micro four thirds

  1. bmhome1

    Micro 4/3 Unique PL25 reversible lens shade

    Found a really good REVERSIBLE lens hood for Panasonic PL25MM lens that finally answers my quest for a hood that isn't ginormous like original or stores separately as a screw in does. It's 3D printed very nicely and bayonets both directions solidly. Very compact attached either way. Also...
  2. 11GTCS

    Micro 4/3 I fell for the antihype… G9 Autofocus is so good!

    I feel like for most of my time in the MFT (since back in 2019) I’ve been being preached to about how bad DFD and contrast based AF is, especially in AF-C. I’ve just followed the party line advice that if you want dependable AF, you need to get one of the PDAF Olympus/OM bodies. I’ve jumped in...
  3. G

    Micro 4/3 Daytime Live Composite Mode

    Sold off all my m4/3 gear years ago, but I've been experimenting again with "Live Composite" Mode on a newly acquired Olympus E-M10 II. I've done my share of star trails, fireworks and night shooting, but I've always been intrigued by LC daytime shooting with a 10-stop ND filter (B+W ND...
  4. jhawk1000

    Micro 4/3 Kudos to Olympus repair---so far!

    I have seen and heard so many negative stories about manufacturer repair. My wife's favorite lens, the Olympus 40-150 2.8 had the lens mount snapped off and the internal cables yanked out when she had her fatal accident photographing football. The lens sat in a bag from the date it happened in...
  5. L0n3Gr3yW0lf

    Micro 4/3 Lack of Grips for OM-1

    Heuou. I have noticed this particularity recently while I was researching the Olympus OM-D E-M1X and the Olympus HLD-9/10 for OM-1. Basically there are not many options for extending the grip of OM-1 (and Mark II) as it was for the Olympus E-M1 Mark II and III available. While there is a...
  6. L0n3Gr3yW0lf

    How to get more magnification power.

    Hello, sorry for the delay in writing this post (I know I promised it last week but got swamped with work and lack of sleep). PS. I have put th spider images in spoilers for those who do not like spiders but can enjoy the other samples of insects. If I could describe this insane idea it would...
  7. IanE

    Micro 4/3 Interesting YT post

    Lots of stuff on YT that's not really worth watching, but this was an interesting 'down to earth' story.
  8. Glevum Owl

    Micro 4/3 If you'd known then what you know now.....

    I’ve noticed a few threads mentioning repeated purchases of the same lens. This got me thinking about the large number of lenses we micro four thirds users have to choose from and, if I had my time over or had to start from nothing, would I pick the same glass I have now. Here’s the results of...
  9. L0n3Gr3yW0lf

    Micro 4/3 Showcase Olympus FL-LM1/2/3 Flashes

    Please share your images made with the Olympus FL-LM1, 2 or 3 flash either as main light or Fill-in. I use my FL-LM3 for quick and improv macro shots mainly. I keep it in a fabric pouch sized and shaped flash diffuser and because it's so small and light I take it often with me in most of my...
  10. C

    Micro 4/3 Macro with 60mm and 75-300II (plus canon 500D)

    Although I have the G9II and Gh6, I still love the Gx85. Amazing camera for all sorts of things. Here are two examples of 35 MY old 1/2" snail shells. These are handheld using the built-in flash with the fossil on a black mouse pad. I love the 60mm f2.8 but the 75-300 with the dual element Canon...
  11. John King

    Micro 4/3 Attention - Updates for OM Workspace / OM Capture / OM DVR Updater

    From a poster here: https://www.mu-43.com/threads/attention-updates-for-om-workspace-om-capture-om-dvr-updater.123085/ Update before 31 March 24, or lose ability to update! Link is here: https://support.jp.omsystem.com/en/support/imsg/digicamera/info/update2024.html
  12. phigmov

    Micro 4/3 Logitech Mevo - new m43 streaming camera

    Not something I expected at all... New Logitech Mevo Core 4K Camera Enables Seamless Wireless Live Streaming of Any Event, Anywhere Logitech's Mevo Core is a Micro Four Thirds live-streaming camera MFT Sensor in a Streaming Camera? Logitech Mevo Core Things have been slow in m43 land so I was...
  13. Julian Hughes

