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  1. Mike G

    Micro 4/3 Boing

    I’m getting a wee bit old to try this! Panasonic G9 + P Leica 12-60mm @ 1/2000 f4 ISO200
  2. Jock Elliott

    Micro 4/3 Initial impressions of the Panasonic GX8 and 14-140

    (Also posted at MU43) It was this story in The Online Photographer that started this: That Addictive Little Sensor Several reviews gave the GX8 high marks for image quality. KEH had one used, as well as a sample of the Panny 14-140 lens. I gave KEH magic numbers, and a box of goodies arrived...
  3. Mike G

    Micro 4/3 OK girls you can start now!

    I have absolutely no idea what they were going to do? G9 + 12-60mm @ 1/1600 f4 ISO200
  4. Mike G

    Micro 4/3 Through the arched bridge

    The Jenny Wren passages a canal bridge in Islington Panasonic G9 + P Leica 12-60mm @ 1/500 f4.5 ISO200
  5. Atom Ant

    Micro 4/3 LX 100 ii

    So finally! Panasonic has now released details of the long awaited successor to the LX 100. Same basics, including the same lens, but a higher resolution sensor and a touch screen. What do folk think? :( :D :confused: I'm maybe interested in this update to my LX 100, although I haven't...
  6. Mike G

    Micro 4/3 I’ve had this itch!

    Ya see, I’ve had this itch for several months now and I have convinced myself that I really need to try out the mu4/3 field. This doesn't mean I don’t like my Fuji gear anymore, far from it. But I have this itch to try another system, which needs to be scratched. Had to sell off three premium...
  7. Lightmancer

    Micro 4/3 The last time I was wrong was 4 years, one month, 8 days ago...

    ...and here is the proof: The official I don't want the LX100 thread Prior to that was, oh, November 1977, I think... Let me explain. After my ill considered but thankfully short flirtation with the Sony RX100 I went back to the drawing board. I still had a yen (geddit?) for a high quality...
  8. Antonio Correia

    Micro 4/3 Diagonals

  9. Antonio Correia

    Micro 4/3 Diagonals

  10. Antonio Correia

    Micro 4/3 Customisation of Olympus 5 Mark II

    Let try to make this an interesting thread showing you what I have done recently regarding the customisation on the Oly 5 Mark II These are some pretty thin plastic sheets glued to the camera itself without any interference on the screen as it works perfectly. Comments most welcome. I want to...
  11. Antonio Correia

    Micro 4/3 Letter to Olympus Europe

    On the end of May 2018, I wrote this mail to Olympus Europe. I hope they wish to help us. :) "Dear Sir, I am an amateur photographer decided to leave a legacy of images to future generations, leading a group of photography and promoting, organizing and implementing slide-show sessions with...
  12. Antonio Correia

    Micro 4/3 Myset 1 in Oly 5 Mark II

    Here are my settings. For now, just "Myset 1" which I call SOS Yellow Focus Peaking ON
  13. A

    Micro 4/3 Thinking about the G9 or maybe the GX85

    Hey folks, just your average GAS ramble to come. :2thumbs: The G9 looks good. Really good. The Olympus E-M5 got me into m43 and since then, the Panasonic GM1, GH3 and GH4 have come to the fold. I use the GH cameras for work, but the GM1 is a wonderful stills camera with the small Olympus...
  14. Antonio Correia

    Micro 4/3 Goodbye lens-shade

    Goodbuy lens shade When removing the lens from the bag... Olympus lens shades don't look too good. Remember the Oly 40-150 f/2.8 ?
  15. Antonio Correia

    Micro 4/3 Olympus 5 Mk II + Nocticron 42.5mm

    Natural light. Oly 5 Mk II + Nocticron 42.5mm @ 42,5mm 1/100 f/1.6 ISO 200
  16. Antonio Correia

    Micro 4/3 Olympus 5 Mark II + Oly 40-150 f/2.8

    I have now an Olympus 5 Mark II which I use with a couple of lenses. Lenses from Panasonic, Panasonic/Leica, Olympus and Nikon F (1974) are used. My Canon equipment is being gradually being sold. The Oly 40-150 f/2.8 was received a couple of days ago. It is a very good lens. I like the photos to...
  17. Antonio Correia

    Micro 4/3 Metabones Speed Booster Ultra 0,71x

    Metabones Speed Booster Ultra 0,71x, anyone ? Pretty smart solution to use with my 1974 Nikon lenses...
  18. kyteflyer

    Micro 4/3 LX100 and the Night Sky

    Only one shot. I was not really prepared for this, I had just wandered out to see what the clouds were doing... but really, not a bad effort for a small camera. Might have to use a tripod and try harder, hand held is always a bit fraught. Southern Cross with a bit of Star Trailling (alas!)
  19. MiguelATF

    Micro 4/3 Olympus TG-5 - Macro capabilities?

