The Canon EOS EF-M

By Tim Butler | Posted at 7:11

This looks exactly like the sort of exciting compact bodied interchangeable lens camera that I have been hoping to see from Canon. While there may end up being disadvantages to using a full APS-C sized sensor in this body with regards to how small the EF-M lenses can be made, the fact that this camera shares a sensor with the EOS Rebel T4i also makes it a theoretically more capable than most of its peers. Assuming that the production version fixes some of the bugs that the press ran into with the early samples yesterday, I think this could prove to be a camera that any Canon EF system user will be mightily tempted by.


Re: The Canon EOS EF-M

Actually, it will share the same problem as other APS-C sized cameras—lenses that far out-size the body. Compare the lenses available for the m4/3 system vs the Sony and now Canon systems. I'll take the m4/3 any day, and after having shot this system for several years, I'll stack up the quality I'm getting with them over the Canon Rebel T4i any day. You may get some high ISO quality difference, but I used Canon before going to Oly, and can say that I always had to massage my Canon files, and never have to muck with my Oly. Oly does much better at producing usable jpegs in camera than anybody else. I always had to shoot Canon raw, and post-process. Post processing is a thing of the past with Oly.

More thoughts. Canon is late to the game, and will have to cover a lot of ground to catch up to Oly and Pana. Also, m4/3 has the largest lens selection. It will take Canon even longer to approach matching that—if ever. If one wants to go compact in a serious way, I recommend Oly or Pana m4/3. Canon is just for those who feel an emotional attachment to Canon, (and the Nikon range the same), or to those who think that that name on the body gives cred. :-)

-Jon

Posted by Jon Glass - Aug 7, 2012 | 6:29

Re: The Canon EOS EF-M

Jon,

Actually, my main interest is the cost saving sticking to one system. As ridiculous as sticking a giant lens on a tiny body may look, at least it is a supported option this way (and the same with the flashes).

I do like the high ISO advantages (in theory), so I'll be interested to see the results of testing on that. I also prefer a shallower DOF. If I had extra money floating around, I'd pick up a full frame camera…

I've never had problems with my 40D's post-processing, though I typically shoot in RAW. I always liked the output the 40D gave me with its JPEGs.

Posted by Tim Butler - Aug 7, 2012 | 14:40

Re: The Canon EOS EF-M

Timothy-

Are you saying that this camera uses normal EF lenses??? Ok, now I'm confused… What's the point of this camera then?

Aha!!! Not the case! Here's what the spec sheet says:

“Canon EF-M mount (Canon EF-M lenses can be mounted directly to the camera. Canon EF lenses (including EF-S lenses) can be attached by using the optional Mount Adapter EF-EOS M.)”

So, while you can add the EF and EF-S lenses, you need an adapter. I wonder how much carries through?

I would have to say, though, that from what I've seen on the Oly side, even with its excellent adapter for 4/3 lenses, in the long run, you don't want to use adapted lenses—too awkward and limiting (typically, focus is much slower, and not just the m-4/3 system). It's always better to stick with lenses built for the system, and this is one area where Canon really falls down—it offers only two lenses, and as they add lenses to the system, Oly and Panny and others keep adding to the m4/3 system. And comparing this camera with the OMD-M from Oly, there just isn't any point of comparison. If you want to use your Canon lenses with Oly, there are adapters—more limiting than the one for the EF-M, but limited is limited in my book. I have adapters for my old KA Pentax to my Canon EF mount, and after playing a while, I decided the trade-offs aren't worth it, so I never bothered getting adapters, even for my gorgeous Oly 12-60 to mount on my Pen… I'd rather spend the money on good lenses that match the system. In fact, I'm probably going to sell everything that's not m4/3 in the long run to fund more lenses.

