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Old Saturday 2nd December 2017, 14:00   #76
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My first pics with Oly E-M1 II + PL 100-400. Cloudy December morning, so high ISO. The lens AF hunts a little in low light. The extra reach is very helpful.
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Old Saturday 2nd December 2017, 15:40   #77
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Some more.
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Had this lens just a week now but impressed, quality kit!
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A couple from Trinidad today

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Old Monday 15th January 2018, 14:23   #80
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Well done focusing behind the branches!

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Old Monday 15th January 2018, 21:20   #81
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Actually, the fly-by-wire focusing on the 100-400 works very well. Far superior to other fbw lenses I have used in the past.

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A few to keep the thread going
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Old Friday 2nd February 2018, 01:34   #83
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Old Monday 12th February 2018, 00:55   #84
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another image to keep the thread going: http://www.birdforum.net/gallery/sho...39/ppuser/7427

As I get time, there will be more coming into my image area in the gallery. This image is cropped a good deal and was taken at iso 1250

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Old Tuesday 13th February 2018, 03:04   #85
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Mike uploaded a 6400 iso image somewhere. Here is another one from the G85: http://www.birdforum.net/gallery/sho...1/limit/recent -- any comments welcome. Shutter speed was 1/400, and I believe this was the sharpest of the images I got of this one.

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Old Tuesday 13th February 2018, 03:38   #86
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That’s a darn good image for ISO 6400 on MFT.

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Mike uploaded a 6400 iso image somewhere. Here is another one from the G85: http://www.birdforum.net/gallery/sho...1/limit/recent -- any comments welcome. Shutter speed was 1/400, and I believe this was the sharpest of the images I got of this one.

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A couple of 6400 images
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Nice! Never thought ISO 6400 would produce such good pictures. Most reviews say don’t go beyond ISO 3200. On my EM5 Mk1, in very murky territory after ISO 2000 so I usually stay below that.



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I frequently get photos I personally find satisfying at ISO 6400. Of course you have to forget about cropping, but if the bird fills the frame, good denoising + downsampling produces good results. At the BirdForum 1024 pixel limit, a lot of noise goes away :)
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Nice! Never thought ISO 6400 would produce such good pictures. Most reviews say don’t go beyond ISO 3200. On my EM5 Mk1, in very murky territory after ISO 2000 so I usually stay below that.
Haven't done much high iso with my Olympus EM10MK11 but here is one at 3200
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Nice! Never thought ISO 6400 would produce such good pictures. Most reviews say don’t go beyond ISO 3200. On my EM5 Mk1, in very murky territory after ISO 2000 so I usually stay below that.
One thing to bear in mind: I find the out of camera jpgs worthless at 6400, it should only be RAW used at that sensitivity.

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Edit: maybe I could tweak the built in jpg generator, but I like using raw so have not tried.
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Old Friday 16th February 2018, 03:13   #92
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A few recent stills with EM5 Mk1 + 100-400
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Good for you. You commented on my White-headed Wren image: that one was taken using iso 5000

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Actually I prefer your image to the one currently in opus since it shows the typical wren stance (cocked tail etc.) and decurved bill much better.

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Actually I prefer your image to the one currently in opus since it shows the typical wren stance (cocked tail etc.) and decurved bill much better.
Thanks. Given that these two images are different subspecies there might be room for both.

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An example of IS working: http://www.birdforum.net/gallery/sho...p?photo=598637 (iso 3200)

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Old Saturday 24th February 2018, 23:44   #97
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G9 with 100-400

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Really good photo, and with sharpness the right place

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More G9 with 100-400

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good evening,
worth buying G9? if you still have pictures with this kit it would be really useful: D thank you
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