Yeah it’s true that the recently announced Olympus E-M1 Mark II camera doesn’t need a tripod while shooting in handheld mode during night for longer exposure.
You will be very surprised to know that the Olympus E-M1 Mark II camera claims to have 6.5 stops of image stabilization that clearly means you can use this camera to capture handheld lonerexposure night shots.
To test the Olympus claim of 6.5 stops of image stabilization system the thephoblographer.com team has decided to put the camera under acid-test and find out that the reality behind the claim.
Olympus E-M1 Mark II Handheld of 15 Sec
During the test they used two lenses –
- Olympus 12-40mm F2.8 and
- Olympus 300mm F4
The Olympus 300mm F4 lens when paired with the Olympus E-M1 mark II camera delivered sharp images upto 1/4 sec of shutter speed which is really awesome considering 300mm focal length at F4 aperture.
The Second and the most decisive test done with the 12-40mm F2.8 lens. The lens output was super sharp upto 15 sec of exposure. That is really a masterpiece of innovation without a doubt.
The Olympus E-M1 mark II camera is one of the best Mirrorless M4/3 camera we have ever seen. Olympus E-M1 Mark II is world first camera to shoot 20MP images from a M4/3 sensor in a RAW format and you will get AF tracking at 20fps mode. You can see the announcement article here.
source – thephoblographer