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6.8 out of 10

Olympus PEN E-PL1

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Overall 8
8.0

Not to shabby at all.

Thomas Greber "thkpic", Amazon
4 February 2014
Overall 8
8.0

like

lynne, Amazon
1 January 2014
Overall 8
8.0

Cheap fun to use and easy on my wallet

THE AUTISTIC WEREWOLF "Wolf", Amazon
25 November 2013
  • Summary: Nice little camera a baby step up from a basic point and shoot but not a full fledged DSLR. The camera is not great in low light but in all other ways the Olympus PEN E-PL1 12.3MP Live MOS Micro Four Thirds Interchangeable Lens meets my very basic needs. The camera was cheap fun to use and easy on my wallet. I took one star off due to lots of noise in low light. If you are outside or in a brightly lit room this camera is great.
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Overall 8
8.0

My introduction to m43

Paul, Amazon
17 October 2013
  • Summary: My brothers had been raving about the format. This was an inexpensive body to start shooting with the m43 mount. Very capable body to go with lenses which are already well known for quality of images.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

danijel973, DP Review
31 March 2013
  • Excerpt: I bought this camera because I was cycling at the time and needed something almost pocketable, but with enough dynamic range for bright sunshine shots, and with the ability to control depth of field better than a cellphone. Also, I wanted to experiment with using old Minolta lenses on a digital body. Build quality and general ergonomics are very much like Canon A-series of compact cameras - meaning, they are nothing to write home about.
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Overall 8
8.0

great camera

karen feldhousen, Amazon
22 March 2013
  • Summary: wonderful camera I love olympus camera's this a great product for out door photos it is great for non photographer's a little hard to understand the digital working. good seller.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

sovelo2002, DP Review
21 March 2013
  • Excerpt: it's very good camera in this class. I will say I will keep it for, you know. I use Raw Format all the time, and kit lens 14-45mm is not too bad, only if you know how to process it behind your shooting.
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Overall 8
8.0

An amazing value for those with older film lenses

Donovan C., Amazon
13 February 2013
  • Summary: I picked up the Olympus E-PL1 as a smaller backup camera to my DSLR. I already had a Canon G10 as a backup camera, but I needed something that was more versatile and could be used in low-light (without a flash). Paired with the Lumix 20mm f1.7 pancake lens, the PL1 becomes quite the compact powerhouse. It's fast, easy to focus, and fits in a coat pocket.
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Overall 8
8.0

A good camera body

alohabra "aloha brah", Amazon
4 January 2013
  • Summary: This is a good camera body for the price [$150]. I use it as a backup for my Lumix G3. Since I have two Lumix lenses, I keep one on the Oly and one on the G3. The Oly has stablization in the body if that is needed. Learning to use two different brands is a little extra work but keeps you thinking! Both are so compact, I keep them both in the same camera bag. I gave it four stars because it is not quite a nice as the Lumix G3 in handling.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good

C. Tanabe, Amazon
30 December 2012
  • Summary: It is a good camera my boy friend really liked this camera as a gift for Christmas holiday fun time.
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