Summary: While this camera is a couple of generations back now, at current prices I think it is the biggest bargain in all of interchangeable lens digital photography. It is compatible with the entire Olympus/Panasonic Micro 4/3 system and in my opinion hits the sweet spot between price, size, picture...
Summary: I purchased this back in summer 2011 and it's been nothing but good to me. I got the white body because I suppose I'm a hipster like that (or whatever the kids are calling it). In the two years it's certainly taken a beating but it's kind of like the Energizer bunny as it just keeps going and going.
Summary: Yes their are beter cameras, but this works well for me. A work horse for time-lapse as raw files not so big but can get sharp images from unit. Guess I'm use to using this camera and holding out for the next wave of mirrorless to step up.
Excerpt: I also have the E-pl1 which I was having problems with in low light (focus hunt) Olympus seems to have solved the problem with this model. I now have two bodies and use the pl1 for the larger zoom so i dont have to change the lens. Love this camera
Pros: Easy to Use, Fast Shutter Speed, Good Battery Life, Good in Low Light, Great Zoom, Large Clear LCD, Small / Compact
Summary: I have had this camera for a couple of months now. It has taken some time to learn the best settings for the right shooting situations. There is an option to have user controlled settings pre-set into the different shooting modes. I found that to be very useful.
Summary: I've been interested in a mirroless camera since they were introduced,but since I already own a Dslr camera I question the price of these smaller camera with a smaller sensor. Now that the prices are dropping on some of the slightly older models; I felt like I could justify the cost of owning...