OM-D E-M5 Mark III | Review by Jakub Kaźmierczyk

OM-D E-M5 Mark III | Review by Jakub Kaźmierczyk


Hi. This is Kuba Kaźmierczyk. As you can see there’s the airport
in Barcelona behind me. I’m about to depart for Munich, then Kitzbuhel, which is in Austria. Just Austrian Alps. There we will have a night spent in a tent.
And what’s going to be happening there? I’m going to test the new Olympus camera
E-M5 Mark III there. A lot of people have been looking forward to it.
I have been looking forward to it myself. This model is the same as E-M1 Mark II inside. There are changes of course too but I’ll tell about
them having the camera in my hands. I tested it a few weeks ago. That impressed me so I’m not prolonging this argument
and going to pack my stuff and heading the gate. See you there! – Kaźmierczyk, you are evaporating – Oh, indeed. – Am I evaporating? – I’am evaporating. But how! Okay, so I’m going to chalange myself. A tent unfolding. I think I have never done
this before so we will make it time laps. Unless we won’t. We’ll see. Here Maciek Luśtyk has done his,
and I’m going to unfold mine. We’ll see how it comes out. I hope not to be devoured during the night. I can not distinguish between up and down. The tent is done. Wow! O fuck! My tent is there. It needs to be fastened yet. Ok, done. See you today or tomorrow. I’ve made it. I survived the night. It was fun though folding and unfolding a tent
is not my cup of tea. Somehow we succeeded to climb the peak . Wasn’t easy at all. I’m totally not good
in mountain trecking. But this is not about it.
This is about E-M5 Mark III. First impression – trully positive. It’s great it has a camera body sealed. Very convenient to use. I feel like it’s even more
convenient than E-M1. Seems like it has been simplified a little bit comparing to
the last ‘Five’. I want to share with you our landscape. I’ll put it somewhere in the blinks.
And also the camera itself I will put in the blinks as well. I like the camera housing very much. Made of plastic but there’s an advantage of it. When we were climbing the mountain
it didn’t feel so cold when touched. While embraced the metal housing of the E-M1
it felt much colder. As I’m saying: the first impression is very positive.
Super stable. I’ve taken 40-150 pictures before a moment and they are
perfectly sharp for 1/25 sec, even with 150 mm. I’m going to cut this movie with some photos
that I had taken here earlier. So? First impression is very good. I’m going further. I hope to survive this escapade. Later on we’ll do a summary.
It’s going to be a short movie. For longer testing
I’ll probably take it in some time. I’m going to show you once again how beautiful
is the scenery here. See you! So I’m safe and sound in Warsaw.
I came back from the Alps successfully. I unfolded a tent for the first time in my life there.
To be honest with some help but still. We even joked here at the stand with
Jack Wolfskin that I’m no longer a virgin in this matter. But what about the camera?
It occurred to be a success in those Alps. First of all it is much lighter than E-M1. I do not remember exactly how much
but it is clear the new model is not so heavy. It seems to be designated to vlogging
because of its good autofocus. Unlike Panasonics. The last ones are brilliant in recording
but on the other hand they pump continuously. There’s nothing like this here. Good 4K, flat , no log unfortunately. About the plastic housing: there are people who will complain about it a lot,
and there are people who will be satisfied with it. It’s hard for me to judge it.
Generally the camera is most okay. A disadvantage of it is the battery.
The first one ended very quickly. The second one used in Alps
went on much slower. When comparing to E-M1 the winner is one. In E-M1 batteries last like almost endlessly. I can work on one battery like three to four days
and that’s not a matter. While here it runs out very quickly. Great stabilization, good ergonomics,
nice that the B mode has appeared which is absent in other cameras
as far as I can associate it properly. Also we have ‘live time’ and ‘live composite’
here which is very convenient because you do not have to run in 60 sec. Actually everything is in right place here. One slot for memory cards
(two slots we have in 1 and in 1X). Only the battery is a little bit too insufficient. Improved app. We can switch off the camera and in the meantime
we can record chosen pictures into our smartphone. I didn’t use it myself but for example Jacek Łabaj,
present here, is delighted with this solution. So? That’s it. I’m not going to extend this movie.
These are just first impressions. The price. Yes, exactly. The price. 5300 zł, 5400 zł. It’s not super cheap,
it’s not super expensive. I think it is the standard
as for the cameras of this level. As I’m saying I do not expect anybody
to say it’s super cheap, but one shouldn’t say either: ‘O my God! What have they done?!
A camera for so much money’. No, it’s balanced well. It’s quite profitable to get it for this money
[in kit] with 14-150. I do not remember the exact price
but probably around 7000 zł while the lens suggested price is around 2800zł. With 12-40 it costs 8600 zł. Besides, all prices you can find on Ceneo or
Shop.Olympus.pl. That’s all for now. I think the time comes for longer
testing of this camera. I’m going to do some lecture for now. Thank you very much and see you. Bye.

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