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With my original E-M5 passed on to my daughter some while ago I have to admit to missing it a fair bit so finally a black E-M5 Mark II is now on order...
I need to borrow someone's daughter so I can upgrade to the MkII.
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Re: Finally caved in

Does it have to be a daughter? What relative do I need for an E-M1 Mk II??
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I love my EM-5 MKii, I've absolutely no regrets buying it at all, I love the fully articiculated screen that was my primary reason preferring the EM5 over the EM1

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Does it have to be a daughter? What relative do I need for an E-M1 Mk II??
No, but you'll need to wait till after October before that model comes.
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Re: Finally caved in

You will not regret it Huw.

As to the flippy screen I always wished it would replace the then current one as I always found it more useful.

Plus you can shoot from the waist with the camera at a right angle which makes you less likely to be noticed even close to your subject I know from experience using my mk2,I bet Paul PDK42 has not thought of that.

Plus if you desire you can shoot around corners with it none of which can be done with the tilt only screen.
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You will not regret it Huw.

As to the flippy screen I always wished it would replace the then current one as I always found it more useful.

Plus you can shoot from the waist with the camera at a right angle which makes you less likely to be noticed even close to your subject I know from experience using my mk2,I bet Paul PDK42 has not thought of that.

Plus if you desire you can shoot around corners with it none of which can be done with the tilt only screen.
Thanks Paul, I'm looking forward to it.
Shooting around corners, I never thought of that one
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Thanks Paul, I'm looking forward to it.
Shooting around corners, I never thought of that one
You have to be careful where you use that or you might get arrested.
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Re: Finally caved in

Have to admit I miss the floppy on screen on the EM1. Handy for portrait shots, high or low. Also street photographs can be taken at interesting angles with the camera on your knee whilst sitting in a square or if brave enough in a shopping mall.
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Plus if you desire you can shoot around corners with it none of which can be done with the tilt only screen.
Unless you shoot portrait?

Seriously though, the mark II is great, I really enjoy using mine and I'm sure you'll love yours too when it arrives Huw
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Unless you shoot portrait?

Seriously though, the mark II is great, I really enjoy using mine and I'm sure you'll love yours too when it arrives Huw
Nope you can do it on portrait mode as well Ian.
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Nope you can do it on portrait mode as well Ian.
Sorry, I meant the E-M1 can shoot round corners in portrait mode

I didn't explain that one very well did I
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Re: Finally caved in

A new E-M5 II sits on my desk, very nice
I should have got one before now, my overriding impression compared to the original is an even more robust feel to the construction and a general step up in sophistication and tactile feel of all the controls.

Plus all the other goodies of course
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No, but you'll need to wait till after October before that model comes.

So a daughter is okay for an EM5 mk11 but she has to be a model for the EM1 mk11. Or will any model do. I'm getting confused😉
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So a daughter is okay for an EM5 mk11 but she has to be a model for the EM1 mk11. Or will any model do. I'm getting confused😉
Well, I was referring to the camera 'model' but I won't argue about the model to photograph.
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