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    Camera Topics Re: Solution to the E-M1 EVF burn problem?

    Not a specific response, but I am wondering if the add on longer rubber eyepiece would diminish some of the light entering the EVF. I need it for proper eye placement anyway. A long shot...
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    Camera Topics Re: New OMD Coming!

    That night sky shot looks fine to me. Of course, the floaters in my eyes may mask what you call noise. My EM-1 delivers clean images that stay fine even in severe cropping. But hey, we have...
  3. Thread: Best slave?

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    Flash / Strobe Topics Re: Best slave?

    I gave this some thought a while back and decided I could not see my way clear to buy Pocket Wizards despite their following. I decided to use the Vello brand sold by B and H. So far I have had...
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    Lens Topics Re: Tropical degeneration

    An age old problem with no scientific tests to see how well one kind of storage works over another. I live in a tropical climate. When I helped inventory some equipment stored with silica gel I...
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    Camera Topics Re: E-M1 image preview

    Yes, Godfrey, I agree. he RRS plate for the OMD EM-1 is a beautifully made piece of gear which fits the camera like it was a part of it. I will likely buy the vertical piece even though I have a...
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    Camera Topics Re: Olympus extended warranty for OM-D

    Good deal. I used to buy it from B and H but better I think direct from Olympus. Piece of mind is insurance....as ma used to say...thanks all and to you for heads up Mike...aloha from Oahu.

    On...
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    General Re: The E Sisters No. 1

    i like the EM-1 a lot myself and for your photo it did a fine job. I think about 5/8 of the custom settings are not de rigeur and one can get great results by just sticking to basics. Yet, as we go...
  8. Wedding Re: Asked to shoot some wedding video... need some advice

    I know that the video area has popped up a lot of specialized and costly gear. You can however use home made and improvised equipment since you will be experimenting with this new area. Here is a...
  9. Wedding Re: Asked to shoot some wedding video... need some advice

    Sound advice from Michael Meissner above. Pay heed... Video can be fun. And is a learning experience for those of us who have spent so much time just getting a grasp on still shooting. Motion is...
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    Lens Topics Re: Panasonic 35-100mm

    It is a lens that would probably complete my lens needs. I have the 12-35 and consider it well worth the cost. I am waiting for a sale on the 35-100 and if they tempted me sufficiently I would buy...
  11. Wedding Re: Asked to shoot some wedding video... need some advice

    Hi JM,

    Advice is simple enough. Borrow their camcordert and shoot what you can on their 8mm or Hi-8 tapes. That is what they asked for and what I- if asked, and I have taken the public TV tech...
  12. Micro 4/3 Re: Guide to the Perplexed. New guidebook on the OMD-EM1

    Oops.My apologies for the casual familiarity of address, Godfrey. Nor really a crack at you... And actually sorry you took offense at my skewed sense of humor. (Thought my smiley faces would give...
  13. Micro 4/3 Re: Guide to the Perplexed. New guidebook on the OMD-EM1

    Big sport, Godfrey Ole Chap :cool:. Costs less than a breakfast and latte for two on one of the Marina District, at least at Noah's Bagels and that joint down the street with all the Shitzus...
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    Camera Topics Re: Amazon and two versions of EM1 question

    Not to mention customs fees and likely customs delay in shipment. Also the return within 30 days offered by Adorama and B and H and other U.S. companies. Which deserve our support of course. I am...
  15. Micro 4/3 Guide to the Perplexed. New guidebook on the OMD-EM1

    I have already submitted a review on this recent publication right on the Amazon website as an early reader. David Busch's " Olympus OMD-E-M1 Guide to Digital Photography. To say it beats the...
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    Business Topics Re: A Net Exodus?

    Thread is taking on characteristics of a group therapy session: "Now, show us on the doll where Olympus touched you."

    Confess I would prefer that Olympus consult with me before making a business...
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    Micro 4/3 Re: e-M1 Lockups - does it occur on your camera

    Not for me yet, fingers crossed. But I got another problem no one can seem to resolve. Not online so far either....nor company technicians. Subject is the HDMI port..... The EM-1 has a port to a...
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    Business Topics Re: A Net Exodus?

    Lady Macbeth said it, Don " Stand not upon the order of your going, but go at once." I am staying however with 4/3 despite all its manifold 'vexations" (plus ugly corporate bumbling. )
    As an...
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    Business Topics Re: A Net Exodus?

    "I call them smart. Smart enough to see mirrorless for what it is in its current state: adequate."

    I am very pleased with both the Lumix GH2 and the Olympus E-M1 which gives me a reason to hang on...
  20. Camera Topics Re: E-M1 AF with 4/3 lenses...needs light!

    That is an impressive shot in a square with spot like stage lighting hat works quite well, Godfrey. Nice one, your #104.
  21. Micro 4/3 Re: E-M1 connection to a TV screen--diagnosis before next step-any advice?

    Thanks for your interest, Michael. To be sure my TV is not at fault, when I attach the HDMI to HDMI mini cable from the output jack on my Lumix GH 2 to the Viera AUX HDMI input and press the green...
  22. Micro 4/3 E-M1 connection to a TV screen--diagnosis before next step-any advice?

    Hi, I have had this E-M1camera for about a month now and I really love it, including the Wi Fi function. I just got a hold of a HDMI to micro (D) HDMI cable I had to order to connect to my TV set. ...
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    Chit Chat Re: photo: leaves on pavement #263

    You would enjoy a recent nature science book called " Life of a Leaf" by Steven Vogel professor at Duke as I recall. Best popular botany book I have yet read. Nature's mysteries examined up close...
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    Chit Chat Re: photo: Fog at Scott

    Captures the bay area feel.
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    Chit Chat Re: photo: bar stools

    The E-1 was frequently sniffed at during its heyday. But it has gotten to an almost classic status. I paid almost full ticket for it with the 14-54 lens and still use it as a second camera for the...
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