Category Archives: Micro Tips

Micro Tip #5: AF Area Modes

The various AF Area modes exist for you to tell your camera where it should focus on a given subject. There are anywhere between 2 and 5 options on Micro Four Thirds cameras, but in keeping with most of the … Continue reading

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Micro Tip #4: Weather Protection

I’m based in the UK, motorsport photography is primarily an outdoor activity…that means I can guarantee one thing: rain. To my knowledge no Micro Four Thirds equipment is weather sealed, so whilst you can probably get away with a short … Continue reading

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Micro Tip #3: Focus/Release Priority

The first thing to really confuse me when shooting motorsport was the fact that the camera refused to take a photo. After a quick bit of investigation I discovered the modes that stop you taking a photo if the camera … Continue reading

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Micro Tip #2: Image Stabilization

Image Stabilization is all well and good, but frequently when shooting motorsport you actually want the camera to move when taking a photo. Thankfully, both the in-body system from Olympus and the lens-equipped system from Panasonic both allow you to … Continue reading

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Micro Tip #1: Batteries

The Micro Four Thirds format has many advantages over ‘traditional’ DSLRs; unfortunately battery life is not one of them. I own an Olympus E-PL2 and Panasonic G3, both of which have never seen the better side of 350 photos on … Continue reading

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