Testing, Testing 1,2,3

1) The new Olympus 60mm F2.8 macro that was delivered today.

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2) The Panasonic GX7 I received (wrong model of course……thanks once again Amazon)

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3) The Metz 44-1 flash to put on top of said camera.

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First thing I note is that the external flash does not fire with the electronic shutter on. I dont know if this is standard or some sort of flaw or user error.

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The second is that the GX7 has a green ( or is it blue….) cast in the EVF when shooting in Mono – not really as issue as it doesnt change or flicker as in an OMD EM5 unit I had tested.

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 The Metz……or maybe the Panny cameras seems to underexpose by about 2/3 of a stop. I don’t know if this is a problem or something to just be aware of, and compensate for. I don’t have another TTL flash to compare with.

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Switching systems always presents a learning curve ball –  and with an important gig coming up its time to get my groove on.

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The question remaining is not whether the M43 system is good enough to shoot event photography, it is whether I am good enough to shoot events with it?!

🙂

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