    Micro 4/3 Lumix GX8 Experiences and comparisons sought

    I have a few Lumix bodies: GF1, G3, GX80 (GX85 in N. America) and G80 (G85 in N. America). Anyone familiar with these will know that the GX80 & G80 offer significantly better image quality that the older G3 and GF1. In good light the G3 is still good but lacks IBIS compared to the newer...
  14. L0n3Gr3yW0lf

    Micro 4/3 Debating the Olympus 75mm VS Sigma 56mm

    Hello. Spring is here and I'm having ideas of dog portraits in different areas, especially the low light ones like forest paths. I will use my Olympus 40-150mm f 2.8 PRO for action but I would like a faster lens for static and posing moments and achieve some shallow DoF. I can get that with the...
  15. 2SHOES

    Micro 4/3 Showcase OM SYSTEM M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-600mm f/5-6.3 IS Lens

    I recently made the decision to pick up this new lens, for what I do, traveling by truck, offroad, into the wilderness, it's a great lens for wildlife. Figured I would share a few of my first phots with this lens and see what others are capturing with this long range beast. All of these were...
  16. D

    Micro 4/3 Showcase Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 8mm f/1.8 Fisheye PRO

    My third and latest lens bought in February 2023. I bought for street photography at night. These pictures from December 8. My first prime and my first fisheye so maybe forgive my lack of experience. See the EXIF on Flickr if they do not appear here. I usually set to Manual mode, f/2.5, 1/8 sec...
  17. AndyH44

    Micro 4/3 Showcase G100 w/14-140 II

    Just love this combo! ;)
  18. MSPhotography

    Micro 4/3 XPAN Style Wih My OM-1 and 65x24 crop

    I transformed my OM SYSEM OM-1 Mk1 into a cinematic XPAN panoramic camera. this in my home test shoot to see how my pretty camera can handel the 65x24 crop factor to compite with the legendary XPAN. the final photo has size of 10 Mpx and i love the result, DO you? I put the grid to 24 and shot...
  19. fredlong

    Advice Wanted GX8?

    I've been thinking it's time to upgrade from my Olympus E-M1. I haven't really been paying attention to newer releases or what features come with them. I've been mainly focused on the Olympus E-M1mk2 and the Panasonic G9. They have the capabilities that I want and the current prices are nice. I...
  20. Thai-Mike

    Micro 4/3 Why the Olympus 25mm 1.8

    Some of you know that over several years I had lots of Olympus lenses. Some lenses I sold a and bought it again. The 17mm 1.8 I tried many months but couldn't fall in love even it is a great lens. The Olympus 40-150mm f4-5.6 I bought three times and sold it after view month, the last one I sold...
  21. I

    Micro 4/3 Is my Pana 14-140mm defective?

    I got a new (used) Panasonic 14-140mm superzoom travel lens for my ongoing travels in Asia. It's their second iteration of the lens with weather sealing. I noticed that, sometimes, the camera would give an indication that focus could not be achieved. At first, I thought the Pen-F's poor...
  22. scottR

    Your favourite lens ever!

    So the siren call of this lens brings me back..it is my favourite lens of all time and pleases me every time i use it...whats your favourite lens? Mine is the Panasonic P20 F1.7 What is your Magic lens...Any system? Please tell us and post your favourite image...Any Subject! Sorry about...
  23. Cederic

    Micro 4/3 OM-1 Mk2

    The OM-1 II is out and no thread on here. Changes from the OM-1 include: human detection AF (rather than just eye/face detection?) now offers 8.5 eV IBIS 'faster' autofocus 14 bit RAW for the high res modes graduated 'live' ND bigger buffer (250 frames!) OM rather than Olympus branding If...
  24. gryphon1911

    Micro 4/3 5 Inches of Snow - The Day After with the EM1.2 and 12-100/4 Pro (image heavy)

    Weather has been very chaotic recently. For about a week is was cold and raining...then it jumped into the 50-60F range for a few days, now it is 29F as a high and last night we got about 6 inches of show. Wasn't sure of the roads, so I grabbed my trusty companion, Nova, and we decided to...
  25. L0n3Gr3yW0lf

    Micro 4/3 Why is OI Share still broken?

