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Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark 3 6 Days Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 10,135
Posted By AMc
Re: M10 Mark III review

The thing is removing bracketing and HDR from the manual modes but leaving it on iAuto is the opposite of making it easy to use - it just looks mean.
Those options are likely to confuse a novice in...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark 3 6 Days Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 10,135
Posted By AMc
Re: M10 Mark III review

I knew there were various weird changes with the E-M10iii but wasn't aware of that one.
If they stick with that with any mark IV then I won't be buying that either!


The ii is still available. ...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark 3 1 Week Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 10,135
Posted By AMc
Re: M10 Mark III review

You can’t assign hdr and bracketing to fn buttons?
That’s weird. You can with the mkii.
They are still available in some places.
Forum: Photo challenges 1 Week Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 2,485
Posted By AMc
Re: November 2019 Monthly Challenge: Leaves

Taken a couple of years ago using my Olympus E-PL5 and plastic Holga 25mm lens.
Played with a bit in GIMP - crop and levels.



https://live.staticflickr.com/5609/30471006624_6081f924d8_c.jpg...
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By AMc
Re: Day 14, Henry.

Great expression and very clean and sharp
Forum: General photography discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 212
Posted By AMc
Re: Photo hosting sites

I'd recommend a free Flickr account and only upload screen suitable images.

Smug mug own Flickr these days.
Smug mug have more of a focus on selling where as Flickr used to be about groups and...
Forum: Micro Four Thirds 1 Week Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 555
Posted By AMc
Re: Sensor dust issues on Olympus m4/3 cameras?

a) How many Olympus cameras (4/3 or m 4/3) have you had over time?3 since 2013

b) How many times have you noticed dust specks?
0

c) Did the camera successfully get rid of the dust?
NA

...
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 1,425
Posted By AMc
Re: Horsey Grey Seals, Norfolk, UK

We took a trip to Horsey on Sunday, strangely for that place it was quite warm with little wind. This year they've already counted >700 pups and >1400 adults at Horsey....
Forum: Announcements 1 Week Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,285
Posted By AMc
Forum: General photography discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 602
Posted By AMc
Re: Tripods

Years back I bought a CamLink super cheap tripod figuring if I used it a lot then I'd buy something better.
I don't use it except for a family portrait on self timer in front of the Christmas...
Forum: General photography discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 488
Posted By AMc
Re: EM1 Mk 2 SD card

The Sandisk cards suggested before me are 300MB/s vs the 150MB/s of the Lexar I suggested. In practice they may not be twice as fast in the camera it depends on the camera write speed. SD cards usual...
Forum: General photography discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 488
Posted By AMc
Re: EM1 Mk 2 SD card

I have an E-M10ii not an E-M1ii but I noticed a significant improvement when I upgraded to UHS-II cards.
I bought 32GB Lexars too, I don't do video so don't need massive cards.

The E-M1ii has an...
Forum: Announcements 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 94
Views: 3,737
Posted By AMc
Re: Rumors: Olympus to shut down camera division in less than 8 months

Fake news?


Now we know who's responsible for the rumours about the demise of Olympus!


It wasn't me, I was visiting a Cathedral at the time.
Forum: Announcements 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 94
Views: 3,737
Posted By AMc
Re: Rumors: Olympus to shut down camera division in less than 8 months

FWIW Olympus UK have just announced on Facebook the E-PL10 is available in the UK now.

It's not the PEN-Fii but then the i was hardly an entry level consumer price point either.

...
Forum: Photo challenges 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 4,105
Posted By AMc
Re: October 2019 Photo Challenge: Beer

Thanks for the votes, delighted to have been chosen as one of the 4 winners and congratulations to everyone who entered :)
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M10 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 1,227
Posted By AMc
Re: Software updater

It is possible to upgrade the camera firmware using an SD card but I've never tried it and it's unofficial as far as I can tell.
https://lightsnowdev.com/Olympus/index.html
There's a thread about...
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By AMc
Re: U3A trip

3 great shots but the train is the stand out thanks to the background!
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By AMc
Re: Guadeloupe carnival

Great set - looks like lots of fun!
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By AMc
Re: Vikings and Fireworks

Many thanks for the kind comments.

All the fireworks shots are guesswork as you don't know what they're letting off next or how it will appear so it's press+pray :)


I'd recommend the...
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By AMc
Re: Vikings and Fireworks

Thanks - monochrome hides a multitude of ISO3200 sins :)
Forum: Foto Fair 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By AMc
Vikings and Fireworks

Our village has been adopted by a local group of Viking re-enactors.

They come in the summer and camp and do battle
For Guy Fawkes Night they parade from the pub to the playing fields where...
Forum: Foto Fair 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By AMc
Re: Mr Squirrel

Technically great but lots of character there too - very nice!
Forum: Foto Fair 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By AMc
Re: A Fine City

Thank you!

I got the Panasonic f1.7 25mm over the Olympus equivalent because there seemed to be very little difference in optical quality or size but a noticeable difference in price.
I picked up...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark 2 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By AMc
Re: Self timer

It's on Page 57 of the E-M10 Mark 2 manual here.

https://cs.olympus-imaging.jp/en/support/imsg/digicamera/download/manual/omd/man_em10m2_e.pdf


I suspect that the other references are to the...
Forum: Foto Fair 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By AMc
A Fine City

I decided to challenge myself and use only the Panasonic f1.7 25mm on the E-M10ii and see what I got while family members amused themselves in Norwich.

It's telling that while I was processing...
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