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Discussion in 'Welcomes and introductions' started by Y-V-E-S, May 20, 2011.

  1. Y-V-E-S

    Y-V-E-S Mu-43 Veteran

    May 20, 2011
    San Jose, CA
    Yves Gajardo
    Hello! I'm getting rid of my Nikon DSLR bodies to purchase an Olympus EPL2 as a smaller alternative for a walk around for my wife and I. Hope I can find a lot of my questions here already being answered and really hope to learn A LOT!!!

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  2. Ned

    Ned Mu-43 Legend

    Jul 18, 2010
    Alberta, Canada
    Welcome to a whole new world of photography, Yves! :D 
  3. sprinke

    sprinke Mu-43 All-Pro

    Apr 5, 2011
    Pasadena, CA
    Hello from a fellow Californian!
  4. WT21

    WT21 Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Feb 19, 2010
  5. Alf

    Alf Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Mar 23, 2010
    Northeastern Tuscany
  6. KVG

    KVG Banned User

    May 10, 2011
    yyc(Calgary, AB)
    Kelly Gibbons
    I think you'll love it :^)
  7. shoturtle


    Oct 15, 2010
    welcome, the pens make great walk around camera. They are great to travel with. My wife uses a pen as her main camera, and loves the images that the pen's capture.
  8. SMaturin

    SMaturin Mu-43 Veteran

    Apr 30, 2011
    New York's Backyard
    Welcome YVES!

    I would suggest you hold onto your Nikon DSLR until you are certain the m43 does everything you want everywhere and all the time.

    I got into m43 so I could have a carry-about camera smaller than my Nikon D90. But the DSLR is still better for some things, especially where speed is an issue. I still prefer the optical viewfinder over screens and EVF's, especially as my eyes get older. I grew up in the film/manual focus days, and feel the need for that view through the glass.

    Yesterday I was at my daughter's track meet, trying to shoot action shots on an overcast day with my E-P2. Most of the shots were not worth keeping, due to the slowness of the lenses. My Nikon would have handled it better.

    I love my Pen, but I also still love my Nikon. There is room in my house for both loves.

  9. Y-V-E-S

    Y-V-E-S Mu-43 Veteran

    May 20, 2011
    San Jose, CA
    Yves Gajardo
    Thanks for all the welcomes!!
  10. Y-V-E-S

    Y-V-E-S Mu-43 Veteran

    May 20, 2011
    San Jose, CA
    Yves Gajardo
    Yes I love my Nikon as well but I am upgrading next year to a Full Frame body and at the moment I'd love to have my wife have a camera that is much better than a point and shoot and less bulkier than a DSLR.
  11. Y-V-E-S

    Y-V-E-S Mu-43 Veteran

    May 20, 2011
    San Jose, CA
    Yves Gajardo
    Ah yes! Pasadena. How's the weather there currently? Up here in the BayArea the weather is loopy. 75 degree weather yesterday and tomorrow it might rain. :eek: 
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