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Old Nov 19, 2010, 4:54 PM   #11
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Since you are looking for a small camera. Have you consider something like micro 4/3 camera. Very small and they uses the same size sensor as the e620. And you can change lenses also.

The olympus epl-1 is not to expensive. And you can all a long zoom like the pansonic 45-200mm or the olympus m40-150mm. Olympus and panasonic lenses are interchangeable as they are all the same system. The olympus epl-1 does shoot well at 1600iso, and can go upto 2000iso in low light.

In the states the camera with kit lens is 520 dollars, and the panasonic lens is 250 dollar and the olympus lens is 290 dollars. As you did not mention shooting action. This might be a good setup. And you can add a view finder for 230 dollars. It is a bit more expensive. But you can add things later on.
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is there any good budget flash for e-450 / e-620? I just like it that they have viewfinder. epl1 looks more like a compact camera.
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the lowest price one is about 200 dollar the olympus fl36 or the metz 48 that are reliable.

The epl-1 does look like a compact, but produces dslr quality photos. But they are very compact.
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what about e-620's integrated flash? doesn't it do any good?
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Old Nov 19, 2010, 6:06 PM   #15
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it is not very good, none of the built in flash are good on a dslr. They are only good for a filler flash.
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e-620 seems to be agood camera, according to dpreview.com

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well there is the nissin di466. It is a good basic flash. It will tilt up down, but not left right. So it can save you some money. It runs about 140 dollars in the US.
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e-620 seems to be agood camera, according to dpreview.com
The e620 is a excellent camera. Produce great jpegs out the camera without any real need for editing. It was tipa 2009 best entry level dslr. It is a really good camera. But low light without a flash is one of it's drawbacks. But a good flash will fix that.
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is there any good budget flash for e-450 / e-620? I just like it that they have viewfinder. epl1 looks more like a compact camera.
The EPL1 is *about* the same height and width as the E620. But, it is quite a bit thinner and has no EVR.
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I was looking again, and found panasonic G10... there is a deal for 300 which seems great with one lens, 14-42... how is this camera? which lenses are compatible with this one, if i want to buy one more lens for it?
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