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Re: [OM] Well, that sucks

Subject: Re: [OM] Well, that sucks
From: Philippe <photo.philippe.amard@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 21:42:41 +0200
Looks like the names vary from one country to another, why I DK.

The guy says stick to the earlier 85 if you’re into photography and happen on a 
discount.

BUT for video this one (G90 aka G95) is to be preferred.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FRur1GvHpaQ 
<https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FRur1GvHpaQ>

Amities

Philippe



> Le 11 sept. 2019 à 20:08, Ken Norton <ken@xxxxxxxxxxx> a écrit :
> 
> I have taken a close look at the G95. I think the camera is probably
> one of the most underrated AND overrated cameras on the market. I
> really like it. But I will say that there is something about the OM-D
> E-M1 Mk II that just seems "better". There's an intangible that makes
> it fall to hand and eye easier to me. That said, I am actually quite
> enamored with the E-M1X, but that ain't happening.
> 
> The dual-mode (IBIS plus OIS) stabilization of the Panasonic is a
> perceived advantage. Honestly, I don't think it's quite the advantage
> as it's made out to be because the combination of the two can result
> in corner vignetting. From video perspective, I think there certainly
> is an advantage, but not for stills.
> 
> If a person were to have ONLY ONE m43 body and was doing any form of
> beyond-basic video, I think the G95 is the one to get. But for stills,
> I think the E-M1 Mk II is a better photographer's camera. It's a
> nuance thing, but Panasonic is better suited for video.
> 
> For situations where photography is the secondary activity, I prefer
> the brick-shaped cameras that follow the Leica design ethos. Panasonic
> has certainly learned much from their continued relationship with
> Leica and has done a good job of incorporating many of the specific
> advantages while still providing mega-features. The GX85, for example,
> is very influenced by Leica and has the same general handling as my
> old L1. I like that. The adjustment dial around the shutter release is
> a good case in point. It just works. This little camera is staying put
> with me till it dies. It's a perfect "go anywhere camera".
> 
> If my wife allowed me to spend my next paycheck on a new camera (not
> happening, but I can dream), and it had to be m43, it would be the
> E-M1X and a couple of decent lenses. If it was half a paycheck, it
> would be the G95 with one decent lens. The video features are of high
> interest to me.
> 
> But it does come down to one specific issue where I think the
> Panasonics are far better than the Olympus cameras. B&W conversions.
> For whatever mysterious reasons, the Panasonic image files naturally
> convert to B&W better than pretty much any camera I've ever tried.
> This is an area where Canons are absolutely horrid. Beyond horrid. Way
> beyond despicable. Olympus and SONY are usually acceptable, but
> Fujifilm, Leica, and Panasonic are MUCH better. And in my personal
> experience, the Panasonics rule in this regard. I can get a really
> nice B&W conversion without even trying. Forget SilverEfex Pro, just
> do a straight conversion in Lightroom and crank a couple of sliders
> around and Bob's your uncle.
> 
> AK Schnozz
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