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Re: My first OM-D E-M5 photo

Well, here's one of the first ones I shot. Taken with the kit lens, in jpeg, which I'm not used to.



First impressions of the camera are favourable, but there's so many settings I need to customize before I feel comfortable with it.

It's smaller than I anticipated. Looking forward to the grip, for although my hands aren't large the controls do feel just a bit cramped.

It has a quality "heft" to it, and the kit lens is better than I expected. However, it seems too easy to knock it from electric zoom to manual and back, though neither is bad. In fact, the powered zoom is quite good, not too sensitive.

The camera buttons, though waterproofed, still have some feel to them. The rear screen is very clear but easily smudged, unless it's just my snotty nose!
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Re: My first OM-D E-M5 photo

Another happy man congratulations Stephen.what ISO number? did you use on this lovely shot. regards John.
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Re: My first OM-D E-M5 photo

Thanks John - that was using ISO 200, 13mm lens setting, f7.1 at 1/400.
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Very nice colour in these pictures!
I"m still itching for my E-M5 to show up....waiting....waiting........
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Re: My first OM-D E-M5 photo

Hi Stephen -

Blue skies for the first burst on the camera.

The camera has so much inside it for its size.

I think with the grip attached it will transform the feel in one's hands.

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Re: My first OM-D E-M5 photo

Very nice, Stephen -

Was that a quick sprint around the lake during your lunch break?

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Was that a quick sprint around the lake during your lunch break?

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Well, I was going to take the morning off to wait for the camera, but it arrived promptly so I put the battery on charge and went back to work for the morning. Took the afternoon off to walk round the pond and this is the result.
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Well, I was going to take the morning off to wait for the camera, but it arrived promptly so I put the battery on charge and went back to work for the morning. Took the afternoon off to walk round the pond and this is the result.
Well, I guess one man's lake is another man's pond

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Re: My first OM-D E-M5 photo

Used to get a right roasting from the Dowager for calling it a lake. Mind you, she's Canadian!
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Re: My first OM-D E-M5 photo

Well done, Stephen, glad it showed up promptly....
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Re: My first OM-D E-M5 photo

Congratulations with your new camera everybody!

And may I be so bold as to suggest that our 113th Salon "In Your Home" would be an excellent place to show off?
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Re: My first OM-D E-M5 photo

That's a great picture Stephen well framed, blue shy, refections good depth of field. What focus point did you end up using?

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Re: My first OM-D E-M5 photo

I think this thread will be filling up fast. Congratulations guys on your new cams. I can feel your excitement from the posts. It's going to be really interesting seeing you all getting used to them.
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Re: My first OM-D E-M5 photo

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Used to get a right roasting from the Dowager for calling it a lake. Mind you, she's Canadian!
Well the "Dowager" is right....wot U call a lake we Canadians call a pond!
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Used to get a right roasting from the Dowager for calling it a lake. Mind you, she's Canadian!
Surely it's a lochain! Whatever it is, nice piicture.
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