E M-5 and lenses . Reason to be concerned?

Started Apr 9, 2013 | Discussions thread
Chez Wimpy
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In reply to Valentinian, Apr 10, 2013

Valentinian wrote:


Maybe my next lens (future) will be the Oly 75/1.8 - Or maybe not. Maybe it will be the soon to come Panasonic 150/2.8 - In any case, either of these two lenses will not have stabilization -

So, all my lenses (except the kit lens) will work with IBIS only.

...it seems the other posters failed to read the OP.

Your 45-175 will be stabilized regardless of future m43 camera.  Also, the 150/2.8 you are considering will have OIS.  In fact, only your kit lens 12-50 will be a "problem", but it really isn't because any Panasonic body you might buy will have a cheap (14-42II) kit lens with OIS for $100 or less added to the price.  The primes you do have are not that big a deal.  The specific type of photography you could manage with them on the IBIS of the EM5 is a niche - and this is coming from a big IBIS fan.  I'd be more concerned with other aspects of camera performance when considering a new body.

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