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Grip Extension for EP1

Discussion in 'Accessories' started by Djarum, Jan 14, 2010.

  1. Djarum

    Djarum Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Dec 15, 2009
    Huntsville, AL, USA
    Does anyone know if they make some sort of grip enhancement/extension for the EP1? I really like the camera alot, but I wish it had just a slightly thicker grip.

  2. Brian Mosley

    Brian Mosley Administrator Emeritus

    Dec 15, 2009
    Hi Djarum,

    how do you carry your E-P1? I find that having a neck strap makes the camera easy to keep stable - I'll often walk with my hand resting on the camera, holding it down in tension slightly.

    It would actually be quite easy to have a grip enhancement made for the E-P1, due to the manner the leather pad is attached... just a moment, I remember seeing something :

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    From this flickr stream.

    If you e-mail Richard Franiec, I'm sure he'd be able to produce something!


  3. Streetshooter

    Streetshooter Administrator Emeritus

    Dec 15, 2009
    Phila, Pa USA
    That it too funny Brian........
  4. capp

    capp New to Mu-43

    Jan 27, 2010
    Side Grip

    Has anyone tried a sidegrip for the Olympus EP1, something close to the Voigtlander side grip? Will it work or fit or maybe a different one? My thumb keeps hitting the thumb wheel. The newer camera doesn't have one maybe a good reason to buy it in the future.
  5. Djarum

    Djarum Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Dec 15, 2009
    Huntsville, AL, USA
    I have the same problem and have wondered about a side grip or a thicker grip in general. I don't have the problem of my thumb doing something at the time of the shot. I just have trouble changing ISO or WB when I'm wanting to change EV or shutter speed.
  6. BBW

    BBW Super Moderator Emeritus

    Just a note to say that the two threads discussing the same concept have now been merged into one, to make things easier.:flowers_2:
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