Advanced legacy lens user: What to choose Olympus OM-D E-M5 or Sony NEX-6?

Started Jan 10, 2013 | Discussions thread
temama Contributing Member • Posts: 642
OM-D needs more light, longer exposure times!
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Just Having Fun wrote:

captura wrote:

The REAL ISO max. is 12,800 for OMD vs 25, 600 for NEX-5R and 6. Better low-light performance.

This is FALSE and an NEX urban legend.

Sorry, but it's not urban legend. OM-D needs more light, longer exposure times at same ISOs..

http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/post/41516478

for example:

  • Olympus E-M5, ISO 3200, 1/320sec

http://www.imaging-resource.com/PRODS/omd-em5/omd-em5A7.HTM

  • Panasonic G3, ISO 3200, 1/400sec

http://www.imaging-resource.com/PRODS/DMCG3/DMCG3THMB.HTM

  • Panasonic GF2, ISO3200, 1/500sec

http://www.imaging-resource.com/PRODS/DMCGF2/DMCGF2THMB.HTM

  • Sony NEX-5N, ISO 3200, 1/500sec

http://www.imaging-resource.com/PRODS/NEX5N/NEX5NTHMB.HTM

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