Not only does Olympus make micro four-thirds lenses, but so does Panasonic. Panasonic’s micro four-thirds lenses work with both Panasonic and Olympus cameras. But will they complement your workflow? In this movie, author Richard Harrington gives an overview of working with Panasonic lenses on Olympus EM Series cameras.
- Now if you can't find the lens you want from Olympus,…you might find it from Panasonic.…You see, micro four-thirds is a shared standard.…Now, for example, for some of my landscape work,…I sometimes find myself using Panasonic lenses a bit more,…'cause they have a few more traces.…On the other hand, I also use GH4's for shooting video,…and if I need to punch in,…well I'm using those Olympus Pro lenses,…and that's one of the great things about…the micro four-thirds standard.…The fact that it is a shared standard.…This means that you can actually move…between camera bodies and manufacturers.…Panasonic and Olympus both share the same standards,…so you can move lenses between their camera systems.…
Now, this is also opens up some unique options.…While we've got some fairly standard ones here,…a pris lens, a 25-millimeter pris from Olympus,…a simple zoom here in the 12-35 millimeter range.…Well these are great, but they do have some…unique ones, as well.…For example, this is actually a 3D lens,…which we'll talk about more later.…
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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