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Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 8th August 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 892
Posted By kbouk
Re: C-AF preferring the background

PreMF is an AF mode actually (inside AF menu after SAF,CAF,CAF+TR....), it makes the lens focus only at the one focal distance , you can set and lock any AF capable lens (first when you choose it hit...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 8th August 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 892
Posted By kbouk
Re: C-AF preferring the background

There is another solution, try focus limiter function on camera menu. You can set 3 different preset areas (camera focus inside one of them) and if you assign a button for the function (focus...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 3rd July 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 602
Posted By kbouk
Re: F1 as AF Home not working after upgrade to 3

Home button works fine on firmware 3 (FN1 or another button you assigned), I suggest a reset to your camera.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 27th June 2019
Replies: 218
Views: 8,155
Posted By kbouk
Re: v3 Firmware for mk2 - updates for mk2, m1x and lenses

Ι use OLYMPUS programs for 15 years and update bodies and lenses. I tried for 2 days to install the new firmware on Win 10 , I couldn’t, no matter which Updater I use -old or new through the updated...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 25th February 2019
Replies: 32
Views: 7,660
Posted By kbouk
Re: Battery - charging error

I had exactly the same behaviour from my charger with one of my batteries on a recent trip, for 2 days I couldn’t use one battery, it was blinking as yours but only with this battery, after 2 days I...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 21st February 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 1,192
Posted By kbouk
Re: Assign button to Mono, another to 1:1 format.

Multifunction button is Olympus name for a button function, not a custom mode. By default on every Olympus camera is assigned to FΝ1 or FN2 but you can change that and assign the function to another...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 21st February 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 1,192
Posted By kbouk
Re: Assign button to Mono, another to 1:1 format.

You can use multifunction button assign to aspect ratio for 1:1.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 28th January 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 825
Posted By kbouk
Re: Pen F Mono Profile equivalent on E-M1 Mkll

You can try to simulate it with try and error, play with contrast and highlight/shadows curves. I think the better way to do it is with new OLYMPUS raw editor, OLYMPUS workspace. You can have in one...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 31st December 2018
Replies: 31
Views: 2,300
Posted By kbouk
Re: Trying to save RAW colour and mono jpg

Let me help with some notes. You can separate (see the manual) RAW on slot 1 and jpeg on slot 2 when you shot RAW + JPEG. If you shot with art mode, or hires or something else than normal shoot then...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 17th September 2018
Replies: 20
Views: 3,181
Posted By kbouk
Re: Sd card failure ???

Same card Lexar UHS II 16 Mb 1000X gave me card error on my E-M1.2 6 months ago and replaced.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 30th June 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 904
Posted By kbouk
Re: SOOC JPEG's and curve settings.

I read it three days ago, test it and found way too extreme his values, maybe something is wrong with his camera exposure meter.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 7th March 2018
Replies: 209
Views: 16,852
Posted By kbouk
Re: Firmware Update

Υes it can, OV3 can defish Raw files from fisheye 8/1.8 prior to firmware v2.0 update.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 3rd March 2018
Replies: 209
Views: 16,852
Posted By kbouk
Re: Firmware Update

I try it already inside my house and seems reliable. I will test it again with different artificial light.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 23rd May 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By kbouk
Re: Face priority

Spot metering on with the new menu option spot meter will follow the focus target, in that case face recognition is greyed out.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 20th May 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,684
Posted By kbouk
Re: AF targeting pad

Not entirely true, it depends, what you describe happens when EVF sensor=auto , if you set EVF sensor=off and you use EVF you can also use the pad with black LCD unfolded.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 2nd May 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 2,100
Posted By kbouk
Re: Highlight Clipping only when autofocusing??

It's more complicate because especially when you focus with CAF and L mode (10fps mechanical up to 18fps electronic) as you half press the exposure is continuous changing according to the light...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 6th April 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 965
Posted By kbouk
Re: Shutter speed

Yes, 1/16000 is the max ss in electronic mode.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 20th February 2017
Replies: 73
Views: 12,361
Posted By kbouk
Re: High Res shot and studio flash - not working on EM1 Mk2

I hope so because my old FL36 has problems with compatible Canon hot shoe cord espessially on silent mode.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 29th January 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1,486
Posted By kbouk
Re: Interesting review of E-M1ii

Ι think Scott Bourne's statement is : https://photofocus.com/2017/01/21/update-on-the-olympus-om-d-e-m1-mk-ii-micro-four-thirds-camera/
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 29th January 2017
Replies: 43
Views: 9,562
Posted By kbouk
Re: Remote shutter release.

I also bought a Canon RS-60E3 and costs 18€, OLYMPUS EM1.2's release shutter cable with 2.5Pin Jack is RM-CB2 and costs 65-80€ here in Greece.
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Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 4th November 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,217
Posted By kbouk
Re: 50-200 SWD continuous shooting rates on E-M1

On H mode it's logical to have more fps even in CAF because you don't have a real Liveview but you see the last photos you take , on L mode you engage the Liveview (with short blackouts) on EVF or...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 4th November 2016
Replies: 70
Views: 11,895
Posted By kbouk
Re: Spending a day testing the E-M1 II in Spain this weekend

The focus limiter works well with 43 lenses, I have test it with my ZD14-35/2 SWD lens and there is an option to lock shutter release if the target isn't inside the area you choose (on meters or feet...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 2nd November 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 3,458
Posted By kbouk
Re: EM1 mkII CAF performance

You are right, it was a very short test for the Greek forums Avclub, dpgr, mainly with my 43 lenses, see here :

https://vimeo.com/189234273δ

There is so many new parameters inside the new menu...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 2nd November 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 3,458
Posted By kbouk
Re: EM1 mkII CAF performance

Here are some full jpegs from a short test with the camera, CAF mode , some are with ZD 150/2.

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/o7cf1zv142w267r/AACBqxtaBhiLMuDDtktWgoY7a?dl=0
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 30th October 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 3,458
Posted By kbouk
Re: EM1 mkII CAF performance

Yes I can confirm the CAF performance is excellent, also the CAF+TR is way better and can follow a moving object, I try it with people, cars and motorcycles (not birds) with some of my lenses (4/3...
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