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On article Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III Review (560 comments in total)
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BarnET: Don't get the hate. It's affordable, shoots 4k and looks like fun.
Sure in absolute image quality there are better options. But those won't have such a extensive feature set or they burn a bigger hole in your pocket

no because for this level of IQ one is better off just shooting with smartphone

the sensor is outdated and that is the problem

Link | Posted on Aug 31, 2017 at 17:26 UTC
On article Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III Review (560 comments in total)
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stomrunner: The sample photos look horrendous, washed out and lack detail. I was looking forward to this camera and boy, I'm shocked. Even my nearly 10 year old Canon Rebel can pull off much better shots. Either this 16mp sensor is complete rubbish or the person behind camera didn't know what he's doing.

u have to understand that this is a 5 years old oudated 16MP MFT sensor
also shoot with a bad kit lens
if out of camera jpeg also with heavy NR

so what do u expect?
Smartphone may do better than this samples

and my 2011 NEX-5N with Sony free Capture One do much better than this
for a "new" 2107 camera, this is a joke

Link | Posted on Aug 31, 2017 at 17:23 UTC
On article Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III Review (560 comments in total)

For this price range best camera to buy is still Sony A6000/A5100

but if one insist on having new camera Canon M100 is better than this
at least one get dual pixel and 24MP

not this outdated 5 years old 16MP sensor
both Olympus/Panasonic is guilty of this
insist of using outdated sensor

with camera like this, no wonder smartphone is taking over
just look at these pics, many can be taken with smartphone and no one can tell the difference

Link | Posted on Aug 31, 2017 at 16:36 UTC as 105th comment | 7 replies
On article Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III Review (560 comments in total)

the pic "The E-M10 III in auto mode, with me pointing and shooting. Out of camera JPEG."

click to enlarge
shock at so little detail both close distance and far away
what happen
16MP MFT sensor really so bad?

Link | Posted on Aug 31, 2017 at 15:13 UTC as 111th comment | 1 reply
On article Throwback Thursday: Olympus E-P1 (58 comments in total)

how is E-PL1 different than E-P1

Link | Posted on Aug 31, 2017 at 13:21 UTC as 28th comment | 10 replies
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Jefftan: When all entry level APS-C has 24MP

Can MFT really compete insist on using a 5years old 16MP outdated sensor (include the rumor soon to be announced E-M10 III)

Or in body IS (or so called good lens selection) such an important feature that people are willing to tolerate an outdated sensor? I definitely won't. I already got 2 16MP MFT camera and if i spend more money to get another one I would be crazy

Don't try the tired good enough argument. My 2011 NEX-5N is good enough and is still working. That means I never have to buy a new camera

What do u guys think?

"shooting landscapes on a daily basis with a 16mp GM5 and had no problems at all with dynamic range. The photos look awesome."

just curious what lens u use and do u process RAW individually for each pic
I don't like GM5. My experience is metering is often off (either underexpose or overexpose)
highlight easily blown out (low dynamic range sensor and overexposure combine)

u said no problem with dynamic range is surprising. Maybe u underexpose all pics and than brighten up shadow in RAW (must tolerate the noise because of low dynamic range)

My current camera A6500 just talk about the metering is way ahead of GM5, use the new "average" metering (not even in A6300) exposure is almost 100% spot on.

This is too surprising to believe if not experience by real ownership
Uneven metering is a problem for almost all camera I own before include NEX-5N

Of course dynamic range is full frame level for A6500 in low ISO
My experience is GM5 not good enough for landscape unlike what u said

Link | Posted on Aug 30, 2017 at 20:56 UTC

If Sony release the same A5100 (or even remove some features to downgrade it)
but called the new model A5300

Than it become a "new" camera and may win the sales war with this M100
But now M100 is "new" and A5100 is old, the winner is clear

"new" camera sales.
All salespeople know "new" sell even "new" maybe worse than "old"

Link | Posted on Aug 30, 2017 at 17:05 UTC as 16th comment | 3 replies
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Mike FL: Users can get a much better camera -SONY A600 for less money:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Nobox-Sony-Alpha-a6000-24-3MP-Camera-Black-Kit-w-E-PZ-OSS-16-50mm-Lens-/221978855755?epid=219551080&hash=item33aef8894b:g:A3kAAOSwbl5ZgVKu

Plus, the included SONY 16-50mm kit is the smallest zoom money can buy, and it is not too bad in the REAL world too, Take a look:

http://www.kenrockwell.com/sony/lenses/16-50mm-pz.htm

FWIW: The OLD SONY a6000 sensor is still better than CANON's new sensor:

https://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Compare/Side-by-side/Canon-EOS-M6-versus-Canon-EOS-M5-versus-Sony-A6000___1158_1113_942

"I can hand a panny or a canon mirrorless to anyone and they can figure it out. it's highly touch interactive, the same as their smartphones"

i don't know what is the difficulty of using A6000 without touchscreen
in auto mode, turn on camera, point at something, press shutter
for video, press the video button to start, press again to stop

yes no touch screen but what is the problem?
Sony AF is very good, u don't need touch to focus in most case

