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Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II The second Micro Four Thirds camera that offers phase detect focusing so you can use Four Thirds DSLR lenses normally as well a Micro Four Thirds lenses.

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HELP: Pro Cap

I am trying to reshoot that frozen and tried that ProCap L But it's not working. What am I doing wrong?

Settings, Speed (640s) mode, ISO on Auto, AF on Small Cross. Lens, 12-40. If those BiF can get a bird sharp, why can't I get that dog sharp?







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Re: HELP: Pro Cap

You seem to be focussed on the wall behind the dog, not the dog itself. Especially in the last shot. Try and get the focus on the dogs head between the eyes.
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Re: HELP: Pro Cap

Change from Small Cross to single standard size focus point. Cameras love to focus on walls.
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Re: HELP: Pro Cap

Are you sure you haven't slipped it into manual focus on the lens by mistake?
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Re: HELP: Pro Cap

I agree with Growltiger. Use the smallest focus point. Less confusion for the camera. Though ProcapL is supposed to focus each photo, maybe be better in C-AF. Not sure of that though.....
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Re: HELP: Pro Cap

I get the feeling the Camera did not have time to re focus as the dog jumped +2 on the refocus speed might have helped but with the dog jumping towards the camera its a big ask.
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Re: HELP: Pro Cap

I think a higher shutter speed and i found for birds flying towards me i needed to pick them up early, which you cant do in this situation.
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Re: HELP: Pro Cap

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I get the feeling the Camera did not have time to re focus as the dog jumped +2 on the refocus speed might have helped but with the dog jumping towards the camera its a big ask.
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Yes, with C-AF Sensitivity set to +2 the C-AF responds much more quickly.
Default setting of zero: delay before adjusting focus is 170ms.
Setting of +2: no delay before adjusting focus.
(There is still a small delay in all cases, but adding a further 170ms is most unhelpful in this case.)
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Re: HELP: Pro Cap

These are pro-capture images @1/4000th i only got two out of one burst with a fast moving subject



p6130092_42772256801_o by electric.mike, on Flickr


p6130091_42772256781_o by electric.mike, on Flickr


With slower subjects like this i got up to five images


p6150159_42095238994_o by electric.mike, on Flickr
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Re: HELP: Pro Cap

I do not need to turn on any . Should I go for the 40-150 and stand further away?

Try that C-AF (tr). Small AF point, What's that +2? EV plus 2??

It's in AF mode. Just checked that EXIF.

And Mik, those are fantastic capture. So far, only stationary birds for me. Nothing flying.
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Re: HELP: Pro Cap

Its in the cog A1 C-AF Sensitivity it goes from - 2 TO + 2


Plus make the camera focus faster .


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Its in the cog A1 C-AF Sensitivity it goes from - 2 TO + 2


Plus make the camera focus faster .


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Thanks..First time venturing into that territory.
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