PIX 2015

Olympus OM-D E-M5

Announced Feb 8, 2012 •
16 megapixels | 3 screen | Four Thirds sensor

I used the OM-D E-M5 for a time now and decided to send it back. Why? There are several reasons that make the high price-tag questionable. Yes, the IQ is very good. I was impressed with the high-detailled and vivid coloured photos. And the high-ISO noise performance is impressive for a 4/3 sensor. However I found AWB horribly unreliable. Shooting under fluorescent light gave me yellowish pictures - I shot RAW but this bothers me with extra work in PP that shouldn´t be necessary. My old GH1 ...

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I am one of many happy men converted to Mirrorless MFT from DSLR APS sensor. I switched from D7000 to EM-5 after few years and models of Nikon DSLR cameras (started with D40). I have to recognize that it was a little painful to see all my glass and equipment go, but I do not regret it at all. So far I am happy with my new Olympus, specially because of the weight and bulk difference. Now I can fit 2 primes and 3 zooms in my little walking-around bag without feeling a shoulder pain. That was ...

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