New OM-D dull photos?

Started Nov 18, 2012 | Discussions thread
DonParrot Veteran Member • Posts: 4,929
Re: New OM-D dull photos?

fender22 wrote:

Recently purchased the new Olympus OM-D EM5

I previously had the EPL-1 and loved it but as I was always a fan of the OM-190, and read such good reviews, I figured this was the one.

I have it set up with the stock 14-42mm lens and have been taking many photos, mainly on setting P (program) and indoors without flash.

Just finding the results fairly lack lustre. The images aren't terribly sharp and the color rendition is fairly dull? Obviously I'm not expecting professional results but I do have a direct comparison with my EPL-1 and have to say so far pretty unimpressed.

Obviously results would be improved if I go out and buy a $700 lens but the results to me seem below par even for a stock lens. Could I be doing something wrong?

Don't use the set-up you used with your PL1. The E-M5 has got another sensor and another processor, so you have to set it up differently.

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