Brian Steele

Lives in Grenada St. George's, Grenada
Works as a IT Manager
Joined on Aug 1, 2001

Brian Steele's recent activity

  • Agreed on the extra battery (or two).  I haven't tried the extra grip yet - I've gotten used to using my EM10 II with my (large) hands. Turn on the Super Control Panel feature if it's not on ...
  • Thank you for your e-mail interesting OI.Share and great patience with us. I am happy to assist you. We are sorry to inform you that OI.Share is not available in Grenada, West Indies because our ...
  • Not for me.  I get the error that I reported in my previous message.
  • Are there any good third-party alternatives to the Olympus Image Share app? Apparently the Olympus app "isn't available in my country". (My country is Grenada, West Indies) Or maybe there's another ...
  • How about using an app to upload them immediately via wireless to smartphone and then deleting them from the card. On the smartphone they will be encrypted, and there will be nothing left on the...

  • I'm still quite fond of my old E520 and E620 (particularly when I use my 50mm F2.0 with the latter).  However my camera of choice these days is the OMD-EM10 II, mainly because it's lighter (and ...
  • How does this lens compare to the Oly 25mm F1.8, which is now just over double the price?  My main camera is an OMD-EM10 II, and I'm looking at the prime options.  I already have the Oly 17mm F1.8.
  • I brought one of these for my wife in 2005 when we were visiting the UK. She loved it, and we still have it (and yes, it still works). Back then I was brandishing a 4MP Panasonic FZ15 (an...

  • ...and don't forget, a Fully-Articulated Screen! :-)
  • I use the 14-150 MkII almost exclusively with my EM10 MkII at the moment, switching to the 17 1.8 only when the light starts to go and getting as much light as possible to the EM10's sensor ...
  • I'd second the suggestion for the 14-150 II. I use that lens and my 14-42 and 40-150 basically stay in the cupboard all the time now.  It's a decent walkabout lens, once you're aware of its ...
  • I used to have one of the cheaper Maniacs. My first digital camera. Stopped working when it got dropped and the FD head went out of alignment. Probably something that won't ever happen with other...

  • Replied in 50 mm and E520
    My old E520 made the trip twice to Olympus due to focusing issues (the latter time going with the lens that I wanted it to work best with), so I feel your pain. On the bright side, if you use the ...
  • The E520 was my first and remains my favourite dSLR, and I used to use the E520/18-180 combo for quite a while.  I still use my E520 from time to time, but mainly with the 50mm F2.0 prime - a ...
  • Created discussion thread OI.Share....
    "... this item is not available in your country" GRRR! How can an Android app from Olympus not be available for download because of where I'm located (Grenada, West Indies) !?
  • Created discussion thread Service Manual for E-PL5
    I wonder if one's available? My E-PL5 has developed a problem with the review screen (if it's extended and allowed to snap back to the closed position, it goes off, and the camera has to be ...
  • Not "discontinued", but "out of production". I don't believe Olympus is still producing the EM10. They might still have stock for sale however.

  • If you meant the Mark I, I think an answer was already provided concerning the choice to not include discounted out-of-production models.

  • Replied in New EPL5
    Funny, I thought that the Oly menus were pretty well thought out, particularly considering the bewildering number of options available.  Enabling the SCP is a definitely plus.  I also found that I ...
  • B&H currently has the EM10 II at $549 and the E-PL7 at $399. That's a fairly big difference in price. I was comparing the two recently and eventually went with the EM10 II, due to slightly...

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