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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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Olympus E-M10 Mark II - Auto Focus Point Lock

When I use the Super Control Menu to set the AF target ( and using Single Target mode), while I know to do this, it subsequently moves while I'm taking photos. I'm not sure what makes it move - other ...
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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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How can I best post-process underexposed, noisy images taken at 5000 iso?

I'm editing photos but the photographer was quite new and he took photos using Olympus OMD EM5II at 1/400, ISO 5000 and at f3.5 resulting in a underexposed noisy image. (The photos are raw.) I tried ...
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What are Olympus' best in-camera Jpg settings for facebook

I usually shoot raw and make minimal in-camera post-processing with my O-M10 Mark II before exporting the photos to Facebook. Did anyone figure out what are the best in-camera jpeg resolution and ...
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Camera calls some ISO settings extended, but the technical specifications do not

I am looking at a late-model Olympus digital camera and my curiosity is piqued by seeing that, although the camera itself specifies that ISOs of 8000 and higher are extended, neither the technical ...
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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 does the White Balance preview work on the OM-D E-M1?

I can't figure out how the white balance preview works on the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II, and it is not covered in the official manual. If you go to the LV control panel, select either of the A/G WB ...
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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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OM-D EM1 Mark II file transfer to Windows XP?

Is there any way to get a file transfer from an Olympus OM-D EM1 Mark II to Windows XP? As far as I can tell, the only way to get files off the camera is with Olympus Viewer 3 which does not work on ...
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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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Motion activated shutter built in to Olympus cameras?

I have been reading the manuals for the Olympus OM-D II and have not found any feature that allows for motion triggering the shutter. By "motion triggering" I mean situations where I would want to ...
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Gimbals for Mirrorless Cameras [closed]

What is a comparable gimbal to the Glide Gear GNS 100? I'm working with an Olympus OM-D EM-1.
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Should I get extension tubes or a close-up macro converter for macro photography?

I am using an Olympus EM-10 Mk2 with a Panasonic 20mm f/1.7, Olympus 45mm f/1.7 and 40-150mm. I cannot afford a good macro at the moment but really wish to get into macro photography. My choices for ...
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How do I turn off the LCD and EVF during timelapse on Olympus OM-D E-M1?

I want to save as much battery as possible. EVF consumes a lot of energy. Is there any way to disable both displays during timelapse shooting?
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OM-D E-M5 Takes One Photo, struggles, Shuts Off

After a period of not using my OM-D E-M5 (maybe six months), I took my camera out to use it. Upon taking a photo the screen goes black, as if struggling to record the image, and then shuts down. If I ...
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What are the different picture qualities in the Olympus OM-D E-M10II?

For picture quality in the Olympus OM-D E-M10II there are many options. I know what RAW is, but what about the rest:
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Does the Olympus OM-D E-M10 II use the same battery as the previous version?

I would like to purchase a OM-D E-M10 II and I want an extra battery with it. Does it use the same battery as the previous version, the OM-D E-M10? Does it come with an external battery charger?
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How do I get both subject and background in focus at the same time with my (µ4/3) prime lens? [duplicate]

I'm using an Olympus EM-5 Mark II and my prime lens is the Panasonic 20mm f/1.7 (40mm film equiv. focal length). I don't know if I can set the camera's focus to infinity to avoid the blurring effect ...
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What is 5-axis optical stabilisation? How does it work?

Some cameras like the Olympus E-M1 have what's called 5-axis optical stabilisation, which produces reasonably sharp handheld photos even at 1.6 seconds: Source (search for "HANDHELD AT 1.6 SECONDS ...
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Olympus OM-D E-M10 not turning on properly

This is about a brand new, freshly unboxed Olympus OM-D E-M10. When turning on the camera, it is producing two short "clack clack" sounds, the display is turning on and the lens (kit objective, 14-...
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Focus in night photography

Another question related to the Olympus OMD EM5. I bought this camera to replace my Nikon D90 and I'm very satisfied with it. However, I find very hard to do the focus at night. With the Nikon D90, ...
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OM-D M5 Firmware update does not install

I can't update the firmware of my OM-D M5 to the latest release 1.7. That's what I tried: Start the firmware update tool (Ver 1.06 on OSX Mavericks), Connect the camera to a USB port of my Mac and ...
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Why does exposure shift occur with my OM-D EM-5?

I have been using OM-D Em-5 for a few months with my 3 lenses: 12mm f/2, panasonic 25mm f/1.4 and 45mm f/1.8. Two of my lenses have a problem with exposure shift all the time - after I turn camera on, ...
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How can I get the bulb function to work on Olympus E-M5?

manual frustration with the E-M5! Whatever I do I can't get the bulb function to work and see the resultant image happening in the viewfinder or LCD screen. Help Please .
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How to select multiple images for deletion on the Olympus E-M5?

The manual of the Olympus OMD E-M5 says it is possible to select multiple images for deletion, but does not mention how. Sorry if this sounds like a silly question but, how can I select multiple ...
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Olympus OM-D developing hot/dead pixels within two weeks of purchase

I recently bought an Olympus OM-D on holiday and took around 2000 photographs in the 2 week period on holiday. On day 12 it developed some white/pink pixels on the sensor. I've emailed Olympus ...
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How do I get the Super Control Panel of Olympus OM-D E-M5 to appear on rear-LCD screen when the EVF is on?

I like having the EVF Auto Switch off (as I don't like the lag in getting the EVF to turn on with the eye sensor), but I would like to get the SCP on the rear-LCD screen. I read in a blog that if you ...
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Can I make the Olympus OM-D E-M5 control panel always active with one button press?

This camera doesn't seem to have all of direct, physical controls I'd like it to, but it does have a lot of options. There's an "info" screen which gives quick "control-panel" style access to many key ...
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How do I get the Olympus OM-D E-M5's “multi function” button to be multi?

The Olympus OM-D E-M5 has a Multi Function button, which the manual says: Allows rapid access to the selected function. Choose from [Highlight & Shadow Control], [WB], [Magnify], and [Image ...