Link | Posted on Aug 30, 2017 at 16:05 UTC
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Jefftan: When all entry level APS-C has 24MP

Can MFT really compete insist on using a 5years old 16MP outdated sensor (include the rumor soon to be announced E-M10 III)

Or in body IS (or so called good lens selection) such an important feature that people are willing to tolerate an outdated sensor? I definitely won't. I already got 2 16MP MFT camera and if i spend more money to get another one I would be crazy

Don't try the tired good enough argument. My 2011 NEX-5N is good enough and is still working. That means I never have to buy a new camera

What do u guys think?

it all depend on what type of photography one is doing
for me is landscape and is very demanding on sensor

compare with entry level reference standard A6000, according to DXO
switch to E-M5 II I would lose 1.1 bit color depth and 0.7EV dynamic range
Panasonic 16MP even worse

Even my A6500 have not enough dynamic range in some situation (1.3 EV more than E-M5 II)

I am tired of this good enough argument
16MP MFT is not enough for landscape
it maybe enough of other type of photography

Link | Posted on Aug 30, 2017 at 11:40 UTC

How good is dual pixel for still pics?
I have heard it is very good for video AF but not so good for still (for low light and fast moving subject)
Is that true?

Link | Posted on Aug 29, 2017 at 21:24 UTC as 48th comment | 1 reply
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Mike FL: Users can get a much better camera -SONY A600 for less money:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Nobox-Sony-Alpha-a6000-24-3MP-Camera-Black-Kit-w-E-PZ-OSS-16-50mm-Lens-/221978855755?epid=219551080&hash=item33aef8894b:g:A3kAAOSwbl5ZgVKu

Plus, the included SONY 16-50mm kit is the smallest zoom money can buy, and it is not too bad in the REAL world too, Take a look:

http://www.kenrockwell.com/sony/lenses/16-50mm-pz.htm

FWIW: The OLD SONY a6000 sensor is still better than CANON's new sensor:

https://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Compare/Side-by-side/Canon-EOS-M6-versus-Canon-EOS-M5-versus-Sony-A6000___1158_1113_942

MatVicensPhoto
if u really work in camera store what better camera (for A6000/A5100 price) would u recommend
Don't mention Panasonic as my 2014 GM5 has worse IQ than my 2011 NEX-5N

Canon M100? why? same price and no evf, lower IQ sensor
just curious, what would u recommend

My second choice would be Olympus E-M10 II but this is with big reservation

recommend because of the supposedly superior 5 axis IS but i am not sure if that is really so amazing (I don't actually own one)

With reservation is because I am not convince of MFT 16MP IQ (I own GM5), so even with great IS have to settle for lower IQ

Link | Posted on Aug 29, 2017 at 21:18 UTC
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Mike FL: Users can get a much better camera -SONY A600 for less money:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Nobox-Sony-Alpha-a6000-24-3MP-Camera-Black-Kit-w-E-PZ-OSS-16-50mm-Lens-/221978855755?epid=219551080&hash=item33aef8894b:g:A3kAAOSwbl5ZgVKu

Plus, the included SONY 16-50mm kit is the smallest zoom money can buy, and it is not too bad in the REAL world too, Take a look:

http://www.kenrockwell.com/sony/lenses/16-50mm-pz.htm

FWIW: The OLD SONY a6000 sensor is still better than CANON's new sensor:

https://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Compare/Side-by-side/Canon-EOS-M6-versus-Canon-EOS-M5-versus-Sony-A6000___1158_1113_942

to MatVicensPhoto

I don't think entry level camera buying (like what i said my family and friends) would care about confusing menu like dpreview reader
They will likely be in auto and A6000 would still got excellent IQ

Link | Posted on Aug 29, 2017 at 21:11 UTC
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Mike FL: Users can get a much better camera -SONY A600 for less money:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Nobox-Sony-Alpha-a6000-24-3MP-Camera-Black-Kit-w-E-PZ-OSS-16-50mm-Lens-/221978855755?epid=219551080&hash=item33aef8894b:g:A3kAAOSwbl5ZgVKu

Plus, the included SONY 16-50mm kit is the smallest zoom money can buy, and it is not too bad in the REAL world too, Take a look:

http://www.kenrockwell.com/sony/lenses/16-50mm-pz.htm

FWIW: The OLD SONY a6000 sensor is still better than CANON's new sensor:

https://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Compare/Side-by-side/Canon-EOS-M6-versus-Canon-EOS-M5-versus-Sony-A6000___1158_1113_942

"I hope you get your family/friends to buy the A6000. after, all the dumb questions they'll have about button placement, menu jumble and horrid WB"

I don't know what u say, even in full auto IQ is impressive for A6000. Way ahead of any smartphone

of course if one use Capture One for low ISO RAW and DXO Opticspro PRIME NR for high ISO (ISO 3200 and above) than IQ is simply astonishing especially consider the price.
Do I mention Capture One is free for Sony user?

