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How do I adjust screen brightness in manual mode based on exposition with Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II?

I have a problem that I can't find the answer for. My camera does not adjust the screen when changing the ISO, shutter or the aperture. I would like the effect Tony Northrup has in this video While ...
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How do I prevent washed out photos with an Olympus Mju II on sunny days?

Whenever I use my Olympus Mju II with ISO 200 film on a warm very sunny day, the photos come out washed out. I need help with what proper film to use.
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Olympus E-M5 Mark II tethering SDK (Java, Windows)

On gPhoto page (http://www.gphoto.org/doc/remote/), there is Olympus E-M5 Mark 2 as supported camera. So tethering is supported by camera, but under Linux. Is it possible to take images and live-view ...
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Which are the best lens for Street Photography? [closed]

I'm considering to buy an Olympus Pen F and I have to choose between two offers: the former comes with the 17 mm lens and the latter includes the 14-42 mm and is 50 euro cheaper. I'm interested in ...
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Olympus Pen F or Fujifilm X100 F (or equivalent) for Street Photography? [closed]

I like Street Photography, I've been using a non-professional compact camera so far (a Canon Powershot) and want to upgrade to a mirrorless. It would be nice to have a camera which makes excellent ...
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White ring around my analog photos

Hey so I bought an used camera - olympus superzoom 800s - and this was the first time that I have used it. I noticed a white ring around most of the exposed film and I wonder what it is and what can I ...
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What's the reason for the different P-mode shutter speeds between the electronic and the mechanical shutter on the Olympus M10 ii?

When I use the P mode on my M10 Mark ii, the shutter speed seems to default to around 1/125 when using the mechanical shutter and to a much lower 1/30 when using the electronic shutter? Might there ...
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What does “II” mean on micro four thirds lenses?

I've seen micro four thirds lenses listed with the term 'II'. See the below sample listings. What is this term called and why it is used? Panasonic Lumix G 20mm f/1.7 II ASPH. Lens Olympus M.Zuiko ...
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New camera won't focus while zoomed in, old one focuses perfectly. Why? [duplicate]

I take photos of computer hardware for sale on ebay. I had been borrowing a camera for photos (Olympus SZ-16) and the camera will be able to focus while very zoomed in to a device while relatively ...
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Why did some of my point & shoot film photos come back with one third light white or orange?

I am just starting with photography. I had bought a Olympus trip 35 at a flea market for €4 euros. I used a Fujicolor C200. I had my ASA on 200 and used the automatic setting on my camera. I took 36 ...
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Can there be any issues in using Lumix G 25mm f/1.7 ASPH with Oly OMD10 mark 2? [duplicate]

I plan to get Lumix G 25mm f/1.7 ASPH for Olympus OMD10 mark 2. Should I expect any reduction in performance since I am not using Lumix lens on Lumix camera? I googled but did not find any concrete ...
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Panasonic Lumix G 25mm f/1.7 ASPH vs Olympus M. Zuiko 25mm f/1.8

I want to understand what are the advantages of Olympus M. Zuiko 25mm f/1.8 over Panasonic Lumix G 25mm f/1.7 ASPH because Panasonic is twice as cheap. Looking at specs those are pretty much the same ...
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How to get bokeh or macro on E-M10 Mark II with 14-42mm Black EZ Lens? [duplicate]

I got E-M10 Mark II with 14-42mm Black EZ Lens f3.5-5.6 EZ. Is it possible to create nice bokeh and macro pics with this set up? I tried shooting many pics (well mainly on auto), but I never got ...
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What is the “ALBM” folder for?

I have an Olympus EM-10 III. When I put the SD card in my computer, there is a folder titled ALBM (along with the normal DCIM folder containing photos). Within it, there is a folder called ALB67ZZ8....
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Battery on point and shoot film

Can I remove the battery on my olympus point and shoot film even if there is a film inside?
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How can I display the 'settings menu' in the viewfinder on the Olympus OM-D E-M5?

