Olympus OM-D E-M5 – Featured User Review

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Olympus OM-D E-M5 Featured User ReviewThe Olympus OM-D E-M5 Micro Four Thirds camera is one of the big surprises of 2012. I believe both the image quality and the performance were better than anyone expected and it’s getting great reviews from all the photography and gadget Web sites. Keep your eyes open for a review from us as well. In the meantime, I want to highlight our first Olympus OM-D E-M5 user review, written by Colorado photographer, Mike Hendren. He went above and beyond with a very detailed review that even includes all of his custom camera settings. Thanks for the excellent review, Mike!

If you own an Olympus OM-D, or any other Micro Four Thirds camera, please write a review so other photographers can benfit from your experience. It only takes a few minutes to write a review that could potentially help thousands of other photographers.

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Featured Review: Olympus OM-D E-M5

by Mike Hendren (Expert)

Price Paid: $999.00 from Amazon.com
Review Date: May 15, 2012

Overall Rating: 5 of 5
Value Rating: 5 of 5

Strengths: Excellent image quality; Very customizable to your shooting needs; Fast: autofocus is very quick and 9 fps is nice; The EVF (electronic viewfinder) works very well even in low light and shows you what the final image will look like; Weather sealed against moisture and dust; Small size and low weight make it a dream to handle.

Weaknesses: Battery life could certainly be better; The small closely set buttons may cause problems for someone with large hands… (read more)

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Mike Hendren is a self-described “photography enthusiast” from Colorado with a preference for outdoor photography. To see some of his work, check out his photo blog, Thru Mikes Viewfinder.

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About the author: Photo-John

Photo-John, a.k.a. John Shafer, is the managing editor of PhotographyREVIEW.com and has been since the site launched back in 1999. He's an avid outdoor enthusiast and spends as much time as possible on his mountain bike, hiking or skiing in the mountains. He's been taking pictures for ever and ever, and never goes anywhere without a camera.

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