Olympus OMD EM1 Unboxing

The embargo has lifted and I can now share this unboxing video of the Olympus OM-D E-M1 camera!! I’ve now had it for several days and can tell you THIS is the µ4/3 camera you’ve been waiting for. I spent some time with a friend who still shoots with his regular 4/3 gear and we took his lenses for a test drive in this camera and he repeatedly said,” this focuses FASTER than my E-5′s do!!” This was with the SWD 50-200mm,12-60mm, and 50mm f/2 macro.

With µ4/3 lenses it is BLAZINGLY fast to focus! I could go on and on but will save it for more videos SOON!!

Pre-order your Olympus EM1, Grip and 12-40 f/2.8 here

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Jamie MacDonald is a nature and stock photographer living in Michigan’s lower peninsula. A husband and father of two boys who describes his love of photography as one that is, rooted in the desire to move people to see the world around them in new ways.

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One Response to Olympus OMD EM1 Unboxing

  1. Andreas Fougner Ezelius September 11, 2013 at 1:19 am #

    Excuse me for this, I am going to sound like a broken record here.

    - How is the focus peaking working compared to E-P5? Does it lag?

    - Since the E-M1 is of a professional build, can the control dials handle fast movements? without missing input?

    - How is the auto switch between LCD and EVF handled? Can we turn off both and only have the EVF come on with the sensor? To save battery that is. E-P5 can’t do this. It keeps either LCD or EVF on at all times.

    Other than that it looks like a killer stills camera! Money saving starts… NOW!

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