oluv: seems to have exactly the same IBIS problems like E-PL3 and other olympus cameas. image P9140080 was taken at 1/160 but not a single point is really sharp.
i had the same with shutter speeds between 1/100 and 1/200, the IBIS was producing blur then. what a pity, that olympus hasn't fixed this, i mean this is already their 3rd or 4th camera generation!
Aaargh! I wish Oly would put their engineering might behind fixing the shutter blur. As the champions of IBIS, they should be the ones to lead the effort to fix shutterslap.
SammyToronto: The new Pens seem to have lost the 60fps video, which is not a huge loss but why the step backwards? I have the e-pm1 and will see if the reviews of the e-pm2 will be glowing enough to warrant an upgrade. The new sensor is obviously the main attraction, but with the fast primes I'm using, I hardly go over ISO800, even indoors, so I don't get into the ISO range where the new sensor's advantage is most obvious. One thing is for sure; I prefer the e-pm1 looks. Those shrunken e-pl1 looks do the new e-pm2 no favors!
Agreed on the indoor ISO with fast primes, that is until I discovered shutterslap and started setting the shutter to 1/120 or higher. Now I find on my EPM1 I must choose between high ISO noise and shutter induced blur. The EPM2 would be better at high ISO, but no word if they improved shutterslap. Since they don't admit it exists, then probably not. But the extra dynamic range would be nice in summer.
Richard Franiec: Adhesive used is a thin VHB (very high bond) clear transfer tape by 3M. It has unparalleled bonding power and flex, in wide range of environmental conditions.When the grip is mounted properly on the camera it can only be removed deliberately, using dental floss between grip and body to separate the two.
Looking at Photo Perzon's comparison pics in the u43 forum, it looks like they are different enough that a different grip would be needed, but this is just a guess at this point.
Thanks for the quick response, Richard. All the best.
Richard, will the E-PL3 model fit the E-PM1? They appear to be identical on that side of the camera...
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