My OM-D is noisy!

Started Mar 31, 2012 | Discussions thread
Timur Born
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Re: Good question
In reply to Andy Westlake, Mar 31, 2012

Andy Westlake wrote:

Brian Mosley wrote:

Andy Westlake wrote:

2) It doesn't matter whether you're using the LCD, built-in EVF, or indeed the VF-2. You obviously can't have the camera turned on without one of the finders being active.

Yes you can - at least on the Pen - you can set the record function button to "Backlit LCD" and switch it off. Is this available on the E-M5?

Good question, as I said earlier in the thread I don't have the camera at the moment so can't check. That setting is for use with the VF1, though, which means it would make about as much sense to leave it in the E-M5's menus as it would to leave behind mirror lockup as a hangover from the E-series SLRs...

There absolutely should be an option to turn off the screen and only have the EVF turn on when the eye sensor senses your eye proximity. No one want bright LCD screen in situations like concerts and the like. Blind shooting hopefully also is possible (aim in some general direction towards the stage and fire away).

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