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As good as 35mm ever got

Advantages: Compact stare of the art (for 1974) still to be reckoned with
Disadvantages: Isn't digital and never will be

The Olympus OM-2 is my all-time favourite 35mm film camera body. Historically, Olympus were known for producing excellent small cameras, either in ‘compact’ full frame, or half frame format. Whereas most other SLR manufacturers were trying to make thei ...

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A cracker in the hands of a skilled photographer

Advantages: Can be picked up cheaply
Disadvantages: Has very little bells and whistles

The Olympus OM 2 is a camera from another era, which has it s roots in the seventies. Today this doesn't make the OM 2 any less of a camera. In fact if truth be known the cameras features don't necessarily make you take pictures any better. What the pu ...

jarjar65uk 08.06.2005 · Read full review
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Olympous OM2

Advantages: Compact and simple to use
Disadvantages: limited functions and expensive add-ons

My Olympus OM2 was purchased in the Mid 1970s, it was one of the most compact SLR Cameras of its day and pioneered TTL metering, this camera is best described as semi automatic with aperture priority. The OM2 still had the option for Manual mode. By today ...

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Olympus E-30. Still not up there with the big boys?

Advantages: Fold out LCD screen, Image Stabilization, Zuiko lens quality, Picture quality, Flash options
Disadvantages: Noise in low light, Too many buttons, Badly laid out, Too many gimmicks

The E-30 is Olympus's own stepping-stone between the so-called "prosumer" models (what an awful word) and the E-3 professional SLR, being loosely comparable with the likes of the Canon EOS 50D, the Nikon D90 and the Sony Alpha A-350. It shares a lot of th ...

rabidbadger 05.09.2009 · Read full review
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Artistic camera for artistic photographers

Advantages: Excellent auto-focus performance
Disadvantages: NONE!!!

Last Saturday, I purchased the E-30 from a local dealer. My old camera was a Nikon F-301, bought more than 15 years ago. Just last week, this old Nikon became faulty. I took it to Nikon's service centre to repair it, but the repair man told me it is beyon ...

JudgeIronFist 11.02.2009 · Read full review
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