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Discussion in 'Welcomes and introductions' started by Bionic, May 15, 2019.

  1. Bionic

    Bionic New to Mu-43 Subscribing Member

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    May 15, 2019
    As above hello all. I'm a new convert to micro four thirds having just taken delivery of a new (to me) Olympus em5ii. I've been in to photography for getting on for 30 years, originally 35mm with a Pentax ME super and a home dark room set up. Eventually I moved to digital with a few fuji compact cameras then several years with an Olympus bridge camera of some description. The last 10 years have been spent with Canon aps-c DSLRs, most recently an Eos 80d. My reason for giving M43 a whirl is that I have a back full of metal work and lugging the DSLR about can be a pain as a result. Having had a little play about so far with my new oly I have to say I'm very impressed and if I'm honest the images seem to take less post processing than those from the Canon. Time will tell but I have a feeling my DSLR is going to start gathering dust.
    Anyway, apologies for the long rambling introduction. Looking forward to getting to know you all. If anyone's still reading, thanks. James
     
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  2. Andrewmap

    Andrewmap Mu-43 Top Veteran Subscribing Member

    681
    Jun 5, 2018
    Derby, United Kingdom
    Martin
    Welcome to the mad place, James! I started out with a Pentax MX an infinite number of moons ago and moved over to Panasonic :mu43: back in 2015 (after a fling with a Nikon D60) and have been happy with it since.

    Hope to see some of your images soon!

    Martin:thumbsup:
     
  3. panamike

    panamike Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Jul 5, 2016
    Lincolnshire UK
    Welcome to another Yellowbelly :biggrin:
     
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  4. Lupin 3rd

    Lupin 3rd Mu-43 Veteran Subscribing Member

    406
    Aug 13, 2018
    MoCo, MD
    Welcome!

    I have an E-M5 ii as well and it's a great little camera. Together with the 17mm and 45mm they're pretty much my daily carry on. Feel free to post if you have questions about lens.
     
  5. StephenB

    StephenB Mu-43 All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Aug 29, 2018
    Somerset UK
    Steve
    Hi and welcome. I too made the switch from Canon FF and apsc bodies and the very good but heavy L glass - 'tis all gone now. This is a great forum with some tremendous photographers, and all the talk is photography, as it should be. The forum inspires me daily as it does many members, I'm sure you'll love it here.
     
  6. jhawk1000

    jhawk1000 Mu-43 Veteran Subscribing Member

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    Jun 30, 2013
    Kansas
    Mel
    Welcome, my wife and I made the change from Nikon to Olympus last year. I have a bad back and wrist so it was a great move for me. Wife shoots professionally and she sees no drop off in her business nor quality.
     
  7. coffeecat

    coffeecat Mu-43 All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Aug 4, 2012
    SW England
    Rob
    Welcome! I'm towards the SW of this island, but apparently quite a few of my ancestors came from Lincs. Anyway, as has already been said, it's friendly here.

    Rob
     
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