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Once an object of desire, now a functional antique

An Olympus Pen F half-frame, a real classic. Once upon a time, nearly twenty years ago, I really wanted one of these but couldn’t justify the price. One of the major features, for me, was the default vertical framing. Getting … Continue reading

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Olympus Pen E-PL2 records video without sound. Why?

Just recorded a music performance using friend’s E-PL2 camera. None of the video files have any audio data at all! Any idea why? I searched on-line for answers but only found people raving about how great the audio is.

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Olympus E-PL2 first impressions

Just borrowed that camera with 20/1.7 lens from my friend DDB. First impressions: User interface is very awkward. I had to read the manual in detail just to figure out manual exposure. AF is very good. Face recognition and tracking … Continue reading

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