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Old Oct 6, 2013, 8:12 PM   #1
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Default EM1 with all of the Ft lenses

Stumbled on this wee vid with of the em1 with most if not all of the FT glass:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-IMXV1SnXY

The 35-100F2 looks flippin huge with connected to the EM1. You'd think it was the 90-250 !
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Old Oct 6, 2013, 9:04 PM   #2
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Good find, thank you
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you gotta be quick taking a look but, 7-14 ... yeah !

anyone know what that music is ?
beats some of the cr4p Im using for RE right now
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you gotta be quick taking a look but, 7-14 ... yeah !

anyone know what that music is ?
beats some of the cr4p Im using for RE right now
Your better of with the 9-18mm instead of the too high in price 7-14mm.

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This doesn't look healthy is you ask me.
Even the 50-200 makes you already feel that it must be unhandy to work with on that far too small body.
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I agree Harj, some of those lenses look huge on that body but most look OK.
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Old Oct 9, 2013, 3:19 PM   #6
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Hi James

I was pleasantly surpised how many of the FT lenses actually look ok on the EM1. Its only the likes of the 50-200 or the SHG's that look huge on the Em1, while the rest like the 12-60, 50mm, 35mm, 14-54 etc all look a natural fit even with the adapter attached.
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once it has the height of the grip it is a healthy handful of a camera

although film cameras operate a little differently, mostly being no AF
I think we for get how big and bulky SLRs have become since the film era
it cant all be necessary

I havent checked but Ive always thought Super Zoom cameras were more independent of bulk for the sake of it (which Im sure happens)
and designed around the metrics of camera handling.
I never had one as they just couldnt go wide enough
but those Panny super zooms Fz5 and Fz20 etc were great cameras in their day

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Did someone already think that the EFV is eating battery as well?
The lack of a top lcd screen makes you also using the big screen on the back, also a battery eater.

The more I think about it the more my hair raises
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Old Oct 12, 2013, 10:22 PM   #9
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the quality of reproduction with EVF and LCD is very good
just means theres no free lunch

while consumption is high
batteries are too small

straight away points one toward using a battery grip
and battery conservation wherever one can
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The battery situation I don't understand you would have thought with the need to drive a very hi-res EVF/LC and in somecases some big SHG glass that a new battery was in order. Or is it simply that as the EM1 body is basically the same as the EM5 that its not physically possible to use a larger battery even if it was placed under the grip ?

The BG is going to be essential with anything but the smaller FT lenses.
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