EM-1 versus the Canon 5D Mark III

Started Oct 8, 2013 | Discussions thread
Ulric Veteran Member • Posts: 4,532
Re: EM-1 versus the Canon 5D Mark III

Good little write up. The thing that keeps me away from m4/3 is every time I see a write up, the author always has the caveat that, "this (fill in the blank) shortcoming doesn't bother me due to what I shoot". Unfortunately, the author never seems to shoot what I shoot. I shoot moving objects, close, in low light often, and I do like shallow dof. All of these are never what anyone that owns an m4/3 and has a blog ever shoots. You get street, landscapes and sleeping turtles in perfect light.

I really like the size, weight and feature set though and wish there wasn't always a limiting caveat. It looks like a great camera, just wish it was a great camera for me.

I do believe that an E-M1 (or any M43 camera) with the right lens would be perfectly capable of a close-up of a MOVING turtle with nothing but a single eyelash in focus.

Do turtles have eyelashes?

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