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Pen?

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by brianvickers, Aug 26, 2011.

  1. brianvickers

    brianvickers Mu-43 Regular

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    Jul 1, 2011
    Why was the Olympus Pen named as such....becaus:smile:e its not really much like a pen is it?
     
  2. Luke

    Luke Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jul 30, 2010
    Milwaukee, WI
    Luke
    The original Pen was a half frame compact camera and was considered to be small enough to carry around with you.....like a pen.
     
  3. Markb

    Markb Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Jun 9, 2011
    Kent, UK
    Mark
    "As simple to use as...", iirc.
     
  4. brianvickers

    brianvickers Mu-43 Regular

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    Jul 1, 2011
    Right...thanks...
    must be a natural choice for me as I use a fountain pen to write with - parallels of good simple crafted design.
     
  5. uscrx

    uscrx Mu-43 Veteran

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    Aug 26, 2011
    Shasta Cascade
    Try carrying around an Olympus Pen F 800mm Mirror lens..


    :wink:


    I've never held one...but it looks fairly sizable.