Olympus creates a wide range of lenses for you to use that range from budget lenses to prime lenses to professional lenses. How do you know which type best complements your workflow? In this movie, author Richard Harrington walks you through the pros and cons of using Olympus M.ZUIKO PRO lenses so you can understand if they are best suited for you.
- In response to the popularity of the Micro Four Thirds…system, Olympus introduced a series of pro lenses…that are really a joy to use.…These feature a constant aperture,…which means that as you zoom,…you're not going to see a change.…For example, you notice here that I've set this to 2.8…and as I go though the entire range of the zoom,…from 40 millimeters…to 150 millimeters,…the aperture does not need to change.…This is quite nice that I have that precision…as I make the change.…
You'll also notice that the lens is very good…at holding focus as I change zooms.…A less expensive zoom lens…may not perform the exact same way.…That constant aperture means that if you need…the flexibility of zooms, you can still get the better…low light performance.…These lenses perform with a 2.8,…which means that that's a good balance.…Need shallow depth of field?…You got it.…Need that better booster performance when shooting video…or in low light situations?…You have it.…Now currently this lens is available…in a couple of configurations.…
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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