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Discussion in 'Welcomes and introductions' started by gengh, Feb 9, 2010.

  1. gengh

    gengh Mu-43 Regular Subscribing Member

    Feb 9, 2010

    and what a great forum! I'm one of the many DSLR users out there thinking that the micro four thirds system can replace my big DSLR.
    I have a Canon 40D, which I think is a great camera but is too big for many situations. So i bought an Olympus EP-1 kit with standard zoom lens, 20mm 1.7 and the FL36R flash to give the M43 system a fair test.
    If it works out, I'm selling my Canon gear.
    So far I'm really enjoing the EP-1 experience. I don't like the shutter lag when using a flash and AF-speed is slow compared to a 40D, but for the price and size it's really good. Looking forward to try some MF lenses at some point, and also finally get to try tilt/shift photography for a reasonable price!
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  2. Bullfrog

    Bullfrog Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Welcome gengh!
  3. Brian Mosley

    Brian Mosley Administrator Emeritus

    Dec 15, 2009
    Welcome indeed! and congratulations on your choice - that's a very capable little kit...

    Please be sure to take a look at our Quick Start forum, I'd appreciate any feedback on the E-P2 (and 1) configuration videos... they're just a prompt for further discussion and sharing our experience.


  4. Vidar

    Vidar Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Dec 31, 2009
    Bergen, Norway
    Velkommen og lykke til:smile:

    I sold my Canon 450d to get the PEN, have not regretted it.

    And you are right, this really is a great forum.
  5. BBW

    BBW Super Moderator Emeritus

    Adding my welcome to the board note here, gengh and looking forward to seeing and reading more from you.:biggrin:
  6. deckitout

    deckitout Mu-43 Veteran

    Jan 28, 2010
    Essex UK
    I'll second that, the videos were imensely helpful and saved me hours of wading through the manual, thanks to Brian for the time and effort

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  7. hodad66

    hodad66 Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Jan 27, 2010
    Indialantic, Florida
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  8. gengh

    gengh Mu-43 Regular Subscribing Member

    Feb 9, 2010
    Thanks for the welcome, and for all the work you put in. The videos were excellent, very helpfull!
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