Olympus E-3

Announced Oct 16, 2007 •
10 megapixels | 2.5 screen | Four Thirds sensor
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By: Decisive Moments (3 months ago)
Posted to: Olympus SLR Talk
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Having used an Oly E3 intensively since it first became available years ago, the camera has developed its first fault, and rather a serious one I fear.  I now get whiteout of the image as if it has been severely overexposed, but with a small area of "shadow" to one side rather like when you photograph your own finger tip when it has covered the lens.  I fear it may be the sensor at fault.  The problem temporarily cured itself for a few shots, but has now gone back to fault mode.  I have tried...
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By: digigal (5 months ago)
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I just bought a couple of Wasabi LP E17 batteries and a charger for my E3 to supplement the 2 Canon batteries I have which I'll be taking to Africa next month. I'll be using the E3 as my landscape/still life camera and, as usual, my 7DMII + 100-400 II for wildlife.  Since this is the first time I've used the M3, will I be able to use the Wasabi charger for both the Wasabi and Canon batteries?  I know I can't use the Wasabi batteries in the Canon charger because they aren't...
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I just bought an a6300 (Version1.00}  with the 16-50 kit lens and the E35mm F1.8 oss lens from Amazon, both Version .01 When I try to activate phase detection autofocus, I get the message that phase detection autofocus is not valid with these lenses. I have searched for firmware updates for these lenses and this camera but to no avail. Did I receive old models of these lenses and this camera? Are they available in more advanced versions of firmware which will support phase detection autofocus?
By: Steviecool (7 months ago)
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I have been considering getting a flash trigger for shooting lightning storms. Some of the reviews I've read on some of the inexpensive brands weren't great, but I was wondering if any of you Oly shooters had any experience with them or advice? My main body is an Oly E30... Thanks in advance, Steviecool... --'Don't mistake lack of talent for genius'-Type O Negative
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I must be missing something in setting up my d810 and sd-600 flash unit for remote wireless flash?  I can't seem to get the d810 to only activate the remote flash without also activating the on camera flash. I go to custom menu e3 and chose commander mode.  The built in flash has three options which include TTL, manual or --.  I select -- in which the manual says "the built in flash will not fire although remote flash units do".  I raise the built in flash unit as the manual says to do. I...
By: greyghost59 (8 months ago)
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Hello everyone i am thinking of upgrading to the EM1 from a E30 and realize i will need the mmf3 adapter due to the fact i only have 4/3 lens and my question is after searching for an adapter im thinking i should go for the genuine olympus version at around 200 dollars. I have noticed the non genuine adapters are only around 30 dollars and they seem to have a tripod socket on the adapter where the genuine adapter doesnt ? Can anyone body advise on what they use and wether i should just go for...
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I just bought one of these second hand. It appears to work fine on my E3 but when used on my EM2 with 4/3 to m4/3 converter the manual focus does not to work and I have an impression that the autofocus is not as efficient. Is that how it is supposed to be? Many thanks MichaelR
By: WirenL (10 months ago)
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Can anybody who has shot with this combination (with the converter of course) tell me how well the shooting went. I need to replace my E-3.... budget is too tight to grab the EM-5 + 40-150/2.8. I will be shooting youth softball with this combo... I have always used my E-3 and 50-200 with great results so far... good enough for the league to ask me to take the action shots this year for the entire league! My E-3 is about to die.. I have a missing card pin (still works, but not great) and it is...
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With something other than Photoshop? I can't get it to work with my E-M10 files, it won't even load them it just does not respond, either as an external editor to ACDSee Ultimate 9 or as a standalone editor. It will work as a standalone or as an external editor with my old E30 files, but in either case, when I try to save, it generates an error. See Below: I'm thinking it might only work with ACR or Lightroom in general and only with older camera formats in particular. Has anyone had any...
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I am still a amateur photographer, but learning a lot. I mainly shoot wildlife, landscape and historic buildings or structures. Recently however, I am doing free photo shoots for a good friends' Fish store. In the tanks where the light's are bright enough, I get great photos, but some of their tanks are kinda dimly lit. I have been reading up on Aquarium photography and one item that always comes up is speedlights. I am a complete newbie to Flash Photography. I know Oly fires the onboard...
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