Summary: Takes great pictures and has a tone of features and settings to get the best pictures. A professional might like a camera like this but for me, it gets a bit complicated and literally I needed to download and print an entire instructional manual to figure out all the features. I like to keep it simple but if you want to experiment, you can certainly do it with this camera. It has a great zoom feature.
Summary: I have had this camera for quite a while and use it extensively. It has so many features that I am still not fully up to speed on its full capability. It takes excellent pictures that I use to publish two web sites, one newsletter and multiple sets in my Flickr account. Best camera I have owned to date.
Summary: I purchased this camera several years ago as a gift to my wife, and apparently I have yet to write a review. Wow. Ok, well this may benefit the end user, since my wife and I have spent several years using it and therefore can give a more accurate review. The summary of my experience is this: This is probably the best camera I have ever used that is not a full SLR or DSLR. The versatility and picture quality is absolutely stunning.
Summary: I just want to warn potential users of three drawbacks to this camera. I had an earlier, good version 5060 but Olympus sent me this one to replace it when they said it was not repairable after 4 years of use. (I was no longer made). The 5060 had a movable video screen so you could view it from many angles, but this one does not. 1. You can't add an external microphone to this, thus I find the internal mic not to be good when I want a more directional or wide angle mic.
good, not great...but probably the best deal for under $200 with 10 MP
10 February 2012
Summary: Its a decent camera, not as close to a SLR as I would have expected from the reviews I read before buying. But pretty decent anyway. I bought the telephoto and macro lens adapters, they are not worth spending the money for, the camera has enough lens capacity without them and they are hard to get a decent photo with. Low light is the cameras week point, I dont like using a flash as it washes out the photo.