When you shoot using the viewfinder, or if you choose to invoke it, the super control panel can be displayed on the back monitor of your Olympus EM Series camera. This allows you to set the main shooting functions by using that panel. Author Richard Harrington takes you on a tour of the super control panel.
- When you shoot using the viewfinder,…or if you choose to invoke it,…the Super Control Panel can be displayed…on the back monitor.…This could be quite useful as it allows you…to set the main shooting functions…using that panel.…You might try just pressing the OK button…to bring it up.…And you'll see that all sorts of controls are visible.…Now, a cursor appears, and you can easily…move between things to make changes.…If your camera supports touchscreen,…you can also use touch to make a change.…For example, I've got the ISO highlighted here,…so I could either tap it,…or press the OK button,…and it brings up my ISO controls.…
So you see, I can move to the settings…and then hit OK to take the change.…Pressing OK will bring that screen back up…and I see all my other options.…Now, you can also turn the dials…to make changes here.…You'll notice, with an individual item selected,…if you don't want to step in,…for example, I'm just turning the front dial here…to change the White Balance of the camera.…And you might notice there…
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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