The Olympus OM-D E-M1 has been in and out of my camera bag a few times, now. Like the proverbial Moth to the Flame, I seem to be irresistibly drawn to the small but powerful Olympus. I loved the Sony A-7RM2 and Leica Q, but they were just a bit pricey for my “enthusiast’s” budget. And while the Fujifilm X-T1 and X100T are awesome cameras, they just don’t completely satisfy my desires. (Although I must admit that I’m keeping a very close eye on the new X-T2. :-))
Why the E-M1?
So what is it? Why does the E-M1 seem to be (for me) the camera that most meets my needs? Continue reading “Like a Moth to a Flame …”
The Leica Q has been on my wish list since I first read about it when it was announced on June 10, 2015. Why? Well first, it’s made by the renowned German camera maker, Leica, plus it has a full frame sensor, fast Leica Summilux lens, excellent EVF, and for me the image stabilization is important. I kept trying to get the same general features but at a lower cost by using different cameras, and I thought maybe the Ricoh GR would scratch that itch since it had the 28mm lens and an excellent APS-C sensor. It didn’t. In the end, I think it came down to the fact that I had never used a Leica and I just wanted to … Continue reading “The “Q” … My First Experience with a Leica”