The OM-D EM-5 in the Hands of a Full-Frame Shooter


The OMD EM5 is an exciting mirrorless camera!

I recently picked up an Olympus OM-D E-M5 camera. Honest to god, I have not been excited about a new camera in a long time. My last camera upgrade was from the Canon 5D Mark II to the Canon 5D Mark III. It was a reluctant upgrade – because I was mostly looking to solve the slow AF tracking on the Mark II. I was quite happy with the older camera otherwise. I had been following the mirror-less camera buzz for a while, but never really thought about buying one. Two years with the Mark III, and the only real complain I have is that it is bulky (and oh, I hate the poor dynamic range but let’s not talk about that here). It is funny what I feel about the size of the 5D  Mark III now. When I upgraded from a XXXD to an XD camera a several years back, the superior handling from the bigger camera actually gave a huge psychological boost.

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