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stevednp3
26th September 2010, 08:27 PM
Well I decided to finally get one, I wanted a walk about and more portable camera than my E-30 so that I could take everywhere and this seamed the perfect choice. I did play with the idea of the Sony NEX, but its so ugly :rolleyes:

I just love the size, I was taking a few shots around a shopping mall today with no one taking any notice, if I did that with my e-30, security would be straight on me :o

So far im very happy with it, I love the new art filters (although just like the e-30 they will soon wear off and not be used) it feels good in your hands and the noise levels are excellent for a camera this size, all useable upto 1600 and I even go to say that the noise is on a par with my e-30 if not slightly better - amazing !!!!

Sorry to bore you but heres a few first shots I took today

The New Diorama Filter I love it :D
http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/500/P9260007.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/27248)

These celtic burgers are amazing if you visit the Garden Festival in Ebbw Vale you MUST try one
http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/500/P9260029.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/27249)

Stone Head at the Garden Festival
http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/500/P9260033.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/27250)

My Nephew ( ISO 1600 and soft art filter)
http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/500/P9260043.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/27251)

My Nephew and Daughter (Soft Filter)
http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/500/P9260068.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/27252)

Closeup Shot In Aperture Mode
http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/500/P9260081.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/27253)

and lastly my Cat Sparkle - he always has to have a photo taken when I have new kit :rolleyes: ISO 100 Aperture Mode
http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/500/P9260092.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/27254)

Nick Temple-Fry
27th September 2010, 12:43 AM
Well it looks like you've mastered the menus pretty quick.

Not sure I'll ever warm to the diorama look - but still, it does no harm

Hope you enjoyed your pies.

Somehow I dont think you'll regret buying this camera

Nick

EvaWood
27th September 2010, 07:00 AM
The New Diorama Filter I love it :D



I've had fun with the diorama filter on my E-P2. Need to chose the scene carefully, though, or the result looks silly.

stevednp3
27th September 2010, 09:09 AM
Cheers Nick, nope no regrets :D

I found the menus pretty easy to pickup, I have now set the i-auto mode to use the live guide and then all other modes to use the super control panel.

This is a great setup for me and my girlfriend, as she can use it as point and shoot in auto mode and I have more control when I need it

Yes the burger was fantastic thanks, very unusual, a freshly cooked burger with cheese, relish & onions all wrapped in a puffy pastry, will be going back next weekend ;)

I agree the art filters need to be used sparingly and on the right subjects, but hey its all good fun :D

E-P1 fan
27th September 2010, 09:50 AM
I've had fun with the diorama filter on my E-P2. Need to chose the scene carefully, though, or the result looks silly.

Good look for railway or miltary vehicle modelling backgrounds

Graham_of_Rainham
27th September 2010, 10:15 AM
Very surprized you didn't use B&W on the cat :D

I too have just got one and I'm finding out just how good this thing really is.

I have an MMF adapter coming soon so I will put my 4/3rds lenses on and give it a good outing.

stevednp3
27th September 2010, 11:47 AM
Yes E-P1Fan thats what I have in mind to do, I think it would work very well

Hey Graham you seam to know me quite well now ha ha :D

How much did you pay for your adapter, as that something I want to get next ?