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

  1. brianvickers

    brianvickers Mu-43 Regular

    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
    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

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

    brianvickers Mu-43 Regular

    Jul 1, 2011
    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 Top Veteran

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


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