My Olympus goes to Mexico for the first time

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by memzinla, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. memzinla

    memzinla Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Oct 31, 2012
    Los Angeles, CA
    Hello everyone! :D During these vacations I went to Guadalajara, Mexico to visit some family. I got the Olympus around the first week of December, so I've had it a little over a month now. I still haven't messed around with all the settings or filters, but from what I've used I've been happy. What I love the most is the image stabilization. I've been trying slower shutter speeds to keep the ISO low, and pictures still come out clear. The only thing I wish I had was high video bit rate, but videos look good when there is a lot of sunlight, very sharp.

    Oh, another thing that kept bothering me was the lens cap from the 12-50mm lens. It kept falling off. I actually lost it. I was at the bus stop waiting to go to the mall. When I got to the mall I realized I didn't have the lens cap anymore. When I got back to my cousins house I retraced my steps, and I found the lens cap in the middle of the road. It still snaps onto the lens, but the Olympus logo fell off. lol. I also lost it in Vegas, but it made it's way back to me.

    Here are some pictures from my stay in Mexico. Some of these were posted in the image thread, but thought I would share the entire set here.

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    Olympus OM-D E-M5 image stabilizer test by memo90061, on Flickr
    Shutter speed on this image is 1/6. I was testing the shutter speed in the car to see how they would come out, and I really liked this one.

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    Ya casi llegamos! by memo90061, on Flickr

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    Arbolote de navidad by memo90061, on Flickr

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    PanteĆ³n de Tlajomulco by memo90061, on Flickr

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    Gateitors by memo90061, on Flickr
    Shutter speed on this one is 1/6.

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    Las Plazas Outlet Guadalajara by memo90061, on Flickr

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    La Peque! by memo90061, on Flickr
    Shutter speed is 1/10 with flash that came with the OM-D.

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    Jacky by memo90061, on Flickr
    Opening gifts :)

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    Alexa by memo90061, on Flickr

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    PC250777 by memo90061, on Flickr

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    PC260834 by memo90061, on Flickr

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    Avenida Vallarta by memo90061, on Flickr

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    Starbucks Coffee en el Centro Magno by memo90061, on Flickr

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    Plaza del Sol by memo90061, on Flickr

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    PC270890 by memo90061, on Flickr

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    Aww! by memo90061, on Flickr
    So chubby! hahah

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    Tacos de barbacoa by memo90061, on Flickr

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    En el Facebook by memo90061, on Flickr

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    Carretera a Morelia by memo90061, on Flickr

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    Puente by memo90061, on Flickr

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    PC281015 by memo90061, on Flickr

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    PC281029 by memo90061, on Flickr
    Shutter speed is 1/4 with flash from the OM-D.

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    Avenida Vallarta by memo90061, on Flickr

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    Avenida Vallarta by memo90061, on Flickr

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    PC291103 by memo90061, on Flickr
    Shutter speed is 1/13.

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    PC291104 by memo90061, on Flickr

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    PC291108 by memo90061, on Flickr

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    PC291109 by memo90061, on Flickr
    Shutter speed is 1/8.

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    PC291113 by memo90061, on Flickr
    Shutter speed is 1/15.

    And these are the ones from Mexico. I also have to import the pictures from Disneyland, and Las Vegas. As soon as they are up I'll share them with you guys. :D I know I have a picture that was handheld for one second, and it came out sharp!
     
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  2. tdekany

    tdekany Mu-43 All-Pro

    Dec 8, 2011
    Oregon
    Great set! Looks like a great town!
     
  3. RevBob

    RevBob Super Moderator

    Jun 4, 2011
    NorthWestern PA
    Bob
    Very nice set! :2thumbs:
     
  4. memzinla

    memzinla Mu-43 Top Veteran

    509
    Oct 31, 2012
    Los Angeles, CA
    Thank you. :D The city has many trees. That's something I really like about it. :D

    Thank you very much RevBob.
     
  5. DPitts

    DPitts Mu-43 Rookie

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    Dec 15, 2012
    Raleigh NC
    Doug Pitts
    the twin shadows in shot four is interesting...:)
     
  6. memzinla

    memzinla Mu-43 Top Veteran

    509
    Oct 31, 2012
    Los Angeles, CA
    Hahah. I was wondering what shadows! :D