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Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 18th October 2013
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Posted By brian1208
Re: Birds in Flight Bif EM-5 and EM-1

Thanks David, another super-star helps a doddery old fool *chr

That has cracked it!

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/500/lanner_taking_the_lure_4.jpg...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 18th October 2013
Replies: 125
Views: 20,051
Posted By brian1208
Re: Birds in Flight Bif EM-5 and EM-1

http://www.e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/500/a_passing_Heron.jpg

by jove, I've done it (no idea how though :confused: ) and I think it may have the EXIF viewable. A better shot from the Hide at...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 18th October 2013
Replies: 125
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Posted By brian1208
Re: Birds in Flight Bif EM-5 and EM-1

I hate to be beaten by a stupid computer and now have it in the gallery BUT it displays a nice little panel underneath that says something on the lines of - "Copy the code below to display original...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 18th October 2013
Replies: 125
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Posted By brian1208
Re: Birds in Flight Bif EM-5 and EM-1

Thanks, that sounds like the answer Ian, its funny how one's mind gets stuck in a rut. I'm so used to doing it differently for another site I use I keep missing the flipping obvious, sorry
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 18th October 2013
Replies: 125
Views: 20,051
Posted By brian1208
Re: Birds in Flight Bif EM-5 and EM-1

Thanks all, it told me it had John, as I say, I looked into my gallery once it told me it had finished and saw it displayed, that's what had me bamboozled.

I'm leaving it for now - its been one...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 18th October 2013
Replies: 125
Views: 20,051
Posted By brian1208
Re: Birds in Flight Bif EM-5 and EM-1

this is why I'm getting frustrated, I've followed the instructions, uploaded an image to my gallery Early Days, it showed as having been uploaded, I saw it there, but when I went back to put it up...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 18th October 2013
Replies: 125
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Posted By brian1208
Re: Birds in Flight Bif EM-5 and EM-1

Thanks Ian, that's what I have been looking for, but for some reason kept missing on the Gallery page (I did say I was a stupid old man! :o )

I'll have another go this afternoon and maybe that...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 18th October 2013
Replies: 125
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Posted By brian1208
Re: Birds in Flight Bif EM-5 and EM-1

I've finished my gallery of Lanner flight shots here :

http://imagesfromnature.foliopic.com/gallery/lanner-falcon-19979

Although some of these are from JPG with the standard sharpness (so...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 17th October 2013
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Posted By brian1208
Re: Birds in Flight Bif EM-5 and EM-1

OK, lets see if these will work, the first and fourth in the series of the Lanner hitting and carrying the lure

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5547/10335433545_69afe949ef_b.jpg

cropped
...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 17th October 2013
Replies: 125
Views: 20,051
Posted By brian1208
Re: Birds in Flight Bif EM-5 and EM-1

I looked at that but its a teeny tiny little image, worse than going through Flikr, which may end up being the least worst option.

I'm still going through the HCT images and not only did I get...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 16th October 2013
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Posted By brian1208
Re: Birds in Flight Bif EM-5 and EM-1

I'll have a look at that Ian, thanks.

Other sites (are there any other ;) ) let me download direct from my folders on the PC and the FAQ for this site indicated it was possible, suggesting one...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 16th October 2013
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Posted By brian1208
Re: Birds in Flight Bif EM-5 and EM-1

re: the camera lock-up, I wonder if this may have some relevance (not that the camera was knocked or jarred, but perhaps there is something a bit fragile in the electro-magnetic side of the system?)...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 16th October 2013
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Posted By brian1208
Re: Birds in Flight Bif EM-5 and EM-1

As I think I explained earlier Ian, in an attempt to keep the quality up I have taken to copying these images directly from my Website (which strips out the EXIF). I will go back and add the required...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 16th October 2013
Replies: 125
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Posted By brian1208
Re: Birds in Flight Bif EM-5 and EM-1

I don't remember the tip (its me age! ;) ) but during the last two shoots I've used every combination from the smallest single point, through, large single, 9 point and all points.

Each has...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 16th October 2013
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Posted By brian1208
Re: Birds in Flight Bif EM-5 and EM-1

I've got a few of my Lanner images up here, although shot at ISO800 the light was better and the slower flight means I was able to get better detail in these images.
...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 16th October 2013
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Posted By brian1208
Re: Birds in Flight Bif EM-5 and EM-1

I have a gallery of a few images here http://imagesfromnature.foliopic.com/gallery/peregrine-images-19978

please remember, these are not "great images" but do demonstrate how the CAF locked on...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 15th October 2013
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Posted By brian1208
Re: Birds in Flight Bif EM-5 and EM-1

not having used the E-5 I can't comment Chevvy, but I've just been through a load my Peregrine images and I may have to up my rating of the EM-1 to a 9! Its even tracked the peregrine going across a...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 15th October 2013
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Posted By brian1208
Re: Birds in Flight Bif EM-5 and EM-1

I have finished a quick process of the sequence, from the moment just after the "Thwack" as it hit the lure (very large crop) to the next 2 in the sequence is it flew of with the lure before the...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 15th October 2013
Replies: 125
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Posted By brian1208
Re: Birds in Flight Bif EM-5 and EM-1

update on the tracking ability with the settings used here. Checking the Peregrine sequence the system followed the bird right up until and after it hit the lure in the air (and you know how fast it...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 15th October 2013
Replies: 125
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Posted By brian1208
Re: Birds in Flight Bif EM-5 and EM-1

Chicken - fight to dominate you camera - don't run away from it! *chr
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 15th October 2013
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Posted By brian1208
Re: Birds in Flight Bif EM-5 and EM-1

Sounds very similar, what setting were you using?
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 15th October 2013
Replies: 125
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Posted By brian1208
Re: Birds in Flight Bif EM-5 and EM-1

were you able to clear it by switching off / on or did you require a battery out to sort it?
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 15th October 2013
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Posted By brian1208
Re: Birds in Flight Bif EM-5 and EM-1

Pt 2 The Good News:

CAF works with BIF shots from Lanner Falcon to Kites and Herons (but struggled a bit with the Peregrine - mind you, this could be because I struggled to keep up with it too :D...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 15th October 2013
Replies: 125
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Posted By brian1208
Re: Birds in Flight Bif EM-5 and EM-1

Well, I'm part way through processing my images from the Hawk Conservancy today and there is Good News, Not so Good News and Bad News:

I'll get the "Bad" out of the way first, whilst I was...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 12th October 2013
Replies: 125
Views: 20,051
Posted By brian1208
Re: Birds in Flight Bif EM-5 and EM-1

Quite agree with you "birdboy" - data rule - interpretation can wait

So, let's share what we get (and not get hung up on hypothetical argument! )

More importantly, if we share details of ...
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