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Robin Wong's review of E-M5 mkII

Robin Wong has a review of the new E-M5 here

http://robinwong.blogspot.co.uk/2015...ii-review.html
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Re: Robin Wong's review of E-M5 mkII

I like Robin Wong's blogs but he has tripped up a bit this time with his use of macro as an example of where macro is a good test of the E-M5 II's sensor-shift IS. It's fine in theory but all his example shots are produced using flash, rendering IS irrelevent. Nice shots though!

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Re: Robin Wong's review of E-M5 mkII

It looks like a fantastic camera anyhow. Pity that the 40Mp mode is tripod only - but I guess it's inevitable given the way it's achieved.
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Re: Robin Wong's review of E-M5 mkII

Robin confirms pretty much what I thought about the limitations of the 40mb sensor shift feature. Nevertheless, it's a useful option to have for a suitable subject.
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Re: Robin Wong's review of E-M5 mkII

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I like Robin Wong's blogs but he has tripped up a bit this time with his use of macro as an example of where macro is a good test of the E-M5 II's sensor-shift IS. It's fine in theory but all his example shots are produced using flash, rendering IS irrelevent. Nice shots though!

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I think it was mentioned somewhere that a delay could added as well to allow for a flash recharge, but I haven't read Robin's blog yet to see any of his comments yet.
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Re: Robin Wong's review of E-M5 mkII

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I like Robin Wong's blogs but he has tripped up a bit this time with his use of macro as an example of where macro is a good test of the E-M5 II's sensor-shift IS. It's fine in theory but all his example shots are produced using flash, rendering IS irrelevent. Nice shots though!
To be fair, he spent a lot of time talking about live view stabilisation whilst framing and focussing for his macro shots and saying he had noticed an improvement in this aspect in the new model.
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Re: Robin Wong's review of E-M5 mkII

he does take a nice picture :-)

Nice write up whatever the technical mix up around IS

I do like those high ISO shots especially the girl on shoulders at 4000 - way beyond what I can do and I look forward to when I can upgrade some time

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Re: Robin Wong's review of E-M5 mkII

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I think it was mentioned somewhere that a delay could added as well to allow for a flash recharge, but I haven't read Robin's blog yet to see any of his comments yet.
Yep, a delay can be used to wait for the flash to recycle.
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Re: Robin Wong's review of E-M5 mkII

I did read that they are planning on the high res feature being handheld in future models!

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