Exactly Moose ! I have several removable battery grips packed away in a
cupboard. I always used to have a winder on my OMs but when I'm shooting
with them now it's for stuff that doesn't require fast wind on and the
handling is much better without the additional weight.
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> Subject: Re: [OM] OM-D E-M1X
> On 6/13/2019 10:50 AM, Ken Norton wrote:
> >> <>
> > That it does. At minimum, I'd get the E-M1 mk2 with the grip. I find
> > it does balance well in the hand and is resizeable for those times
> > when I go hiking. But the grip is the game changer and really gives
> > the camera a much better balance with any lens longer than, say, the
> > 17mm pancake.
> Different hands . . .
> I don't want a bloody Damn vertical grip. I sure as blazes don't want one
> can't take off and leave in a drawer.
> I don't understand all this balance stuff. Right hand holds the camera
> left is on the zoom ring. With my longest, heaviest lens, the PLeica
> the lens may rest on my left hand when not changing the FL? I really don't
> know, 'cause I just don't notice. I think that's the surest sign that all
> balance - for me.
> A battery/vertical grip just adds weight, makes my arms tired faster,
> doesn't improve anything else.
> E-M1X - BAH!
> Yes, the batteries in my GX9s aren't terribly long lasting, especially
> stacking and bursts to catch moving things; that's why I have pockets and
> Ranting Moose
> What if the Hokey Pokey *IS* what it's all about?
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