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Re: [OM] E-M5iii

Subject: Re: [OM] E-M5iii
From: Wayne Shumaker <om3ti@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 14:47:53 -0700
It was a common complaint about the menus. According to initial reviews, 
supposedly the menu system has been improved on the e-m5iii.

The video at the end of this review indicates the touch menu system is greatly 
improved:
https://www.bhphotovideo.com/explora/photography/news/compact-and-customizable-the-new-olympus-om-d-e-m5-mark-iii-mirrorless-camera

Video is
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3iPxzRibp7E
At around 2:10 he claims to be able to quickly change settings.

The ultimate question, for me to consider, is what lens (lenses) to go with it.

WayneS

At 10/17/2019 12:09 PM, you wrote:
>Modern = e-m1x.
>
>It has a new "My Menu" options which lets you arrange your own menu's.
>
>I expect/ hope the e-m5 iii has it too (but couldn't find it mentioned so
>far).
>
>I didn't refer to the e-m5 ii. Don't feel sorry to soon ;-)
>
>
>
>Op do 17 okt. 2019 om 19:50 schreef Bill Pearce <billpearce@xxxxxxxxxx>:
>
>> If the menus on the OMD5 mark II is your idea of limited menus, I am sorry
>> for you and I'll sell you mine.. And I'm not referring to braying online
>> jackasses like TN, but experienced photographers and skilled writers like
>> Thom Hogan and Kirk Tuck and Mike Johnston.
>>
>>
>> And I have a prejudice coming from Nikon, whose menus are a fine example
>> of simplicity written by a native english speaker. Never seen a canon menu.
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>>
>> From: "Frank" <wijsmuller@xxxxxxxxx>
>> To: "Olympus Camera Discussion" <olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Sent: Thursday, October 17, 2019 12:30:20 PM
>> Subject: Re: [OM] E-M5iii
>>
>> Those 'credible reviewers' mostly have a prejudice coming from
>> Canon/Nikon,
>> is my impression. If it is not like they're used to, it is difficult so
>> gets bashed.
>>
>> I use Sony next to Olympus and I don't think the menu system is better
>> then
>> Olympus. When I had a Canon (5d and 6d), I wasn't impressed either.
>> Helping
>> other photographers has left me in the dark with the Nikon menu as well.
>> And that said, Olympus offers great customization, more then average I
>> think. Could it be that part of the fuss is people not used to this
>> complex
>> level of settings and thus hiding their ignorance behind a sharp opinion?
>>
>> On the sunny side, the modern Olympus and Sony's have options to define
>> and
>> access a limited menu for your most used settings. I think that is the
>> best
>> you can expect apart from a ISO norm for menu's (and I wish my current
>> camera's have it ;-).
>>
>> Op do 17 okt. 2019 om 19:13 schreef Bill Pearce
>>
>> I'm not even looking at it. Unless they can do something about the opaque
>> > menus, I'm out of Oly bodies forever. Every other Japanese camera
>> company
>> > can have easy to understand menus, so it has to be a corporate decision
>> to
>> > have theirs, there has been enough written by credible reviewers that
>> they
>> > can't know what a lot of folks thing. My next camera will be a
>> Panasonic.
>> >
>> >
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