OM-D - Re-confirmed!

Started Feb 7, 2013 | Discussions thread
Banger
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In reply to Great Bustard, Feb 8, 2013

Well, I would have to agree that you should easily be able to shoot sharp static scenes @ 1/fl  (35mm) shutter speed without IBIS or OIS, ... and with steady hands certainly a lot less. With IBIS even less again, in fact IBIS on Olympus is truly amazing, and on the EM5 (5 axis) probably even better than my E-P3.

I find IBIS particularly useful in low light when in restaurants, or around the table with family groups, and that's why I bought the pany 14mm f2.5.

Obviously at longer focal lengths the situation is more difficult but IBIS becomes a lot more useful with static scenes and narrow DOF.

The photo below taken in evening light hand held @ 1/6th sec @ f5.6 with the 14mm f2.5.

rgds, Rob



Panasonic 14mm f2.5  on E-P3 @ ISO200 f5.6 1/6th sec IBIS 1

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