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OM-D IBIS / show your results!

Discussion in 'Other Genres' started by wildwildwes, Oct 24, 2012.

  1. wildwildwes

    wildwildwes Mu-43 Veteran

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    Jun 9, 2012
    Brooklyn, NY
    I posted this reply to another member's thread regarding issues he was experiencing with his new OM-D / IBIS:

    I find the OM-D IBIS to be absolutely revolutionary and an important photography game-changer in many respects. With it properly implemented (ie, set on the correct setting for the situation you're anticipating using it in), I find that I'm easily able to forgo the use of a tripod in capturing a particular shot where prior to the OM-D, I wouldn't have been able to capture a sharp usable image. IT's important to remember that one must STILL employ the appropriate shooting techniques when using new "technology". I still brace myself holding the camera firmly against my body (left hand cradling the lens from beneath, right hand holding camera with index finger on shutter release) or use something stationary and solid to prop the camera against when shooting in low light or with a longish shutter speed. But that said, I've had great results (I think) using the OM-D's IBIS system and couldn't be happier with it.

    Thought it would be a great opportunity to share some of my images shot with the aid of the OM-D IBIS system. Here's a few of mine, let's see yours!

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  2. Vivalo

    Vivalo Olympus loser Subscribing Member

    Nov 16, 2010
    Interesting thread and great shots but it would be nice to know the exposure times also.
     
  3. wildwildwes

    wildwildwes Mu-43 Veteran

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    Jun 9, 2012
    Brooklyn, NY
    Thanks for your gracious comments. You're absolutely right about posting the exposure times. I'll try to get on that ASAP. In the interim, as I recently posted the image of the guy with the ring encrusted hand, I remember the exposure there was 1/6 of a second @ f/4 using the Panasonic/Lumix G 7-14 lens.

    Cheers-

    Wes
     
  4. danska

    danska Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    May 21, 2012
    Portland, OR
    Joe
    PL25, ISO 200, f/5.6, 1.6 seconds.

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    Spinning lights by danska8, on Flickr

    60mm Macro, ISO 200, f/5.6, 1/25 (about 5 stops).

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    Seattle Sunset in October by danska8, on Flickr

    12-35mm @ 12mm. ISO 200, f/5, 2.0 seconds.

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  5. wildwildwes

    wildwildwes Mu-43 Veteran

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    Jun 9, 2012
    Brooklyn, NY
    Great images Danska!

    Here are a couple more -- with the exposure info this time!

    NYC Canyons / LUMIX G 14 / 1/4 @ f//3.5
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    Columbus Circle Pedicab / Lumix G 14 / 1/6th @ f/2.5 / !SO 400
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    Subway shot / LUMIX G VARIO 7-14 / 1/15th @ f/5.6 / ISO 800
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    Columbus Circle / LUMIX G 20 / 1/8th @ f/1.8 / !SO 400
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  6. tdekany

    tdekany Mu-43 All-Pro

    Dec 8, 2011
    Oregon
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  7. Crdome

    Crdome Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Sep 11, 2011
    West Central Indiana
    Chrome
    Thanks for your postings. I look forward to more.

    Chrome
     
  8. Crdome

    Crdome Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Sep 11, 2011
    West Central Indiana
    Chrome
    7-14 is a great lens. I'd be rather intimidated being that close to such threatening fist. -Chrome
     
  9. Crdome

    Crdome Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Sep 11, 2011
    West Central Indiana
    Chrome
    Love your 2 sec Vegas shot.
     
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  10. Crdome

    Crdome Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Sep 11, 2011
    West Central Indiana
    Chrome
    Wildwiildwes, love the Pedicab. Some of these are pretty long exposures for hand held. Is the ibis absolutely amazing, or are you using a monpod?
     
  11. zapatista

    zapatista Mu-43 Top Veteran Subscribing Member

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    Mar 19, 2012
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    Mike Barber
     
  12. wildwildwes

    wildwildwes Mu-43 Veteran

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    Jun 9, 2012
    Brooklyn, NY
    Thanks for the compliment Chrome. ALL of my images using the OM-D are hand-held. Yup, the IBIS is truly amazing! (no mono-pod or tripod).

    Cheers!

    w
     
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  13. iGonzoid

    iGonzoid Mu-43 Veteran

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    Feb 6, 2011
    Tasmania, Australia
    Love the bling hand on the subway!
     
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