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  1. Zeus1

    Micro 4/3 Free Olympus voucher, usable in Europe

    I just received a free Olympus voucher (after filling in an online questionnaire), but I'm not going to use it. So, grab it and use it, but please, leave a message if You took it, so other will know the voucher is gone.
  2. wt21

    Micro 4/3 Showcase Olympus E-P7 Showcase

    Didn't see a thread for this, so here's some using the B&W switch on front.
  3. JensM

    SD to CF card adapters.

    As I have acquired two 4/3 Olympus bodies, (a 400 and a 410) which uses CF cards and the obsolete Oly cards. One of the bodies came with a 2 GB CF and one with a 512 MB Oly card, so I need something to use for both. I have been ogling CF cards and stumbled over the SD to CF card adapter...
  4. MountainMan79

    Micro 4/3 Olympus 100-400 vs 300 Pro

    Who here has owned or used both these lenses? I’d love some insight or opinions. I used to own the e-m1x, and also had the 300mm pro and 1.4x tele. I made some great photos with this combo, and found the lens in particular to be outstanding. However, after CAF frustrations with the x, and also...
  5. lucien

    Micro 4/3 Olympus om d em 1

    I have this camera, I use it mostly for monochromes. Would it be able to shoots sports? What kind? Can it be used for birding? BIF? Or is it regulated to a standby still/workaround shooter which it's quite good at. Thanks, only have 2 lens for it 14-42 II and 40-150 both kit lens. I...
  6. comment23

    Micro 4/3 Showcase OLYMPUS M.ZUIKO 8-25mm f/4 PRO

  7. Hawkfan

    Micro 4/3 Olympus 40-150R Lens Question

    So I just bought a used 40-150R lens off fleabay for $70. Silver lens to match my silver M53. Looks in very nice condition. It does have an issue when zooming out in that when it reaches around 70mm the barrel will noticeably slow/bind. At that point and further it is not a smooth zoom out. It...
  8. Knikki

    Micro 4/3 Olympus OMD E-M1X

    Hi. I know a few people on here use OMD E-M1x but couple of things, even after doing the old Google shuffle, I can't quite work out, so thought would ask the collective mind. Blackout in the viewfinder when shooting continous: Is this an issue or is like the a DSLR where you just get a...
  9. M

    Micro 4/3 Showcase Olympus M.Zuiko 45mm f/1.2 PRO

    This lens doesn't seem to have a showcase yet, so I'm creating one. The Olympus 45/1.2 is extremely well-regarded for posed portraiture, but since I don't really do that genre, here's some street musicians instead. To start, here is an erhu (a traditional Chinese bowed string instrument) player...
  10. AndyH44

    Micro 4/3 Showcase Olympus 14-150 f4-5.6 II ED Lens

    Hume Lake from Panoramic Point, King's Canyon N.P.
  11. agentlossing

    The Olympus OM-X - What a Beauty

    https://kosmofoto.com/2020/01/this-is-what-the-olympus-om-1-could-have-looked-like/ I wonder if I'm the only one who wishes this camera had come out. A Hasselblad-shaped SLR form factor with the dimensions of a smaller format, shooting 35mm film. Wouldn't this be a cool camera to use? And the...
  12. B

    Hello! Anyone have an Olympus TG6?

    Hello, I have a passion for photographing insects, and love my little TG6, but I need a tripod. Can someone recommend a lightweight, collapsible tripod that has enough length that I can capture insects on branches 3-4 ft off the ground. Even with photo stacking, sometimes my old hands can't be...
  13. R

    RAW processing for Olympus M5 Mk3 images

    Hi as I have a good tax rebate I decided to update my M5 Mk2 to the Mk3 as people are telling me it's a good upgrade. I didn't think to check about software however, and as I use a standalone version of Lightroom 6.14, it seems the RAW files aren't supported. I'm aware there's a free...
  14. R

    Micro 4/3 Possible upgrade to Olympus M5 Mkiii

    HI. I have a second hand M5 Mkii, which I picked up last year for a reasonable price, and love the size and weight for when I want to carry lighter gear. Currently the M5 Mkiii is on sale here in NZ, and I'm thinking of upgrading. Just wondering who has upgraded, and what your thoughts are...
  15. pdk42

    Scenic A few shots from the Pennines in Northern England (and an ode to the Olympus 12-100)

    The Pennines is an area of uplands in the North of England. I spent a few hours there recently and bagged a few shots of the rolling hills in decent light. I thought I'd share them! All images are with the Olympus EM1.3, and all but one are with the 12-100 f4. I think this combo is a superb...
  16. 11GTCS

