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Forum: The lounge 3 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 202
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Scotland - recommendation about itinerary

I'm just wondering what Scotland would offer over Sweden?

Mountains and lochs/lakes: I would think that Sweden is at least as well endowed as Scotland.

Birds: Again, I would think that Sweden...
Forum: The lounge 4 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 202
Posted By OM USer
Re: Scotland - recommendation about itinerary

My experiences of driving in Scotland (as a visitor) is that there is a lot of it to do. The further north you go the slower the roads as they wind their tortuous (and scenic) way around mountains...
Forum: The lounge 5 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 202
Posted By Wally
Re: Scotland - recommendation about itinerary

There are three (3) locations that might be of interest and they are not all that far apart.

1/- The Falkirk Wheel. As the only one in the world, It is literally one of a kind. -->...
Forum: The lounge 5 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 202
Posted By TimP
Re: Scotland - recommendation about itinerary

I was going to mention the NC500 too. Give a thought to Skye and possibly Mull. Mull requires a ferry but Skye has a bridge, although there is an excellent little and unique ferry that crosses from...
Forum: The lounge 5 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 202
Posted By Wally
Re: Scotland - recommendation about itinerary

As a taster, look up the Scottish North Coast 500 - aka NC500. --> https://www.countryfile.com/go-outdoors/days-out/north-coast-500-guide/
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 20th August 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By Growltiger
Re: S-AF+MF not available

A number of features were changed in the new firmware 3.1.
It is all in the revised manual.

S-AF+MF is available.
Youi have to decide if you are someone who likes the +MF feature or not. Once...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 21st June 2019
Replies: 32
Views: 17,620
Posted By Gwyver
Re: E-M1 Mkii Menu settings spreadsheet

I have edited the OP to add a zipped attachment containing the spreadsheet updated to match the menu settings changes corresponding to the v3.0 firmware.

Note that Olympus have made some...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 20th June 2019
Replies: 218
Views: 8,442
Posted By Growltiger
Re: v3 Firmware for mk2 - updates for mk2, m1x and lenses

You can explain to your brother that lens correction to RAW files is NOT done in the camera, the RAW files really are RAW. I can understand why he jumped to the conclusion that it is done in the...
Forum: Micro Four Thirds 19th June 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 849
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: New Firmware Updates for E-M1 II & E-M1X

On the Aussie (& likely Asia) site this shows "Firmware Version 3.0 Enhanced Auto Focus and Image Quality" in an illustrative format quite nicely....
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 19th June 2019
Replies: 218
Views: 8,442
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: v3 Firmware for mk2 - updates for mk2, m1x and lenses

I'm not sure what else is displayed there but the Aussie site (& probably Asia) shows the "Firmware Version 3.0 Enhanced Auto Focus and Image Quality" quite nicely....
Forum: Micro Four Thirds 19th June 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 849
Posted By Ross the fiddler
New Firmware Updates for E-M1 II & E-M1X

There are now FW updates (https://cs.olympus-imaging.jp/en/support/imsg/digicamera/download/software/firm/e1/) which brings some nice things to the E-M1 II & one thing for editing E-M1X raws in...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 17th June 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By pault
Re: EVF when screen flipped out.

Just checked, EM1X does do it, the EM1 ii and Pen F do not.
Forum: Accessory talk 10th June 2019
Replies: 11
Views: 1,900
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Pop-up tent as portable hide

If you've already got a self inflating camping mattress, a suitable low seat for the tent is:
...
Forum: Software 6th June 2019
Replies: 13
Views: 1,488
Posted By DavyG
Windows 10 raw image viewer

The latest update to Windows 10 (1903) will now display raw image files including .ORF images.

To view the files, ensure you have the latest Windows 10 update and download the Raw Image Extension...
Forum: Telephoto 3rd June 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 1,574
Posted By peak4
Re: Zuiko 300 F/2.8 AF calibration

Tord, I made a similar device myself a few years ago.

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/1213/lens_tester.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/35142)

I didn't use such a...
Forum: Site news 7th April 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 1,475
Posted By Ian
Exclamation Opera browser users - IMPORTANT

A hacker/spammer using an Opera web browser has been attempting to break the security of one of our member's account.

Opera provides its users with a crude alternative to a VPN - it only works for...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 21st April 2018
Replies: 29
Views: 4,202
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: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 25th July 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 2,008
Posted By katran
E-M1 Mark II review by Mircea Bezergheanu

Mircea Bezergheanu is one of the best romanian photograpers. He used Canon and Nikon gear in the past, now he switched to Olympus.

This is the most complete review made ever for an Olympus camera...
Forum: Foto Fair 15th June 2017
Replies: 17
Views: 2,307
Posted By Michael Sewell
Re: Food Photography - Renaissance Style

All my food photography is client driven. Whether that’s restaurants, hotels, recipe books or Getty Images, the brief and styling is usually someone else’s decision.

This particular image came...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 2nd June 2017
Replies: 73
Views: 5,809
Posted By birdboy
Re: C-AF disappointing

The quick way is in camera. Go to view and press info button until it shows the display with the histogram. The focus point should show as a small green square.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 2nd June 2017
Replies: 73
Views: 5,809
Posted By wornish
Re: C-AF disappointing

The original one does not support Olympus and is no longer available but there is a link further down the page linked below that takes you to a new one that does support the EM1mk2.
...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 28th May 2017
Replies: 73
Views: 5,809
Posted By Walti
Re: C-AF disappointing

Tordan,

I found that my "out of the box" first use was a similar experience to yours, and ended up re-setting the camera (full reset) twice, then it jumped into working properly, I put the down to...
Forum: Foto Fair 29th January 2017
Replies: 2,354
Views: 496,617
Posted By Olybirder
Re: Communal Bird Photography Thread

My version of Photoshop (CS4) is getting rather elderly and sluggish, so I have downloaded a trial copy of Affinity Photo. I am struggling with it at the moment but this Robin is one of the first raw...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 21st November 2016
Replies: 32
Views: 17,620
Posted By Gwyver
E-M1 Mkii Menu settings spreadsheet

The attached file provides an Excel spreadsheet for recording your camera's menu and custom settings when you configure it to suit your shooting preferences.

This s'sheet may be unnecessary in...
Forum: Camera conference 8th November 2016
Replies: 45
Views: 12,742
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...
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