Leaving DSLR - pros and cons of X-E1 vs OM-D EM-5

Started Mar 17, 2013 | Discussions thread
Jordan Norris
Jordan Norris Regular Member • Posts: 201
Re: Leaving DSLR - pros and cons of X-E1 vs OM-D EM-5

. The fully "old school" controls (having to manually turn the aperture ring on the lens barrel and the click dial for shutter speed). I find it a little cumbersome.--

Have you tried this in practice? I used(and still use from time to time) Nikon and Canon DSLRs for over 5years. Going to the manual-esque control styling of the XE-1 is probably my #3 most valuable feature about the camera... here's my top 5* features mostly in order-

#1a. Size; I take it everywhere now

#2. IQ/Sensor;

#3. Manual-Esque/Feel On Camera Controls

#4. Paired with the fuji 35mm f/1.4... basically gives me my (affordable) version of the Leica M with 50mm Summicron

#5. Mirrorless system gives me a plethora of manual lens options; DX taking slightly less of a hit on DOF & FOV

#1b. It just looks great... I actually enjoy pulling it out of my bag, whereas my DSLR was very shy and made others the same.

 Jordan Norris's gear list:Jordan Norris's gear list
Fujifilm X-E1 Fujifilm XF 35mm F1.4 R +2 more
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