OM-D's lack of built-in flash -- Oly actually recommends one...

Started Feb 7, 2012 | Discussions thread
Louis_Dobson
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Re: OM-D's lack of built-in flash -- Oly actually recommends one...
In reply to Mk7, Feb 9, 2012

Mk7 wrote:

Louis_Dobson wrote:

Reason: the Epson VF is quite large so Oly had no room.

I love how there's always an apologist who tries to reason away poor design decisions. There's room for a flash. Move the port, extend the hump forward, insert flash. Next.

You can't move the port, it needs a flash shoe. If you extend the hump, it will stop being small and neat and looking like an OM1, which was a large part of the design brief. There is already endless moaning that the hump is "too big".

There is a free attachable flash. That's good enough,

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