    Last time I managed to connect my OM-1 to my Pixel 7 Pro using the OI Share app was in November. But after that I have been getting constant error being unable to connect using WiFi (Bluetooth connection works fine). Since then the Pixel 7 Pro had multiple OS updates and security and feature...
  26. Pauhana

    Micro 4/3 Wide angle Lawoa or ?

    Stuck at home today waiting on package to arrive. So got to thinking which makes my wife very nervous. Currently use 12-100 F4 or Panny 15 for wide angle on my OM-1 but have been thinking of going a little wider. Don't really want fisheye. Looking at Laowa 10 f/2, or 7.5, Olympus...
  27. I

    Micro 4/3 I made a grip for the Olympus Pen-F

    I am going to travel for four weeks in Asia soon, and I intend to bring the Pen-F as my main camera. I find the ergonomics of the camera to be just so-so. The front is too flat and the knurled mode selector knob tends to dig into the skin. Looking at the existing grips that can be purchased...
  28. wt21

    Micro 4/3 Not my shots, but love these

    Over on DPR, this was posted as "show your keepers" but I just love the OP's images. https://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/67446841
  29. Pauhana

    Micro 4/3 New rumors

    https://www.43rumors.com/om-digital-big-announcement-on-january-30-new-om-1ii-9-18mm-mark-ii-and-150-600mm-lens-coming/ Interesting. Hopefully new firmware update for current OM-1 with improved focus. Will see
  30. P

    Micro 4/3 Showcase Panny-Leica 42.5 f/1.2

    I have no chimney for Santa to drop down so I treated myself to a new lens. A tad over £500 got me the Panny-Leica 42.5 f/1.2. I thought it a decent price as it was immaculate and 1/2 the brand new cost. Not had too many chances yet to get out and about to do some damage with it, but I am...
  31. G

    Micro 4/3 OM 20/1.4 Thoughts

    Was wondering if anyone here on the forum is using the new OM 20/1.4 lens? I have read some reviews stating the lens tend to be on the softer side. I have been thinking about this lens but that is a lot of money if the lens is soft, etc. It is water/dust proof and appears to be durable but...
  32. I

    Micro 4/3 I made a software to find settings that match the JPEG output between cameras

    And I used it to replicate some of Fujifilm's film simulations on the Olympus Pen-F. The Pen-F is quite unique (along with its younger sister, the E-P7) in that it allows a lot of control over JPEG output in-camera. It's the only camera that I know of, besides smartphones and phone-camera...
  33. L0n3Gr3yW0lf

    Advice Wanted I'm toying with the idea of travel one-handed camera, need opinions/user experience please

    Hello. I've been thinking a lot for the last few weeks about a setup that's very easy to carry (large pockets or smallest holster bag) but more importantly one handed (right handed) use. The use cases are walk-abouts (around towns and cities), walk in the park with someone I like and a small...
  34. C

    Micro 4/3 Panasonic integration of "Professional" and Consumer imaging products

    I have the Gh6 and G9II. While the AF for birding is very good on the G9II, the Gh6 is a video beast - already a "professional video camera". All video markets are changing - and very quickly. It could be that Panasonic has done a futures evaluation of the imaging market and it has determined...
  35. Cmilledge3

    Advice Wanted Olympus EE-1 Dot Sight Issue

    I just purchased the Olympus EE-1 Dot Sight. It connects to the hot shoe and there is a pin so that it registers with the camera (OM-1). It has its own internal battery, so I don't think it's drawing power from the camera and my OM-1 battery held up fine. I didn't notice any additional drain...
  36. MiguelATF

    Micro 4/3 Showcase Olympus E-M5 Mk III

    I just realized that this rather cool small camera, which many (including myself) are inordinately fond of (although others not so much) doesn't have a specific thread just for pictures taken with your E-M5 Mark III -- so I'm starting it today. With two examples--- First, a dedicated bird...
  37. philla

    Micro 4/3 OM-1 focus bracketing for landscape

    I've been trying out focus bracketing for landscapes with the OM-1 and Olympus 8-25 f4 pro lens but I always seem to end up with a single shot in focus and then a number of shots completely out of focus. As an example with the number of shots set to 99, the focus differential on 3 and lens on...
  38. gryphon1911

    Micro 4/3 The GX85 Arrived Today - First Impressions

    The Panasonic GX85 arrived today. Here are my first impressions. It is the exact size that I wanted for a coat pocketable, minimalist camera. The weight in hand feels good. Makes the camera feel robust and durable. I like the off center EVF. While not the biggest or best - it is servicable...
  39. L0n3Gr3yW0lf

    Micro 4/3 Back to building up M4/3 setup.

