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Forum: Olympus Pen-F 24th April 2019
Replies: 11
Views: 1,866
Posted By Keith-369
Re: What do these letters mean?

As long as you knew, that's all that matters.
I hope you get a great price and that you will have years of fun with it. *chr
Forum: Olympus Pen-F 23rd April 2019
Replies: 11
Views: 1,866
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: What do these letters mean?

The best new price in Australia that I can see comes from DigiDirect with limited stock of Silver models (https://www.digidirect.com.au/cameras/cscmirrorless_cameras/olympus_pen-f_body_only_silver) &...
Forum: Software 24th January 2019
Replies: 92
Views: 10,831
Posted By DavyG
Olympus Workspace - Replacement for OV3

Coming soon: Olympus Workspace editing software, the replacement for Olympus Viewer 3.

I'll be interested to see how this compares to Lightroom.
Forum: Olympus Pen-F 7th May 2018
Replies: 33
Views: 7,683
Posted By pdk42
Re: Pen-F owners, tell me the truth.

Analysed at its componentry level it's hard to justify the Pen F's price. It shares a lot of its internals with the E-M10ii, but it adds the 20Mp sensor and improved IBIS in a body with a...
Forum: Tutorials, Informative & Classic threads 10th February 2016
Replies: 18
Views: 4,419
Posted By OlyPaul
Re: Same or different final prints?

The answer is..it depends.

If your raw converter is is not the Olympus one then the answer is no because each raw converter has it own colour profile for that make of camera that will differ from...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 4th February 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 2,956
Posted By CJJE
Firmware v4.1 Released

The E-M1 firmware has just been updated to v4.1 - and if you're updating from v4.0 it keeps the camera settings!

The changes are:
* The stability of the image stabilizer's operations has been...
Forum: Camera conference 30th January 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 4,354
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: Pen-F question

I would guess it would be the Sony IMX269 sensor.

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/500/Sony_sensors_2015-s.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/84224)
Forum: Software 29th January 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 815
Posted By DavyG
Guide to shooting tethered with E-M1

I found this very good guide to shooting tethered with the E-M1 using Olympus Capture.

It may be of interest to the Forum members.
Forum: Articles from FourThirds-User.com 28th January 2016
Replies: 36
Views: 16,360
Posted By Zuiko
Re: The new PEN-F proves beauty has no need for DSLR beasts

The increase to 20mp is a welcome incremental improvement that helps to keep the sensor competitive, but it is not by itself a reason for existing Olympus users with 16mp cameras to consider...
Forum: The lounge 22nd January 2016
Replies: 61
Views: 9,984
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: Another Rumour

The specs list has now been leaked.

Edited for updated list with UK price.
Forum: Announcements 22nd January 2016
Replies: 26
Views: 21,873
Posted By Ian
Exclamation Forum upgrade advanced notice and planning

Truth be told, we are running an old version of vBulletin and we are long overdue for modernisation. Benefits should include a much better experience for mobile and tablet users, better integration...
Forum: The lounge 22nd January 2016
Replies: 61
Views: 9,984
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: Another Rumour

A bit more info about the PEN-F came from O about the "curves" (shadow/highlight) 3 way switch (under the Mode dial) which also does mid-tone adjustment.

Found here with more real life photos....
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 18th January 2016
Replies: 18
Views: 4,010
Posted By andym
Re: EM1 Focus bracketing

I've tried focus stacking and set my differentials to 2 and my aperture normally to f4.5.
I only have Element so I have done my stacking in a free program called Picolay. When I use the default...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 18th January 2016
Replies: 18
Views: 4,010
Posted By skids
Re: EM1 Focus bracketing

A couple of shots so far with focus bracketing on my EM1 with the Oly 60mm lens. I've had a few attempts and it is a learning curve (focus differential at 4 has been best for me so far) and I have a...
Forum: Software 18th December 2015
Replies: 33
Views: 3,679
Posted By byegad
Re: Sharpness

I too prefer my LSF JPEGs to anything I can produce from RAW. I keep being told I should use RAW but seemingly lack the skills to actually get anything I'm happy with from RAW.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 21st November 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,779
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Thumbs up Version 4.0 Manual for E-M1

The Version (FW) 4.0 Manual for the E-M1 is now available for download. http://www.olympus.co.jp/en/support/imsg/digicamera/download/manual/omd/man_em1_ver4_e.pdf
Found here....
Forum: Announcements 17th November 2015
Replies: 102
Views: 24,520
Posted By paullus
Re: EM-1 firmware update - November 2015

Just found this with a release date of 26th November from Olympus:


Forum: Software 5th November 2015
Replies: 18
Views: 2,922
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Exclamation Olympus Camera Updater updated to version 1.21

Olympus Camera Updater has now been updated to version 1.2.1 so it is a good idea to have it updated to be ready for the E-M1 & E-M5 II updates that will be coming later this month. Oly America says...
Forum: Converters, adapters and extension tubes 4th October 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 2,273
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: Stylus 1 question

G'day Paul.
I agree it's a great little camera. To answer you question, no, there is no other way that I know of than to use a button for 2 X Teleconverter (except utilising one of the Custom Modes...
Forum: Standard zoom and mid range 29th April 2015
Replies: 6
HELP! Star Shots
Views: 1,092
Posted By Graham_of_Rainham
Lightbulb Re: Star Shots

All cameras will provide for focus to infinity from a point closer to the camera.

This can easily be determined using a "hyperfocal distance" calculator:
Forum: Software 19th April 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 5,840
Posted By Graham_of_Rainham
Re: Olympus Viewer 3 tutorial

These may help:


Forum: Software 19th April 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 5,840
Posted By ronyzmbow
Olympus Viewer 3 tutorial

I have tried to use the Olympus Viewer 3 and had a very pleasant surprise with the quality of RAW images converted to Jpeg - compared to programs like Lightroom and Capture One.

But the interface...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 13th April 2015
Replies: 123
Views: 26,127
Posted By DavyG
Re: Is C-AF actually improved with v3.0?

Hi Ron,

Setting the AEL button to focus allows you to have the camera set up for "back button" focus.

In practice, this means you use your thumb on the AEL button to obtain and hold focus, you...
Forum: The lounge 5th April 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 1,235
Posted By Zuiko
Be careful what you vote for!

While walking down the street one day a Member of Parliament is tragically hit by a truck and dies.

His soul arrives in heaven and is met by St. Peter at the entrance. 'Welcome to heaven,' says...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 30th December 2014
Replies: 41
Views: 5,947
Posted By Ricoh
Re: E-M1 Replacement Batteries

A personal view: why spend c£1000 on a camera and then purchase 3rd party batteries to save £30?
Lithium is an extremely reactive element, and it beggars belief that an individual who posted on...
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