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Olympus OM-D E-M5 The first Micro Four Thirds camera from Olympus with an integrated Electronic Viewfinder

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Re: viewfinder query

Those who use spectacles need to be equally careful, especially when placing them on a book in direct sunlight.
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Re: viewfinder query

I would imagine that it is quite easy to get sunlight shining through the viewfinder if you have the camera slung over your shoulder with the lens pointing down on a bright day. I carry mine in a holster with a flap covering it, partly for this reason. If I am carrying it cradled in my arms I always take care to shade the viewfinder with my hands. Also, if I lay it down on a shelf in a hide I always make sure that the viewfinder is not facing the sun.

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Re: viewfinder query

Well. it is nice to know Olympus sorted this problem for the mk2 ...

Shame there is no comeback for faulty design.

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Re: viewfinder query

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Well. it is nice to know Olympus sorted this problem for the mk2 ...

Shame there is no comeback for faulty design.

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When a camera (E-M5) has been fixed for that they have been known to add filter film to the EVF glass. It does mean adjusting the brightness & colour balance of the EVF, but apparently it can be effective.
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