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Gear: How to configure AF on demand and other AEL/AFL related Behaviour on Olympus mFT Cameras like the OM-D E-M1

The following article also applies to the other OM-D and Pen models but with less Fn buttons to choose as alternate AEL/AFL button.

Many photographers prefer to decouple exposure meturing from AF but struggle how to permanently set up this behaviour on their E-M1. The reason is that the E-M1 like all other Olympus cameras simply offers different AEL/AFL modes for S-AF, C-AF and MF, but doesn't call the relevant ones AF-on. As a consequence, if you search the manual for AF-on or AF on demand, you don't find anything although the feature is available.

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2012-02-11 The OM-D E-M5 Sensor Mystery

Last Friday i had the chance to test my latest object of photographic desire: an Olympus OM-D E-M5. I honestly admitt that i was actually less interested in taking pictures than in finding out what the supposedly new sensor can achieve in terms of high ISO and DR, whether it is on par with or better as the E-P3 … AND last but not least who designed it and who builds it.

On Friday evening i actually considered dissassembling the camera, when my friend Catherine called me. She happens to be a kind of priestress of an ancient and forgotten cult and lives south of Munich in the middle of a beautiful area with lots of forrest, hills and small lakes. Catherine is really something special, not only because at 55 she looks even better than Madonna but also because she has the uncanny ability to learn things by simply touching them (works with human hands too) and she owns a crystal ball that – according to her – sometimes allows her to see the future as well as the present and the past.

Please don't read on if you feel offended by erotic photography and/or naked bodies or if you are under 16 years of age!

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