Will Olympus finally take video seriously w/ EM-1?

Started Aug 28, 2013 | Discussions thread
SHood
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Re: Here's Hoping
In reply to BamaPanda, 11 months ago

BamaPanda wrote:

honeyiscool wrote:

javayoda wrote:

I recently took video of my kids using a hacked GH2 and a bright prime. I gotta say I wish I had used the E-M5 with it's inferior codec. Unstabilized video drives me crazy.

If Olympus could combine GH3 video quality with 5-axis stabilization, they'd have a huge hit on their hands. How hard can it be? Sony, can you share just one more thing?

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I agree. Given that I rarely get to set up a tripod, I would prefer 5-axis video w/ inferior codec > unstabilized video w/ superior codec. I do think EM1 w/ GH3 video quality would be absolutely killer and would completely justify every dollar of the asking price for me. But as I see it, it doesn't even need to be GH3 quality to be absolutely killer in my eyes. Somewhere better than the current E-P5/EM-5 performance and on par with Panasonic G6 would be enough, for me.

Hi.

I have been reading about the video on the new EM-1. Looks like they are improving on video, no doubt.

So ...no 1080P @ 60 fps looks to be what it is for now. Plus I saw over on LL they were pining about no 24P (I guess that is 24 fps).

Is this something that can be upgraded with a software update, or is it hardware related?

Thanks.  

No focus peaking while recording video and AF is unreliable.

http://www.luminous-landscape.com/reviews/cameras/olympus_om_d_e_m1_rolling_field_report.shtml#wednesday

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