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Shuttershock and Olympus 75-300

Since a couple of months I own the Olympus 75-300 III. And since day one, I wasn't happy with the results I got. 
All the pictures shot at +/- 300 mm where soft and looked like there was motion blur. How's that possible? I tried it at a 1/1000th of a second, but still the motion blur in my pictures. I regret that I ever sold my Pentax with the 55-300 for this awfull lens!
But... Most reviews of this lens are positive. Is my copy of this lens bad?
I then figured out by reading forums that it could be a phenomena called 'shuttershock'. It that case, the shock of the shutter causes enough movement so the image is blurred.
For example:

How to fix this?
My camera has several drive modes, including one called 'anti-shock'. And that does magic.
In that mode The pictures are sharp again. No motion blur is visible! 
The downside of this mode is that the fasted drivemode can't be used.

Importing Picasa Face-tags into Lightroom

Today I wanted to select all pictures of my daughter in Lightroom. Lightroom doesn't have facerecognition so I need some trick. Google Picasa does have facerecognition, but doesn't write that info into the file, so I can't use that at first sight.

The trick is to use an external tool to do that. AvPicFaceXmpTagger is the name of a tool that is capable of doing that job. With that tool it's possible to read the names of the persons from Picasa and write it into the XMP files (and also into your .DNG file!).

Download the tool and follow next stepts exactly:
  1. Backup your data (your catalogs and files)
  2. Save the metadata into your files in Lightroom (Metadata-->Save Metadata to File, or Ctrl-S) (very important!). No edits will be lost after importing the data in step 5
  3. Tag all faces in Picasa (manual from google)
  4. Start AvPicFaceXmpTagger and select the folder on your harddrive where your files are stored. Select the settings you need. Next select Start Tagging (Wait until the job is done, for my 8000+ pictures, it took an hour)
  5. In Lightroom select all your pictures and go to Metadata-->Read Metadata from File
  6. Job done! check your pictures for the tags being made.
Note that not only the facetags are imported into your picture, but also the other tags from Picasa when you select the settings right.

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