Summary: I purchased the E-5 about two years ago. It's a superb camera. I've read a few reviews here that complain of noise but the only noise that annoys me is the bloody loud CLICKCLICK when shooting at 6 fps. I've had a number of Olympus cameras and none makes as much audible noise as the E-5!!
Summary: Though Olympus has moved firmly into Micro Four Thirds territory ... particularly with their latest release, the EM-1 ... Olympus' flagship DSLR, the E-5, remains an extraordinary tool for the vast majority of photography needs. 12MP is more than enough for 99% of image-making.
Excerpt: It's hardly state-of-the-art in terms of its sensor or autofoocus, but it is a very tough, weatherproof and capable camera. While it uses essentially the same body and mostly the same innards as the E-3, many small but significant improvements and tweaks are the reason that the E-5 has held its...
Summary: I hate to admit it but I was a Canikono for a while. My first camera was an Olympus OM-1. It was an excellent camera. As the years went by I went to Nikon, Canon, Minolta, Pentax, Sony, Fuji. For a while I was a Canon buff but there was something a little off. That orange/yellow skin tone.
Summary: I started shooting 4/3 rds with the Olympus 510. I moved up to the E3 for its build quality. I own two them; both refurbished. After about a year with the E3s I decided to buy a new E5 when Olympus had a $200 instant rebate. I really like this camera.