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Olympus EVOLT E-30
5.9 out of 10

Olympus EVOLT E-30

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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

brycesteiner, DP Review
4 July 2013
  • Excerpt: Great camera. ISO has problems above 500 and pretty much useless above 1600. Has fantastic colors and great definition. It is a fantastic studio camera with controlled lighting. I like the out of camera jpgs. It's hard to push the dark areas very far before it gets really noisy.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

BYRON MCD 77-81, DP Review
20 March 2013
  • Excerpt: As long as you recognize the camera's limitations, it is a great and solid tool. With such great optics, and used at low ISO, whenever possible, it is capable of outstanding results. The rest is up to you and your talent, as it is with every camera.
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Overall 8
8.0

A good camera for a friendly price

fontesdesa, Ebay
11 February 2012
  • Summary: Olympus is not a very famous brand in Brazil if we talk about SLR cameras. I bought my first from a Olympus Brazilian seller because it seems to be a good opportunity to migrate to digital. At that moment my cameras were Nikon FM 2 that I still used for a long time even after buy the Olympus.
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Overall 8
8.0

E-30 Review

drwjbrown, Amazon
21 October 2011
  • Summary: As a committed Olympus user, I added the E-30 to the E-3, E-620 and E-510. The E30 is very similar to the E3 and was very easy to use right out of the box. The increase from 10mp to 12mp is appreciated but is not a reason to upgrade. The E30 is not weatherproofed like the E3.
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Overall 8
8.0

big and tough

BarryG "Editor", Amazon
20 November 2009
  • Summary: This camera is beautiful to regard and so easy to hold. It is well-built; nothing cheesy or flimsy about it. As a matter of fact, it's pretty big and heavy as far as DSLRs go these days.
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Overall 8
8.0

More like an E-3 MKII

R. Sarma "rssarma", Amazon
11 September 2009
  • Summary: I started out with an E-510, went to the 520, then took a couple of steps back and started using the E-1 and the E-500, then added the E-3 to my bag which saw about 6 months use, but all the jumping around came to an end the day I bought the E-30.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good in daylight...night shooting takes some time..

Chan Teng Heng, Amazon
31 August 2009
  • Summary: Owned this camera for few months now. Have been an Olympus user for sometime (3-4 years). My views therefore compare with other cameras available. What I like: *fast focus with the 14-54Mk II lens. Wow.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

MtOlympus, DP Review
14 August 2009
  • Excerpt: 12-60mm lens is superb. Used it with old E 510 where it was a bit front heavy, now well balanced on E 30. Viewfinder is much better, but at the cost of more weight. Bought after price went down for less than D90, where it belongs.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

gdelt, DP Review
11 August 2009
  • Excerpt: Hello, got the camera a few weeks now! It works fine and gives very good photographs. (after the Nikon-d40x, the e-520 was a little disappointing....this is much - much better!) Olympus, keep up the good work! Problems: NO problems yet!
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

pastorthomas, DP Review
27 July 2009
  • Excerpt: You really have to try this camera and see for yourself what it can do and how well it can do it. Image quality is fantastic when using this with the 12-60mm f/2.8-4.0 Zuiko digitial lens.
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