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Forum: Site news 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By Ian
Exclamation 17th/18th August hosting Co. maintenance

Our site hosting company will be undertaking low level maintenance on its servers on the mornings of the Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th August. This involves software maintenance that will require...
Forum: Telephoto 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 734
Posted By BDennis
300mmm F4 rear cover part falling off!

Something to watch out for.

I had some trouble mounting the 300mm F4 IS Pro after swapping out the teleconverter. While juggling camera, lens and teleconverter I couldn't find the orange mount...
Forum: Site news 9th July 2019
Replies: 11
Views: 821
Posted By Ian
Site changes - some, hopefully, minor interruptions this week

Long overdue, but I will be adding SSL security (EDIT: now completed) to the forum and gallery this week.

There will be some short periods when the site is not accessible, apologies in advance. I...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 30th June 2019
Replies: 61
Views: 4,207
Posted By BDennis
Re: So, is the AF better with firmware 3?

Great Barn Owl shots Ron!

I think the C-AF is improved a lot especially with the C-AF Centre Priority and C-AF Centre start options. I've turn both of these on and now use either the new 5x5 focus...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 19th June 2019
Replies: 218
Views: 7,574
Posted By BDennis
v3 Firmware for mk2 - updates for mk2, m1x and lenses

Olympus just announced firmware updates for the m1x, mk2, 300mmF4 and 40-150 f2.8. I'll be staying in tonight then..

https://www.olympus.co.uk/site/en/c/cameras_support/index.html

"New...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 25th March 2019
Replies: 35
Views: 6,727
Posted By Mark Thackara
Re: Hands E-M1X on at Brands Hatch

Quick update - another chance at Brands

For those that can't make the 27th - we have a "soft launch" of a series of events at British Touring Car weekends on APRIL 6th

Limited places but let...
Forum: Events 20th March 2019
Replies: 51
Views: 5,962
Posted By Phill D
Panasonic 100-400 Photo Show saga. Buyers warning.

Having taken ages to deliberate and decide on a long lens I finally decided to get a Panasonic 100-400 lens at the show. The best deal was from Wex at 1078 so duly I pounded my plastic and came away...
Forum: Lens focus 17th March 2019
Replies: 11
Views: 4,635
Posted By Phill D
Re: Panasonic Leica 100-400 on Olympus Body - Problems

Sorry to resurrect an old thread but just wanted to flag up this problem with the 100-400 hasn't gone away. I bought one yesterday at the photo show and it has covered my lens bayonet and camera...
Forum: Software 17th March 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 1,156
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Olympus Workspace - first update for Windows users only

I'm impressed with the Olympus Workspace software, which has now been updated to 1.0.1 (for Windows), having previously used Olympus Viewer 3 for some editing. I find that I have used Capture One...
Forum: Events 9th March 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 1,884
Posted By OM USer
Re: Photo Show E-Group name badge

Phil, I liked your idea so much that I moved some of it around to create a credit card sized badge to fit into a standard lanyard id holder for those who have one.
...
Forum: Events 6th March 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 1,884
Posted By Phill D
Re: Photo Show E-Group name badge

That's a good question OM, I just printed the file to A4 and from the original powerpoint the badge came out 12cm long and from the jpg it was 14cm long. Believe it or not I just found an old lanyard...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 6th March 2019
Replies: 659
Views: 76,179
Posted By GyRob
Re: New Olympus OMD - EM1X ?

I got the EM1X yesterday and had a couple of hours in the garden my observations compared with the em mkII for BIF not technical just how it feels I only ever use M I set it up as I have the mkII...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 5th March 2019
Replies: 35
Views: 6,727
Posted By Mark Thackara
Hands E-M1X on at Brands Hatch

*yes Long time no post! We have access to a BTC: British Touring Car warm up day on:

March 27th at Brands.

The idea is for those seriously thinking about E-M1X to try one out in a challenging...
Forum: Announcements 2nd March 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 1,657
Posted By rsh1960
Photography show 18/3

Anyone going on Monday might want to apply for these.

https://www.olympus-imagespace.co.uk/what-is-on/celebrating-100-years-of-olympus/
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 1st February 2019
Replies: 32
Views: 4,206
Posted By Ian
E-M1X thoughts and excellent Dave Etchells video

When word first started filtering through about the E-M1X I admit I got a bit distracted by the fixed grip design. I decided some time ago that I, personally, didn't need a battery grip any more. So...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 26th January 2019
Replies: 33
Views: 5,350
Posted By Bengeo
Re: E-M1X preview sessions

Went to SRS this afternoon to see the new camera. I think David Smith had been kept busy earlier, but I went later on when it was quieter and had some time to play with the camera including trying it...
Forum: Dealers' Den 16th November 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 2,426
Posted By drmarkf
Lexar 64Gb UHS-II 150Mb/s for 29.99

This looks to be a good deal at under 30 quid for a Lexar 64GB SDXC UHS-II Card in Eco-Friendly Packaging, sold and delivered by Amazon:
...
Forum: General photography discussion 13th November 2018
Replies: 56
Views: 5,488
Posted By super_claret
Re: Tony Northrup believes micro-four-thirds is dead

For anybody interested, I wrote to Olympus about these rumours to ask what their opinion was...

Good afternoon

Many thanks for your email and for voicing your concerns.

I have to tell you,...
Forum: General photography discussion 4th November 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 549
Posted By Harold Gough
Green Screen Technique

I though this might be of interest:

http://friedmanarchives.com/~download/cameracraft/greenscreen.pdf

http://friedmanarchives.blogspot.com/2018/11/fun-with-green-screens-part-2.html


NB The...
Forum: Events 26th October 2018
Replies: 143
Sticky: eGroup Meetup Autumn colours
Views: 23,691
Posted By 090657
Re: Autumn colours

A rather belated meeting with the group today but good to see you all, if only briefly.


Tim


http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/500/PA260104.jpg...
Forum: General photography discussion 30th July 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 439
Posted By Ricoh
Imagine with Tacita Dean

Screened last night on BBC1, Alan Yentob with the artist Tacita Dean. A truly fascinating 'experimental' motion picture artist, using film emulsion, who seems to have created her own unique way of...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 16th June 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1,920
Posted By Tordan58
Re: Any good tutorials for BIF settings?

Hi Ron,

These are the settings that I use.


C-AF (not C-AF Tracking)
Mechanical shutter to avoid rolling shutter issues
L-FPS cranked up to max (10 fps I think it is)
Do not use H-FPS...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 21st April 2018
Replies: 29
Views: 4,095
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: Software 2nd April 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1,398
Posted By Olybirder
Re: Issues with Olympus updater today

I just started OV3 and checked for software updates. It told me that I am using the latest version, so it seems that the server may be working correctly again now.

Ron
Forum: Software 27th March 2018
Replies: 37
Views: 5,059
Posted By DavyG
Re: Lightroom

As Paul and IPW have mentioned, the subscription for LR and PS isn't so bad when you consider the package provided.

For those who don't want to pay a monthly subscription, keep an eye on Amazon as...
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