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    What's your file backup strategy?

    Sprinke-- how do you like CrashPlan? I've been thinking about backing up online. Right now I just back up to an external hard drive. But I've already had one that I almost couldn't recover files from--not sure what happened, but the drive had corrupt files etc. and I had a tough time...
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    [EXPIRED] FS: Crumpler 3MDH

    $35 (includes shipping) Brand new, never been used. Great bag, just doesn't suit my needs and I threw out the receipt by accident, so I can't return it. Paypal only
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    E-PL2 Multiple Focus Points?

    Is it possible to take pictures using multiple focus points? I know how to set the focus, but whenever I leave it on all of the focus points, it automatically chooses one point instead. Is this par for the course w/these types of cameras? (forgive me, I'm coming from a p&s and just trying to...
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    How to become a better photographer...

    Thanks for that reminder! It's so true, sometimes I get a bit self conscious that I look stupid trying to get a good shot. It's nice to have a reminder that it's okay!:smile:
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    Bags and more bags

    bag for E-PL2 w/VF2 attached? Any suggestions for a bag to fit E-PL2 w/the VF2 attached? I would also be carrying 14-140mm plus 20mm. I tried Crumpler 3mdh, but too small. Some of the sling bags look good, but too big! Sheesh! I feel like Goldilocks! lol
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    Anyone purchase cameras from Olympus?

    I ordered my E-PL2 directly from Olympus. Actually, I found the price to be lower $549, free shipping, plus 30 day return policy. I called a local #b/c I thought it was a retail store near me--I think they do repairs, but you can also order over the phone: 631-881-6500 if you're interested...
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    Mistake purchasing E-PL2? Should have gotten GH2 instead?

    The GH2 pics look great! Zach, what lens were you using for the shots of the birds? They look really sharp. I just ordered a GH2 and will compare both cameras (PL2). I appreciate all the suggestions to just enjoy the camera and not get so caught up in reviews. BUT, I feel like I have to...
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    E-PL2/Lens for Disney World?

    Thanks for the suggestions/explanations--I'm coming from a p&s, so not quite used to using primes. I guess I have to experiment a bit more to figure it all out.
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    E-PL2/Lens for Disney World?

    oompa-loompa-doompidy-doo--hey, your kid looks really orange too! I actually did check the WB--was in P mode set to auto, then tungsten and tried a few others--just about the same result. Also tried the same shot w/kit lens and flash--no problem View image in gallery Okay, a little...
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    E-PL2/Lens for Disney World?

    Yep! Got the 20mm today w/my rewards points :redface: and what do you know, my kids are orange! I mean, they're not really orange, but I gave the lens a whirl and clearly I'm doing something wrong. (that's another thread I suppose) The trip is a few months away, so (hopefully) I have time to...
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    (1st Post) Getting to know the GH2

    How about as a camera for family pictures of mostly people/fast moving toddlers? I'm thinking about returning the E-PL2 I just got and trying out the GH2. You all seem like you love yours! The knock on it was for still pics...but the ones on this post look good to me!
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    E-PL2 Eye Detect?

    Thanks, will check it out again.
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    E-PL2 Image Thread

    This is what happens when... you spend too much time on camera forums
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    Mistake purchasing E-PL2? Should have gotten GH2 instead?

    That was the plan, but I'll post here the problem I encountered w/Adorama (I posted this on another site as well) I've been trying to put the camera through its paces, BUT Adorama is really messing things up. Their return policy states 30 days. When I called to clarify what another poster wrote...
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    Mistake purchasing E-PL2? Should have gotten GH2 instead?

    I've been using the lens kit. I have a 20/1.7 on it's way--never used a prime b/f, so it should be interesting!
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    Mistake purchasing E-PL2? Should have gotten GH2 instead?

    Good idea--just posted one to ask about the eye detect, but action shots might have been better (might still do that one)
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    E-PL2 Eye Detect?

    Has anyone gotten this to work? I have yet to see it focus on anyone's eye. I wasn't sure if this was just a gimmick or not. It would be nice though, if it actually worked. I snapped a few quick shots of my kids--not quiet as sharp as I thought they would be (granted, the camera was only...
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    Mistake purchasing E-PL2? Should have gotten GH2 instead?

    Good point; I find this forum to be much more encouraging as well. The only reason why I have doubts is that the camera is primarily to be used for pics of my kids. I tried firing off a few and they don't look so sharp (it might just be me--camera was in IA mode), the eye detect doesn't seem...
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    E-PL2 Image Thread

    I especially like the pic of the leaf--keep them coming! I just got mine, so nothing worth posting yet. I tried a few random shots of my kids in IA mode--not looking so sharp though. I'm hoping it's just me; will have to explore the camera some more. Would love to see some people shots if...
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    Mistake purchasing E-PL2? Should have gotten GH2 instead?

    Just a couple of random shots...just got it yesterday. You make a good point, I guess I'm just wondering how I might also feel about the GH2, frustrated that I can't compare the two for myself I guess. I thought my decision was solid, but I keep reading more and more about how great the GH2 is...
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    Mistake purchasing E-PL2? Should have gotten GH2 instead?

    I just purchased an E-PL2. Yes, I did my due diligence and researched and decided this was the way to go. It came down to this camera and the GH2. I would be taking primarily stills (and some video) of my kids/family. I heard that for stills GH2 is ehh (very technical term) which is why I went...
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    Which size Crumpler?

    Thanks for the pics--that's another option. I'll check that one out too!
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    Which size Crumpler?

