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Impressions of the E-PL5

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by sgoldswo, Nov 15, 2012.

  1. sgoldswo

    sgoldswo Mu-43 Regular

    Oct 27, 2012
    Hertfordshire, UK
    I bought an E-PL5 on a spur of the moment thing.

    X-Pro1    XF35mmF1.4 R    35mm    f/5.6    1/20s    ISO 6400
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    I had sold my E-P3 a couple of weeks back, I missed it and I found a decent price body only on the E-PL5 and thought “what the hell”. Unfortunately, my first impressions were poor. The screen seemed tiny in comparision to either the E-P3 or E-M5...

    Suffice it to say there is a happy ending to this story.

    Full post here: Impressions of the E-PL5 « sgoldswoblog

    Sample pictures:

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/sgoldswo/8184481827/" title="PB130126-Edit by sgoldswo, on Flickr"> 8184481827_bdafb64468_b. "1024" height="768" alt="PB130126-Edit"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/sgoldswo/8184494877/" title="PB130057-Edit by sgoldswo, on Flickr"> 8184494877_e01a8b5db7_b. "1024" height="768" alt="PB130057-Edit"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/sgoldswo/8188205423/" title="PB120023 by sgoldswo, on Flickr"> 8188205423_072e7cefbb_b. "1024" height="768" alt="PB120023"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/sgoldswo/8184520396/" title="PB130109-Edit by sgoldswo, on Flickr"> 8184520396_9a07595ebf_b. "1024" height="768" alt="PB130109-Edit"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/sgoldswo/8184481589/" title="PB130148-Edit by sgoldswo, on Flickr"> 8184481589_d98d43b0cf_b. "1024" height="768" alt="PB130148-Edit"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/sgoldswo/8184481251/" title="PB130203 by sgoldswo, on Flickr"> 8184481251_a481f387d7_b. "1024" height="768" alt="PB130203"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/sgoldswo/8184533198/" title="PB130104-Edit by sgoldswo, on Flickr"> 8184533198_c3a3df7c3b_b. "1024" height="768" alt="PB130104-Edit"></a>
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  2. Yorick43

    Yorick43 Mu-43 Regular

    Nov 11, 2012
    Lake District, UK
    I really love the 3rd one from the bottom!
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  3. sgoldswo

    sgoldswo Mu-43 Regular

    Oct 27, 2012
    Hertfordshire, UK
    Cheers - this one was really to demonstrate the IBIS and high ISO abilities, but I do love the shot myself. It encapsulates the mix of ancient and modern within the City of London.
  4. RevBob

    RevBob Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Jun 4, 2011
    NorthWestern PA
    Wow - really nice. Almost enough to cause GAS! :biggrin:
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  5. slothead

    slothead Mu-43 All-Pro

    Aug 14, 2012
    Frederick, MD
    Thanks for posting these sgoldswo. I think it is the deciding factor in my question on what to buy for the back-up for my OM-D. By the way, what Panny lens is that on the camera in the first image here? I see all the specs on the front ring except the focal length! It must be pretty wide since the near focus is 18cm!
  6. sgoldswo

    sgoldswo Mu-43 Regular

    Oct 27, 2012
    Hertfordshire, UK
    Thanks! It's the 14mm pancake - the perfect lens for pocketability with the E-PL5
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