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Re: Olympus E7

I was in a well known chain of 'camera' shops a few years back and one of the very young salesmen was telling a potential compact camera customer that telephoto ability on their compact wasn't very important. No doubt he had a load of cheap x3 compacts in stock.
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Re: Olympus E7

Hi,
Can anyone actually verify if there is an E7 or equivalent for the top pro 4 thirds lenses on the way?
News since the press release last year has gone very quiet!
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Re: Olympus E7

Thanks Sisi for reminding us of the original thread.

Does anyone know what is happening?
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Re: Olympus E7

Actually I am using my OMD5 more and more and I feel very sentimental about my 4/3s full size lenses, but the truth is that the OMD is far more convenient and lighter.
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Re: Olympus E7

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Actually I am using my OMD5 more and more and I feel very sentimental about my 4/3s full size lenses, but the truth is that the OMD is far more convenient and lighter.
The E-M5 removed my last remaining doubt over converting exclusively to Micro Four Thirds. Good as the old 4/3 lenses are, I have no plans to use them again because they are big and heavy. So, for me, an E7 is now irrelevant but I recognize that it is of great importance to many existing users. With that in mind I hope Olympus are able to give us some specific news sooner rather than later.

Hopefully, this is in some way connected with Ian's trip to Japan this week, although it is unlikely that any specific details will be directly forthcoming from it.
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Re: Olympus E7

Fingers crossed by me. But if it's too big and heavy then I'll make the same decision you did John.
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Re: Olympus E7

For me, I need those 4/3 lenses for concert photography
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Re: Olympus E7

The E7 won't happen.
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Re: Olympus E7

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The E7 won't happen.
Do you mean there will be no solution to satisfy users of Four Thirds lenses or more simply that there will be no camera called an E-7?

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Re: Olympus E7

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Do you mean there will be no solution to satisfy users of Four Thirds lenses or more simply that there will be no camera called an E-7?

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Are you in Japan yet, Ian?
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Re: Olympus E7

My intention is to post regularly from my trip to Japan I'm flying tomorrow morning and a fair amount of sightseeing is planned for the 8 days and 7 nights that Julia and I will be spending there.

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Re: Olympus E7

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Are you in Japan yet, Ian?
First leg of our itinerary starts 09:55 from Heathrow to Schiphol (Amsterdam) and the long haul segment is just after noon (European time) arriving just under 11 hours later in Osaka, 8AM local time.

Fingers crossed the weather isn't as rainy as the forecasts suggest

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Re: Olympus E7

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My intention is to post regularly from my trip to Japan I'm flying tomorrow morning and a fair amount of sightseeing is planned for the 8 days and 7 nights that Julia and I will be spending there.

Ian
Oh good, that means lots of pictures - looking forward to them! I'm sure you and Julia will have a great time.
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Re: Olympus E7

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First leg of our itinerary starts 09:55 from Heathrow to Schiphol (Amsterdam) and the long haul segment is just after noon (European time) arriving just under 11 hours later in Osaka, 8AM local time.

Fingers crossed the weather isn't as rainy as the forecasts suggest

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So you will arrive around midnight (European time) feeling ready for bed, only to find it's the start of a new day!

I hope they've got that forecast wrong, but have you got an E-M5 plus 12-50mm just in case?
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So you will arrive around midnight (European time) feeling ready for bed, only to find it's the start of a new day!

I hope they've got that forecast wrong, but have you got an E-M5 plus 12-50mm just in case?
Sure do

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