I came into possession of an OM-D E-M5 with a broken screen, and I would like to tweak the menus of the camera. However, I did not succeed to bring them up in the viewfinder. Does anyone know how to ...
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How to resolve error “-.-” and not able to take pictures on an Olympus OM-D E-M10?

I'm getting this error on my Olympus OM-D E-M10 and I can't take any pictures:
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Overexposed and not clear photos Olympus stylus 1

I am having some issues when taking photos with my Olympus Stylus 1. When setting things in auto photos are overexposed and a bit blurry. I have taken the same photo with a GoPro5 all in auto and the ...
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What does “AUTO-ZOOM” mean on my Zuiko lens?

"Auto-zoom" is written on my Zuiko 35~70mm lens, is this a name of some lens technology?
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How to get the most out of low-level monochromatic light?

Do you have any best practices in general for shooting in low-level monochromatic light? This is easily my least favorite lighting condition. Say you're at a Halloween party, and everybody is hanging ...
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Film Camera Olympus OM40

Very new to shooting film. This morning I go to take a shot outdoors and the shutter stops halfway and the viewfinder goes black. It will not let me complete taking the photo. I remove the lens to ...
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Do Olympus lenses and filters for TG-3 or TG-4 fit TG-5?

Just curious whether some used TG-4 and TG-3 accesories are a good deal or a waste of money.
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Is my camera used (Shutter count 347)? [duplicate]

I've just purchased a new Olympus E-M1 Mark II from Jessops as Brand New. It's my first semi-expensive camera so I'm looking for opinions. At the moment there is a promotion that gives you cashback ...
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Cost of repairing old Olympus dSLR

My Olympus E520 apparently needs someone to assemble and clean mirror box, shutter, auto focus sensory and recalibrate it? Together with a CCD Clean and a Full service, I have been quoted £275. Is ...
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Which lens adapter should I use to mount an FD Olympus lens on an MFT Lumix G-series camera?

I own a micro four-thirds Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 mirrorless camera, and recently I purchased an old Olympus 40-150mm Zuiko ED Lens, which is not MFT. Though this lens is listed as compatible with my ...
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Are there autofocus-enabled adapters for Olympus lenses on Canon EOS cameras?

Fairly new to photography so forgive my foolishness before calling me out, I already know. I bought a Olympus 50mm F1.8 lens thinking it was a manual focus but when I received it I realized I misread ...
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How do I zoom in and out with Olympus Digital PEN series cameras?

There is a dial with a magnifier icon, but it doesn’t do the zooming. The lens doesn’t have zooming, it only has focus.
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Remove spot on sensor Olympus OM-D E-M10 [duplicate]

I've got a visible spot on the sensor of my OM-D E-M10 (Mark I). I think it's a tiny splatter. Can I clean it with a cotton swab and some alcohol for example? I assume there is a piece of glass in ...
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Can I adapt an E-mount rectilinear lens on a micro four thirds body?

I use the Olympus micro four thirds (MFT) system. One of the problems with this is that there are no shift lenses for this format, so taking landscape photos with buildings is problematic. I can kind ...
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Olympus OM to Minolta SR adapter ring

Is there an adapter ring available to mount Olympus OM lenses to a Minolta SR mount? Specifically, I'm looking to swap a lens between my OM10 and Minolta X-700.
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Why does my film camera not use entire roll of film?

I have a point and shoot olympus mju zoom 105. It had been working perfectly fine with the first few rolls of film but recently whenever I have put a new lot of film in it automatically rewinds the ...
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How can I use my Olympus OMD E-M10 with a continuous power source?

I'm looking to shoot a time lapse with my Olympus OMD E-M10 and I was wondering it it is possible to use an external power source. Standard battery life isn't too good on this camera; it only takes ...
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What is causing this white-out with my camera?

Camera: Olympus Pen E-PL1, nearly 8 years old (wikipedia). I have two lenses, 40-150mm (amazon) and 14-42mm (amazon). I change between them frequently, but am careful when I do so. It's recently ...
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What is the resolution of the HDMI output on Olympus mirrorless cameras?

