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Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 16th July 2019
Replies: 17
Views: 1,044
Posted By Growltiger
Re: Focus point indication during playback

I'm surprised you would use -2. This setting means that when the distance changes, it takes just over a second before the camera changes focus.

The advantage of -2 is that the subject can go...
Forum: General photography discussion 10th June 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 623
Posted By pdk42
Interesting interview with Olympus engineers

Imaging Resource - Dave Etchells. Usually a good read:

https://www.imaging-resource.com/news/2019/06/09/how-to-keep-water-out-of-lenses-make-stepper-motor-af-crazy-fast-olympus
Forum: Events 22nd March 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 1,599
Posted By Ian
Re: The Photography Show 2020 planning!

It's been announced that the show will be between the 14th and 17th of March next year.

Ian
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 16th February 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 2,121
Posted By Tram
Re: Alternative Eye Cups?

Very handy it is too, its known as the EP-13 and around the twenty quid mark
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 16th February 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 2,121
Posted By Shaw
Re: Alternative Eye Cups?

It doesn't overhang, or affect the operation of the vari-angle screen, and as I wear glasses, I prefer it to the smaller version.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 16th February 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 2,121
Posted By Shaw
Re: Alternative Eye Cups?

Yes, it does fit.
I had the large version on my E-M1, and transferred it to my new E-M1 mk2.
Forum: General photography discussion 3rd February 2019
Replies: 79
Views: 5,589
Posted By pdk42
My latest foray into FF mirrorless - and why I'm sticking with m43

This is a copy of a piece I posted over mu43 but I'm not sure how many of you go there so I thought I post it here too in case my ramblings are of interest.

To cut a long story short, I've been...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 28th January 2019
Replies: 659
Views: 81,610
Posted By pdk42
Re: New Olympus OMD - EM1X ?

That's a great post OM_User! I'm sure it's harder than it looks to us armchair experts to orchestrate a camera launch, so perhaps we should cut Olympus some slack. But, as the days roll on and...
Forum: The lounge 15th November 2018
Replies: 4,112
Views: 128,305
Posted By Otto
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

Let's remind ourselves of a few myths about the EU peddled by the Brexiters:
https://www.richardcorbett.org.uk/category/mythbusters/

A list of Leave lies told during the campaign:...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 21st April 2018
Replies: 29
Views: 4,172
Posted By jima
BLH-1 Clone Tests

Having just become the happy owner of an E-M1 MkII I thought it was about time to update the data-logging equipment and repeat the tests I have done in the past on BLM-1, BLL-1 and BLN-1 clones. Just...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 16th March 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1,706
Posted By RobS
Re: Sekonic profile for EM-1 mk2

No problem Ian

The profiles are created by inputting 3 exposures of a x-rite chart, one correct as per the meter readings (both Incident and reflected), one over exposed 3 stops and one under...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 14th March 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1,706
Posted By RobS
Sekonic profile for EM-1 mk2

Just created a profile of the EM-1 for my Sekonic L-758DR light meter. Rather surprised at the results when compared to my Nikon D810 in terms of dynamic range and my clipping points. The meter and...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 3rd March 2018
Replies: 209
Views: 16,882
Posted By Growltiger
Re: Firmware Update

I wrote this for another forum. It isn't really sensitivity, it simply controls the delay before it starts refocussing. +2 means it starts changing focus without delay. Here is the whole story:

I...
Forum: The lounge 15th February 2018
Replies: 4,112
Views: 128,305
Posted By pdk42
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

HSBC, UBS, Microsoft, Deutsche Bank, Diageo and many more are are moving staff and downsizing in the UK. Just go Googling - there are lots of examples.
Vodafone, EasyJet, and many Japanese car...
Forum: The lounge 11th December 2017
Replies: 108
Views: 3,337
Posted By pdk42
Re: Demon deal, or deal with a demon?

Stereotypes are always wrong in the specific but they usually have a grain of truth in their generality. The statistics show that:

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Cls7vB7WkAATVNI.jpg

I guess the...
Forum: The lounge 26th October 2017
Replies: 58
Views: 3,443
Posted By Zuiko
Re: Let's be positive

I was tempted to delete this post, not for defending Trump but purely for the use of an extremely derogatory and insulting term of generalisation that is applied to Muslims. But then I thought it...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 9th August 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,047
Posted By wornish
Settings where your intuition may not be enough

Came across this might be of use to people here.

http://www.sulasula.com/en/5-olympus-e-m1-mark-ii-settings-where-your-intuition-may-not-be-enough/
Forum: Site news 4th July 2017
Replies: 39
Views: 6,509
Posted By Ian
Re: The time has come...

Update - I am now planning to start work (and likely disruption) on Thursday (6th July) PM. I will provide details of a social media link where I will post updates if there is prolonged down time..
...
Forum: Site news 3rd July 2017
Replies: 39
Views: 6,509
Posted By Ian
Exclamation The time has come...

As regulars will know, the server hosting the e-group has been running on borrowed time (server OS-wise) because we run so much legacy software. There is uncertainty that of if we modernise the OS...
Forum: The lounge 20th June 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 303
Posted By Harold Gough
A Photography/Floral Art Website

This may be of interest to some members:

http://www.karennakamuraphotography.com/#!/page/425407/floral-art

Harold
Forum: The lounge 16th June 2017
Replies: 41
Views: 4,323
Posted By Ian
Re: Two camera test.

This thread has been flagged up as a reported post, possibly because there is a concern that the debate is, or will, get out of hand.

First of all, the comparison of these two cameras, is of very...
Forum: The lounge 19th May 2017
Replies: 17
Views: 2,430
Posted By pdk42
Tesni Ward Workshop - some thoughts (image heavy)

As some of you know, I went along earlier this week to Tesni Ward's "Coastal Birds" workshop. I thought some of you might be interested in my experiences and thoughts.

1) The workshop

Tesni...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 6th May 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1,748
Posted By tomphotofx
The Olympus E-M1 MkII Menu System Simplified

Looking through the forum threads it seems a number of members are struggling with the menus in the EM-1 Mark 2 version there is a good solution to this situation that might help. I can recommend an...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 6th May 2017
Replies: 44
Views: 4,731
Posted By wornish
Firmware Update on Monday

According to the rumours site Oly will release a firmware update on Monday.

http://www.43rumors.com/ft5-new-e-m1ii-and-300mm-firmwares-will-be-released-on-monday-read-the-improvements-list/
Forum: Tutorials, Informative & Classic threads 28th April 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 4,387
Posted By wornish
M4/3 Depth of Field Table

Wrotniak has recently updated this page.
Thought it might be useful to others.

http://www.wrotniak.net/photo/tech/dof/dof-43-015.html
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