When shooting with a camera, even the slightest movement to result in a blurry image. This can easily happen when shooting macro photography or in bulb mode. Olympus offers a remote shutter release for their Olympus EM Series cameras. In this movie, author Richard Harrington demonstrates how to use a cable release to shoot steady images.
- When you're shooting with a camera,…even the slightest movement can result…in a blurry picture.…For example, this is particularly true…when shooting macro where you're…zoomed in really tight with very narrow…slices of focus.…Or bulb mode photography.…Where you're doing really long exposures.…There's a couple of options here.…First off, Olympus makes their own remote.…This is just a remote shutter release here.…And you see it's pretty simple.…All it's giving you is the ability…to push a button to trigger the camera.…And it's gonna attach to the accessory port.…
So, let's take the end here,…and we'll put it into the camera.…If we take that and line that up…with the accessory port,…it just plugs right in.…There we go.…Let's power that camera on.…And with the push, it takes the shot.…Now you'll notice that I have a velcro end on here.…This is great.…So if I'm shooting with a tripod,…I could attach this so it doesn't…blow around in the wind,…but this is quite simple.…
And it does have a lock button as well…if you just wanted to engage 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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