I have an Olympus E-PM2 and would like to know the maximum resolution (and possibly refresh frequency) of the camera HDMI output. The end aim is to connect it to a high-resolution, high-gamut ...
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Help, Green fog on my photos?

I've just started using film cameras, so sorry for any terminology errors. I picked up an Olympus OM-1 from a flea market and it works great, but every now and then my pictures come out looking like ...
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Why did my developed photos come back blue outdoors (and fine indoors)?

Just bought an Olympus 35RC on the cheap. To try it out I bought a Kodak Ultra Max 400 (24 exposures), fired them off and sent them to be developed. The photos I got back were... well... blue? The ...
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What are the downsides of the Olympus Anti-shock Shutter Release (electronic front curtain shutter) on the M10 Mark ii?

From what I understand this uses an electronic front curtain shutter, which I do not know how does it work. Does it present the same disadvantages as a regular electronic shutter? - which are: ...
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Why am I getting a brownish tinge using my Olympus film Pen FT lenses on my digital Pen-F?

I very recently bought an Olympus Pen-F digital body. The primary reason for this selection being my long-time satisfaction with my film Pen-FT, now with broken mirror return, for which I have a ...
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Why is my external flash (speedlight) not working on-camera?

I would like to use external flash with my Olympus OM-D E-M10 (mark I). It seems, however, that flash is simply not working with my camera. I have tried to set flash in camera to fill-in and fully ...
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Will a 43mm filter fit on my camera which has a 43.5mm thread?

I was looking for a UV filter for Olympus Trip 35, and I see that its lens takes 43.5mm filters. Before I go shopping for a filter: has anyone tried using a 43mm (not 43.5mm) filter with this camera, ...
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Olympus E-M10 Mark II - zoom in live view with manual lens

So I’ve got a manual lens for my Olympus E-M10 Mark II, and while I could turn on focus peaking, sometimes I want to zoom in a bit before I shoot. For the AF lens with the electrical contacts, it ...
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Is the Oly 25mm/1.8 too large for the built-in flash of the OM-D E-M10 Mark II

I am thinking of buying a Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II as a point and shoot alternative. I think the Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 25mm 1:1.8 is a better alternative than the kit lense. Somebody who owns ...
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Can spot metering at the focus point be enabled on the Olympus PEN-F?

Having grown accustomed to dual purpose focus points (spot metering and AF) when using my Nikon DSLR, I'm hoping to use my PEN-F in the same way: meter and focus on the subject and adjust the EV ...
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How to quickly switch from bracketed to single shot shooting?

I frequently switch between exposure bracketing and single shot shooting, and this is kind of a pain because I have to change two settings. For example, let's say I want to bracket 3 exposures with a ...
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How to mimic Olympus' dramatic tone filter?

I just did a few tries with some of Olympus' art filters and liked that "dramatic tone" filter. But even then, the images are far from perfect and I would like to recreate them in my raw converter (I ...
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Can I make the out-of-camera jpegs from my Olympus camera less oversaturated?

I am using an Olympus OM-D E-M1 II and I find that the jpegs it produces are oversaturated. I tried using the "natural" and "muted" picture settings (see below) and it did not have much effect, still ...
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Is there a high end expensive photo transfer cable for my Olympus E-520 DSLR to PC?

Is there a high end expensive USB 2.0 photo transfer cable for my Olympus E-520 DSLR to my windows 7 PC? What type of USB cable does my Olympus E-520 take to transfer data to my PC?
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Is the Olympus Highlight & Shadow Control for jpeg only, or does it affect raw files?

Is the Olympus Highlight & Shadow Control for jpeg only, or does it affect raw files? In other words is it an effect that can be accomplished just as well in post-processing, or will it adjust ...
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Is there a way to get an image of the live view?

Is there any way for Olympus OM-D class cameras to store their own live view as an image? For newcomers: the live view is what is displayed on the back of camera on the LCD screen when the camera is ...
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Why's there a round ring on my developed 35mm film?

I'm still really new to film so I hope someone can help me. I recently developed my 35mm film from a point and shoot olympus camera, and some of the photos came out with a roundish white border - one ...