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  • #2
    Re: Been offered an EP2

    Welcome back Garrie. I can't help with the EP2 I'm afraid - but at that price maybe it's worth trying it and hoping you can move it on without losing too much if its low light performance is too much of a limit. Or until you can save more pennies and trade up

    John

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    • #3
      Re: Been offered an EP2

      Hi Garrie hope all is well,wouldn't you consider going back down the E3,E5 route? Or even a nice EM-5? Btw I'm sure I bought your E3.

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      • #4
        Re: Been offered an EP2

        Originally posted by scott76 View Post
        Hi Garrie hope all is well,wouldn't you consider going back down the E3,E5 route? Or even a nice EM-5? Btw I'm sure I bought your E3.

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        • #5
          Re: Been offered an EP2

          The E-P2 is a great camera, and with that lens a bargain at £100. Sure, it won't be the fastest focussing thing out there, but plenty good enough to give excellent results.
          Stephen

          A camera takes a picture. A photographer makes a picture

          Fuji X system, + Leica and Bronica film

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          • #6
            Re: Been offered an EP2

            I don't think you will do better at that price. The 16MP sensor in the later cameras and the 17mm F1.8 rather than the F2.8 on offer (?) would be the way to go for the best in low light but is not a budget option by a long shot. Still ,the E-P2 has a good enough stabilisation system should you find yourself handholding at longer than normal exposure times.
            Cameras: E-M5, E-PM2, OM40, OM4Ti
            Lenses (M.Zuiko Digital): 7-14mm/F2.8, 12-40mm/F2.8, 40-150mm/F2.8+TC1.4x, 12-50mm/F3.5-6.3, 14-42mm/F3.5-5.6 EZ, M.ZD 40-150 F4-5.6 R, 75-300mm/F4.8-6.7 Mk1, 12mm/F2, 17mm/F1.8
            Lenses (OM Zuiko): 50mm/F1.2, 24mm/F2, 35mm/F2.8 shift
            Lenses (OM Fit): Vivitar Series II 28-105mm/F2.8-3.8, Sigma 21-35mm/F3.4-4.2, Sigma 35-70mm/F2.8-4, Sigma 75-200mm/F2.8-3.5, Vivitar Series II 100-500mm/F5.6-8.0, Centon 500mm/F8 Mirror
            Learn something new every day

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              • #8
                John

                "A hundredth of a second here, a hundredth of a second there � even if you put them end to end, they still only add up to one, two, perhaps three seconds, snatched from eternity." ~ Robert Doisneau

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                • #9
                  https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...4&l=5796f77e56

                  https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...4&l=0ff5c707cd

                  https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...4&l=ca1c62d46e

                  John, I'll be sure to post some pics

                  Thanks again, its great to see the Forum still here, if I go for it expect to see lots of photographs :-)

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                  • #10
                    Re: Been offered an EP2

                    It seemed a real bargain before, but if it also includes a VF2 you'd be daft not to get it! Go on, snatch their hand off before they change their minds!

                    BTW Forgot to ask - how's the drumming?
                    John

                    "A hundredth of a second here, a hundredth of a second there � even if you put them end to end, they still only add up to one, two, perhaps three seconds, snatched from eternity." ~ Robert Doisneau

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                    • #11
                      Re: Been offered an EP2

                      Thanks, Yeah I'm going to get it :-)

                      Yeah the music side of things is going great thanks for asking. Got a few bands on the go so that makes me busy in-between times when I'm dying to see Harrison

                      Hope your keeping well? Things good at your end?

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                      • #12
                        Re: Been offered an EP2

                        Originally posted by Garrie View Post
                        Thanks, Yeah I'm going to get it :-)

                        Yeah the music side of things is going great thanks for asking. Got a few bands on the go so that makes me busy in-between times when I'm dying to see Harrison

                        Hope your keeping well? Things good at your end?
                        I'm not too bad, thanks. Glad to hear the music is going well for you. At least if you get this camera you'll be able to take lots of pics of Harrison when you see him. How old is he now?
                        John

                        "A hundredth of a second here, a hundredth of a second there � even if you put them end to end, they still only add up to one, two, perhaps three seconds, snatched from eternity." ~ Robert Doisneau

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                        • #13
                          Re: Been offered an EP2

                          Some of the best HDRs On dereliction and decay I'd seen before or since. Welcome home, and more of the same please

                          David

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                          • #14
                            Re: Been offered an EP2

                            I've been looking out for a really cheap viewfinder. Looks like you've found one so I suggest you snap it up as it makes the bundle even better value.
                            Cameras: E-M5, E-PM2, OM40, OM4Ti
                            Lenses (M.Zuiko Digital): 7-14mm/F2.8, 12-40mm/F2.8, 40-150mm/F2.8+TC1.4x, 12-50mm/F3.5-6.3, 14-42mm/F3.5-5.6 EZ, M.ZD 40-150 F4-5.6 R, 75-300mm/F4.8-6.7 Mk1, 12mm/F2, 17mm/F1.8
                            Lenses (OM Zuiko): 50mm/F1.2, 24mm/F2, 35mm/F2.8 shift
                            Lenses (OM Fit): Vivitar Series II 28-105mm/F2.8-3.8, Sigma 21-35mm/F3.4-4.2, Sigma 35-70mm/F2.8-4, Sigma 75-200mm/F2.8-3.5, Vivitar Series II 100-500mm/F5.6-8.0, Centon 500mm/F8 Mirror
                            Learn something new every day

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                            • #15
                              Re: Been offered an EP2

                              Originally posted by Garrie View Post
                              ..., the Camera includes a VF2 view finder also.

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