Category Archives: camera tips

Olympus 12-40mm won’t auto focus [FIXED]

Q. I cant get the Olympus 12-40mm lens to auto focus all of a sudden? Any quick tips? -Sam A. There is a ‘manual focusing clutch’ mechanism on the lens that might have gotten bumped. “This model is equipped with the Manual Focus Clutch mechanism, which makes instant switching to manual focus possible by pulling the focusing ring toward you. ” Source: Olympus Asia So check if that got pulled back (you should just be able to push it forward). 🙂

Sony RX100 Mk II PDF user manual download

When my new RX100 Mk II arrived, I had a heck of a time finding manuals online for it. Thankfully eventually I think I found all of them! Here are download links so hopefully you will have an easier time of it 🙂 Instruction Manual http://pdf.crse.com/manuals/4465973111.pdf User Guide http://pdf.crse.com/manuals/4465969111/EN/index.html Wi-Fi Connection/ One-touch (NFC) Guide http://www.docs.sony.com/release/Flyer_4468878611.pdf

Sony RX100 Mk II extended user review

Tested so far: NFC pairing with Google Nexus 7 FHD Wifi file transfer Wifi control To still be tested: Panorama iOS integration RAW quality Much more… General first impressions: Excellent speed and good handling. Very good image quality. Wifi features are a bit gimmicky but could be useful in certain situations. Specs from Sony: Product Specifications Recording Media Type : Memory Stick PRO Duo™/Pro-HG Duo™ media; SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card Color Space : sRGB standard (with sYCC gamut)

Olympus 60mm macro sample photos [updated]

Olympus MSC ED M. 60mm f/2.8 Lens: OLYMPUS: Camera & Photohttp://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0096WDK0K?ie=UTF8&tag=pixensity-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B0096WDK0KFocal Length – 60mm (35mm equivalent focal length 120mm) Lens construction – 13 elements in 10 Groups – ED lens, 2 HR lenses, E-HR lens Dust & Splash Proof – Yes Angle of View – 20 Degree AF System… Here are some sample photos taken with the Olympus 60mm macro lens on an Olympus E-PL1 camera body: Olympus PEN E-PL1 12.3MP Live MOS Micro Four Thirds Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera

Olympus E-M5 vs. Panasonic GX1

Here is an initial comparison table between the GX1 and EM5 mirrorless cameras: Brand Panasonic Olympus Model Lumix DMC GX1 E-M5 Resolution 16.60 Mpixel 16.10 Mpixel Maximum_resolution 4592×3448 4608×3456 Minimum_resolution 1712×1712 512×348 Sensor_size 17.3×13.0mm 17.3×13.0mm Sensor_type Live MOS CMOS Focal_length_multiplier 2 2 ZoomWide Digital_zoom Yes Yes Auto_focus Yes Yes Manual_focus Yes Yes Focus_range_cm Flash_modes anti red-eye, auto, fill in, off, slow flash anti red-eye, auto, fill in, off, slow flash Storage_types SDHC, SDXC, Secure Digital SDHC, SDXC, Secure Digital Iso_ratings auto, 160

35mm vs 50mm Nikon DX lenses! (and telephoto too)

Question from longtime friend RW: Hey JD, I’m settling in with the Nikon D5100 and have been using the 18-55mm kit lens to get a feel for using the camera, and I think I am ready to upgrade and buy 1-2 more lenses and wanted to get your opinion. First I am looking at a decent portrait lens for snapping shots of the little one when she arrives and am either going with a 35mm or 50mm. I am kind of

Christmas Giveaway: Black Eveready Case for Olympus E-P1

Win an Olympus Eveready Case for the Olympus E-P1 micro four thirds camera! How to enter: Simply leave a comment at the end of this blog entry to enter to win. No purchase necessary. Your email address will ONLY be used to contact you if you are the winner of the contest. Winning info: Winner will be randomly chosen on December 24th and notified via email. Case will be shipped via USPS to the winner. About the case: This is

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