The Sunday BIRD Volume 9 Issue 34 February 16, 2014

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Pete_CSCS
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In reply to Richard Pavek, 9 months ago

Richard Pavek wrote:

I never used IS with my E-5 but with the M-1 with its electronic shutter, I noticed something. When I was trying to center on the image I wanted, the image jittered around a bit. (Not something you would see with the E-5's live viewfinder.) Anyway, with IS auto on I discovered that the image would lock instantly and there was no more jitter as I followed the bird.

So I have used it ever since,
Hope that helps.

Richard. ...

... that is helpful.  There is a lot to learn jumping from an E-500 to an E-M1 so I haven't fooled around with all the possible settings yet leaving IS on the first choice.  Since most of my subjects are static, IS-1 is probably the best setting to avoid camera shake when I'm shooting long, hand-held in dim light and perhaps don't want to crack up the ISO too much.  However, I want to improve my panning skills with BIF this year so that was why I was asking you.

Thanks again.

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