Olympus OM-D E-M5 Experience So Far

I’ve been using the Olympus OM-D E-M5 for the last month or so and thought I’d share some of my experiences so far. First a quick explanation what “mirrorless” cameras are all about; mostly they have no mirrors. Ok, that’s not very helpful! DSLR cameras have a mirror inside that reflect the image back up to the viewfinder. When you press the shutter button, the mirror flies-up and then the shutter opens, exposing your image. All of this happens in a fraction of a section. This idea has been around for decades, with the sensor replacing the film in modern cameras. Mirrorless...

The Olympus OM-D Camera

I love my Canon 5D DLSRs – the size of the sensor, the lens selection and the quality of the image it captures. For sure if you are shooting a wedding or the like, then using a full-frame, professional camera is a good idea. That being said a Canon 5D Mark 3 with a 70-200 f2.8 is not really a “walk-about” setup. Must be 3 kilos right there! The weight aside, the other thing I’ve noticed is how people look at you when walking around, taking street photographs. You “look” like a photographer plus that gear looks very tempting to would-be robbers. Have a...