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Radar
7th January 2011, 10:23 PM
It seemes like I've got an opportunity to try the E-5 in what, for me, is the ultimate test to see if Olympus have gone in the right direction.

I've got accreditation for 3 indoor athletics events over the next 2 months and Olympus have been kind to lend me the E-5 to test for indoor sport. That means SHG, high ISO's and fast shutter speeds. Looking forward to this. Also gives me trips to Glasgow, Sheffield and Birmingham. A nice tour. Will post photos and my verdict when it's done.

Bikie John
7th January 2011, 10:55 PM
Sounds great - and a real challenge. Please keep us posted on how it goes.

Good luck ... John

Garrie
8th January 2011, 12:02 AM
I look forward to seeing the results.

I wonder if olympus would lend me a 7-14, hmmm

Zuiko
8th January 2011, 12:47 AM
Should be a great test for the E-5, I look forward to it. :)

Radar
8th January 2011, 11:31 AM
I've been happy with the 600/620 except from a few things. Examples from the E-600/620 used in sports :
50mm, f2.8, ISO800, 1/500sec
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4097/4938844650_9430f1201d_z.jpg
104mm, f3.2, ISO200, 1/800sec
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4110/5002539136_7231cb533f_z.jpg
104mm, f3.2, ISO1000, 1/250sec
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4002/4695788534_326f4f9ee1_z.jpg
83mm, f3.1, ISO200, 1/800sec
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4077/4779927607_0176be4b39_z.jpg