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View Poll Results: What's your MAIN camera
E-1 1 0.79%
E-300 E-330 0 0%
E-400 E-410 E-420 E-450 6 4.72%
E-500 E-510 E-520 20 15.75%
E-600 E-620 19 14.96%
E-30 18 14.17%
E-3 29 22.83%
E-5 23 18.11%
Pen 6 4.72%
Other 5 3.94%
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What are we all using now

Given so much diversification I thought it may be useful to see what we are all using as our MAIN CAMERAs these days

I'm limited to 10 options so have combined some ranges into an option rather than every specific model

Pick your current main workhorse

I'm thinking we can put up another poll in a month or so to see what we all own and compare the 2 profiles

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Re: What are we all using now

E-3 for me.
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Re: What are we all using now

blimey that was a fast response .. you spend too much time looking at your PC

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4/3 E500, E510, E30 + 35macro, 50macro, 7-14, 11-22, 14-45 (x2), 14-54, 40-150 (both types), 50-200, 70-300, 50-500,
m 4/3 EM1MkII + 60 macro, 12-100 Pro
FL20, FL36 x2 , FL50, cactus slaves etc.
The Boss (Mrs Shenstone) E620, EM10-II, 14-41Ez, 40-150R, 9 cap and whatever she can nick from me when she wants it

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Re: What are we all using now

I think you beat the poll going in place
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4/3 E500, E510, E30 + 35macro, 50macro, 7-14, 11-22, 14-45 (x2), 14-54, 40-150 (both types), 50-200, 70-300, 50-500,
m 4/3 EM1MkII + 60 macro, 12-100 Pro
FL20, FL36 x2 , FL50, cactus slaves etc.
The Boss (Mrs Shenstone) E620, EM10-II, 14-41Ez, 40-150R, 9 cap and whatever she can nick from me when she wants it

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Re: What are we all using now

Didn't see the 'proper' poll but I will use it now
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Re: What are we all using now

Superb idea for a thread.

I'm currently using my E3 and I can't see that changing for a while
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Re: What are we all using now

I mostly use the E-3 so that got my vote but I still love the E-1 and use it from time to time. Some of the E-5 shots that are now being posted look very impressive so I'm getting rather tempted

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Re: What are we all using now

Put down the E-30 but I use the E-620 nearly as much.
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Re: What are we all using now

Difficult one. I take my E-PL1 out the most, but often return home without using it. It's an ideal carry anywhere camera and is an important part of my kit. However, if I'm going out specifically to take photographs I take the E-3 and still prefer it for "serious" photography (whatever that might be, I thought it was meant to be fun! )

So I've voted E-3

However, if you was to ask which camera I would prefer to use, given an unlimited choice, the answer would be a Nikon D (only joking! ) an Olympus E-5.
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Re: What are we all using now

If by main camera you mean the one I pick up most often, then it would be my 5D2 - so "other". I have different ones for different tasks. Of my 4/3 bodies the EP1 gets the most use as an everyday snap camera, so I guess that's my 'main' Olympus.
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Re: What are we all using now

50/50 but I would pick the E3 over the Pen if they were the same size. So, E3.

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Re: What are we all using now

A difficult one. It's horses for courses. I've put down my Pen, but I really use my G2 and E1 almost as much in turns.
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Re: What are we all using now

Unsurprisingly I've gone for other! In fact I've not got out with any DSLR for weeks now with the weather and time (lack of) just getting in the way.

The only pics I've taken recently have been 'on the hoof' using my pocket camera Leica D Lux5, (amazing output btw) hence voting 'Other'

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Re: What are we all using now

I'm impressed how many of you guys can afford (and lift) the big boys gear, the E3/E5...

Hmm. Visions of a "Replacement Cost of Gear" poll.

No, let's not go there.

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Re: What are we all using now

E-5 over the E-520, but I haven't yet decided whether to sell my much-loved E520 with one or two kit lenses or keep it as second body/backup. I could be nudged with a good offer, but still sitting on the fence.
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