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Forum: Olympus Friday 23rd December 2016, 21:00
Replies: 218
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Posted By NoSpringChicken
I updated my camera firmware to v 4.3 yesterday,...

I updated my camera firmware to v 4.3 yesterday, after holding off for several days. The update went as normal without any problems and everything seems to be working as it should. However, I haven't...
Forum: Olympus Thursday 4th February 2016, 12:34
Replies: 218
Views: 70,421
Posted By NoSpringChicken
Hi Tord. I have Olympus Viewer 3 installed on my...

Hi Tord. I have Olympus Viewer 3 installed on my computer and used the Updater on that to find and istall new firmware. There is a thread about the update on the E-group forum at the moment.

Ron
Forum: Olympus Thursday 4th February 2016, 12:04
Replies: 218
Views: 70,421
Posted By NoSpringChicken
Olympus have just released new firmware v4.1 for...

Olympus have just released new firmware v4.1 for the E-M1.

The changes are:
* The stability of the image stabilizer's operations has been improved.
* The problem in which the external flash would...
Forum: Olympus Saturday 28th November 2015, 12:29
Replies: 218
Views: 70,421
Posted By NoSpringChicken
That is a very impressive list of updates for a...

That is a very impressive list of updates for a camera which is over two years old. All credit to Olympus for providing it free and looking after their customers.

I like the fact that it is now...
Forum: Olympus Friday 27th November 2015, 22:32
Replies: 218
Views: 70,421
Posted By NoSpringChicken
Do you keep a record of your settings? I...

Do you keep a record of your settings? I downloaded the spreadsheet from the Biofos site and every so often run through the menus, recording any setting which is different from the default. It made...
Forum: Olympus Friday 27th November 2015, 18:23
Replies: 218
Views: 70,421
Posted By NoSpringChicken
I believe you can use Focus Bracketing with any...

I believe you can use Focus Bracketing with any M43 lens but you need a suitable application to do the Focus Stacking with the images. I tried my Photoshop CS4 and it seemed to work all...
Forum: Olympus Friday 27th November 2015, 13:47
Replies: 218
Views: 70,421
Posted By NoSpringChicken
I have updated and have to say that Focus...

I have updated and have to say that Focus Stacking is rather impressive, although it only works with three lenses: 60mm f2.8 Macro, 12-40mm f2.8 PRO and 40-150mm f2.8 PRO. I had a quick play...
Forum: Olympus Friday 2nd October 2015, 11:06
Replies: 218
Views: 70,421
Posted By NoSpringChicken
I think it has improved a little with the...

I think it has improved a little with the firmware update but continuous autofocus and tracking are still inferior to DSLRs such as the Nikon D7100. I hope they can close the gap when Olympus release...
Forum: Olympus Wednesday 21st May 2014, 12:16
Replies: 218
Views: 70,421
Posted By NoSpringChicken
This might be of interest to any owners of the...

This might be of interest to any owners of the E-M1. Olympus have just released another new firmware update (version 1.4) which is meant to improve AF response when using four thirds lenses. It is...
Forum: Olympus Monday 12th May 2014, 19:31
Replies: 218
Views: 70,421
Posted By NoSpringChicken
Just to let you know that I am still enjoying...

Just to let you know that I am still enjoying using my E-M1 with the 75-300 II zoom. I only have to pick up my E-30 with the 50-200 SWD and EC-14 attached to remind myself why I use M4/3 gear almost...
Forum: Olympus Monday 10th March 2014, 17:25
Replies: 218
Views: 70,421
Posted By NoSpringChicken
Hobbes, I think you should be aware that there is...

Hobbes, I think you should be aware that there is an on-going issue with lock-ups with the E-M1. There is a poll on the E-group forum and almost 50 percent of those who have responded have reported...
Forum: Olympus Thursday 9th January 2014, 17:32
Replies: 218
Views: 70,421
Posted By NoSpringChicken
Hi Queenfisher. I am slowly getting to grips with...

Hi Queenfisher. I am slowly getting to grips with the E-M1 but I certainly haven't mastered everything yet. I would recommend having a look at this article...
Forum: Olympus Wednesday 18th December 2013, 16:24
Replies: 218
Views: 70,421
Posted By NoSpringChicken
Thanks Duha. I have been admiring your Stonechat...

