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Olympus OM-D EM-5 Discussion


Paul Morgan e2
13 16.1k 6 England
1 Jan 2013 7:11PM

Quote:and we've won DPR Best Camera too!


Hehe and all those that thought the poll must have been fixed Smile

Happy new year all.

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Paul Morgan e2
13 16.1k 6 England
1 Jan 2013 7:44PM
I was once a big fan of the Tamron adaptal 2 lenses, if you changed camera brands there was no need to buy new lenses, just switch the mounts.

Its nice to see that SLR magic have now adopted something similar Smile

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D8bRA5yXMFM&feature=player_embedded#!
StrayCat e2
10 15.5k 2 Canada
1 Jan 2013 8:16PM
I'm assuming most of you have the firmware up to date on your OM-D; have you noticed any differences other than loss of camera noise. The reason I'm asking is I haven't done any updates on mine.
brian1208 e2
11 10.6k 12 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2013 9:11PM
I can't think of anything I've noticed that I'm sure of (I did think it may have increased focus speed but that could well have been my mind playing tricks Wink )
StrayCat e2
10 15.5k 2 Canada
1 Jan 2013 9:19PM
Thanks Brian.Smile
StrayCat e2
10 15.5k 2 Canada
3 Jan 2013 5:06AM
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StrayCat e2
10 15.5k 2 Canada
3 Jan 2013 5:12AM
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Female on the post, male in flight.
StrayCat e2
10 15.5k 2 Canada
3 Jan 2013 5:17AM
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Pete e2
13 18.7k 96 England
8 Jan 2013 3:34PM
I ordered a 39mm to M4/3 adaptor last night - less than 3 including postage from Hong Kong! How on earth can they manage that?! My next experiment is going to be using an old Leica 50mm rangefinder lens on the OM-D.
AnneWorner e2
7 618 43 United States
8 Jan 2013 3:44PM
How they can do that is a really good question Pete. I got some extension tubes on ebay that cost me about the same.

I bought a Pentax to 4/3 adapter at Fotodiox and it cost me about 24! The manual focusing was interesting, as the focusing prism doesn't work with the digital camera, and the lenses I have are pretty heavy on the EM-5.

I was shooting butterflies flitting in the air the day I tried the lenses, and realize how hard it is to manually focus under those conditions Tongue
brian1208 e2
11 10.6k 12 United Kingdom
8 Jan 2013 4:25PM

Quote:How on earth can they manage that?!


Slave labour and employing children?
mikehit e2
5 7.1k 11 United Kingdom
8 Jan 2013 4:39PM
And happy to accept lower profit margins than 'the names' do.
Paul Morgan e2
13 16.1k 6 England
8 Jan 2013 6:04PM

Quote:I ordered a 39mm to M4/3 adaptor last night - less than 3 including postage from Hong Kong


Hehe I thought my 1.77 37mm filter was cheap, that included postage as well Smile
StrayCat e2
10 15.5k 2 Canada
9 Jan 2013 3:14AM
I have a Leica M39 to M4/3 adapter that I paid something like $20.00 for when I had an Oly Pen. Never ever got a lens for it. It's solid metal, with a brand name of Fotca on it.Smile

Some sellers on ebay are just trying to establish a reputation, or re-establish one that's been tarnished, so they sell stuff below their cost.

I bought an item from Dublin one time, and the cost to me was one Euro, for the shipping.
Pete e2
13 18.7k 96 England
10 Jan 2013 10:12AM
Any OM-D astro photographers about? I asked a question here: Can the OM-D be used for star photography?

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