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Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III 2 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 320
Posted By Invicta
Re: E-M5 Mark III hands-on

Yes, thanks John.

Looks like you need a new cable release to go with the E-M5 Mark III, so what with new batteries as well I think that makes it an expensive upgrade.

Given the new smaller...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III 3 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 320
Posted By Invicta
Re: E-M5 Mark III hands-on

Thanks John

Did you notice the USB connector type? Watching the video it looks different so you would need a new cable release as well, did you happen to check this level of detail?
Forum: E-System User Group goodies 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By Invicta
Re: E620

Check out page 126 of the manual here

https://www.olympusamerica.com/files/oima_cckb/E-620_Instruction_Manual_EN.pdf
Forum: E-group equipment hire 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By Invicta
Re: Proposing a completely new hire offering

I have used the hire service in the past for four-thirds lenses.

I would not buy the Oly fast primes so would be interested in hiring the Olympus 45mm f/1.2 Pro say once a year for a special...
Forum: Accessory talk 14th September 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By Invicta
Automatic Bellows for MFT

Came across this automatic bellows from Novoflex for Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras and lenses. It transfers all functions between the camera and lens. Matching lenses can also be used in a...
Forum: Accessory talk 22nd August 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 375
Posted By Invicta
Zeiss Lens Wipes 63% off

Today 22nd August only. At Amazon

https://www.amazon.co.uk/ZEISS-Lens-Wipes-Pack-200/dp/B00IKGH2TI/

200 lens wipes for 4p each.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 18th August 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By Invicta
Re: Photo File Numbers

Olympus naming convention follows the standards and uses different names to denote different colour spaces. So files beginning with a P are taken in sRGB and those beginning with a _ are taken in...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 7th August 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By Invicta
Bird Photographer’s review of the E-M1X

Tim Boyer reviews the Olympus OM-D E-M1X with the M.Zuiko 300mm Pro lens for bird photography.

https://youtu.be/Hxu616X6QDc
Forum: Accessory talk 16th July 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 992
Posted By Invicta
Re: Large gear rucsack

Worth a look, it is a Kickstarter so time scales may not fit you. Claims to be airline compatible.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/alotech/a-comfortable-camera-bag-that-will-break-kickstarter
Forum: General accessories 13th July 2019
Replies: 12
HELP! Lens covers
Views: 1,045
Posted By Invicta
Re: Lens covers

Don't forget to ensure the camo cover matches the environment you are shooting in:



https://youtu.be/ZOcUIbQxepo


:)
Forum: Photo challenges 30th June 2019
Replies: 45
Views: 5,609
Posted By Invicta
Re: June '19 Challenge: Wide Angle

Coastal Wide Angle:

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/1866/dgaunt_wide.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/103408)
Forum: Looking for improvement 17th June 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 2,127
Posted By Invicta
Re: How best to expose a sunset without a graduated filter?

Yes, unfortunately reverse grads are on the expensive side. However, as sunset / sunrise is the main use a strong ND3 is the only one I carry. I don't bother with ND1 and ND2 versions so that saves...
Forum: Camera conference 11th June 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 862
Posted By Invicta
Olympus Working on 6K M4/3 Mirrorless Camera

Rumour only at the moment but maybe there is something behind it:

http://thenewcamera.com/olympus-working-on-6k-m43-mirrorless-camera/

What camera do you think this feature will be released...
Forum: Looking for improvement 21st May 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 2,127
Posted By Invicta
Re: How best to expose a sunset without a graduated filter?

With the sun right on the horizon a reverse graduated filter would be useful. I have a 3 stop reverse grad for such scenes. The reverse grad has the darkest part towards the bottom of the graduated...
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 19th May 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 566
Posted By Invicta
LH-61F lens hood for 75mm prime

For sale: genuine metal Olympus Lens Hood LH-61F, black with box.

Fits the M.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm F1.8 prime lens. I part exchanged my M.Zuiko 75mm lens so have a spare LH-61F black lens hood...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 13th April 2019
Replies: 35
Views: 8,192
Posted By Invicta
Re: Hands E-M1X on at Brands Hatch

I have posted my images from the Olympus event at Brands Hatch here:

https://spark.adobe.com/page/BGrEXmEupTVp1/

Simply scroll down to see the images as the day progressed.

If you have an...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 7th April 2019
Replies: 35
Views: 8,192
Posted By Invicta
Re: Hands E-M1X on at Brands Hatch

Many thanks to Mark for the opportunity for a day out at Brands Hatch on Saturday.

I took over 1500 photos with an E-M1X so it will take me a while to work my way though them all. I will post a...
Forum: General photography discussion 30th March 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By Invicta
Re: Where to host files for controlled sharing?

If you have a subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud that means you get access to “Adobe Portfolio” for free. The Web hosting is already included in your plan so no extra costs.
Forum: Events 17th March 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 2,016
Posted By Invicta
Re: Photo Show E-Group name badge

The event has gone eco-friendly and sustainability this year: no plastic wallets, so remember to take an old one along with you.
Forum: Camera conference 9th March 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 1,272
Posted By Invicta
E-M10 II and E-M10 III firmware update

Released 7th March 2019.

Stability of operation when using SD card (UHS-II) has been improved.

Stability of operation when shooting with "LIVE TIME" has been improved.

See here for details
...
Forum: Camera conference 5th March 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 1,426
Posted By Invicta
Why is the E-M5 III running so late?

Why is the E-M5 III running so late and other Oly news from CP+ 2019 show.
...
Forum: Lens focus 3rd March 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 1,428
Posted By Invicta
Lens Catalogue

Full catalogue of micro four-thirds lenses, not just from Olympus and Panasonic, but others like Sigma, Kowa etc.

Just shows how rich a system the micro four-thirds system is.
...
Forum: Lens focus 17th February 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 1,673
Posted By Invicta
Re: No panning Mode

Image stabilization is one of things Olympus do very well. They have thought about panning, check out the IS settings:

S-IS2 Vertical Shake Image stabilization
S-IS3 Horizontal Shake Image...
Forum: Looking for improvement 16th February 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 1,645
Posted By Invicta
Re: Anyone have a good way to remove filter spots

Frequency separation is your friend for this problem which separates colour and detail into separate layers. Often used in portrait retouching to reduce details in skin, for your problem you want to...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 16th February 2019
Replies: 29
Views: 4,378
Posted By Invicta
E-M1 Firmware update

Looks like the original E-M1 got some love from Olympus on Valentine's day.

Version 4.6



https://cs.olympus-imaging.jp/en/support/imsg/digicamera/download/software/firm/e1/

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