Reviews and Problems with Olympus SP-565 UltraZoom
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A Small-But Mighty Travelers' Camera
Helen P., Amazon
21 July 2015
Summary: This is the second (used) back-up camera I've bought for my beloved old, obsolete, Olympus SP-565UZ, a small, but mighty camera for amateur travel photographers. It has a good wide-angle lens, enabling photos of tall or wide buildings, tall trees, etc.
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.
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.
Summary: Seems to do everything promised, and takes pictures just like a DSLR. The only really major difference between this and the much more expensive (and newer) options is the lack of interchangeable lenses.
A well made long range zoom point and shoot camera
3 October 2011
Summary: The Olympus SP 565 with its improved info screen and boosted image quality to 10 MP is a step up over previous models. The changed menus do take some getting used to. The camera also has an annoying feature of telling you it can't take a picture for some absurd reason, but an experienced...
Summary: I love this camera. The 20x telephoto combined with 5x digita zoom means 100x and I can read the writing on a bolt head on a 40ft ceiling. Image stabilizer eliminates need for a tripod. Macro function as good as it gets.