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Re: Olympus presence at Focus on Imaging

Originally Posted by Grumpy Hec View Post
I agree that M 4/3 is expensive. For a camera you may want to own for carrying around all the time for grab shots I think there are more cost effective, and more pocketable, alternatives.

In the meantime I have today only to convince my wife that I should spend more money than I can afford or justify on a Sigma 150 I lust after for macro work. Doesn't stack up to be honest but nothing ventured as they say.

Care to enlighten us? What else is there that has a much larger sensor than a compact that is cheaper and smaller and lighter than a Micro Four Thirds camera? Maybe one of the Sigma DP series? Marginally cheaper, but no interchangeable lenses and a lot less features. Something like a Pen is not a pocket camera and I don't think anyone is claiming that, but the reduction in weight and bulk compared to even a small DSLR is radical.

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