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  • Quick update - Camera was collected a week ago and today its returned - well done Olympus! IS has been repaired and the firmware updated tp 1.4 - cant remember what I had but I had updated fairly ...
  • Thanks to all who commented. Quick update. Sent images to Olympus who have recalled the camera and it left today for Portugal - so fingers crossed they get it back quick. Andrew
  • Have one I took yesterday in return! Andrew
  • Thanks Bob - Time to contact Olympus. This was the other image (100% crop again) Andrew stripes/banding in E-M1 image.
  • Thanks for the reply Rick though its got me a little worried. Not near any electrical wires etc (open country). This and another photo taken immediately before show the stripes. Those several ...
  • Created questions Stripes in EM1 photos
    Hi can anyone advise me on this. There are visible stripes in this 100% crop - showing on the jpeg and raw files straight from the camera. Is this something do do with the rain? 1/160th f2.8 at 400 ...
  • I came away not really sure which way to go. The Olympus ring flash is too expensive - and does it really match the 60mm macro anyway. I might give the 2 light stalks ago as they are cheapish - ...
  • Cant find the box - think it was marked as value 100 - pres. HK $. Shipper UPS - so fun to track! Andrew
  • I bought mine through Panamoz with no difficulty or taxes from Hong Kong - though the good price was with the 24-40 pro lens. Andrew
  • Just been adding to a simialr thread here: Andrew
  • Thanks to all for suggestions and I now realise the truth in'many ways to skin a cat' and its bit beyond my knowledge of this subject - but I am trying! - Comparing various viewing programs it ...
  • Hi - I looked at the saved jpeg in xnview having altered the original raw (or in this case ORF) with SP. I had saved the reuslt to jpeg. On looking at the jpeg with Xnview and comparing it to the ...
  • Thanks for the suggestions. I've had a look at cant at the moment find out which form of jpeg its writing to. But what I have noiced is that Windows PHoto Viewer is displaying the jpeg closer to ...
  • I used Silkypix developer to process some photos of daffodils - saved to jpeg and then looked at the jpeg using Xnview. The difference was most striking. I took a screen grab of the image as ...
  • Well it really ought to easier by now I'd have thought.
  • Thanks folks - that all hleped - and in the end the two vital bits are to select storage from the USB menu, and I had to turn off my Iobit antimalware/virus software. Cheers Andrew
  • Created questions Upgrading EM1 firmware
    Hi - Just got my EM-1 (wow!) and on checking with the camera updater tool it appears that there is a firmware update available. I've tried twice now and each time I am told if cant connect to the ...
  • Commented on Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 Review preview

    The tilting EVF seemed such a benefit (I fondly remember my old one from a Minolta Dynax) - so a shame to see it is such a weak feature. Being someone who likes an EVF, as I dont like to use...

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