Olympus OM-D E-M1 MkII - My Set Up

I like Olympus cameras for their customizability. In this video from my YouTube-channel I share my settings.

Disclaimer: I am an Olympus Visionary and I only look at the mirror in the morning.

Best Video settings for Olympus - part 1

I made a video about the best settings for video for Olympus. I had Olympus OM-D E-M1 MKII the example camera. But of course the other Olympus cameras are very good in video too.


The basic settings are the same. The Movie setttings in the menus are in different places. In the OM-D E-M5MKII the movie menu can found in the Special menu I. The same goes with the Pen-F.

The Pen E-PL9 has its own video menu like the E-M1 MKII. Remember to use M-IS 2 setting with the stabiliser in the Pen E-PL9. It will turn the digital stabilising off. The OM-D E-M10MKII has a very similar menu system as the Pen E-PL9.

From this video you get idea and understand the terms better. If needed read the settings from the manual. If you do not have it try find it from Olympus website.





What lens should you get next?

This is a question that I hear a lot. When you start to get more into photography the lens that came with the camera might not be enough for you. I made a video about the things you should consider when buying your first lens after the kit lens. Of course this video will help you to decide even if you are more advantaged photographer.

You can get any of those lenses from my kit.com store. (disclaimer: I get a few bucks if you buy from these links.)
 

The link to the store: https://kit.com/PeterF/next-olympus-m-zuiko-lens-after-the-kit-lens

Editing Images with Olympus camera Using Olympus Tutorial

In this video I will tell you how to retouch images with your Olympus camera.

I had OM-D E-M5 MkII as an example camera. The retouching method works pretty much the same way with every Olympus body.

Some Olympus bodies do not have the all features, OM-D E-M5, OM-D E-M10 MkII and Pen E-PL9 do not have the custom options when retouching images on those bodies. E-M5 is also missing the Art-filters.

 

This video was an episode in my Using Olympus tutorial series. If you havent seen the previous episodes I recommend you to watch them. The whole Using Olympus playlist can be found here: https://goo.gl/9cPqo1

If you have any questions please ask them in the comments!


 

Olympus Vintage Lenses: Focus Peaking and Magnify

In this tutorial video I show how to set up your Olympus so that you can use Focus Peaking and Magnify with vintage manual lenses.

The example camera in the video was E-M5 MkII. 

Assigning the Focus Peaking and Magnify to a Function button can be found in the Custom Menu B in the following Olympus cameras:

E-M10, E-M10MkII, E-M10 MkIII, E-M5 MkII, E-M1, E-M1 MkIIPen-F, Pen E-PL8 and Pen E-PL9
 

There is more info on Focus Peaking and Magnify on my previous video: 

 

Vintage lenses and adapters were covered also in a previous

 

 
This video was an episode in my Using Olympus tutorial series. If you havent seen the previous episodes I recommend you to watch them. The whole Using Olympus playlist can be found here: https://goo.gl/9cPqo1

If you have any questions please ask them in the comments!

 

 

 

Tutorial - Using Olympus Episode 10: Adapters and Vintage lenses.

You can use almost any lens on your Olympus. There is an adapter for every mount. In this video I talk about how to set information about the lens so that the stabilizer works best with the fully manual lens.

In Pen-F the settings can found in the Custom Menu K.

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In Pen E-PL 8Pen E-PL9, E-M10, E-M10 MkII, E-M10 MkIII, E-M5, E-M5 MkII and E-M1 you can set the Lens info by pressing INFO button while image stabiliser is selected from the Super Control for example. 

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If you havent seen the previous episodes I recomend you to watch them. The whole Using Olympus playlist can be found here: https://goo.gl/9cPqo1

If you have any questions please ask them in the comments!

Tutorial - Using Olympus Episode 9: Silent Mode

 

Silent Mode is very useful in many situations. In this tutorial I tell a few situations I have used Silent Mode. In the video the example was from E-M1 Mkii.

Silent Mode can be found in the Shooting menu 2 in the following Olympus cameras:

Pen-F, E-M5 MKII, E-M1 (firmware 4.0), E-M1 MkII


In E-M10 MkIII and Pen E-PL9 it can be found  Scene Mode (SCN) 

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Older models do not have the Silent Mode.

 

If you havent seen the previous episodes I recomend you to watch them. The whole Using Olympus playlist can be found here: https://goo.gl/9cPqo1

If you have any questions please ask them in the comments!

Tutorial - Using Olympus Episode 8: Raw or Jpg?

 

In this tutorial Episode Using Olympus I talk about the advantages of raw and jpg. and how to set them in your Olympus.

In E-M5 it can be found in Custom Menu G
 

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In Pen E-PL8, Pen-F, E-M10, E-M10 MkII, E-M5 MkII, E-M1, E-M1 MkII the Image format and jpg quality can found in the Shooting Menu 1 

Pen E-PL9 and E-M10 MkII the jpog quality can be found in the Custom Menu F. The choice between raw or jpg can done in the Live Control. To access the Live Control press OK-button. 

If you havent seen the previous episodes I recomend you to watch them. The whole Using Olympus playlist can be found here: https://goo.gl/9cPqo1

If you have any questions please ask them in the comments!