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8.5 out of 10

Olympus OM-D E-M5

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Reviews and Problems with Olympus OM-D E-M5

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Overall 10
10

two times the fun

jim, B&H Photo
3 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: Second body to use with my prime lens.
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Fast Shutter Speed, Good Battery Life, Good in Low Light, Great Resolution, Great Zoom, Large Clear LCD, Small / Compact
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Overall 10
10

Great Digital Camera

Dagbydiggers, B&H Photo
3 February 2015
  • Excerpt: This is my 2nd EM5 body....I Actually sold my first one...but then I kept looking back a my EM5 photos and compared them to other cameras that I own and I realized that the Olympus EM5 photos really pop...color and sharpness is so true. I actually think the VI processor in the EM5 gives better out of the camera jpg's than my EM1 with a VII..
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Fast Shutter Speed, Good Battery Life, Great Resolution, Large Clear LCD
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Overall 8
8.0

Get one!

Frank loves Strats, B&H Photo
4 January 2015
  • Excerpt: I am not a pro, aspiring to be, but I digress. I bought this as I have friends who are serious enthusiasts and thought that I'd join them. I shoot some portraits of my family and street photography. Eventually I will upgrade my lenses, I wish that for the money you're spending, they would've made the control layout like that of the Fujifilm cameras. I mean this costs almost as much so you'd think they would've done that; Wi-Fi would've been nice as well.
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Fast Shutter Speed, Good Battery Life, Great Resolution, Large Clear LCD, Small / Compact
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Overall 10
10

Other reviews really did not prepare me for how easily this camera helps me take great pictures.

J. Koger, Amazon
1 January 2015
  • Summary: Other reviews really did not prepare me for how easily this camera takes great pictures. I'm still learning how to use the multitude of features, even though my previous camera was an Olympus E-500 (same menus, many similar features). But the OM-D E-M5 encourages me to try all sorts of shots I wouldn't have thought of attempting before. I think I will still be exploring the limits of this tool for a long time.
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Overall 8
8.0

Fun

Linda, B&H Photo
28 December 2014
  • Excerpt: I've never had a camera with interchangeable lenses before, so there is a big learning curve. The pictures aren't as crisp and clear as the ones I've seen on an em10, but they do blow up really well, before they loose focus.
  • Pros: Fast Shutter Speed, Good Battery Life, Good in Low Light, Large Clear LCD, Small / Compact
  • Cons: Limited Zoom
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Overall 10
10

First micro four thirds camera

Susan, B&H Photo
13 December 2014
  • Excerpt: I've used Olympus film OM cameras in the past, and wanted to try a digital SLR, but found them to be too cumbersome and heavy. After researching micro 4/3 systems, I decided on the Olympus OM-D E 5, and I couldn't be happier. It's lightweight, portable and takes great pics with relatively inexpensive lenses.
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Overall 8
8.0

Weather proof

Jim, B&H Photo
6 December 2014
  • Excerpt: This is what I want for dust proof and splash proof macro 4/3 camera for traveling. I have an old one epl 3 . I really love Olympus image quality.
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Overall 10
10

Olympus OM-D

Jake, B&H Photo
6 December 2014
  • Excerpt: Another in a long line of very fine cameras. My first was an OM-1 which I still own! Quality wise, Olympus equipment has never let me down! Also, I appreciate the small size which means I can carry more equipment to a shoot. J.E.
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Great Resolution, Small / Compact
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Overall 10
10

Best Digital Camera Yet

Brick, B&H Photo
3 December 2014
  • Excerpt: Light but solidly built with very fast AF and accurate color.
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Fast Shutter Speed, Good in Low Light, Great Resolution, Large Clear LCD, Small / Compact
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Overall 6
6.0

Not the right camera for me

Marshmallow Mutt, B&H Photo
3 December 2014
  • Excerpt: I really, really wanted to like this camera. I have an OM-1 from 1978 and the retro styling, size, and quality seemed to be just what I was looking for. But after a week with the camera and several hundred shots, I feel like this camera misses more than it hits for me. Disclosure: I am not a professional, and I have never used a DSLR or mirrorless camera before.
  • Pros: Large Clear LCD, Small / Compact
  • Cons: Complicated Controls, Short Battery Life
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