OT - Anyone got opinions on the Olympus Pen E-PL1?

Steven Desjardins drd1135 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 28 08:56:21 EDT 2010

It also fits better since it's essentially a "dove bar" shape.  I am
"patiently" awaiting my Panasonic 20 1.7 pancake which will give me
the desired degree of compactness, not to mention speed and field of
view.  I suspect the Kx with the DA 40 would be similar.

On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 7:15 PM, Miserere <miserere at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 27 July 2010 18:21, Rob Studdert <distudio.pdml at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Great review but your paragraph: "Below is a picture taken side by
>> side with the Canon S90 (read my review here). As you can see, the
>> body of the E-PL1 isn’t that much larger than the S90." made me wince!
>> I really couldn't imagine keeping that E-PL1 in my back pocket daily
>> as I do the S90, they really are worlds apart size wise. That's why
>> regardless of its flaws the S90 is such an amazing camera, personally
>> if I'm going to lug about something that needs to be carried outside a
>> pocket I might as well just take my K-x.
> I've received a lot of comments with respect to that remark; people
> really take it to heart! LOL.  No, they're not in the same size class,
> but the photo was "for illustration purposes only", as in "the E-PL1
> is not a ginormous camera, as can be seen when compared to the tiny
> S90. Or something like that  :-)
> During my time with the E-PL1 I carried it in my cargo pants pocket or
> jacket pocket, especially with the 17mm f/2.8 pancake; I couldn't do
> this with a K-x.
> However, the truly go-anywhere camera in my arsenal is most definitely
> the S90, and nobody's going to dethrone her anytime soon.
>  --M.
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