    I am still getting used to shooting the Micro Four Thirds format, from the 4:3 aspect ratio (I have gotten used to shooting 3:2 and I found it easier to work with for A3 prints that I usually do and my 16:9 4K Asus Pro Art monitor) to the DoF difference at all apertures up to f 8. But while I...
  40. L0n3Gr3yW0lf

    Micro 4/3 OM-1 First Impressions

    Haro ... it's been almost a week with the OM-1 and even though I haven't gotten out much to make images because of the weather but also getting my first tattoo has kept me short on how long I use the camera in a day. These are first impressions and some thoughts in my head and putting them down...
  41. Darmok N Jalad

    Micro 4/3 Olympus AF near/far hack

    So a camera hack just dawned on me. If you’re a G9 shooter, one of the great little custom options is the AF near/far focus that you can assign to custom buttons. We’ve probably all been there where you’re wanting to focus on something up close, but the AF keeps wanting to grab the background...
  42. L0n3Gr3yW0lf

    Micro 4/3 To OM-1 or To G9 II

    Haro ... the thread is not meant to be a versus situation but more of a conversation on what your and other people's needs might be. I have spent the last few weeks reading as much information as I can, and today I watched every single video on YouTube about Panasonic G9 Mark II (but that's more...
  43. yorkiebyte

    Micro 4/3 Lumix/Minolta..........

    Lumix GF1 w' adapted Minolta Rokkor 58mm f1.4 @ f1.4 (intentionally focused on the nearest paw - this lens is notoriously soft wide open - very useful!)
  44. Darmok N Jalad

    Micro 4/3 Remembering Nam Ing (Nam from Sonoma)

    Many of you from that other place might remember Nam's adventures and his tragic demise on one of those adventures. His effort and results were always inspiring to me. Occasionally I think about his threads and the tales he'd share in producing his fantastic results. As far as I know, he pretty...
  45. Brian

    mu-43 sensor for film cameras.... I want one.

    https://petapixel.com/2023/10/06/a-20mp-sensor-in-a-film-canister-reinvigorates-vintage-analog-cameras/ This concept goes back more than 20 years. I hope this one pulls it off.
  46. L0n3Gr3yW0lf

    Micro 4/3 What are your expectations on Black Friday Discounts for 2023

    Haro. I am curious what do you guys and girls think about the discounts that will come for Black Friday. Will you be buying anything or looking for something might be cheap enough to tempt you? I'm asking here because I am looking/thinking at switching to Olympus OM-1 and I am curious to see if...
  47. yorkiebyte

    Micro 4/3 7 Artisans 18mm F6.3 II ....anyone??

    Is anyone using this 7Artisans 18mm F6.3 II lens? I just happened to find it on eBay..... Thought it might be a fun lens for da' GF1 !!
  48. C

    Micro 4/3 Changing the mix in my M43 system

    My "system" had risen to 4 cameras and my lens count to 11. With the acquisition of the gh6 last December I thought I was in "all done". At 74 I thought I had my dream system. Then the G9II came out with 3 benefits over my G9s that will be of benefit to the way I image. I wasn't done. But now...
  49. JensM

    Olympus Olympus sneakily announcement of the TG-7 yesterday

    In the shadows of the G9 MkII release, OMD dropped the new version of the rugged, diveable camera: DPReviews announcement. Seems to be more of the same, nothing much new that I can find, a more grippable grip and the possibility to shoot video in the vertical postistion seems to be the major...
  50. Herman

    Micro 4/3 G9II

    This camera will be announced. What is: C4K? Real time LUT? Leica Monochrome with L2 technology? Unfortunately the oled viewfinder is low resolution, same as my G100. What size and weight has the body?
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