Olympus PEN E-P5

Announced May 10, 2013 •
16 megapixels | 3 screen | Four Thirds sensor
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Macx wrote: For me, one of the major advantages my E-M5 has with legacy glass is the in-body image stabilisation (IBIS). It works, and it works well, even if you have to manually dial in the focal length. It lacks focus peaking, so I rely on a magnified view to nail focus, but the way I have set up the camera, this is just a button press away and since the magnified view is set up to be stabilised it works well enough for me. Hi Macx, I remember your excellent and meaningful comments about...
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How do you make a small change to a myset and then save it (as if the options for saving a myset should include "update with current settings")?  The only way I can figure to do it is to (1) 'set' the myset you want to modify, (2) make the change, (3) clear (reset) the myset, and (4) then save it again.  This works for me, but it seems unintuitive and too complex for what should be a simple operation(?)
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I currently have E620 and E400 bodies with 14-54, 11-22, and 70-300 lenses. My local store has an Olympus PEN E-P5 twin lens kit for sale at a good price , €499. Would this be a viable upgrade for me. Most importantly , would my lenses work OK, assuming I bought the adapter. I am keen to buy in a bricks and mortar shop rather than online and this is the only Olympus camera available locally. BTW I do know about the OMD but it is way out of my price range. Thanks for adive
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The front dial on my E-P5 is giving me fits. When I spin it to adjust exposure (I use it as exposure compensation in A mode), it does not always register with each click. For example, I will rotate the dial to drop exposure 1/3 stop, and nothing happens. I rotate it again, and the exposure drops. Then it might work for a while. Sometimes I can spin the dial several clicks before it actually does something. Am I missing something? Is this normal behavior at any time? Can I only spin the dial...
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Hello, So I just got my first real camera. An Olympus EP-5 and what a lovely camera. It takes great photos and all that stuff, but you already know that. See, I am a newbie, when it comes to photography generally, but I want to learn. In addition to that I have a few questions regarding the lens M.ZUIKO 17mm f/1.8.  I am having a hard time figuring out how to do a normal zoom with the camera. It seems like I am only able to press the zoom button where it goes all the way to a 5x zoom where...
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Hello everyone. I'm planning on buying my first serious flash kit. But I just noticed that I can't use a flash trigger on my E-P5 with the VF-4 attached! I know I can use the built-in flash to trigger slave units, but sometimes it doesn't work well in outdoors or long distances. Did anyone had this problem? Any suggestions? Can the E-P5 RC mode sync with other brands of flashes (ex. Yongnuo 560III) or triggers (Yongnuo, Godox)? Is there another way to sync flashes without using the...
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Olympus E-P5 - Help please ¡¡¡¡ I upgrade the firmware from v 1.2 to v 1.3 a few months ago without problems. Now I try upgrade to v 1.5 and after a few seconds of running the OLYMPUS Digital Cameras Updater the program provides me the following message "Unable to connect to the server (0x80041037)" I check the USB connection and allows me to seamlessly access to the SD in the camara. Naturally the Wifi connection works perfectly. What's the problem ? Could someone help me ?
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Hi All, Well, after my adventure trying to install firmware 1.5 on my E-P5, I now have a different problem. It seems in the PASM modes, I'm stuck on a 9 box autofocus pattern where a 3x3 grid covers the normal 5x7 grid area. No matter what I do, I cannot change it back to the 35 point pattern. I've looked at AF box size, AF magnification, using the Info button when in AF adjust mode, and more. Pages 40-42 in the E-P5 owner's manual do not help. I have three MySets and they all properly use...
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My 4 yo yanked the cord between camera and computer when I was upgrading firmware to ver 1.1 for my Lumix/Leica Nocticron 42.5. I have an Olympus Pen E-P5 and used Olympus' Digital Camera Updater for the process. It gave me a due warning not to touch the camera (red stop signs at the rear screen) and this was all it took to trigger my daughters curiosity. Now the lens is a paperweight. It produces no image and isn't even 'seen' by the camera. I have also tried it on a Lumix GM1 to no avail. I...
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Now I remember why I dislike the Olympus method of updating cameras and lenses so much. I recently purchased an E-P5 with the original firmware version 1.0 in place. I want to apply v1.5. I downloaded and installed the Olympus Updater and began the update. No matter what I do, I get this message: Error 0x80041037 The software recognizes the camera just fine. I have tried connecting the camera to the computer both before and after I start the Updater. I rebooted the computer after the Updater...
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