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Old Feb 28, 2010, 11:47 PM   #21
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The EPL1 EVF might be nice and all but when I see the picture of the EPL1 with that chuncky EVF mounted on top, it turns me off. I'd prefer a slightly larger camera with a built in EVF instead. It seems that the real advantage of the EPL1 over the EP1/EP2 is the built in flash.
i like the flash.

and i like the idea of being able to remove the EVF, as i wouldnt need it all the time.
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Old Feb 28, 2010, 11:49 PM   #22
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Since traveling is big in my family. The removable EVF has a big advantage. If you break down the camera. It actually packs down smaller then say a panny GH1 or G1.

I guess it comes down to what is more important to each person. In my family, we are not as big with lcd framing oppose to using a VF or EVF. So eventhough is is not pretty, that function is worth it, for 2 reasons.

The are other advantage over the EP1/2 is the EPL1 is actually lighter in construction as oppose to the stainless steel body of the other pen's. For some it may not be a lot, but when packing for only carry on for flights. It can mean quite allot.

With the price point, it is less then the ep1 and has the EVF option. And compare to the EP2 with the EVF, it is still 200 less.

I like the look of the ep1/2 better. It is way more stylish. But it is not worth the 200 dollar difference for an augment camera for me. If there were no epl1, I would have gotten the ep2 already.

Flash is a nice feature, but we do not do to much flash photo with built in flashes on our dslr. If we do flash work we use a hot shoe mount flash.
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OK, went a picked up the EPL-1 today, lens and adapter coming in by weeks end I hope. EVF will be in by next week, so everything should be put together by new wednesday I hope. This thing packs down smaller.

I will post some pics when I get around to playing with it this weekend.
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Here is the first picture from the new camera.
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Congrats on your new camera. I'm very curious as to how the Zuiko 35mm performs with it as I'm considering buying this lens.
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Tullio,

I should have all lens and adapter in by the end of the week. I got the lens tracking info already. So it should be here thursday. The adapter should be here around the same time. So when I get them in I will do some test macro shots and post them here.

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Did you buy the Oly or Lumix adapter?
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lumix, it was 50 dollars less
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MAC user, the oly software does not work with the epl-1. I have opened a case up with the tech support.
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lumix, it was 50 dollars less
That's what I'm thinking about getting. Let us know how well (or not) it works with those 4/3 Zuiko lenses. Cheers.
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