Thanks Duha. I have been admiring your Stonechat image, taken with the Panny 100-300. Very nice indeed. I hope you are getting on better with the 75-300 now.

Incidentally the Robin shots were taken...
Forum: Olympus Monday 16th December 2013, 12:28
Replies: 218
Views: 70,421
Posted By NoSpringChicken
I still haven't really had the chance to practise...

I still haven't really had the chance to practise flight shots with the E-M1. All the birds I have seen recently have been located on terra firma. Here are some less challenging shots of Pintails and...
Forum: Olympus Thursday 28th November 2013, 10:30
Replies: 218
Views: 70,421
Posted By NoSpringChicken
Olympus have just released a firmware update 1.1...

Olympus have just released a firmware update 1.1 which addresses the following issues:

- Compensation for chromatic aberration is supported when using the E-M1 and Panasonic’s LUMIX G VARIO...
Forum: Olympus Wednesday 27th November 2013, 14:08
Replies: 218
Views: 70,421
Posted By NoSpringChicken
They look good Malcolm. I especially like the...

They look good Malcolm. I especially like the Godwits. You seem to be getting to grips with the Continuous Autofocus. There has been a distinct shortage of birds for me on the couple of occasions...
Forum: Olympus Thursday 7th November 2013, 08:59
Replies: 218
Views: 70,421
Posted By NoSpringChicken
Beautiful images. That is a superb lens you have....

Beautiful images. That is a superb lens you have. How does it feel with the small E-M1 attached? Interesting to hear your comments about C-AF.

Ron
Forum: Olympus Wednesday 6th November 2013, 10:58
Replies: 218
Views: 70,421
Posted By NoSpringChicken
I see the Panasonic GX7 incorporates in-built...

I see the Panasonic GX7 incorporates in-built stabilization, so perhaps they will include it in their cheaper models in the future.

Ron
Forum: Olympus Wednesday 6th November 2013, 09:08
Replies: 218
Views: 70,421
Posted By NoSpringChicken
Hi Hobbes. As others have said the Canon 300mm...

Hi Hobbes. As others have said the Canon 300mm should fit with an adapter but will only work with manual focusing. However, the E-M1 incorporates focus peaking, the viewfinder is big and bright and...
Forum: Olympus Tuesday 5th November 2013, 09:23
Replies: 218
Views: 70,421
Posted By NoSpringChicken
Hi Jonathan. I haven't really tried photographing...

Hi Jonathan. I haven't really tried photographing birds in flight yet, as I haven't been able to get out much recently. From what I have gleaned from the Olympus E-System forum, the Continuous AF is...
Forum: Olympus Saturday 2nd November 2013, 23:36
Replies: 218
Views: 70,421
Posted By NoSpringChicken
I tried the E-M1 with my 50-200 SWD and EC-14...

I tried the E-M1 with my 50-200 SWD and EC-14 converter for the first time today and spent about half-an-hour photographing the House Sparrows on my garden fence.

The lens focuses quickly, although...
Forum: Olympus Thursday 31st October 2013, 11:03
Replies: 218
Views: 70,421
Posted By NoSpringChicken
The lowest, native ISO is 200. However, there is...

The lowest, native ISO is 200. However, there is a 'Low' setting which is about 100 but this is not true ISO 100 but 'engineered'. I haven't tried it yet but some who have say that it is perfectly...
Forum: Olympus Wednesday 30th October 2013, 22:19
Replies: 218
Views: 70,421
Posted By NoSpringChicken
Thanks Duha. I am really enjoying the new camera,...

Thanks Duha. I am really enjoying the new camera, although I haven't had a lot of time to take photos recently. I have been playing with the digital teleconverter and it looks promising. I think the...
Forum: Olympus Friday 25th October 2013, 14:08
Replies: 218
Views: 70,421
Posted By NoSpringChicken
Thanks Mick. The HLD-7 grip and MMF-3 adapter...

Thanks Mick. The HLD-7 grip and MMF-3 adapter arrived the other day. The E-M1 certainly looks the part, mounted on the grip with the 50-200 SWD lens attached. All I need now is the time and weather...
Forum: Olympus Monday 21st October 2013, 22:09
Replies: 218
Views: 70,421
Posted By NoSpringChicken
Thanks Niels. The Blackbird and Dunnock were ISO...

Thanks Niels. The Blackbird and Dunnock were ISO 1600 and the Robins were ISO 640.

Ron
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