Re: OM-D, E-M5 surprise, surprise
Originally Posted by hschnee
It would need some additional processing power, but it would make a lot more sense to have separate processing for the AF system. The view seen by the AF system should be optimized for focusing, not for a particular photographic look. This seems like such an obvious thing to do that it's baffling that both Olympus and Panasonic--and probably other manufacturers as well--seem to have got it wrong. With everyone trying to claim the crown for fastest AF, one would think that they would use as many optimizations as possible, especially one as simple as providing the best contrast output to the AF system.
- Hal -
It all comes down to cost & to have another processor (I guess it would need that for this use) adds cost as well as being something else to fit into the space inside.
I fiddle with violins (when I'm not fiddling with a camera).
Cameras: Olympus OM-D E-M5 with HLD-6, E30 with HLD-4, E520.
Lenses: M.ZD12-50, M.ZD60 Macro, M.ZD75-300 Mk II, MMF-3, ZD14-42, ZD40-150, ZD70-300, ZD14-54 II, ZD35 macro, EC14, EX25, OM50 1.8, OM28 2.8, Sigma 150mm F2.8 APO Macro DG.
Flashes: FL36R X2, FL50R, FL50. Other: Soligor bellows & adapters. Velbon Sherpa 600R tripod.