    Micro 4/3 Olympus 12-100/4 Pro: Flexibility vs Portability

    The 12-100 seems to have universally beloved status among reviewers and professional adventure photographers for its versatility and overall IQ. That said, the response in the community seems to be overall a bit more cultish and less of a mainstream best seller (at least based on the searches I...
  17. agentlossing

    Micro 4/3 Showcase Olympus E-M5 Mark II

    Maybe this is a little too late for a camera that's almost seven years old, but I see several people still shooting with one, so why not add photos to a showcase thread? I was out shooting today in the natural JPEG mode, with auto WB and the TTartisans 23/1.4, which renders images quite warm...
  18. MiguelATF

    Tatsuya Tanaka's amazing Olympus camera 'Miniature' sculpture

    In a post by Canadian photographer Jim Chung, I accidentally ran across a mention of some of the cool and remarkable sculptures of Tatsuya Tanaka, the Japanese artist who creates 'miniature sculptures' using an insanely varied variety of real bits and pieces of daily technology. And one of them...
  19. 11GTCS

    Micro 4/3 Olympus 40-150 vs 40-150 (Battle of the Pros)

    Has anyone shot with both the 40-150 2.8 and the newer 40-150 4? I’m strongly tempted to go with the 2.8 because of the price of the new f4, but obviously the new f4 is compact enough to be tempting, since it’d be a dual use landscape/near field wildlife option. The ability to use TC’s is...
  20. DeeJayK

    Micro 4/3 Showcase Olympus Air A01

    Picked this little thing up on a lark. It's a fun little option that lends itself to creativity. If anyone else has (had) one, please feel free to share your images. - K
  21. AndyH44

    Micro 4/3 Showcase Olympus M.Zuiko 100-400 f5.0-6.3

    Thought I'd try renting to see if I might want one for myself. Initial response is too large and heavy for my needs, but very good overall performance when mounted on my E-M5 Mk III. All Handheld SOOC Bird was moving (cropped)
  22. agentlossing

    Olympus Outlet, till the 23rd - Actually Good!

    https://www.getolympus.com/outlet/outlet-featured.html?utm_content=CTA&utm_campaign=2022_02_Feb_Outlet_US&utm_source=email_etprm&utm_medium=email Em1 mk II for under $543, EM5 mk II $287!
  23. fotoppi

    Software OM Workspace (former Olympus) new AI Noise Reduction

    With the release of the new OM-1 camera, OM System has released an updated version of Workspace as well. (This piece of software is underrated in my opinion - anyway) It comes with a new AI Noise Reduction add-on that will work with the new OM-1 orf files, but with some Olympus models as well...
  24. lucien

    Lens olympus lens

    Hi, can I put Olympus om lens (legacy glass) on my micro 4/3's M1 mark I and have autofocus and everything? Will I need an adapter? Is it worth it?
  25. John King

    Micro 4/3 Olympus E-PM2

    I have not been able to find a thread specifically for images from the (now) ancient E-PM2, so I will start one. I'm sure that I am not the only person here who has one, and appreciates the strengths of this tiny gem. Please post shots from yours :) . Mine arrived (second hand) a couple of...
  26. Jock Elliott

    More thoughts about the Olympus TG-6

    Back in September, 2017, I posted the following here: “Let's suppose for a moment that you've been invited to document an expedition where you might be exposed to all sorts of weather conditions and environmental hazards (except being underwater). You have to get the pictures, and the camera...
  27. Tili

    Micro 4/3 Olympus E-PL8 AF

    Hi, the EPL-8 is currently my main m43 camera. The AF sometimes behaves a little odd. The AF when I have all the green boxes "active" sometimes latches on the wrong things. I mostly document my kids/family, and I just want things to be in focus. I set the release prio to focus. Only using...
  28. comment23

    Micro 4/3 Showcase Olympus 30mm f/3.5 Macro

  29. guzziknight

    Micro 4/3 Showcase Olympus 75-300mm ii

    Here are some shots with my 75-300mm ii.
  30. Jock Elliott

    Initial impressions of the Olympus TG-6 Tough Camera

    Initial impressions of the Olympus TG6 When my Canon G12 died, I was bereft. It was my first serious digital camera; it served me faithfully for over a decade; it was my go-to camera when I ran the Airguns of Arizona blog for over 8 years, and it was my go-to camera when someone in the...
  31. gryphon1911

    Micro 4/3 Showcase Olympus 9-18mm f/4-5.6

    I find this lens to be rather underrated. I think the f/4-5.6 aperture scares some people away from it. I'll start off the showcase with some of my favorites images from this lens. 1 2 3 4 5 6
  32. Jock Elliott

    Micro 4/3 Anybody got a spare Olympus M1 hotshoe cover?

    Just read the Olympus encyclical on "Weather resistance," and apparently the M1 isn't fully weather resistant unless the hot shoe cover is in place. Or perhaps someone can recommend a replacement that actually worked for them . . . there are lots out there . . . is there one that works well...
  33. Turbogirlie

    Micro 4/3 Olympus build quality?

    I bought my Olympus OM-D E-M1 II Kit (F2.8 12-40 pro lens) back at the beginning of January this year, new from HDEW. Imagine my horror tonight when I realised the seal had torn & come free from the lens - so much for it being a Pro lens too! Have emailed HDEW as will be covered under...
  34. davidzvi

    Micro 4/3 Showcase Olympus 12-45 f/4 Pro

    Finally for a chance to get out with the new lens. Here are a few from my favorite local rock wall.
  35. davidzvi

    Olympus refurb 20% off today

    https://www.getolympus.com/us/en/outlet The site is being hammer.
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    Lady Pink Rose
  37. Matero

    Is this the end of Olympus?

    Olympus withdrawing from camera business in LBO deal with JIP. https://petapixel.com/2020/06/24/olympus-exits-the-camera-business/?fbclid=IwAR0yLyJ7Krej8LzriJqiEcMpwm-EgRh_-AcOqFm7VusMlTOFN9nCYx3LYv4 Can new owner make Olympus cameras profitable? What say you?
  38. drd1135

    News Olympus Sells Imaging Division

    https://www.43rumors.com/it-happened-olympus-sold-the-imaging-business-to-jip/ Northrup is going to be hard to live with now.
  39. davidzvi

    Micro 4/3 PanLeica 25 vs Olympus 25 vs Panasonic 20

    I just completed a comparison of the P14mm / PL15 / O17 / P12-32 in which I decided to hang on to the P14 for size and the PL15 for focal range, image quality/rendering, and a couple of handling points. One of those points is I'm getting use to bigger hoods that don't reverse and make it so I...
  40. gryphon1911

    Micro 4/3 Showcase Olympus M. Zuiko 40-150mm f/4-5.6 R

    Did not see a showcase for this highly underrated lens. I'll start it off with a few recent ones.
  41. davidzvi

    Micro 4/3 Showcase OLYMPUS M.ZUIKO ED 12-100mm F4.0 IS PRO

    It may be a bit big, but I like it.
  42. davidzvi

    Micro 4/3 Showcase OLYMPUS M.ZUIKO 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R

    It was my first m4/3 and (along with the E-PM1) got me hooked on m4/3.
  43. davidzvi

    Micro 4/3 Showcase OLYMPUS M.ZUIKO 17mm F1.8

    One of my all time favorites, I keep going between this, the Pan 14mm, and PanLeica 15mm. I'll probably pick up another 14mm, but this time I think I'll just keep the 17mm as well.
  44. davidzvi

    Micro 4/3 Showcase OLYMPUS M.ZUIKO 25mm F1.8

    The Oly 25 is really nice and I might buy another. I have the PanLeica 25mm f/1.4 now, but Oly would be a better fit on my Pen F.
  45. davidzvi

    Micro 4/3 Showcase OLYMPUS M.ZUIKO 45mm F1.8

    The Olympus classic portrait lens that I don't think I ever used for portraits.
  46. davidzvi

    Micro 4/3 Showcase OLYMPUS M.ZUIKO ED 60mm F2.8 Macro

    I like macros, but not enough to keep this. I tend to use the long end of telephotos instead now.
  47. davidzvi

    Micro 4/3 Showcase OLYMPUS M.ZUIKO 12-50mm F3.5-6.3 EZ

    Lady Liberty
  48. davidzvi

    Micro 4/3 Showcase OLYMPUS M.ZUIKO ED 12-40mm F2.8 PRO

    Didn't have this one very long but...
  49. davidzvi

    Micro 4/3 Showcase OLYMPUS Body Cap 9mm F8.0 Fisheye

    Fish Defish Fish Defish Just Fish
  50. MoonMind

    Micro 4/3 Since some have asked ... a mini-review of the Olympus OM-D E-M5 III

    @gordo has encouraged me to give a little overview over my impressions, so I'll oblige - also because I think the Olympus OM-D E-M5 III is a remarkable camera. Let's first remind ourselves what :mu43: was about at the beginning: small, capable cameras and lenses that didn't break the bank. In...
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