Up and running with new E-P1 - Tiny Review

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by andyw, May 18, 2010.

  1. andyw

    andyw Mu-43 Veteran Charter Member

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    Jan 27, 2010
    Surrey. UK
    Just thought i would pop up a little review of the Oly E-P1 that i bought this week.

    Well it's probably the most stylish camera i have ever seen apart from Leicas! It is much nicer to hold than the GF1 and the images are certainly up to scratch! Not had much chance to get out there to use it but I'm sure it will get well used over the next few weeks. The menu and functions seem easy enough and i have had no problems so far. I have the 14-45mm lens from Panasonic and i'm on Firmware 1.2. The focus seems pretty quick to me but will hopefully be better once i have updated the firmware.

    Here are a few pics with different lenses. I have a M42 Adapter kicking about somewhere!

    1: Panasonic 14-45mm
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    2: Olympus 28mm f2.8 Manual focus
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    3: CCTV lens 25mm f1.4 C mount
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    and just in case you were wondering what the CCTV lens produces....
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  2. klythawk

    klythawk Mu-43 Veteran Charter Member

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    Jan 28, 2010
    Nottingham U.K.
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    John
    Good to see you are up and running Andy. :thumbup:

    All you need now is the Pany 20mm, then you have a match made in heaven. :tongue:

    John
     
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  3. andyw

    andyw Mu-43 Veteran Charter Member

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    Jan 27, 2010
    Surrey. UK
    Hi John

    I have just updated the firmware and the focusing is super fast!!!

    Yes I'm going to get a 20mm ASAP!!! I had one with my GF1 but i sold it as i never intended to get a E-P1 but I'm SO glad i did. It's just like the GF1 but much cooler! :biggrin:
     
  4. BBW

    BBW Super Moderator Emeritus Charter Member

    Congrats Andy and I love that very "through the looking glass" photo of the tulip. Was the caterpillar nearby blowing smoke rings?:biggrin:

    Or is that a yellow poppy, which would be even more appropriate to Alice in Wonderland's world?
     
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  5. nokiamia

    nokiamia Mu-43 Regular

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    May 20, 2010
    Malaysia
    I definitely agree. It's such a cool looking machine!