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Press Release - Fully Master Your Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II


New Release from Rocky Nook – Contact: Rocky Nook, Inc. — (805) 687-8727 — Press@rockynook.com

Fully Master Your Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II with Darrell Young and James Johnson’s new guide!

Santa Barbara, CA – August 2015

Young_Johnson_OM-D_E-M5_Mark_II_C1 Darrell Young and James Johnson’s Mastering the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II explores the features and capabilities of the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II camera in a way that far surpasses the user’s manual. This book is designed to guide readers through the advanced technology behind this powerful, mirrorless, Micro Four Thirds camera.

This guide delves deeply into the camera’s features with step-by-step setting adjustments; color illustrations; and detailed how, when, and why explanations for each option. Every button, dial, switch, lever, and menu setting is explored in a user-friendly manner, with suggestions for setup according to various shooting styles.

The authors’ friendly and informative writing style allows readers to easily follow directions while feeling as if a friend dropped in to share his knowledge. The learning experience for new E-M5II users goes beyond just the camera itself and covers basic photography technique. Advanced photographers and enthusiasts alike will learn an extraordinary amount about their camera from this newly published, comprehensive guide!

About the Authors:

When James (Jim) Johnson retired from a 25-year career as a software developer for IBM, he had already been working as a contract technical editor for Microsoft. Jim’s involvement with cameras began in the mid ‘50s when he needed to record the interior of caves in Kentucky. At the time, the greatest challenge was to provide adequate illumination, so he purchased a Leica 3F camera and experimented with numerous lighting sources. Such began Jim’s appreciation for Japanese camera equipment.

The ensuing years have seen numerous Nikon SLRs and DSLRs, Canon DSLRs, and now Olympus MILCs go through his hands, satisfying his on-going interest in the evolution of the technology and providing source material for several books, including this one.

Jim and his wife Heather live on the California coast in a home that overlooks the Morro Bay estuary. The coast, bays, and mountains combine to host a vast array of botanical subjects, which are the focus of Jim’s current photographic interest.

Darrell Young (aka Digital Darrell) is a full-time author and professional photographer in the eastern Tennessee, USA area. He is a member of Professional Photographers of America, the North American Nature Photography Association, and Nikon Professional Services–and adheres to the ethical guidelines of those fine organizations. Darrell has been professionally photographing people, events, and places for over 30 years, with a special interest in natural history.

His mother gave him a Brownie Hawkeye camera in 1968 and, at the young age of 10 years, it awakened his lifelong interest in capturing slices of time. Living in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains—near Great Smoky Mountains and the Blue Ridge Parkway—has given him a concern for the natural environment and a deep interest in nature photography. You’ll often find Darrell standing behind a tripod in the beautiful mountains of Tennessee and North Carolina.

Mastering the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II

Darrell Young / James Johnson

Published by Rocky Nook

ISBN: 978-1-937538-73-6

Print List Price: $ 39.95
528 pages | Soft Cover, 6 x 9 in.

Print Edition Available August 2015

eBook List Price: $31.99

528 Pages – eBook Now Available

About Rocky Nook

Rocky Nook is a leading publisher of books written by photographers for photographers.

Rocky Nook boasts a broad collection of top-selling titles by renowned photographers from around the world, covering a variety of photography topics including composition, fine art, cutting-edge technology, and instruction manuals. Rocky Nook titles deliver premier content that helps beginning through professional photographers master the art, craft, and technology of photography.

Founded in 2006 and headquartered in Santa Barbara, California, Rocky Nook is closely associated with dpunkt.verlag, a German publisher of computer and digital photography books.

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