Let's put it this way. The future is compact, non-SLR exchangeable lenses. Better to dump the old while it still has value. ;-)

-Jon

Posted by Jon Glass - Aug 8, 2012 | 5:54

Re: The Canon EOS EF-M

That's depressing, Jon! ;)

I'm not sure how much I'd use adapters, but there are lenses I wouldn't mind acquiring that I know I couldn't justify buying twice… Who knows, I'm going to wait this one out a while longer. I feel the future 7D Mk II calling my name…

Posted by Tim Butler - Aug 12, 2012 | 4:10

QuickBooks Tech Support Phone Number +1-888-307-3506

QuickBooks Customer Support Phone Number
Our specialists are agreeable and guarantee 100% consumer loyalty. Quickbooks Customer Support Phone Number,
Quickbooks Customer Service Number They can likewise remotely get to client's gadget and resolves issues relating to the previously mentioned programming.

Posted by anjilo smith - Mar 26, 2018 | 4:31

Quicken Tech Support Phone Number +1-888-307-3506

Quicken Support Phone Number +1-888-307-3506
Which enables you to deal with your own and saving money data. Animate Program is mostly utilized by the home client. Entrepreneurs additionally utilize Quicken now and then. Quicken Customer Service Phone Number
Quicken Deluxe Support Number In Quicken you can track your business points of interest too. Entrepreneurs can make solicitations in Quicken. They can likewise track their client data.

Posted by anjilo smith - Mar 26, 2018 | 4:40

Sage 50 Technical Support Number +1888-307-3506

Sage 50 Customer Support Number +1-888-307-3506
Sage 50 like records payables (A/P) and Accounts Receivable (A/R), Sage Customer Support Number,
Sage Customer Support Phone Number charge installments and income administration. The product prepares the handling speed and have industry-particular capacities that can be utilized for an organization utilizing greatest 40 representatives.

Posted by anjilo smith - Mar 26, 2018 | 4:49

Quickbooks Support Number +1888-336-0774

Quickbooks Customer Support Phone Number +1888-336-0774 Cellphone Variety will be quick! Really just want for developing a fast listing of Web 2.0 applications that I am using to Quickbooks Technical Support Number stay productive by operating as much as possible in a Web internet browser.

Posted by Lucy Gray - Mar 26, 2018 | 10:49

Quicken Tech Support Phone Number +1888-336-0774

Quicken Support Number You may require a hand with your revive programming and different administrations whenever, a specialized hiccup can trouble you any minute and that make us accessible 24 hours for you. You can contact our Quicken Tech Support Number +1888-336-0774 client bolsters by calling, visit or email whatever solaces you.

Posted by Lucy Gray - Mar 26, 2018 | 11:07

Sage Tech Support Phone Number +1888-336-0774

Sage Technical Support Phone Number +1888-336-0774 bookkeeping bolster offers every minute of every day quick premium Sage specialized help on Sage Customer Service Number Peachtree basically via prepared and qualified specialists to enable you to download Sage, set up and make organization information documents in the two windows and apple Macintosh PC.

Posted by Lucy Gray - Mar 26, 2018 | 11:22

Re: The Canon EOS EF-M

Jual Obat Aborsi Ampuh Dan Manjur Jika anda ngin membeli obat aborsi (penggugur kandungan) di wilayah anda masing2 agar pesanan bisa langsung di terima anda bisa mengakseh obat aborsi di kota besar ini.

jual obat aborsi gresik ,
jual obat aborsi malang ,
jual obat aborsi pekanbaru ,

jual obat aborsi batam ,
jual obat aborsi denpasar ,
jual obat aborsi surabaya ,
jual obat aborsi jakarta ,
jual obat aborsi bekasi ,

================================================================================

jual obat aborsi semarang ,
jual obat aborsi cikarang ,
jual obat aborsi solo ,
jual obat aborsi balikpapan ,
jual obat aborsi samarinda ,
jual obat aborsi palangkaraya ,
jual obat aborsi makassar ,

================================================================================

jual obat aborsi bandung ,
jual obat aborsi tangerang ,
jual obat aborsi palembang ,

Posted by klinik aborsi terpercaya aborsi - Apr 14, 2018 | 18:28

Please enter your comment entry below. Press 'Preview' to see how it will look.

Name:
Sign In to Your Account
User Name:
Password:
Location:
Homepage:
E-mail:
Subject:
:mrgreen: :neutral: :twisted: :arrow: :shock: :smile: :???: :cool: :evil: :grin: :idea: :oops: :razz: :roll: :wink: :cry: :eek: :lol: :mad: :sad: :!: :?: