EPL5 vs GF6 - now heavily leaning toward the EPL5

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EPL5 vs GF6 - now heavily leaning toward the EPL5
Oct 26, 2013

Ok, so you folks are amazing. Helpful comments are helping me realize in my search for the "perfect camera" which I know doesn't exist, but these 2 come closest.

of the 2, I am thinking the EPL5 is the best choice, as I am a JPEG shooter and this will give me the best chance at capturing the best photo's for my limited skills.

Couple of questions though I have.

The video mode in the EPL5 gets terrible reviews here: http://www.imaging-resource.com/PRODS/olympus-epl5/olympus-epl5VIDEO.HTM

Good reviews here: http://www.cameralabs.com/reviews/Olympus_PEN_E-PL5/

As I read through old threads, I read that the EPL5 when paired with the Pany 14-42 MK II stabilized lens, overrides the IBIS for video which seems to be half the problem experienced in the poor video review at Imaging Resource. Can anyone confirm if this is in fact the case?

I think the new 12-32 lens on the EPL5 will look stunning based on this:

http://camerasize.com/compact/#382.397,452.335,ha,t

So while I would miss the sweep panoramic feature, built in bounce flash, and user interface on the Panny, the EPL5 seems like the way to go for me.  I'll get used to the clip on flash.

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