There are many Sony fans like me for a reason

Link | Posted on Aug 29, 2017 at 21:08 UTC
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Mike FL: Users can get a much better camera -SONY A600 for less money:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Nobox-Sony-Alpha-a6000-24-3MP-Camera-Black-Kit-w-E-PZ-OSS-16-50mm-Lens-/221978855755?epid=219551080&hash=item33aef8894b:g:A3kAAOSwbl5ZgVKu

Plus, the included SONY 16-50mm kit is the smallest zoom money can buy, and it is not too bad in the REAL world too, Take a look:

http://www.kenrockwell.com/sony/lenses/16-50mm-pz.htm

FWIW: The OLD SONY a6000 sensor is still better than CANON's new sensor:

https://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Compare/Side-by-side/Canon-EOS-M6-versus-Canon-EOS-M5-versus-Sony-A6000___1158_1113_942

A6000/A5100 is the camera I would recommend to family and friends

The camera u get for the money (also the lightweight) has no equal

I can understand someone may get this for the EF-S/EF/EF-M lens they already own

Link | Posted on Aug 29, 2017 at 19:28 UTC

When all entry level APS-C has 24MP

Can MFT really compete insist on using a 5years old 16MP outdated sensor (include the rumor soon to be announced E-M10 III)

Or in body IS (or so called good lens selection) such an important feature that people are willing to tolerate an outdated sensor? I definitely won't. I already got 2 16MP MFT camera and if i spend more money to get another one I would be crazy

Don't try the tired good enough argument. My 2011 NEX-5N is good enough and is still working. That means I never have to buy a new camera

What do u guys think?

Link | Posted on Aug 29, 2017 at 18:16 UTC as 63rd comment | 14 replies
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Jefftan: unless one really like Canon or the EOS M lens system

the 3.5 years old A6000 (or better comparison is A5100 as both no EVF) is still a much better camera in almost all aspect

This is a fact and no argument needed

Whether APS-C E-mount (yes I know 3 years no new lens and is frustrated like everyone eles) lens system is really worse than EOS M can be debated
Maybe Canon 15-45mm kit is better than E 16-50mm too (just maybe, 16-50mm is ok if one get a good copy)

Sony is #1 in mirrorless company for a reason

I am a Sony A6500 user. If I have to try a new system it will be Olympus
At least I may gain something better than Sony which is 5 axis IS.

A6500 in body IS is useless for lens with OIS

Buy Canon M and is a downgrade to lower IQ sensor and don't see what benefit (ultra wide of EOS-M half price of sony 10-18 is what come to mind but that is pretty minor)

Link | Posted on Aug 29, 2017 at 16:18 UTC
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Jefftan: unless one really like Canon or the EOS M lens system

the 3.5 years old A6000 (or better comparison is A5100 as both no EVF) is still a much better camera in almost all aspect

This is a fact and no argument needed

Whether APS-C E-mount (yes I know 3 years no new lens and is frustrated like everyone eles) lens system is really worse than EOS M can be debated
Maybe Canon 15-45mm kit is better than E 16-50mm too (just maybe, 16-50mm is ok if one get a good copy)

Sony is #1 in mirrorless company for a reason

"BCN (japan market) has canon #2, sony #3 and Olympus #1. "

Link please. This cannot be true if include all mirrorless (include full frame)
Just count sub frame sensor mirrorless maybe true

Link | Posted on Aug 29, 2017 at 16:11 UTC
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Jefftan: unless one really like Canon or the EOS M lens system

the 3.5 years old A6000 (or better comparison is A5100 as both no EVF) is still a much better camera in almost all aspect

This is a fact and no argument needed

Whether APS-C E-mount (yes I know 3 years no new lens and is frustrated like everyone eles) lens system is really worse than EOS M can be debated
Maybe Canon 15-45mm kit is better than E 16-50mm too (just maybe, 16-50mm is ok if one get a good copy)

Sony is #1 in mirrorless company for a reason

"Asking because I remember that BCN Award site that showed Canon eclipsing Sony, which was losing market share."

not aware of that but if true i will be real surprised. My understanding is Sony is #1 in mirrorless worldwide and lead #2 by a big margin (#2 is Olympus or Canon)

The A6000/A5100 which today at bargain basement price is still better than many other competitors model is the reason why

Link | Posted on Aug 29, 2017 at 16:05 UTC

unless one really like Canon or the EOS M lens system

the 3.5 years old A6000 (or better comparison is A5100 as both no EVF) is still a much better camera in almost all aspect

This is a fact and no argument needed

Whether APS-C E-mount (yes I know 3 years no new lens and is frustrated like everyone eles) lens system is really worse than EOS M can be debated
Maybe Canon 15-45mm kit is better than E 16-50mm too (just maybe, 16-50mm is ok if one get a good copy)

Sony is #1 in mirrorless company for a reason

Link | Posted on Aug 29, 2017 at 13:42 UTC as 104th comment | 14 replies

please improve still image in body IS for A6500

for now use with lens with IS is almost useless
seem like no improvement to me

Link | Posted on Aug 23, 2017 at 08:16 UTC as 2nd comment
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