Show us your E-M5 Mark II

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by jefft, Feb 27, 2015.

  1. Silver

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    70.7%
  2. Black

    13 vote(s)
    22.4%
  3. Both

    4 vote(s)
    6.9%
  4. Titanium

    0 vote(s)
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  1. jefft

    jefft Mu-43 Regular

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  2. dornblaser

    dornblaser Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Aug 13, 2012
    Chicago-area
    David Dornblaser

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  3. mrkva1

    mrkva1 Mu-43 Regular

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    No, thanks
    I thought this thread had more pictures :p
     
  4. Tapper

    Tapper Mu-43 Regular

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    Mar 12, 2013
    Sorry for the not so good cell phone image. But anyway, here is my brand new EM5 II next to my first real camera from when I was a kid, the Canon A-1, which still works great. I personally prefer black cameras, but I think the silver OMD looks great too.

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  5. jefft

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  6. TassieFig

    TassieFig Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    I've seen the mk II has a mottled/rougher surface (at least the black), like most other cameras. I really like the smooth surface on the old one. Are there any advantages or is it purely aesthetics?
     
  7. Tapper

    Tapper Mu-43 Regular

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    I don't know if there's any advantage. But it looks better than in my crappy photo, for sure!

    If you prefer black I doubt you'd be displeased with black EM5 II. It looks amazing IMO.

    Here is a good photo (not mine, found on Google) showing the black mark I and II. See what you think:

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  8. sprocket87

    sprocket87 Mu-43 Veteran

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    My mk1 is black but I've always been a twinge jealous for the silvers I've seen. So when I ordered my mkII last week I opted for silver... And all black lenses :)

    Can anyone comment if silver is more prone to showing wear, scratches, etc?

    Should get here tomorrow I hope, I can't wait!
     
  9. agentlossing

    agentlossing Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jun 26, 2013
    Andrew Lossing
    Those new dials are the bomb! They make the original mk. 1 dials look pretty pathetic.
     
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  10. TassieFig

    TassieFig Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Oh, I like it and I want it :) I just really like the smooth finish on the old one better.
    The new design and layout looks much better though :thumbup:
     
  11. dukenukem

    dukenukem Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    16433473906_1e674b5b86_o.jpg Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II by diegogm.es, on Flickr
    EM1, 12-40
     
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  12. jefft

    jefft Mu-43 Regular

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    Old lens, new camera...

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  13. charcoalblack

    charcoalblack Mu-43 Regular

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    from another thread...my black mk II 16899934562_afe88dd73a_b.jpg 2015_0322_03311700_DxO by charcoalblack, on Flickr

    16899933292_1099846803_b.jpg 2015_0322_03295300_DxO by charcoalblack, on Flickr
     

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  14. snaper

    snaper Mu-43 Rookie

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  15. MrKal_El

    MrKal_El Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    I'm trying my hardest to NOT be tempted into getting an upgrade for my E-M5....since I'm waiting to upgrade my E-M1 ;);)
     
  16. The type of paint finish used on the E-M5 II, E-M1 and E-M5 Elite bodies is usually much harder wearing.
     
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  17. dukenukem

    dukenukem Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    16511786294_048d5167fe_h.jpg Olympus OM-D E-M5 Wallpaper by diegogm.es, on Flickr
     
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  18. photopoeth

    photopoeth New to Mu-43

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  19. alzheimiray

    alzheimiray Mu-43 Regular

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    just got new grip and strap for my EM5mkII
    sorry for bad quality pics
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  20. memzinla

    memzinla Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Los Angeles, CA
    I have never been so attracted by a camera like I have with both E-M5s. I love them!