Summary: This camera was exactly like described, I had troubles with my recent camera and this was two steps up from my malfunctioning camera, I had all the parts from my old one, so this camera body was a great replacement, and shipped really fast, thanks so much
Summary: This camera is a real work horse, for a mid level instrument this is a good deal. Technology has advanced a great deal since buying this camera, nonetheless it continues to serve a great deal of my needs.
Summary: Really forgot this beauty for shooting a wedding-but try as I might with 3 other slurs-the 520 with the better 14 -54 lens and the 36r flash just would not be denied. I put an umbrella on the stand with with the flash on remote and after setting it up, and shooting several shots to get the right aper. and s speed etc. just shot away. Beautiful Olympus color. None of my slrs match the color and easily shoot portraits as well. It was sooo easy.
Summary: I already had an Olympus E520 with several lenses and other accessories. I took a spill while trying to get a shot of a bird up in a tree... and broke the hot shoe mount for the flash. Rather than pay more than twice as much for the (out of stock) E620... I replaced a damaged E520 body with one in very good condition.
Summary: I've been using this for months now and finally got "permission" to sell it. I'll be switching brands to another DSLR; Canon and Nikon are the preeminent brands for DSLR and I wanted to save a few bucks. I guess this time that didn't work. This is my first DSLR. I've had other digi cams, all point and click but wanted better quality images. When this thing focuses the pics are nice, especially outside. The built in flash indoors is ok, too.
Summary: Hola Gente: My only concern? Only have one format picture relation of 4:3 and I take all my pictures in 3:2 format, so I'll go for the E620. If you buy the body and the 9 to 18mm Zuiko lens you'll ready for panoramic, and is just great! Saludos, Allan.
SUPERB DSLR, Beautiful, sturdy, versatile, easy to use.
19 February 2010
Summary: This is my first DSLR camera. I spent many days and nights, stressing over whether I wanted an Olympus E-520, or a Nikon D3000, or the Canon's 450D. I strongly suggest you go to a camera shop, and handle any camera you are interested in BEFORE purchasing, it truly boils down to which suits you the best. First of all, Canon and Nikon are the big dogs in advertising. Their names are well known, and recognizable.
Summary: This camera is perfect if you are on a budget and want a digital SLR. Everything so far works great, easy to use, takes crisp and clear pictures. If I had one complaint it would be that the focusing system can be slow at times. I am used to a Canon Rebel and if you have ever used a Canon you'd know what I mean. There is a reason why most sports photographers use Canon, they are lightning fast when it comes to focusing and frames per second.