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New MFT user, just ordered OMD EM5!

Discussion in 'Welcomes and introductions' started by Tapper, Mar 12, 2013.

  1. Tapper

    Tapper Mu-43 Regular

    184
    Mar 12, 2013
    Hey everyone,

    I'm from NC, USA.

    Sold my Canon DSLR last year, and have owned a NEX F3 since the summer. Hate the NEX lens selection. Started reading a lot about MFT and OMD EM5, and ordered one today with 3 lenses. And thanks to the Olympus rebate I will get $300 back for the lenses.

    Looking forward to trying it out.

    Wish you all the best. :smile:
     
  2. krugorg

    krugorg Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jul 18, 2011
    Minnesota USA
    Welcome to the forum and congrats on the deal! What lenses did you go with? Look forward to seeing your images...
     
  3. mrjr

    mrjr Mu-43 Top Veteran

    518
    Sep 25, 2012
    Hi. Welcome!


    I think you're going to like it here. And you're definitely going to like your new OMD. :) Let us know if you have any questions about setting it up. Once you have the SCP set up, this camera is gold.
     
  4. JStheoriginal

    JStheoriginal Mu-43 Veteran

    271
    Mar 9, 2013
    Canada
    Justin
    Welcome! I'm about to bite on this deal soon as well and transition from 4/3 to micro 4/3 with the OM-D E-M5 & 3 lenses.

    I think I'm getting the 12-50mm kit with the 17mm/1.8 and 45mm/1.8!
     
  5. dcassat

    dcassat Mu-43 Veteran

    272
    Nov 16, 2011
    Cloverdale,CA
    You may find the initial learning curve rather steep but don't despair! A little planning and setup for the way you shoot will go a long way toward making your camera really cool. Give yourself a few days to figure out the menus and how they affect the camera.

    Don't open it at the end of a long day.

    Make sure to charge the battery to full before you play!

    It's such a great system. I use mine everyday and have since I got it 8 months ago. The IS is SO amazing and so is the 9fps!
     
  6. spatulaboy

    spatulaboy I'm not really here

    Jul 13, 2011
    North Carolina
    Vin
    Welcome! If you're in the Raleigh/Durham area, hit me up!
     
  7. Fmrvette

    Fmrvette This Space For Rent

    May 26, 2012
    Detroit, Michigan
    Jim
    Welcome aboard, Tapper!

    Have fun with the new gear.

    Regards,

    Jim