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Fireworks on tripod with OM-D

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by SRHEdD, Jul 4, 2012.

  1. SRHEdD

    SRHEdD Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Feb 24, 2011
    Viera, Florida USA
    Turn off the IBIS? Usually so, but this is different than a VR lens.
  2. silversx80

    silversx80 Mu-43 Veteran

    Apr 27, 2012
    North Carolina
    With the E-620 and E-PL1, I've found that the images were sharper with IS off when on a tripod.

    I've yet to mount the E-M5 to a tripod, however. My take is that if you don't need it, disable it, but yet the new IBIS is a different monster.
  3. SRHEdD

    SRHEdD Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Feb 24, 2011
    Viera, Florida USA
    Exactly... didn't know if someone had experience with it on a tripod.
  4. guzziknight

    guzziknight Mu-43 Veteran Subscribing Member

    May 18, 2011
    Check the owners manual. It showed it in the E-P1and E-PL2 manual to turn off IBIS when on a tripod. My guess is off.

    I just looked at the manual online. Page 49, says off for tripod use.
  5. Brownian

    Brownian Mu-43 Regular

    Apr 28, 2012
    Easy enough to pop it on a tripod and take test shots with and without IBIS and then do some pixel peeping.

    I recall reading somewhere someone reporting they had done this and could see no difference so concluded it was Ok to just leave it on.
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