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Any Olympus bodies have the "bounce flash" feature a la GF2?

Discussion in 'Open Discussion' started by Shield, Feb 9, 2012.

  1. Shield

    Shield Mu-43 Regular

    Jul 11, 2011
    Worthington Ohio
    I love my wife's GF2, but always drool over the Oly colors. Any Oly bodies have the ability to tilt the built in flash like the GF2 does?
    Tired of borrowing her camera! :redface:
  2. jim_khoo

    jim_khoo Mu-43 All-Pro

    Apr 9, 2010
    Kuala Lumpur
    i do not have the gf2 but if you mean the built-in flash can be tilted to point at the ceiling,
    then e-pl2 can do that but not the e-p3.
  3. ean10775

    ean10775 Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jan 31, 2011
    Cleveland, Ohio
    The E-PL1 can do it as well
  4. Ned

    Ned Mu-43 Legend

    Jul 18, 2010
    Alberta, Canada
    The E-PL1 and E-PL2 both have a nearly identical flash as the GF-1 and GF-2 (except the Olympus one acts as a Remote Flash Commander).
  5. ~tc~

    ~tc~ Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Oct 22, 2010
    Houston, TX
    Actually, Panny stole the bounce idea from Oly.

    The GF1 has the extra linkage so it won't point up.
  6. supermaxv

    supermaxv Mu-43 Veteran

    Sep 20, 2011
    Why on earth did Oly and Panny remove the functionality? Is there a technical reason behind it?
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