Olympus creates a wide range of lenses for you to use that range from budget lenses to prime lenses to professional lenses. How do you know which type best complements your workflow? In this movie, author Richard Harrington walks you through the pros and cons of using Olympus budget lenses so you can understand if they are best suited for you.
- When you start to build out your lens kit,…it's important to know what options you have.…Let's start by talking about some of…the more affordable zoom lenses from Olympus.…First off, these are going to have variable apertures.…For example, with this lens here,…I've got a large zoom range.…This particular lens is going to, essentially,…allow me to cover from 75 to 300 millimeters,…which really behaves like 150 to 600 millimeters…with this particular configuration…for the micro four thirds sensor.…Well, as I adjust that, and it zooms…to the different sizes, what's going to happen…is the aperture's actually going to change.…
For example, with this particular lens,…it ranges for 4.8 to 6.7.…So depending about where you are at in the zoom,…you may see a change in aperture.…That's going to be the same with some of the cheaper…kit lenses that come as well.…As you adjust the zoom settings,…you may notice that it changes.…This particular one is going to vary…from a maximum aperture of 3.5,…but as we zoom in, that's going to change to 5.6.…
In this course Richard Harrington and Rhed Pixel demonstrate a set of customization strategies aimed at making your EM series camera far more responsive. They show you how to master the exposure by modifying ISO, aperture, shutter speed, and exposure compensation. They take you through several specialty shooting modes including Bulb, Art Filter, panoramic, and 3d mode. In addition to showing you how to get the most out of the in-camera settings, they show you how to control the camera remotely, connect the camera to Wi-Fi, record video, and more.
Get ready to go beyond the factory settings and make shooting with your Olympus EM-D series camera faster and more responsive with this collection of settings and customizing tips.
- Modifying focus points
- Setting a custom white balance
- Building lens kits
- Adding flashes, grips, and remote cable releases
- Adjusting exposure settings and locking exposure
- Shooting with specialty shooting modes
- Connecting your camera to Wi-Fi
- Recording video and attaching an external microphone
Skill Level Intermediate
1. A Closer Look at the Camera
2. Building a Lens Kit for an E-M Series Camera
3. Essential Accessories for an E-M Series Camera
4. Mastering the Exposure Triangle with Your E-M Series Camera
5. Specialty Shooting Modes
6. Using Wi-Fi with Your E-M Series Camera
7. Working with Video and the E-M Series Cameras
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