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Old Apr 9, 2010, 8:33 PM   #11
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Here are a couple of photos taken while shopping with the EPL1 under sodium vapor lighting using AWB without flash. The file is labeled incorrectly. The actual ISO used was ISO 640.

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Old Apr 9, 2010, 8:39 PM   #12
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Here is is a 100% crop of the above image so you can see more fine detail.

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Old Apr 9, 2010, 8:43 PM   #13
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Here is another existing light photo taken in the floral department.

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Old Apr 9, 2010, 8:44 PM   #14
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Here is a 100% crop of the above photo.

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Old Apr 9, 2010, 8:46 PM   #15
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Sarah,

Have you been had the time to play around with the NR settings? The camera is shipped with it set to standard. You can go to low to get more details at lower iso, under 800. I find that shooting out doors daylight, setting the NR to off gives the best results.
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Thanks, shoturtle -

That is excellent information.

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Well thanks all of you for your reply and posting pics. I still have not heard anyone talking about cheap 3rd party lens with adapter that can be used in low light. Any insight on it please?
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You can get a FD adaptor and use a FD 50mm 1.4. It is a manual lens. But if you shoot wide open. you will avoid the dimming of the lcd form stopping down. You can still pick shutter speed. And it would make a very fast low light lens, that is a pretty good low cost set up. Or you can get the OM adapter and get some a OM 50mm 1.4 or 1.8 and it will give you the same low light ability.

Or if you want full control, get the panasonic 20mm 1.7 and it is very fast for low light. If you want a bit more reach, get a 4/3 adapter and get a zuiko 50mm 2.0 macro. It will be a great low light lens and give you fantastic macro ability.
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I am using the Panasonic 20mm F 1.7 lens on my EPL1 and have gotten wonderful low light level results. In fact the first photo I took with the new EPL1 was on my husband indoors in our home without flash. I have attached that sample for your reference.

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