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Re: My thoughts so far.

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I wouldn't think that was bizarre at all. You wouldn't be looking through the EVF if the screen is facing forward & if you need to make adjustments, a quick folding of the screen back to place (or twist to facing back) to make them & then flip back to facing forward again, hop in front, fire by timer delay or WiFi.
Good point. You can tell I don't take selfies
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Re: My thoughts so far.

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Ah - just looked at some images on the DPReview site - it looks like it's now on the top plate - where it seems to mascarade as the Fn3 button too...
... and one of the buttons on the 4 way controller (down and/or right?) can be used if eye detection is disabled.

It is good so see that that this button can be used as a general purpose function button if the user so wishes. But why can't Olympus get it into their heads that ALL buttons should be customisable with ALL functions. About the only function that should have restrictions should be the menu function (so you can get at the menu and change settings) which should be moveable (but not removeable) to any button on the camera body that is not currently assigned.
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Re: My thoughts so far.

I think you need to have some standard buttons tbh, and the new EM5-II's level of customisation is pretty comprehensive imo. I've never known a camera have every button customisable. At least on the EM5-II all the buttons are where you'd want them, on ym D750 the playback button is on the left and it drives me mad
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