Olympus E-M5: Summary (Part 4)

By now we’ve mastered the basic operation of the E-M5, we are enjoying its flexible auto-focus mode, and we’ve set up the camera completely to our liking. In today’s short article I’ll tie these loose threads together by presenting my cheat sheet for the E-M5. Of course, in order for it to work for you […]

Olympus E-M5: The Menu System (Part 3)

Now that you know everything about the basic operation and auto-focus features of your camera, let’s delve into the details of the menu system and see how to take full advantage of everything the E-M5 (and most of what the E-M1) has to offer. Admittedly this is a long-winded and time-consuming project, but you’ll have to […]

Olympus E-M5: Auto-Focus (Part 2)

When I previously described the basic operation of the E-M5, I left out the topic of auto focus, because I think that it merits its own article. So here it is today: my favorite AF setting… How would you like AF, but only when you need it, combined with focus-assist and full-time manual-override? No problem: just […]

Olympus E-M5: Basic Operation (Part 1)

It’s probably unwise to write detailed and time-consuming articles about the E-M5 when the E-M1 is already shipping and many of you are throwing envious looks towards the new body. But at Photographically Curious we are very happy with our two E-M5 bodies (Katja’s is only a week old 🙂 ) and feel no urgency […]


Even though the weather has been good lately, I haven’t had the time to go out and photograph. I’ve been busy at work and with some other things, so the only photography-related event in the past 10 days was a small trade-show by Calumet. All the big ones were around: Canon, Nikon, Adobe, DxO, Wacom, […]