Re: [OM] IMG: Favorite Game

Subject: Re: [OM] IMG: Favorite Game
From: Chuck Norcutt <chucknorcutt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 04 Nov 2011 19:08:39 -0500
Hmmm.  I haven't a clue either.

Chuck Norcutt

On 11/4/2011 3:58 PM, Peter Klein wrote:
> Chuck, I only posted one of the underexposed shots, it's in this thread on
> getdpi:
> <http://forum.getdpi.com/forum/showthread.php?t=31593>
> Most of the two-dozen odd shots I took were no better.  I've since read
> that others have encountered the same problem, and only with the 20/1.7 in
> low artificial light. Other lenses, like the kit zoom or the PanaLeica
> 25/1.4 don't do it. The trick is to use spot metering or manual
> exposure--neither evaluative not center weighted metering work. Nobody
> knows why, and those that haven't encountered it sometimes have a hard
> time believing that it is true.
> Brian:  Oh, yes, Borders are different from every other breed I've known.
> They are smart, inquisitive, like to solve problems, and very
> communicative. Just yesterday night, mine decided that she wanted a
> different bed than usual. On a sofa, she found a pile of clean towels that
> my wife had left to fold the next day. She pulled them all down to the
> floor, arranged them into a nest, and happily slept there.
> Like yours, mine loves to play tug, and she will (pardon pun) hound me
> when she decides that's what ought to be happening. We have a rubber ring
> meant for the purpose, but she prefers the ball.  I've developed the
> technique of playing with her using my left hand while pressing "Next" on
> my various photo forums with the right hand.
> Needless to say, adjusting exposure on the fly when my left hand was thus
> occupied was not an option.
> --Peter
>> Show us a couple that are underexposed.
>> Chuck Norcutt
>> Having lived with a couple of those for several years, I tend to call them
>> "bored terrors" !!  I thought I had one in my Olympus Odyssey set, but but
>> seems not, so I don't know where I posted it.
>> They love a tug-of-war; we used to have a toy sold at pet-shops; a figure-
>> eight made of large diameter polypropylene rope. They would hold on at one
>> end so tightly, growling all the time, that we could swing them into the
> air !!
>> Brian Swale.
>> On 10/31/2011 2:44 PM, Peter Klein wrote:
>> Not a masterpiece, but all I had time for this week. Miss Tilly the Border
>> Terrier wanted attention and would not let me read my email. So I figured
>> I ought to get something out of the deal.
>> <http://www.flickr.com/photos/24844563 [at] N04/6297055951/in/photostream>
>> Panasonic G1 and 20/1.7, 1/25 F1.7, ISO 800.
>> Technical question:  This shot was exposed adequately. But most of the
>> pictures I took of our little ball game were underexposed, some by more
>> than 2 stops. The scene contrast wasn't that great. I've seen this before.
>> The 20/1.7 has a tendency to underexpose in low tungsten light, and I've
>> read numerous reports of it happening with several Panny and Olympus micro
>> 4/3 models. Does anybody know how to set the camera so this doesn't happen
>> (short of full manual)?  I think I once read that evaluative metering
>> didn't work in low light with the 20/1.7, but I was using center-weighted
>> here.
>> --Peter
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