Trying to Choose New Camera and Lenses: Sony NEX vs Olympus OM-D

Started Jan 24, 2013 | Questions thread
Runnicle Contributing Member • Posts: 581
Re: 3:4 or 2:3?

Indeed, your location poses severe constraints on rentals as a way of obtaining direct experience.  On the plus side, though, just think of all those cheap vintage Russian manual lenses (mostly M42 screw-mounts) that you can acquire for your new camera.

If shooting vintage glass is an interest to you, then I'd strongly consider a Nex because it has BOTH magnification AND focus peaking, whereas the Oly has just magnification.  Magnification is usually fine, but focus peaking is easier for me, plus much better than magnification when using longer range manual lenses because it is hard to focus a shaky, magnified distant image.

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Ricoh GR Digital IV Leica X2 Leica X Vario Leica C Sony Alpha DSLR-A900 +5 more
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