Cinegain Posted January 8, 2016 Share Posted January 8, 2016 The Ultra Contrast 3 is great. I have it in the 77mm flavor, so that I can adapt it with rings to just about any diameter lens. Haven't actually thought about using it with an Olympus... I've mainly used it with Panasonic, to take the edge off the modern look footage tends to have. Olympus already renders quite organicly by nature.Concerning camera body and lens, that sounds like a fine idea. In the recent EOSHD video quality charts – 2015/2016 the E-M5II comes out in 2nd place for Ergonomics & Shooting Feel with the note 'superb stabilisation, wonderful body design especially with the Olympus battery grip' and 'This model features absolutely the best built in stabilisation by a mile, far better than the current Sony system in the A7S II and A7R II. You will obtain almost completely locked down tripod shots without a tripod, so a very good handheld choice for discrete documentary work. Image quality however is very mediocre with moire issues'. I also know other users (hi fuzzy) like it especially for the stabilization and although it's not 4K or killer at 1080p (it's ranked last in Andrew's charts), it does a more than fine job if you're not planning to shoot Hollywood productions on one and have realistic expectations. They've recently added new firmware which opens up some nice possibilities: http://www.getolympus.com/upgrade .Concerning the SLR Magic lens you want to use with it. You can try sending an inquiry directly to support/at\slrmagic.com. That's how I got mine back in 2013. Directly from them. Was one of the 1st 100 to receive theirs (with step-up ring and lens cloth as a bonus). Wouldn't make much sense having to buy it from the US when you're in Japan (sort of speak close to the fire (Hong Kong). Did you check Amazon.jp and Rakuten.jp as well? Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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