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Olympus Pen-F The first Pen to integrate an electronic viewfinder

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Old 11th December 2016
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Re: My new Pen F

Thing I love about the Pen F is the difference between it and my E-M1. But it does seem to work best with Primes, the 17mm and the 45mm are well suited. However I have even had my 40-150 Pro mounted on it and it performed like its big brothers!

I really like the Jpeg images and I never shoot RAW with it, also edit everything in camera, either using the wheel before or after the shoot I edit in the menu.

I have not had any problems with C-AF but I have pushing the ISO high for movement shots. When I used the Pen F as a second camera at a wedding during the dancing in very low light level it coped well. Also used it at an Airshow when I had the wrong camera body on the right lens! Worked pretty well but I was photographing gliders!

What I really love about the Pen F is for me the way it changes the way I think photographically. It makes me rethink my compositions and I love it for travel, having only a couple of primes with me really frees me up, rather than having my E-M1 and 3 Pro lenses, nothing wrong with that but the change is good for me!

Glad everyone is enjoying the Pen F as much as me!
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Re: My new Pen F

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Worked pretty well but I was photographing gliders!
Ah, given that you're in St Neots I'm guessing that was at Gransden Lodge? I lived in Great Gransden for many years and flew gliders at the club (and others) for the best part of 22 years. I have lots of photos of gliders! If you want to see some excellent glider photography head over the the late Neil Stuart-Lawson's page:


He was tragically killed doing what he did best - photographing gliders. Standing on the roof of a land-rover shooting gliders finishing in a comp, he was hit by a glider flown by a friend doing a very low, high-speed finish. His photos live on though.

This is a shot of the glider I shared with another pilot (it was him flying it at the time):

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Re: My new Pen F

Hi Paul, you asked on MU-43 re: Spot Metering tied to the AF point. Go to Cog E in the Menus, scroll down to Page 2 and select [---] Spot Metering, then tick Spot in the options list.

If you now enable Spot Metering, it should be linked to the AF point.

Hope that helps.

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