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Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 2 Days Ago
Replies: 69
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Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 2 Days Ago
Replies: 69
Views: 23,224
Posted By Tordan58
Re: WARNING: E-M1 Camera body eyelet has come away from camera body!

In my case the body eyelets had not been subject to any mechanical stress since January 2019. I clearly remember I carried the body coupled to the 12-40 lens with the strap then, for some street and...
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By Tordan58
Re: Barn Owl in Evening Light

Very nice, both the subject and the light are perfect.
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 311
Posted By Tordan58
Terns in flight with the EM1.2 3.0 firmware

During same photo session as the field test conducted on the Gulls I also tested the setup on more challenging subjects. The location is a bit hard to find, you have to cross a recreational area and...
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By Tordan58
Gulls in flight with the EM1.2 3.0 firmware

here are some photos taken the other day after having updated the EM1.2 FW to version 3.0, coupled to the 300 F/4

Settings:
CAF (not CAF-TR)
5x5
F/4
Auto ISO, min shutter speed 1/1600
CAF...
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 531
Posted By Tordan58
Re: White-tailed Eagle

Thanks for sharing these very nice photos. Were the Eagles fed?
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 2,974
Posted By Tordan58
Re: So, is the AF better with firmware 3?

Nice Barn owl, Ron.

Now to the topic. I updated the FW to 3.0 and put it to test. Strong gusty winds were prevailing, meaning near perfect conditions for action down by the shore and some (at...
Forum: Converters, adapters and extension tubes 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 194
Views: 9,282
Posted By Tordan58
Re: New MC 20 announced.

Hi Rob

The 300 F/4 + MC14 would be 425mm and F 5.6. For a fair comparison you would compare to the 150-400 F/4.5 with the 1,25 built-in TC meaning 75mm/15% shorter or for those that prefer the 400...
Forum: Foto Fair 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,152
Views: 466,140
Posted By Tordan58
Re: Communal Bird Photography Thread

The birds in 5,6, and 7 are a Male linnet and a female Reed bunting.
The last one is a Meadow pipit
Forum: Telephoto 17th June 2019
Replies: 20
Views: 2,179
Posted By Tordan58
Re: Zuiko 300mm PRO glitch

+5, meaning it front-focuses?
Forum: Foto Fair 17th June 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By Tordan58
Re: The dive

Thank you.

To be honest, Lightroom put that together for me. There is a function in Lightroom where a Panorama will be created from a set of pictures. I used it recently for skylines and came up...
Forum: Foto Fair 15th June 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 671
Posted By Tordan58
Re: Donington Masters Festival 2019

Nice set, thanks for sharing.
Forum: Foto Fair 14th June 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By Tordan58
Re: Blue tit providing

These are with MF.
Forum: Telephoto 13th June 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 348
Posted By Tordan58
4/3 telephoto lenses AF calibration on m4/3 bodies

Hi,

I resumed my "AF calibration project" and put additional lenses to the test. (You can read about the method in this post: http://e-group.uk.net/forum/showthread.php?t=50698

I calibrated the...
Forum: Converters, adapters and extension tubes 13th June 2019
Replies: 194
Views: 9,282
Posted By Tordan58
Re: New MC 20 announced.

Targeting the subject at 600mm afst enough if the background is busy can be tricky, but with practice comes skills. It is definitely doable.

You should be able to hand-shoot at 600mm with ease...
Forum: Converters, adapters and extension tubes 13th June 2019
Replies: 194
Views: 9,282
Posted By Tordan58
Re: New MC 20 announced.

Pre-orders should open in July. Price tag in Europe 450€
https://www.43rumors.com/ft5-olympus-2x-teleconverter-preorders-will-open-in-july/

(FT5 so almost certain to be true)
Forum: Accessory talk 10th June 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 1,164
Posted By Tordan58
Re: Pop-up tent as portable hide

Hi Jim,

I already have a seat looking somewhat like the cheaper one.

Cheers Tord
Forum: Telephoto 4th June 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 800
Posted By Tordan58
Re: Zuiko 300 F/2.8 AF calibration

Hi
That "self-calibration" would have been a cool feature, which technically should be feasible to implement. The reason why it is not available could be because Olympus want people to buy m4/3...
Forum: Telephoto 3rd June 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 800
Posted By Tordan58
Zuiko 300 F/2.8 AF calibration

Hi all,

Sharing my experiences of lens calibration with the community.

Background
I have so far not been able to achieve satisfactory results with my 300 F/2.8 lens when used with M4/3...
Forum: Accessory talk 20th May 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 1,164
Posted By Tordan58
Re: Pop-up tent as portable hide

Here is how: Pop Up Tent Gnat Guard How To Fold It Back in the Bag Tutorial - YouTube

Once you learned the trick, it's easy.
Forum: Lens focus 17th May 2019
Replies: 1
HELP! 14-54mm
Views: 761
Posted By Tordan58
Re: 14-54mm

Hard to say from what you are writing...

"The manual focus ring turns but nothing..." Do you mean the focus is stuck? Please clarify.
Other quick checks to rule out faulty camera or connection...
Forum: Accessory talk 17th May 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 1,164
Posted By Tordan58
Pop-up tent as portable hide

Hi,

Sharing with those of you interested in wildlife/bird photography.

Pop-up tents can be used with great success as portable hides. They take less than a minute to deploy, weight is low, and...
Forum: Foto Fair 17th May 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By Tordan58
Re: Close Enough!

Very nice, both subject and background.
Forum: Foto Fair 10th May 2019
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By Tordan58
Re: Sedge Warbler in the Reeds

Nice. The last one for me.
Forum: Foto Fair 9th May 2019
Replies: 2,152
Views: 466,140
Posted By Tordan58
Re: Communal Bird Photography Thread

Very nice. Thanks for sharing.
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