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OMD-EM1 using lcd screen or viewfinder?

31 July 2015 - 06:02 AM

For those of you who are using either of these Olympus, OMD-EM1 or EPL-*, I have a couple questions.  In the past I started with a Nik 5, then eventually up to a Subal with Canon 5D2.  Sold everything because of medical reasons but just cleared to start diving again.

I currently have an EM1 and am considering probably a Nauticam with 8mm FE and 60mm macro.  My other option would be a EPL-7 with the same lenses which would be a bit smaller system.

My question is since the EPL-* does not have a viewfinder and the EM1 does:  do you feel that the viewfinder is a necessity?  Or is the lcd screen good enough for composing and focus accuracy?

As I'm aging I find that I'm not as flexible as I once was especially in my neck so I'm thinking it may be easier to use the screen rather than the viewfinder.  But only if the screen is good enough.

Also is the focus speed on the EPL-* as fast as the EM1?  


Left overs for sale

13 January 2015 - 11:27 AM

I don't dive anymore and sold my Subal housing last year and just moved into a new house.  Just opened a box and have a few items that I need to sell.


Subal bayonet adapter BJAD34

2 lens gears, I think one fits a Canon 17-40 but not sure.

2 flotation arms, 2" diameter 9" long and 11" long (ballhead to ballhead)

Sea & Sea sync cord 5 pin Nikonos to 5 pin Sea & Sea strobe

various ballhead housing mounts


Make offers (reasonable offers please) on these.  Prices do not include shipping and I will only ship to the continental USA.  Paypal please.