OLYMPUS OM-D E-M5 II 12-40mm f/2.8 compared to FUJI X-T1 16-55mm f/2.8 - Part 2 and Conclusion

OLYMPUS OM-D E-M5 II 12-40mm f/2.8 compared to FUJI X-T1 16-55mm f/2.8 - Part 2 and Conclusion
'If you've already chosen Fuji or Olympus then you're probably happy with what you've got and neither camera or lens has compelling reasons to make people change systems, as far as I'm concerned. However, some thought as to what might be the common photographic situations that you find yourself in, would be useful if you are considering one or other of these choices, if you are looking for a new system.'
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OLYMPUS OM-D E-M5 II 12-40mm f/2.8 compared to FUJI X-T1 16-55mm f/2.8 - Part 1

OLYMPUS OM-D E-M5 II 12-40mm f/2.8 compared to FUJI X-T1 16-55mm f/2.8 - Part 1
'Two cameras based on traditional film SLR designs from each companies past. Two 'standard' zoom lenses, both with fixed f/2.8 apertures throughout. The Fujinon 16-55mm is approximately 'equivalent' to a 24-83mm in 35mm terms, the Olympus 12-40mm is approximately 'equivalent' to a 24-80mm in 35mm terms. I've used both combinations over the last few months and what follows is an analysis of what each camera offers, how it handles in real world situations and how then two cameras compare in terms of usability and still and video results.'
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Professional use for the Olympus OM-D E-M5 II high-res mode. House Interiors.

Professional use for the Olympus OM-D E-M5 II high-res mode. House Interiors.
'And I have to say that using this mode 'on the job' was painless. Olympus make it very easy. I mounted the camera on a tripod, selected the high-res option, made sure I created a few seconds gap before the process starts to let the camera become completely stable and I was ready to go. I then pressed the shutter button and a few seconds later I had a 64MP raw file and a 40MP OOC jpg.'
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OLYMPUS OM-D E-M5 II + m.ZUIKO 12-40mm f/2.8. Is a Pro-Spec. tag justified?

OLYMPUS OM-D E-M5 II + m.ZUIKO 12-40mm f/2.8. Is a Pro-Spec. tag justified?
'The Olympus m.Zuiko 12-40mm f/2.8 on the OM-D E-M5 II not only looks great, it performs very well also. Olympus are in the process of putting together a set of three f/2.8 throughout zooms, that will go some way to establishing their half of the m4/3 system with serious professional credentials. This 12-40mm is already available as is the 40-150mm f/2.8 and the 7-14mm f/2.8 is imminent. When you factor in the IBIS of the camera, the m4/3 'advantage' that allows wider apertures and faster shutter speeds, the upcoming lens will add real seriousness to an ever evolving system that is going to make a lot of photographers, of all levels of income, think very seriously about what they are using currently. (If it isn't Olympus of course)'
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