    I've just purchased an E-PL2 along w/20mm pancake. I anticipate at some point purchasing the 14-150 (would only carry either kit lens or 14-150, not both) and also a flash. Is the Crumpler 3MDH big enough or should I go w/the 4 million? It's hard to tell from the pictures and there's quite a...
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    E-PL2/Lens for Disney World?

    Thanks--that's true. I'm not sure who the poster was (I'd have to look back), but someone mentioned that the only thing I'd need that reach for is in Animal Kingdom, but nothing I can't see at a local zoo anyway, so not so important. I should get the camera today or Monday, if all is well...
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    E-PL2/Lens for Disney World?

    I didn't buy any lenses for it yet. I'm leaning towards the 20mm and possibly the 14-150 (I'm waiting on a couple of gift cards to come in the mail...gotta love reward points!). I also just want to make sure that the camera is fast enough to keep up w/my little ones (I have a 2 & 5 yr. old)...
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    E-PL2/Lens for Disney World?

    Not sure if your question was for me or not. I just ordered the E-PL2; I'm coming from a p&s, never owned an E-PL1.
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    E-PL2/Lens for Disney World?

    Thanks--I just ordered the camera and I think I will go w/the 20 mm shortly after (need to make sure the camera is a keeper first) since that seems to be such a favorite. Other lenses remain to be seen.
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    E-PL1/2 skin tones?

    Yes, it does help. I forgot about shooting in RAW; that would make a difference--Thanks!
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    E-PL1/2 skin tones?

    I was just about set to pre order a PL2, but have read a few things about skin tones and maybe Olympus colors in general being too warm. I'm coming from more than one Panasonic p&s where I find Panasonic produces a very annoying magenta hue that's particularly noticeable in skin tones (at...
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    E-PL2/Lens for Disney World?

    Unfortunately, I don't really know my shooting "style". Coming from a p&s, I've never really thought about it. I'd like to be a bit more deliberate and thoughtful w/the pictures I take. Which is why I'd like to get the camera now, so I can get comfortable w/it b/f the trip. Sounds like the...
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    E-PL2/Lens for Disney World?

    Thanks--that's why I thought a 14-150 might be a good idea. I don't have much photo experience, would love to get into primes etc., but as you said, it takes some getting used to; so I'm not so sure it would be good for this trip
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    E-PL2/Lens for Disney World?

    I'll be shooting some video, plus I have two toddlers so It might not be so easy to switch lenses.
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    E-PL2/Lens for Disney World?

    I'm planning on upgrading from my p&s to an E-PL2. I'm also anticipating a trip to Disney World and want to purchase a lens to take with. I'd rather not change lenses, so I was thinking about purchasing the Oly 14-150. Would that be a good choice or should I go w/something else?
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    Took the GH2 plunge

    How would you say the two cameras compare in producing skin tones? I'm considering the e-pl2, I've tried the pl1, but can't seem to get my hands on a GH-2 to check it out. I've owned other Panasonic cameras and there always seems to be some kind of magenta cast on skin tones Thanks!
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    Just bought E-PL2 WOW!!!!

    Thanks for posting--great shots. I'm looking to upgrade from a p&s and really want to get the PL2, the only concern I have is shutter lag. I know you said the AF is faster than PL1--how's the shot to shot time? I lose a lot of pics of my kids w/p&s waiting for camera to refresh (esp...
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    m4/3 lag time?

    I'm coming from the Panasonic FZ35--not too shabby as far as p&s goes. BUT, while taking pictures at my son's bday party (a Jiu-Jitsu party) I missed a lot of shots waiting for the camera. There is a burst mode, but the lighting was horrible and required a flash; you can't adjust anything in...
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    m4/3 lag time?

    Thanks for your responses. Perhaps I should lean more towards the A55. I can check it out in the store, but have trouble finding the EPL1/2 to check out.
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    m4/3 lag time?

    Forgive me if this is a stupid question, but is there a lag in between shots w/a m4/3 like there is in a p&s, or can you just fire off shots like w/a dslr. I'm looking to upgrade from a p&s and have narrowed down my choices to the Sony A55 or the E-PL2. I would really be using it for family...
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    My GH2 Vacation / Mini-Review

    You almost have me sold on a GH2! Unfortunately, they're hard to come by to check out in stores; I'm assuming they're smaller than a DSLR. The point about the 14-140 is a good one, since that's what I'll probably have on it for most of the time until I can grow into using other lenses.
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    My GH2 Vacation / Mini-Review

    That's helpful to know, thanks. I think I might be misunderstanding something though--shot to shot time? I thought m4/3 function in a way similar to DSLR where you can just fire off shots. That's one of the main reasons I'm looking to upgrade from p&s.
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    My GH2 Vacation / Mini-Review

    Looks good to me! I think a m4/3 is enough to meet my needs. Now I think it's going to be between the Gh2 and the E-PL2 which should be out soon. At least I think I've pretty much narrowed it down. Thanks for your response!
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    E-PL2 no AF Assist Lamp--how important is it?

    I'm looking to step up from a P&S, and I'm considering a m4/3. I'm looking at either the GH2 or possibly the E-PL2. I'd mostly be taking pictures of kids (little fast moving ones!)/vacation--enlarged no bigger than an occasional 8x10. I guess I should first be asking if a m4/3 is the right...
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    My GH2 Vacation / Mini-Review

    Great pictures! I'm stepping up from a p&s and considering getting a m4/3. I'd mostly be taking pictures of kids (little ones) and vacation pictures [maybe not quite like yours ; ) ]. Would you say the GH2 the right tool for the job? Some say it's not fast enough for quick shots of little...
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