Gerry Siegel

Gerry Siegel

Lives in United States Mililani, HI, United States
Works as a Retired
Joined on Aug 2, 2004
About me:

Passion for people photography. Learning the new wave of digital process, slowly,but with enthusiasm for all facets. Enjoy the one on one with a model, human or other species....

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  • I felt sticker shock with E-M1 but do not know what this shutter shock is cause I aint never felt the shock.  Does it hurt like lil finger in 120V wall socket?  Seriously I have got clear and ...
  • I can view both parallel and cross eye.  Cross eye does not seem right to me and I am pleased to use a PokeScope 3D viewer which is like a reverse binocular for fusing parallel views. www.pokescope.com
  • Damning with faint praise Chris. Panasonic has greater assets, but Olympus has some good engineering and has produced several innovative models that sell well and are much appreciated. Their ...
  • "And warranty work often takes longer than anything else, because they're not making money on it." Not my experience and cannot agree with that assumption. Why, because I had a problem with a port ...
  • My thought is that if I ever needed more than 1:1 size I would go for an adapter and an FD macro lens of suitable price and FL.  Then consider extension tube or a used Canon bellows ( or any good ...
  • Gintaras, I tried the E-5 when newly out and decided not to upgrade to the E-5.....  I am still pleased with my factory refurbed E-3 for use with the SWD lenses.  I only wish it had no xD media ...
  • I prefer on camera items to support B and H if the price is close.   I think they know how to ship cameras and can give telephone advice and support.  I would hate to lose the marvelous inventory ...
  • The important point gets lost in the shuffle. Olympus and Panasonic are getting the most out of the four thirds standard which limped along at first in sales back in 2003, but is still around. ...
  • A quick comment Brian. Reported elsewhere is that the firmware 1.4 for the EM1 does wonders for speedy focus on the 50-200 SWD. Had to get that in....I got it done and the 50-200 is even snappier ...
  • Yes, Mark, this is Olympus's finest product yet. And I was a Canon shooter until I bought the Camedia 5050, a nice little camera for its day....solid as a tank. The EM-1: It is a hard camera to ...
  • Well it is easier to make sublime images down under because the Ausralasian sun has a sublime quality we in the Northern Hemisphere don't get. The antipodes is what turns Harry Schlemilmacher into ...
  • Even  as I choose to not splice, solder or use tweezers and always drop a screw even with magnetic driver I appreciated seeing what the guts of the unit looks like...gives me a sense of supreme ...
  • Probably, re David Busch, learning to interpret the overlay histogram is the best tool, with a tweak with the exposure compensation dial.  The camera has multiple ways to measure exposure within ...
  • Robert Capa Normandy invasion is the exception that proves the rule...he wanted sharpness but the emulsion softened.  But then, selfies are accepted nowadays and few are super sharp.   But we here ...
  • Critical point.  Softening a la a soft filter is different than out of focus.  So sharpness may need a definition.  It is obvious to me that the image has not registered via the lens at the focal ...
  • Of course not, but in a portrait the viewer looks at the eyes of a pretty girl and hopes to see them in clear focus. Your picture is just off enough that I want to see my optometrist. The answer ...
  • You could also be referring to ONE option under button Fn2 called the multi function button which provides a line graph that permits one to emphasize one end or other end of the picture histogram ...
  • I haven't tried it but I would guess you are weighting the exposure in areas where you have black on black or white on white. Try the settings in such situations and see what gives. I like to do ...
  • One week turnaround from CT depot and they did a substantial repair according to the invoice....shipped it UPS air to Hawaii.  No complaints so far on the repair service in USA.   Keep it up ...
  • Forgot to say, JPEGS come out of the EM-1 just fine.  Phooey to RAW if you don't need it. Or plan to mess around and diddle with little stuff.....I think point of the OP is that this camera and ...
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