Before you jump into more advanced techniques, it is a good idea to refresh yourself with information is displayed in the viewfinder. There are a lot of symbols, what do they all stand for? In this movie author Richard Harrington takes you on a tour of the viewfinder of an Olympus EM Series camera and explains what the symbols represent.
- Before we jump into advanced techniques,…let's make sure you're familiar with all…of the information displayed in the view finder.…Now, I recommend you take your camera out…and frame up a shot, it'll make…it a lot easier to follow along.…The first thing you're going to see is the battery check.…If it's lit up fully, it means…the battery is mostly charged and ready for use.…If it's partly lit up, well, this means that the battery…is starting to run low.…Once it starts blinking red, well,…it's time for a new battery, the camera…might shut down on you quite suddenly.…And it's always a good idea to travel with extra batteries…so that you can swap one out.…
I'll usually bring three or four for a full day shoot.…If you have the PBH, or what we would commonly…refer to as a grip attached, you'll see…the PBH indicator, this means…that the power battery holder is attached.…Inside of here, you'll notice there's an extra compartment…which allows for a second battery to be used.…If you've attached a flash to the camera,…
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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