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Re: [OM] Well, that sucks

Subject: Re: [OM] Well, that sucks
From: Paul Braun <pbraun42@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 16:22:52 -0500
Looks like I can get a G-85 for under $900. However, that buys me a camera
that's already 3 years old. Arrggghhhh..

I have a month or so before the money happens. I have plenty of time to
research and drive myself crazy.

On Wed, Sep 11, 2019 at 2:42 PM Philippe <photo.philippe.amard@xxxxxxxxx>
wrote:

> 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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