Cinema5D: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Initial Testing

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Cinema5D has put together some initial testing and conclusions about the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II that covers why many cameras come with half baked video features. The new OM-D isn’t a slouch, but it sure would be nice to have internal log capabilities.

“The OM-D E M1 Mark II is a very big step forward for Olympus when it comes to video picture quality! In fact, it is one of the best video-capable photo cameras that I have recently tested. The higher video data rate along with the excellent stabilisation system makes it a valid option as an A-camera working tool….The competition is tough and will probably get even tougher the minute Panasonic announces their final GH5 specifications. As the OM-D E M1 Mark II will be Olympus’s flagship camera for the next 2-3 years, I do hope that the engineers will consider to “go wild”, and be restricted only by camera hardware when implementing newer functionality and usability with future firmware updates.”

Read the full test and see the sample footage at Cinema5D.

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Amazon/B&H Photo/Adorama


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