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First Impressions with OM-D

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by Bhupinder2002, Feb 21, 2012.

  1. Bhupinder2002

    Bhupinder2002 Mu-43 Hall of Famer

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  2. Ned

    Ned Mu-43 Legend

    Jul 18, 2010
    Alberta, Canada
    Are you sure that shouldn't be "King of the Non-Reflex World"? :) At least for now... somebody will come out with something better next, as is always the case. But for now, it's arguably the best out there for an overall package with price aside (but every model has its strengths and weaknesses).
     
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  3. mister_roboto

    mister_roboto Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Jun 14, 2011
    Seattle, WA, USA
    Dennis
    Thanks!

    I rarely poke around DPR much anymore- glad someone else does to bring up stuff like this :smile:
     
  4. drd1135

    drd1135 Zen Snapshooter

    Mar 17, 2011
    Southwest Virginia
    Steve
    Well dang, that coud be an expensive mini-review.
     
  5. Bhupinder2002

    Bhupinder2002 Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Yes Ned , If Olympus EP3 was the Prince then Olympus OM-D is definitely the King .
    We will have coronation ceremony soon .hahaa
    Bhupinder
     
  6. playak47

    playak47 Mu-43 Veteran

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    Nov 4, 2010
    Too bad there is no more new information that what is already present at other camera websites. Even most of the shots are the same.
     
  7. krugorg

    krugorg Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jul 18, 2011
    Minnesota USA
    Hmmm... so the GH3 will be the Emperor? :biggrin:
     
  8. nueces snapper

    nueces snapper Mu-43 All-Pro

    Dictator maybe. :tongue:

    And if they make it out of plastic there will be an overthrow. #%^0
     
  9. krugorg

    krugorg Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jul 18, 2011
    Minnesota USA
    :rofl:

    I'm not going to ask who is the court jester.
     
  10. RT_Panther

    RT_Panther Mu-43 Legend

    May 4, 2011
    Texas
    The one thing that I wonder about is continuous auto-focus performance & auto-focus tracking performance.

    Other than that - spot on for me! :smile:
     
  11. sprinke

    sprinke Mu-43 All-Pro

    Apr 5, 2011
    Pasadena, CA
    Debi
    Has anyone seen a size comparison pic against the GH2?
     
  12. Luke

    Luke Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jul 30, 2010
    Milwaukee, WI
    Luke
  13. starlabs

    starlabs Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Sep 30, 2010
    Los Angeles
    Check out Gakuranman's preview on his blog (scroll down to near the bottom; you'll see the EM5 superimposed onto the GH2).

    Olympus OM-D E-M5 Preview | Gakuranman – illuminating Japan

    I think people will be pleasantly surprised by how small the camera actually is.
     
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  14. krugorg

    krugorg Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jul 18, 2011
    Minnesota USA
    I wish they had a top down view of the GH2. The G3 is a tiny bit deeper, mostly due to the the viewfinder rear overhang. I assume the GH2 is a little thicker than the G3? I guess they are all pretty much in the same size range... a bit too bulky for me to call jacket pocketable, but totally portable.
     
  15. Bhupinder2002

    Bhupinder2002 Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    I think Olympus might offer u a handgun free with the camera . You can threaten ur subject to freeze other wise u will shoot him/her with gun instead of the camera ..
    Lol
    Cheers
    Bhupinder
     
  16. Bokeaji

    Bokeaji Gonzo's Dad O.*

    Aug 6, 2011
    Austin, TX
    I SAID LOOK NATURAL!!!!!!! *waves gun frantically in subject face*
     
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  17. recasper

    recasper Mu-43 Regular

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    Feb 12, 2012
    Alameda, California
    Brilliant!... Just had to say..

    ----

    From looking at the examples on the DPReview page, the Dramatic Tone II Art filter looks like it'll be fun to play with. I'm more of a photoshopper myself. But some in camera snapping might be interesting.
     
  18. Luke

    Luke Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jul 30, 2010
    Milwaukee, WI
    Luke
    The GH2 is definitely deeper than the G3. Not really jacket pocketable....maybe big jacket pockets, but it'd be a tight fit.

    Did you see how skinny this supermodel is?
    http://camerasize.com/compare/#289,185
    make sure you adjust to the top down view for each camera...
     
  19. demiro

    demiro Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Nov 7, 2010
    Yeah, DPR managed to not evaluate that at all, but they seemed to spend plenty of time on the always-critical art filters. :thumbup: NOT
     
  20. krugorg

    krugorg Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jul 18, 2011
    Minnesota USA
    Dang, my Members Only (tm) jacket may have to go.