Good PEN reviews at Ming Thien site

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by wolfie, Nov 2, 2012.

  1. wolfie

    wolfie Mu-43 Regular Charter Member

    Apr 15, 2009
    Auckland, New Zealand
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  2. Grinch

    Grinch Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Jan 9, 2011
    According to review, the OMD and E-PL5 use a 15Mp sensor...just a typo, or per-production models? Either way, takes away from the reliability of the review, I can shoot but I don't know what I'm using.
  3. HappyFish

    HappyFish Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Sep 8, 2012
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    to me a 15 typo is not a big deal ?

    I can read tech specs would rather get a feel for how the camera works and acts in a photographers hands then a bunch of tech specs and pics of cats and shadow boxes etc..

    like the paragraph of describing the shutter button feel compared to other cameras at least gives some a idea if they have used those cameras

    sometimes working pros are not always the best at tech things but can surely tell me a lot more about how a camera works and feel in the real world

    if a pro race car driver did not know the HP of a test car I would still rather hear his thoughts of how it handles etc.. than reading correct specs from someone who does not make living with the tools being tested ?

    to me sadly to many reviews are not like his and are just the same regurgitated specs :)

    not knocking the fact you now question his review :) just saying others like myself would rather read those kinda of reviews :)
    so sure its kinda a balance thing and lucky we both have sites we can go to for reviews
  4. zapatista

    zapatista Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Mar 19, 2012
    Denver, Colorado, USA
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    I really like Thein's reviews, even if he is partial to Olympus and Ricoh (or maybe because of that). :p