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  1. Bruno
    November 2, 2016 @ 3:34 pm

    Hats off! I have just read the marvelous review from Steve Huff and he was absolutely spot on about this camera. I am from Brazil so the chances of me getting this incredible camera here are slim. However, I am quite tempted to fly to the US and get this one for me. I own a Canon APSC size sensor camera so I belonged to the micro-four-thirds-cannot-handle-noise-very-well group. Although, it is true, specially if compared to full frame cameras the images you published just showed how much the micro four thirds format has matured and developed. I honestly loved your images they are stunning! The details are just phenomenal.

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    • Tracie Jean Photo
      November 2, 2016 @ 4:57 pm

      Hi Bruno,

      The noise performance on this camera is nothing short of amazing. If you read Steve Huff’s blog, I think he outlines that very well. The thing that is amazing about Olympus cameras is that they are just packed with amazing tech. One of the pieces of tech that I have used to my advantage is the In Body Image Stabilization. When you couple the most powerful IBIS on the market with a lens like the 25mm 1.2 pro which can capture amazingly sharp images wide open, you have a low light monster that is really hard to beat. The last wedding I shot was very dark and I used this duo to capture amazing images at 6400 ISO, I will have some supporting images in the next few weeks to show this! Now, understand that the way I was using the camera, I SHOULD have been shooting at 25600 ISO, that is the advantage that this tech gives you. I hope you find the opportunity to try the new camera to see for yourself. You won’t believe your eyes!

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      • Jim
        November 3, 2016 @ 2:59 pm

        Everything looks promising so far, including your photos. I am looking forward to seeing some of the results once the RAW developers update their software to include this new camera. As an owner of the EM1 and EM5.2, I am hopeful of the claims of increased dynamic range, as well as a little more detail. I mainly like to shoot nature and landscapes, so a little increase in dynamic range and detail will be great. Did you have a chance to test the new 12-100, or are you sticking with the 12-40?

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