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Forum: Foto Fair 17th August 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Larva of Elephant Hawk-moth [i]Deilephila porcellus[/i]

Great shots Harold. I found two in our garden yesterday when I pulled some weeds out. I hadn't seen them, I just felt the texture wasn't a plant! They are 3 inch long monsters!

I decided to...
Forum: Telephoto 16th August 2017
Replies: 264
Views: 47,723
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Olympus 300mm F4 Pro Lens

A very good decision! You'll love the duel stabilisation too. Now you just need to save up for the 1.4x converter .....
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 14th August 2017
Replies: 178
Views: 15,098
Posted By Bengeo
Re: AF not as accurate

I think you will have to do a focus test with your 50-200 and EC-14 and probably calibrate your AF. If you don't have any specific test gear, then just set the camera up on a tripod and and put 3...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 25th July 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Spare battery arrival

They come with a spare battery in each pocket ....
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 5th June 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 1,166
Posted By Bengeo
Re: How do you handle a / edit / select from a mass of images

Programs like these I mentioned a few messages up in this thread:
http://www.fastpictureviewer.com/
http://www.faststone.org/FSViewerDetail.htm

But there are many more such as Exiftool etc. that...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 5th June 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 1,166
Posted By Bengeo
Re: How do you handle a / edit / select from a mass of images

Have a look at:

http://www.fastpictureviewer.com/

It has many great features. I also use it with a voice control program and it will display the images for x seconds (I use 3) and then move to...
Forum: Telephoto 2nd May 2017
Replies: 47
Views: 4,448
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Panasonic 100-400

Static birds - get the 100-400mm
BIF - get the E-M1 Mk II

For both - get both .... :cool:
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 17th April 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By Bengeo
Re: What card for second slot?

Not quite. If you shoot Raw to Slot 1 and JPG to Slot 2 then the writing speed will be governed by the slower slot.

If you have 2 cards but write Raw and JPG to a UHS II card in slot 1 then...
Forum: Announcements 31st March 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 3,308
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Olympus warranties - they CAN be transferred

Five and a half years (you have to translate US calendar dates below) ....

http://www.bengeo.com/images/warranty.jpg
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 27th March 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Olympus Mystery

Scroll halfway down this page: https://www.olympus.com.au/Products/Interchangeable-Lens-Cameras/Olympus-OM-D/E-M1-Mark-II/Features/More-Features and all will be revealed!
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 23rd March 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By Bengeo
Re: First BIF photos with EM1 MK 2

That's a great start, but for BIF I would recommend you try to use faster speeds. Three of them were taken at 1/500 sec. I would suggest you use a higher ISO than 200 and keep the lens at F4 and get...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 27th February 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Interesting new Olympus interview

I use Firefox and it was OK on my machine. It is Imaging Resource which is a respected site and I can't see anything out of the ordinary on that page.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 27th February 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By Bengeo
Thumbs up Interesting new Olympus interview

EM1 Mk2 Autofocus and more:

http://www.imaging-resource.com/news/2017/02/26/olympus-qa-cp-2017-a-deep-dive-on-the-e-m1-ii-autofocus-testing-the-future
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 22nd February 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 350
Posted By Bengeo
Pro Service Price Increase

When this new service was launched with the EM1 Mk2 it was priced at:

Advanced:
1 year 99.90
2 years 159.90
3 years 209.90

Elite:
1 year 159.90
2...
Forum: Foto Fair 18th February 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 699
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Bird ID help needed...

I referred it to my expert birding friend (ex ringer and birder for over 60 years) and it is a ........................................................ wren.
Forum: Foto Fair 18th February 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 699
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Bird ID help needed...

Willow Warblers also migrate.

A few Chiffchaffs stay here over winter, but most sensible ones head south.
Forum: Foto Fair 18th February 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 699
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Bird ID help needed...

Not a sedge warbler .... unless you took it in Africa! They won't be back until it gets a bit warmer.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 10th January 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Myset query

Unfortunately you can't. Could be added in firmware if enough people ask for it?
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 22nd December 2016
Replies: 19
Views: 2,225
Posted By Bengeo
Re: E-M1 MkII Focus Point variations and C-AF

Had a good day at RSPB Wallasea Island today trying out C-AF and the dancing display etc. Very pleased with the focusing performance so far, but will play with some fine tuning. I think it would have...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 6th December 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 345
Posted By Bengeo
Post Japanese review

Interesting Japanese review with photos of circuit board, shutter etc.

Surprisingly good translation by Google (if you ignore the 203mp sensor :cool:) :
...
Forum: Telephoto 4th December 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,827
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Problem with 300mm f/4 and E-M1

Yes, I've got 4 genuine Olympus batteries. The 300/4 does run them down faster than when using other lenses.
Forum: Events 22nd November 2016
Replies: 22
Views: 4,378
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Upcoming events which may include the EM1 II

This page looks promising:
http://piotrblawicki.com/hiszpanski-test-e-m1-mark-ii-flagowego-aparatu-olympusa/

You can use Google Translate if you want to read the text. Also see the Youtube clip...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 11th November 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,480
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Another review of EM-1 mkII

He didn't give you the full story there.

Pro Capture H fixes focus and exposure on first shot and can be set for
15, 20, 30 or 60fps.

Pro Capture L allows C-AF and can be set for 1 - 10, 15...
Forum: Camera conference 8th November 2016
Replies: 45
Views: 5,819
Posted By Bengeo
Re: So are Olympus cameras too complicated?

Agree with that. I like the complexity of the cameras and I'd like even more options but you do need more information to get the most out of them. For instance the new manual just says:

C-AF Lock...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 3rd November 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,932
Posted By Bengeo
EM1 MkII Manual available for download

Here:
http://www.olympusamerica.com/cpg_section/cpg_support_manuals.asp?id=1706
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