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Olympus OM-D E-M5 — Serious Cycling Camera, Superb Video 📹

As of late 2012, my favorite camera for when my aim is to shoot video while moving is the Olympus OM-D E-M5 [review] with the Panasonic Lumix 8mm f/3.5 fisheye [review].

A serious hobbyist’s camera, the Olympus OM-D E-M5 @AMAZON is about $999 and the Panasonic 8mm fisheye @AMAZON is about $799. I’d skip the kit zoom myself (get the body only) along with the 8mm fisheye, the Olympus Zuiko 12mm f/2 ED @AMAZON and the Panasonic Lumix G Micro 4/3 LEICA DG SUMMILUX 25mm f/1.4 ASPH @AMAZON — and you’re set.

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Olympus OM-D E-M5

Video image stabilization

See some of the White Mountains cycling videos for examples.

The Olympus E-M5 is an excellent camera for stills capable of superlative results, but it really excels for video because its 5-axis image stabilization makes the video watchable even when bouncing around badly (most other cameras will nauseate the viewer, such as my otherwise favored Sony RX100).

Aug 16, 2012 in White Mountains — “Hail-covered Meadow Crossing”

A mid-summer hailstorm covers the meadow near White Mountain Peak.

Moots Mooto X YBB 29er mountain bike
Aug 16, 2012 in

Stills

The Olympus E-M5 takes great still photos. It can hang around the neck on its strap when cycling (over the shoulder for stability), or be stowed in a hip pack or similar.

High in the White Mountains
Olympus OM-D E-M5 + Panasonic 8mm f/3.5 fisheye
White Mountains backgrountry, cyclist and Moots shadow
Olympus OM-D E-M5 + Panasonic 8mm f/3.5 fisheye
White Mountains cabin
Olympus OM-D E-M5 + Olympus 12mm f/2 ED
Dana Meadow, Yosemite
Olympus OM-D E-M5 + Olympus 12mm f/2 ED
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