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Forum: Accessory talk 14th September 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 406
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: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 7th August 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 539
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: Looking for improvement 17th June 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 2,123
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: 2,123
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: 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: 1,425
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: 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: 4,376
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/

Note
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 30th January 2019
Replies: 659
Views: 81,524
Posted By Invicta
Re: New Olympus OMD - EM1X ?

Two new interviews with Olympus executives

See:

https://photorumors.com/2019/01/29/two-new-interviews-with-olympus-executives/

Of interest are these points :

• Their deep learning system...
Forum: General photography discussion 20th January 2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,650
Posted By Invicta
total lunar eclipse on Sunday / Monday morning

Time to get up early for this photo opportunity a super blood moon eclipse. Lunar eclipse totality at 04:41.

Info on the BBC at:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-46908305

Hope...
Forum: Wide angle 9th December 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 5,360
Posted By Invicta
Re: Which filters for 7-14 pro

The Lee Olympus 7-14 Adapter has vignetting problems when you tilt the filter, Lee confirm this on their web site.

The Phil Norton Adapter does not have the vignetting problem, see this web page...
Forum: General photography discussion 3rd November 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1,415
Posted By Invicta
Postive view of Olympus

Talking Olympus with Joe Edelman

Talking Olympus with Joe Edelman - YouTube

Not heard of him before but refreshing change to hear somebody talk positive about his move to micro four-thirds and...
Forum: General photography discussion 19th October 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 629
Posted By Invicta
Re: "Olympus Passion" landscape special

It is 138 pages in total including title and end page. There are 8 photographers featured. The style is a Q&A with each photographer e.g. post production, filters, style, etc. Lots of very nice...
Forum: Software 29th August 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 994
Posted By Invicta
Adobe Upcoming Changes to Creative Cloud OS Support

Full details here

https://theblog.adobe.com/upcoming-changes-to-creative-cloud-os-support-for-windows-and-mac/
Forum: Exhibitions, stock photos, professional work 5th June 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 2,501
Posted By Invicta
Evolving Landscapes, Oxo Tower

Worth a visit if you are in the area:

Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, South Bank, London, SE1 9PH

Dates: 18 July 2018 - 22 July 2018

Opening Times: 11.00am - 6.00pm

Admission: Free
Forum: Photo challenges 16th May 2018
Replies: 25
Views: 7,510
Posted By Invicta
Re: Editing Challenge No7

Hey, a Pushmepullyou ! :)
Forum: General accessories 5th March 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 2,061
Posted By Invicta
Re: 4K or NOT 4K

Not if you are using a DVI connector at the monitor end. A single-link DVI connector can display a maximum resolution of 1920×1200 and a dual-link DVI connector is 2560×1600.

Even with a dual link...
Forum: Looking for improvement 25th February 2018
Replies: 24
Views: 6,313
Posted By Invicta
Re: Discussions on improvements

alfbranch

I prefer the colour version, I think it this the black clouds in the B&W version that make it hard to understand. In the colour version it is obvious why they are so dark.

I think...
Forum: Photo challenges 13th February 2018
Replies: 44
Views: 11,287
Posted By Invicta
Re: Editing Challenge No. 4

I used a plugin called "Flood 2" from Flamingpear. (Free trial period)

http://www.flamingpear.com/

I then used a gradient mask to blend the water line into the grass so it don't appear as a...
Forum: Accessory talk 21st January 2018
Replies: 20
Views: 6,542
Posted By Invicta
Re: Dew heater advice

If you doing long exposures e.g. astrophotography or time-lapse at night (or any time when air temp drops below its dew point) then yes a dew heater is useful.

A lens is subject to local...
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