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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 ...

dobieg 23.01.2011 · Read full review
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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 ...

Flashharry1955 27.04.2007 · Read full review
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You See What You Get

Advantages: Totally Manual and easy to use. Excellent camera for quality shots
Disadvantages: Some areas made of plastic on the body.

I have always preferred manual cameras and for one main reason. What you see is what you get. Unlike other cameras where you can look through the viewfinder, see a great shot and get poor results, a manual camera delivers all the way. I have had expe ...

RainDance 18.05.2003 · Read full review
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Review of Nikon FE 10

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Nikon FE still going strong

Advantages: Robust design, excellent results
Disadvantages: Heavy

...Despite being a bit long in the tooth, my Nikon FE continues to reliably produce excellent results. An excellent example of a high-quality 35mm SLR, my model has lasted so long that I am probably the third owner. After all these years, the only sign o ...

jonm2001 11.11.2000 · Read full review

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