Items that can easily go missing are lens hoods and lens caps. These are placed on tables or next to gear bags and can be left behind. It is highly important that you purchase extra lens hoods and lens caps. In this movie, author Richard Harrington discusses the importance of having extra lens hoods and caps to make sure your lenses are protected.
- I'm a big fan of making sure…my lenses last as long as possible.…That means taking care of them.…Now there are a couple things to keep in mind.…First up, with a lens, you're gonna wanna…make sure you have a cap.…So this is the lens that actually…covers up the front.…Let's remove the hood here so this is easier to see.…Now these caps, believe it or not,…may not come with the lens, it's gonna vary.…Plus, because they're so small,…these are very easy to lose.…I recommend that you actually pick up some spares.…
You'll see here that I've got…a wide range of caps that I've picked up.…The unfortunate part is that different…caps fit different lenses.…So you have to be careful.…Just because you think that you have it…about right, doesn't mean…that that's gonna fit.…That one snapped over.…But here's on that does.…So I've got a spare, and that's a good thing.…I keep a couple extra of these in my actual case.…On the backside of your lens,…you have some sort of lens or butt cap.…This is gonna be designed to keep things covered and safe.…
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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