mring1

Lives in United States Phoenix, United States
Works as a Training Manager
Joined on Oct 24, 2005

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  • No...make that apples and rutabagas! The Sony is a spectacular body.  When they release their 500 mm f/4, that'll cause a stir.  When they develop a professional photographer's support program in ...
  • A shout-out to Craig for his fairness, courtesy,  and great communication.  C'mon people!  You can do business with this guy!
  • The image on your retina is raw. The image processed by your brain, IOW the image you "see", is very much a jpeg.  It's processed by experience, expectation, memory and a whole host of ...
  • Mine is coming up on five years old, still works great, still does everything I ask of it.  Paired with my GM5, it's a camera I'll take anywhere. I'll admit to some curiosity about what the E-M5 Mk ...
  • Replied in Yes and no...
    The E-M5's, both Mk I and II are very weather resistant.  Been in downpours with mine + the Oly 12-40/2.8 and not another camera in sight.  So, yes on that one... Now the bad news.  The ...
  • Replied in Sent you a PM...
    Keep in touch.  Thanks!
  • It's horses for courses.  In terms of sharpness and contrast the 50 is in a class of its own.  I have it on a GM5 (!!) because of Pany's superior manual focusing.  But that's the deal.  What I ...
  • Replied in Absolutely NOT!
    I got the 12-32 with my GM5.  Very good lens by any measure and excellent if you view it as a kit lens and work within its limitations.  Ditto the 12-50 that came with my EM-5.  Oh....let's not ...
  • Still can't quite let go of a camera with a Kodak sensor.  I know....I can emulate it, but it's kind of a trip down memory lane.  Of course, I'm looking through a dark tunnel to see a small image, ...
  • Replied in I'm waiting....
    At almost five years old, it's still a great camera.  The 12-40 lives on the front, with a Pany 35-100/2.8 residing on my GM5.  I'd love to have the live composite and the better VF, but I get ...
  • Add a battery (don't EVER leave the house without an extra battery), and I have the little Oly FL-LM3 flash that I modified to work on the Pany.  Fits in a couple of pockets or my Lowepro ...
  • With the addition of the RRS baseplate, grip and L bracket, it just melts into my hand.  Add the 12-40, and it's a marvelously responsive camera. I think the only other Olympus camera that had as ...
  • and I love it.  (I use the GM5 because it does MF better than my E-M5 Mk I). If I need something with faster focus, I have my Oly 45/1.8.  Yeah, coverage overlaps, but I got my pristeen 50 for ...
  • and the Vivid setting, for me, is too much of a good thing.  FWIW, I almost never use it on my E-M5, either.  Obviously, if you're shooting raw, you can make it look any way you want.  And ...
  • They all perform the same task.  What makes cameras, golf clubs, tennis rackets and cars different is how we "connect" to them.  Nikon makes great stuff and it sounds to me like you connect with ...
  • Huge difference between 12 and 14 at the wide end.  Very small, light and compact. Yes, you do have to baby it a bit, but I've had mine for a year and it's still tight and nothing has fallen off. O ...
  • I've owned four Oly cameras.  Sony sensor failed in my C5050, which was a sensor defect.  While the capacitor died sometime back, the camera, which is going on 13 years old, still performs ...
  • I use the 25/1.7 on both my E-M5 Mk I and my GM5.  You'd need a stopwatch calibrated in milliseconds to detect the difference in autofocus speed.  The lens works just fine with either brand.
  • The pseudo-macro on the 12-50 works well, particularly if you take along a small tripod.  Add in a camera with IBIS, and it's a very cost effective approach to a "one lens" kit. Some rules apply ...
  • I have both the E-M5 MK I and a GM5.  I LOVE the feel of my E-M5, but I most use the GM5.  I suggest you buy it if you can swing it.  The 12-32 is an OUTSTANDING lens.  It's very light, so you ...
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