Is the EM-1 much better than the GH3 for still photography?

Started Feb 1, 2014 | Discussions thread
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Ians Creations
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Is the EM-1 much better than the GH3 for still photography?

My primary work is videography, so I own and love two GH3s.

Recently however, I have started to pick up more and more photography work.

A lot of the work is event photography and some in low-light conditions.

I'm not afraid to use a M4/3 camera in low-light event work, but I would like to be using the best possible camera.

I have been happy with my GH3s but do find I have to ride ISO pretty high even with fast lenses.  As a result, I get more grain that I am sometimes happy with.

Has anyone done any comparative tests between the GH3 and the EM1?  Is the EM1 a better camera for stills?  If so why and how?  I would particularly love to see some low-light level comparisons.

I'm not sure I want to shell out another $1000 for the EM1, so I am also considering the new EM10, but only if it is substantially better than the GH3 for still photography.

I should note I don't really care at all about the video functionality of the EM1 as I have all I need with my two GH3 bodies.

 Ians Creations's gear list:Ians Creations's gear list
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 Olympus E-M1 Panasonic Lumix G Vario 7-14mm F4 ASPH Panasonic Leica Summilux DG 25mm F1.4 Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm F1.8 +5 more
Olympus E-M1 Olympus OM-D E-M10 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3
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