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OM-D goes to the happiest place on earth...

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by memzinla, Jan 28, 2013.

  1. memzinla

    memzinla Mu-43 Top Veteran

    575
    Oct 31, 2012
    Los Angeles, CA
    and that's Disneyland. :D  I was so excited to take the OM-D with me to Disneyland. I haven't been there since 2006, and the last pictures I took there were with a point and shoot camera. I have learnt a lot since then, and have a lot more to learn from photography. I'm still learning on what the OM-D can do, but it's been amazing. One thing that stands out was that I got on a ride, and my camera and I got wet. People looked at my camera when the ride ended, and looked at me with an expression that said "you're dumb for taking that with you." That's what I read from their expression, but then I turned the camera on, continued taking pictures, and walked away. haha. It was so funny! :) 

    Pictures were taken with the 12-50mm lens, and the Panasonic 25mm

    Well here are the pictures. :D 

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    Shutter speed was 1.3 seconds. :D 

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  2. RT_Panther

    RT_Panther Mu-43 Legend

    May 4, 2011
    Texas
    Tks for the memories! - I haven't been there since the 1970s! :redface:
     
  3. memzinla

    memzinla Mu-43 Top Veteran

    575
    Oct 31, 2012
    Los Angeles, CA
    You're welcome! :D  You should go soon. It's nice, and brings back so many memories. It reminds me of my childhood. :) 
     
  4. tdekany

    tdekany Mu-43 All-Pro

    Dec 8, 2011
    Oregon
    Love your pictures and to me they look spot on!!! Excellent work!
     
  5. monchan

    monchan Mu-43 Veteran

    283
    Jul 7, 2012
    Tottori City, Japan
    Cool shots. (crying) I`ve never been.............Arh arh sob sob.......
     
  6. edwardconde

    edwardconde Mu-43 All-Pro

    Nov 8, 2012
    Los Angeles, CA
    Nice shots. Disneyland is a great place for photogs. So much going on there. Your did a good job capturing dland.
     
  7. hkpzee

    hkpzee Mu-43 All-Pro

    Sep 5, 2011
    Hong Kong
    Patrick
    Lovely colorful pictures! Looks like your family had a great time there!

    We are pretty spoiled for having a Disneyland here in HK, so that I get to take my daughter there every year. However, it is tiny in comparison, and we never get that blue sky!
     
  8. Iconindustries

    Iconindustries Mu-43 Hall of Famer


    I've recently been to Disney World in Orlando and I can say the the monicker 'the happiest place on earth' rings pretty true. I like your selection of images and this one stands out to me. Mostly because I like the fact you got creative. You look a good match with your camera.

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  9. memzinla

    memzinla Mu-43 Top Veteran

    575
    Oct 31, 2012
    Los Angeles, CA
    Wow thank you very much for the comments. :D 

    It really is such a nice place. I think I can appreciate it more now. It's weird because as a kid I loved it, and as a teenager I thought it was just ok, and now I fell in love with it again. I don't know if it's because I'm older and it brings back memories.

    There really is so much going on at Disneyland, and I want to go back to capture more. There are many pictures I didn't get to take. :( 

    My family came from Mexico to visit Disneyland, and they looved it! Have you posted your pictures from Disneyland HK? I would love to see pictures. :) 

    I've never been to Disney World, and would love to go. :D  Thank you very much for the comment. :D  I've been starting to play around even more with shutter speeds because of IBIS. It really does help.
     
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  10. DoofClenas

    DoofClenas Who needs a Mirror! Subscribing Member

    Nov 9, 2012
    Traverse City, MI
    Clint
    12-50 and 25mm lenses?
     
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  11. memzinla

    memzinla Mu-43 Top Veteran

    575
    Oct 31, 2012
    Los Angeles, CA
    Most of the outdoor pictures were taken with the 12-50mm lens, and all the indoor pictures were taken with the Panasonic 25mm.

    I really want to buy the Olympus 12mm F2 lens next. If I do buy it I think I'll sell the kit lens, but it's been useful because it's weather sealed.
     
  12. DoofClenas

    DoofClenas Who needs a Mirror! Subscribing Member

    Nov 9, 2012
    Traverse City, MI
    Clint
    This is one of the reasons I'm still hanging onto my e5...weather sealing from 7-283mm
     
  13. littleMT

    littleMT Mu-43 All-Pro

    Apr 8, 2012
    Lucille Sanchez
    Bangin!
     
  14. rfortson

    rfortson Mu-43 Veteran

    Nice shots! I went to Disney World for Christmas and took my 14-150 and the 17/2.8 for indoor shots. I also took the 12-50 as it rained one day. The OM-D (or any of the MFT cameras) is the perfect travel camera for me. Small size and excellent image quality as your shots show.
     
  15. memzinla

    memzinla Mu-43 Top Veteran

    575
    Oct 31, 2012
    Los Angeles, CA
    It's nice to have all that range weather sealed. :D 

    Thank you guys. :D  What lens did you use the most at Disney World? It really is the perfect travel camera. I was surprised that it felt the same weight as my dad's Nikon D90. The weight of the Canon T2i that I had bugged me, but the OM-D is probably heavier. I guess what bugged me wasn't the weight, but the size.
     
  16. tdekany

    tdekany Mu-43 All-Pro

    Dec 8, 2011
    Oregon
    The OM-D is about 20% lighter.

    530g vs 425g
     
  17. erb3742

    erb3742 Mu-43 Regular Subscribing Member

    76
    Oct 3, 2012
    Boston
    Eric
    Nice pics, been to Disneyland a few times, always wanted to take my camera though that was back when I still just had a DSLR.

    Curious as to what you used for a bag and if you had any close calls on rides? I have thought about taking my OM-D in the near future though worry about it getting damaged.
     
  18. memzinla

    memzinla Mu-43 Top Veteran

    575
    Oct 31, 2012
    Los Angeles, CA
    Ahh ok. Well I didn't get tired of having the T2i with me, but it did bug me. haha

    Thank you. :D  Haha you're going to laugh as what I use for a bag. I use a Gameboy carrying bag that I've had for over 10 years. My OM-D accessories fit seem to fit perfectly in some compartments. haha. I looked for the bag on eBay. Here are pictures I found. haha

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    I any big problems with my OM-D. There was a ride though where I was nervous because the ride would be us going up and down. When ride just let itself fall I felt the OM-D stay in place while I went down. lol
     
  19. rfortson

    rfortson Mu-43 Veteran

    I used the 14-150 by far the most. But that's why I bought the lens anyway. The 17/2.8 fit in my pocket, along with the little flash. Previously, I carried my K5 or K20 and a superzoom. Sometimes I'd carry the 40/2.8 pancake with me. Even though the K5 is one of the smallest dSLRs out there, it wasstill noticeably larger than my OM-D kit.
     
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