new e-p3!

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by gnod, May 10, 2012.

  1. gnod

    gnod Mu-43 Regular

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    Apr 20, 2012
    NYC
    so i had a great chance of picking up a 2-3 week old e-p3.
    i'm trying to sell it but for the time being, am considering using it.

    few questions.

    any feedback on the aki-asahi leatherette cover? it says the material is vinyl & fiber.

    what adapters would i need to use a lens made by panasonic? do they crossover without any adapters? are adapaters only used for "legacy" lens which i assume the old school lens used with film cameras?

    thanks everyone!
     
  2. fdifulco

    fdifulco Mu-43 Veteran

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    Nov 28, 2011
    New Orleans, Louisiana
    Frank
    i love the skin, just follow the directions to apply.

    the native m 4/3 lens by pan do not need an adapter, they work native.

    just need an adapter for non m4/3 glass.
     
  3. gnod

    gnod Mu-43 Regular

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    Apr 20, 2012
    NYC
    hey thanks for the response!
    so you have the leatherette one and not the lizard leather one right? i dont know if there's a difference but i'd imagine there's at least a difference in feel. i want to get the black leatherette one made of fiber. :D 

    and thanks for the lens question too! i think ill be getting the 14mm as my first lens other than the stock one.
     
  4. starlabs

    starlabs Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Sep 30, 2010
    Los Angeles
    Congratulations! The E-P3 is an amazing camera. :smile:

    One of the greatest advantages of the m4/3 format is the cross-compatibility (for the most part) between Olympus and Panasonic lenses.
     
  5. gnod

    gnod Mu-43 Regular

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    Apr 20, 2012
    NYC
    hmm what's the biggest difference between the 20mm and the 14mm pancakes? i knwo the max aperture is one, but difference between the 14 & 20mm?
     
  6. Ned

    Ned Mu-43 Legend

    Jul 18, 2010
    Alberta, Canada
    The 14mm is significantly wider, a little smaller, and has better autofocus. The 20mm is longer and faster, very slightly bulkier (like that makes any difference - they are both pancake lenses and both very small), but doesn't autofocus as well especially in low-light (a little ironic, since its wider aperture makes it more ideal for low-light).
     
  7. gnod

    gnod Mu-43 Regular

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    Apr 20, 2012
    NYC
    hmm good feedback!
    guess whichever i find first, ill get get!
     
  8. fdifulco

    fdifulco Mu-43 Veteran

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    Nov 28, 2011
    New Orleans, Louisiana
    Frank
  9. gnod

    gnod Mu-43 Regular

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    Apr 20, 2012
    NYC
    hmm decisions decisions. have you tried the 20mm? just curious if you were able to compare but not a big deal.

    and yep, i'm getting the leatherette one too! :D 
     
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