictable with the E-M1.

They also had a frustratingly short range.

Just...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 8th April 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,572
Posted By gazza95
Re: EM1 + Pany 100-300

Mike
There is an old E-M1 thread called "camera Setup" where a number of settings were discussed and it lists which menus settings are in.

Gear D, Flicker Reduction OFF this stops the aperture...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 7th April 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,572
Posted By gazza95
Re: EM1 + Pany 100-300

Ian, would suggest you check;
- C-AF early release is on.
- Flicker reduction is off
- Face detect is off.
- Shutter release to short.

You don't say if you are using flash or not, if you are...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 24th March 2015
Replies: 79
Views: 10,379
Posted By gazza95
Re: 15 frame sequence E-M1 BIF after firmware update

think that should be

Sequential H setting changes from 6.5 to 9FPS with C-AF
Sequential H setting is now 10FPS but with no C-AF but uses S-AF

Gary
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 23rd March 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,562
Posted By gazza95
More thumbs up for V3 firmware

Work is getting in way of using camera as much as I would like but after two events with E-M1 with latest firmware I am pretty impressed. Lenses were original 14-54 and 50-200.

Prior to going to...
Forum: Tutorials, Informative & Classic threads 21st March 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,027
Posted By gazza95
Re: IBIS on monopod

Actually I think it depends pretty much entirley on subject.

If subject is static then I have IBIS on, unless shutter speed is faster than about 1/1000 sec.

If subject is moving then I sent...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 1st March 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,720
Posted By gazza95
Re: Very basic question for sports focusing..

Dave,

The description that has been made about C-AF+TR on the E-M1 by others, including Ian is;

"I may be wrong but I thought that CAF Tr is more for focusing and then re composing and it works...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 28th February 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,720
Posted By gazza95
Re: Very basic question for sports focusing..

To be brutal Tracking simply does not work and uses processing resources best used elsewhere.

Let me phrase it this way, when you hear the beep initial focus has been achieved.

Gary
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 28th February 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,720
Posted By gazza95
Re: Very basic question for sports focusing..

There have been various threads on this topic and the basic rule to get best out of C-AF is switch off as much other items as possible.

So C-AF with single point. Do NOT use tracking.
C-AF early...
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