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WIll an Olympus TCON-17X teleconverter work on a Fujifilm X100 series camera?

The X100 has a 49mm thread via a AR-X100 adapter. The Olympus TCON-17X has 55mm threads, so the connection should be no problem. Has anyone tried it?
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Did i accidentally rewind my film?

I am a complete newbie to film cameras and I'm experimenting with my dad's old Olympus Accura zoom xb700. I put the film in and the S moved and everything, then i took a picture and it showed "1&...
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Can I continue shooting when film camera counter was reset to 1 after opening film door?

First off sorry for the bad terminology but I'm a newbie and would really appreciate some help - I've bought my first film camera, it is an Olympus MJU zoom 70 from an as-is sale and everything seemed ...
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Can I mount a ring flash to the kit lens of the Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II?

I have an Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II and for some of the photography I'm trying to do, I have reasons to believe a ring flash would be a good option. I want to get a cheap one and play with it, but I ...
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Suffering zooming issue with Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mk III

Before I start just want to say I am a very new and inexperienced camera user so I appreciate any support. I also want to thank you for your time reading this in advance even if you don't have an ...
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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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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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Backyard wildlife zoom question factoring distance

I'm quite new to photograhpy/videography and I only have a limited budget of $800.00US for a lens. As per Kai's request allow me to pose the question centered around the discussion I initiated: Which ...
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Olympus Mju-1 doesn't turn on

I just found an Olympus Mju-1 which wasn't used for more than 10 years. After that, I have dropped it once from a height of around 80cm. Then, I bought a new battery and put inside, it still can turn ...
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Why does my camera turn off after taking 2 to 3 shots?

My camera is acting weirdly these days... After putting fully charged batteries into it I was only able to take 2-3 shots before it turned off and showed the battery low symbol. So I took my camera to ...
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Best solution for under/over waterline shots with Olympus tg-6

I'm looking for a piece of advice. My main camera is a crop sensor entry level DSLR that I rarely end up taking anywhere unless I'm on holiday because of its chunkiness and weight. So a few months ...
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How to determine the maximum memory card size that an Olympus E500 is compatible with?

I have an E500 with some 1 GB XD cards. It also takes CompactFlash. I can't find any information about what the max limit on card size is. I have checked the manual: https://cs.olympus-imaging.jp/en/...
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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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Canon FD lens mount adapter for Olympus Pen E-PL1

First time poster in this forum, and I want to ask this before I spend money. My parents were avid photographers, and both had Canon AE-1 Cameras. I have an Olympus Pen E-PL1. I have a few lenses ...
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Resolve screen rotation image on Olympus E-PL5

My Olympus PEN Lite E-PL5 has an LCD screen which can be tilted up, and flipped over for selfies. When it's fully upright the screen flips. When you fold the screen back down, the orientation restores....
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Which flashes will fit an Olympus Trip 35?

I am looking for an as compact as possible flash that fits my Olympus Trip 35. There is an official one, but it costs several times what the camera is worth. I read up on Hot Shoes on Wikipedia, but ...
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Kit lens on an Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II not being recognized?

I have an Olympus OM-D E-M10 with the kit lens, which reads Olympus 14-42mm 1:3.5-5.6 EZ ED MSC 0.2m/0.66ft-∞, and for some reason today, when I turn it on, the lens goes in and out (zoom) ...
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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 ...
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Godox X Pro with Olympus FL-700WR

Does anyone know if you can use the Godox X Pro Trigger to fire the Olympus FL-700WR flash without having a receiver on it's foot? If so can you tell me how to set up the two units. Many thanks, Peter
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Do I need to remove the flash hotshoe cap when taking pictures?

I just bought an Olympus Trip 35 and this is my first ever film camera. I went hiking yesterday and I took the camera to take shots. All of them were outdoors. I was just wondering, the little cap ...
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Are there any industry-wide consequences as a result of Olympus' sale of their camera department? [closed]

Olympus has announced they're selling their camera department to JIT, who has said they will continue to build, sell and develop cameras. What will be the effects - if any - to other camera companies ...
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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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How does camera firmware obtain lens distortion correction parameters?

I use an Olympus MFT system and one thing I notice is that for most Zuiko MFT lenses there is significant barrel distortion as seen in the raw images. However, if you look at the jpg's, often they ...
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Opening back of my film camera

I’m a newbie in this and out of curiosity, I opened the back of my Olympus mju zoom 105. The number then went back to 1, are my prev shots ruined? And if it is, do I continue taking from number 1 or ...
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White spot on camera LCD

I recently got the Olympus OMD EM10 MII and while I was trying to take some pics last night, I saw two very tiny white spots on the LCD screen of the camera when I faced the night sky. When I took few ...
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White ring around my analog photos

I bought a used Olympus superzoom 800s camera and this was the first time that I have used it. There is a white ring around most of the exposed negatives and I would like to know what it is and what ...
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Iso Auto Set on Film Point and Shoot (specifically the Olympus Quick Flash AFL-S)

I've just purchased a second hand Olympus Quick Flash AFL-S and on the front it reads 'ISO Auto Set' and I was wondering how film cameras detected what ISO a film was? I normally use fully manual ...
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Is this orange line on film scans operator error or a camera defect?

I just bought a used Olympus Stylus Infinity with Zoom 35mm camera. I love how the photos came back, but they all have an orange line across them. Is this something that can be fixed? Anyone know what ...
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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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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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Olympus OMD EM 5 mark I: camera froze while focusing during macro shot. Wont switch on anymore

I have an old Olympus OMD EM5 5 Mark I that is in perfect condition. I use it to practise my photography and also to look cool. I was attempting to take a macro shot; with the target object a bit too ...
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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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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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Why won't my Olympus OM-D E-M5 turn on?

I purchased an Olympus OM-D E-M5 a couple of months ago and it was a fabulous camera until it stopped working. Now when I switch it on, the lense opens and an image appears on the screen. There is no ...
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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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Why doesn't a zoom lens at 25mm on a Micro Four Thirds camera have the "normal" 50mm lens field of view?

I've acquired an Olympus PEN E-PL1 mounting the kit zoom lens and EV-2 electronic viewfinder. Somehow, setting the lens at 25 mm does not yield the field of view I expect from a 50 mm equivalent focal....
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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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Is there a radio flash control system for Olympus that allows setting flash power from the camera?

One of the main advantages of optical wireless flash control systems is that they don't require anything extra: at least with many cameras, they work with the built-in flash, and can often control (...
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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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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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Does Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II High Res Shot mode work with manual lenses?

I've read that Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II High Res Shot mode has some aperture settings limitations. Does it work with fully manual legacy lenses that don't report aperture to the camera at all?
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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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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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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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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 ...