Kai reviews the EM1

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by klee, Nov 2, 2013.

  1. klee

    klee Mu-43 Veteran

    Mar 20, 2013
    Houston, TX
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  2. beameup

    beameup Mu-43 Regular

    Oct 23, 2013
    Designed for small people with small hands... he should be happy!
  3. pdk42

    pdk42 One of the "Eh?" team

    Jan 11, 2013
    Leamington Spa, UK
    Another entertaining but factually vacuous review from DR TV.
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  4. Foster2380

    Foster2380 Mu-43 Regular

    Jun 6, 2012
    I typically enjoy his reviews but I thought much to much time was spent on how it looks.
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  5. speedandstyle

    speedandstyle Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    I like the look of the E-M1! It is a modern style with some retro added in, a nice blend of the two. Many "retro" designs are very classic looking but lack any modern ergonomics. Most modern cameras look like lumps of melted plastic with a lens sticking out.

    What I do find weird with the E-M1 are the cheesy, amateurish features{like the collage thing that Kai made fun of} in a pro-summer level camera.
  6. humzai

    humzai Mu-43 Veteran

    Apr 17, 2012
    It doesn't effect the usability in any way since you can use a myset in place of them.
  7. HappyFish

    HappyFish Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Sep 8, 2012
    I like it for entertainment the other Canadian one " The Camera Store" or whatever its called does great reviews that cover more things between the two I get the solid info and the sarcastic side

    never watch a kai video without thinking entertainment first facts come second
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  8. Promit

    Promit Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jun 6, 2011
    Baltimore, MD
    Promit Roy
    That seemed weirdly phoned in to me.
  9. Dduval

    Dduval Mu-43 Regular

    Aug 13, 2013
    Orlando, FL
    Not his best review, but decent.
  10. beameup

    beameup Mu-43 Regular

    Oct 23, 2013
    I can see how the E-M1 might fit a new niche. Instead of spending a lot of time in post-processing,
    I can see how it easily could be used for such things as events, once you learn all the ingenous new features.
  11. orfeo

    orfeo Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Sep 27, 2013
    That review was indeed hilarious! Sorry for EM1 user but Kai's opinion is what it is!
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  12. darosk

    darosk Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Apr 17, 2013
    Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
    It was actually mostly positive, apart from him ragging on the looks for, like, a whole 1/3rd of the video :) 

    (I actually agree with him on that point though, I don't consider the E-M1 a handsome camera)
  13. betamax

    betamax Mu-43 Regular

    May 7, 2011
    NSW, Australia
    I agree 100% with him on the looks. It does seem to have a personality conflict of sorts.
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  14. orfeo

    orfeo Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Sep 27, 2013
    Kai put it quite well, lets merge the 4/3 team and the M4/3 team and come up with a child of both worlds.
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  15. chipbutty

    chipbutty Mu-43 Top Veteran

    I usually enjoy their reviews but I thought this one was awful. The entire review had a very negative vibe when it's clearly a very good camera.
  16. chipbutty

    chipbutty Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Yes I really like the Camera Store's reviews. A nice accompaniment to DR's.

    I liked their parody of Kai.


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  17. pdk42

    pdk42 One of the "Eh?" team

    Jan 11, 2013
    Leamington Spa, UK
    Brilliant imitation of Kai! Love it.
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  18. MajorMagee

    MajorMagee Mu-43 All-Pro

    Feb 24, 2011
    Dayton, OH
    He just needed to use the phrase "poppy-uppy flash" and it would have been perfect.
  19. portadiferro

    portadiferro Mu-43 Regular

    Aug 26, 2013
    It was pretty funny review. But I gotta admit, for me it was the looks that made me want it in the first place, so I guess it is a matter of taste. :) 
  20. tanngrisnir3

    tanngrisnir3 Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Oct 18, 2011
    I hate to rain on any parades, but Kai is an idiot, incapable of a useful review. His reviews are more about him than any gear.
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