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You Can Shoot the Milky Way Hand-Held with the Olympus E-M1 Mark II

8 days ago   |   By Peta Pixel

When it comes to optical image stabilization, it seems like nothing comes close to touching Olympus' OM-D E-M1 Mark II . As one photographer recently discovered, the 5-axis optical stabilization is so good, you can actually shoot the Milky Way hand-held with this monster.
A little recap is in order. When Olympus released their OM-D E-M1 Mark II, they didn't mince words: at 6.5 stops of stabilization , they had reached the theoretical stabilization limit because of the rotation of the Earth . Even without an Oly lens, you get a whopping 5.5 stops of optical stabilization out of the body...
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