    Curious if anyone has had experience shooting macro with the Olympus TG-5 'Tough' compact camera? I miss the outstanding macro from my ancient LX7 (one of the nicer things about that camera) - and from what I hear, the TG-5 has a microscope mode which focuses down as close as something like 1...
  20. davidzvi

    Micro 4/3 Considering getting a Panasonic LX10/LX15

    I have been considering getting a smaller 1" pocket camera. Since I have the GX85 already I'm leaning toward the LX10 over an RX100 (III/IV). At least the controls, settings, etc would be the same/similar. Just found out it doesn't have L.Monochrone, I wish it did. Any reasons I shouldn't...
  21. Toraneko

    Micro 4/3 LX-100 Video - How to Change Settings?

    Hi, I am still getting the hang of this wonderful camera, and I hope that some people can help me. Late in 2018 I'd like to take a trip, and part of that I'd like to shoot some night video with the LX-100. Some instructional videos suggest the best settings would be to turn the contrast and...
  22. Atom Ant

    Micro 4/3 LX100 rear screen repair

    Does anyone have any experience with replacing the rear LCD screen of the LX100? Mine has been damaged so that I can't use it to adjust settings. I can still use the camera to take photos because I always use the EVF for that, but I prefer the screen when playing in menus. I have emailed...
  23. J

    Micro 4/3 Image Playback is not possible on the LCD, while using EVF w/o eye sensor

    Hello everyone, Just purchased an LX100 2 weeks ago and it's getting frustrating that I cant find any option in the camera, on which I can use the EVF without the eye sensor and review photos on the LCD. Any other camera has this, and its kind of sad that the LX100 doesen't. The workaround for...
  24. Jock Elliott

    Micro 4/3 Say hello to my li'l frien' . . .

    And, boy, is it little: I can hardly believe how diminutive the GM5 is. Check out this comparisons from camera size: With a 14-42 EZ attached, it easily slips into a jacket or coat pocket with plenty of room to spare. You can attach any M43 lens, get M43 IQ, and get at the sensor if it...
  25. Jock Elliott

    Micro 4/3 Surprise! I went nuts over a sunset . . .

    (pix also posted at M4/3) Going out the door, I said to the better half, "It looks like it might be a good sunset. I want to see if I can get a couple of shots." 63 frames later . . . Cheers, Jock
  26. Luke

    Micro 4/3 Time passes so quickly (I now take facial recognition for granted)

    I remember the first time I had a camera that recognized faces I thought it was positively eerie. It's only been a few years since that first wave of awe passed me by, but now I don't even think twice when I'm busy snapping photos of albums to sell online and the camera recognizes Pierre...
  27. Jock Elliott

    Micro 4/3 Orion again . . . time exposure vs. "handheld starlight" mode

    13 second, f/1.8 (17mm), OMD EM5 II, ISO 200 2x digital zoom, same settings handheld starlight (on tripod), ISO 12,800, takes multiple shots, stacks them: 2x digital, handheld starlight: All SOOC jpegs. Cheers, Jock
  28. Jock Elliott

    Micro 4/3 What a difference a half hour makes . . .

    Cooper's pond at 4:47 pm At 5:15 pm: OMD EM5 II with 14-42 EZ Cheers, Jock
  29. Jock Elliott

    Micro 4/3 A little night music . . . Orion at 5 am

    OMD EM5 II, 17mm/f1.8, processed and converted to B&W through luminar Here are the originals Shot originally with "handheld starlight" mode . . . but mounted on a tripod. The second shots in each pair were done with the 2X digital teleconverter engaged. Focus was achieved manually by...
  30. F

    Micro 4/3 Lumix Service Center in China (or Asia) recommendation?

    Can anyone recommend a reliable Lumix service center, in China (I think that's the country of manufacture) or other part of Asia, where I could send my GX85 (aka gx80 or gx7 mk2)for repair. I understand that the costs are a fraction of North American parts & labour quotes. I need a new main...
  31. L

    Micro 4/3 Olympus XZ-1

    I like shooting with compact cameras. I bought this on Olympus XZ-1 off eBay. Smaller sensor compact camera, but still a blast to use. I guess the XZ-2 may be a better camera, but I am only learning about this particular model XZ-1 and its rave reviews on Flickr. People apparently really love...
  32. A

    Micro 4/3 LX100 ISO settings

    I recently bought an LX100 and cannot after much reading and poking around find how to set the ISO above 6400 which is default maximum - the ISO Limit set and Extended ISO options remain stubbornly greyed out in setup menu any suggestions most elcome
  33. H

    Micro 4/3 Marks on gh4 footage

    Is there anyone who knows what these marks are on 4K footage and some still shots? There is a long line that looks like a dirt line from top to bottom just to the right of the center screen which shows up especially on color sections of the shot but disappears where the footage is very light or...
  34. Jock Elliott

    Micro 4/3 Neato pancake lens: Olympus 14-42 EZ

    My photographic style is "opportunistic." I like to carry a camera with me everywhere and see what happens. It seems to be an inevitable rule of life that if I don't have a camera with me, there is always something really striking that I could have taken a picture of. Right now, I have several...
  35. john cook

    Micro 4/3 New member from the UK

    Hi guys, I bought very lightly used LX100, bought it for 4k video. Received it yesterday and had a little play, all I can say is WOW, what a little camera! The video is incredible, shot in 4k, then scaled down to 1080p, but still looks amazing. The still pictures were pretty good, shot in RAW...
  36. M

    Micro 4/3 Post Focus

    Hi The review I read for the LX100 suggested that Post Focus is available, but can't see anything in the menus about this. Is it not available ? Thanks
  37. pniev

    Micro 4/3 Olympus PEN-F shutter issue

    I really like my PEN-F that I bought a few months ago. However, I do have a serious issue. The shutter "locks" in a random manner. At first, I thought it had to do with the 25mm 1.2 lens. However, last week I experienced the same issue with the 17mm mounted last week during a trip. What...
  38. N

    Micro 4/3 New Member, from Middle Earth- New Zealand

    Hi there! Looking for some input from forum members. Going to San Fransisco in September of this year and would like to leave my heavier cameras at home and I don't really want to look like a tourist. I was thinking about purchasing a Ricoh GR 11 Camera. Do you think it would be a good idea for...
  39. Aushiker

    Micro 4/3 Olympus Tough TG-5

    Source: DP Review I was a bit surprised that there appears to be no discussion of the forthcoming Olympus Tough TG-5 here given it has got a bit of mention in the MU43.com forums. I am currently "using" a Panasonic LX100 as my serious compact (well it is in pieces at the moment as I try to put...
  40. Jock Elliott

    Micro 4/3 Just fooling around with Macro

    I see that VenusLens has come up with a new 60mm 2x macro lens -- Laowa 60mm f/2.8 2X Ultra-Macro -- and that prompted me to fool around with the macro function on the Olympus 12-50 lens. Push the MACRO button on the side of the lens, slide the zoom ring all the way forward (toward the...
  41. Jock Elliott

    Micro 4/3 If you have ever wondered about the weatherproofing of Olympus cameras . . .

    This posting from The Online Photographer is pretty interesting: How Weatherproof Are Olympus Cameras? Be sure to read the comments. They are pretty good too. Cheers, Jock
  42. docfox

    Micro 4/3 An EVIL First: Panasonic Lumix DMC G1

    Back in the dark ages of 2008, Panasonic launched a breakthrough offering, the Lumix G1. This was the first micro four-thirds camera and it was offered with two exceedingly fine kit lenses, a 14-45mm f/ 3.5-5.6 and a 45-200mm f/4.0-5.6. The G1 gestated a whole family of professional quality...
  43. Jock Elliott

    Micro 4/3 "Romantic" moon attempt

    Periodically, I have this conversation with the Better Half. BH: There's a beautiful moon out tonight, could you get a picture of it? Me: I'll try. Ten minutes later, superzoom in hand: Me: What do you think? BH: It looks like something NASA would take. I want a romantic moon. Below, some...
  44. Jock Elliott

    Micro 4/3 An experimenting with creating a composite image

    I took these, shot at 24mm with the OMD EM5 And used ICE to pull them together into this . . . Cheers, Jock (one frame didn't lock focus; gotta watch that!)
  45. R

    Micro 4/3 No too happy with the camera

    Hi all, It's my first time with this camera and after one month I'm not so happy with it. I feel the picture with noise (the dark zones, and the face of the people) It isn`t well defined (the shape of the person, the outline is very blurry) He white balance it's always wrong (I need to...
  46. donlaw

    Micro 4/3 Sometime in NYC

    Went with my daughter on a three day trip to New York City. Took along my newest camera the EM-1 mkII with a 12-40mm, 45mm, and 75mm. Also along was the Monochrome 246 with a 50mm summicron. The first day was a total wash out with a cold steady rain all day. I was glad to have the weather...
  47. J

    Micro 4/3 LX100 - lens hood or step-up ring

    New to forum today after buying an LX100 recently. I have always used lens hoods on every lens I've owned over the last 35yrs and now trying to decide whether a lens hood — which I've read can cause vignetting — or a 43mm to 52mm set-up ring. I found the JJC LH-43LX100 lens hood on ebay ( JJC...
  48. pniev

    Micro 4/3 Olympus PEN-F

    I am using the Olympus PEN-F for approximately 2 weeks now and thought to share some impressions from a usage perspective. Let me start with a moonshot: Insane! I used the Nikon 300mm PF lens with 1.4X teleconverter, giving me a reach of 840mm. The PEN-F has a Digital 2x TC function. So you...
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