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8.8 out of 10

Olympus PEN E-P5

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User Review

DavidChong1977, DP Review
24 November 2014
  • Excerpt: Good performance camera, Specially can get some thirdparty accessory in ebay. Like Handgrip, extension tube...  is a good well flexibility in photography camera. Image quality is good.
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Capable Compact, Entry Level DSLR Killer

Toni, B&H Photo
31 October 2014
  • Excerpt: Bought this camera as a more capable travel camera given that Nikon D7000 is really to heavy to take everywhere and photos coming out of the phone were good, but technically inadequate.With EP-5, surprises keep on coming. Image quality and sharpness (With the middle-of-the road M.Zuiko 14-42mm EZ lens) are surprisingly good and comparable with D7000 used with a third-party lens.
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Fast Shutter Speed, Good in Low Light, Great Resolution, Large Clear LCD, Small / Compact
  • Cons: Short Battery Life
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Five Stars

Jim Deaver, Amazon
17 September 2014
  • Summary: An excellent micro four thirds camera used ex+ from KEH.
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User Review

veroman, DP Review
26 August 2014
  • Excerpt: I've been shooting digitally since early 2001. I purchased a 2MP Kodak DCS 520 that year and was amazed. That camera cost me a little over $12,000. Digital advanced quickly during the years following. By 2003 my Kodak had already become obsolete and was replaced with a 6MP Canon D60, which in turn was replaced by a Canon 10D. Back then, a Canon 10D cost a little over $2,400 new. The advancements ... and camera purchases ... continued. Canon 1Ds. Canon 1Ds II. Canon 5D.
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Best Olympus camera to-date?

Bob "Bob", Amazon
5 July 2014
  • Summary: Since Olympus finally released a firmware update that adds a zero-second anti-shock setting that eliminates shutter shock (or at least comes close enough), this camera has finally become a very worthwhile purchase. And it has a very beautiful retro look. If you want a beautiful camera, but can't afford a Leica (or just don't believe that Leicas are especially great cameras despite the ridiculously high price tag), this is the camera to get.
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Small, light with big performance.

Phillip R. Marcus, Amazon
14 June 2014
  • Summary: This is a keeper. It's quiet, has all the features you could ever need and takes beautiful pictures. I use it with the 12-40mm pro lens and this combination has awesome image quality with beautiful saturation and colors with subtle gradations. The learning curve requires a little patience, but it's worth it. It's even better with the VF-4 electronic viewfinder which is clear and bright even in low light. I love this camera!
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Enjoyable camera

LeRoy Jackson, Amazon
11 May 2014
  • Summary: Vivid colors and sharp pictures when paired with good lenses. Better yet, this is a small, unobtrusive, camera with a very quiet shutter once the "beeps" are turned off.
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Pinancle of M43 Performance

Thinkinginpictures "thkpic", Amazon
2 May 2014
  • Summary: All the features a pro would ever need. Build- The upper deck is clean with no exposed screws and the dials add character. Few other highlights: 1) Trim piece that runs along the bottom edge of the upper deck really sets the camera off and adds sophistication. The thin chrom and EP5 enscription is what makes it work. 2) Power button looks like a switch and sets off the other buttons- its distinct and you don't see it on other cameras.
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E-P5 PEN Mirrorless Digital Camera

dsy, B&H Photo
18 April 2014
  • Excerpt: beautiful build and great quality images!
  • Pros: Good Battery Life, Good in Low Light, Great Resolution
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Review from a pro.

Brock, Amazon
23 March 2014
  • Summary: To qualify myself I have a successful photography business and I have shot every level of camera out there. I shoot weddings, commercial work, event photography, family portraits, and much more all with M43 cameras. Was a Nikon guy until 3 years ago but 3 Nikons with back focus issues pointed me towards the M43 revolution. I have never looked back and I have owned about every Olympus M43 camera they make.
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