Another example of an Olympus' edge as a camera system...

Started Oct 3, 2009 | Discussions thread
John King
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Re: Articulated screen
In reply to dotweb, Oct 6, 2009

Gidday Steen

dotweb wrote:

Funny you mention it

It was the Coolpix 5700 that got me totally hooked on the articulated screen thing.
Still have the cam, build in alu, lovely LCD implementation.
It is funny that Nikon droped their own good idea.

I still have my Coolpix, but I am probably better served buying an f2.8/25 than paying to have the Coolpix on/off switch fixed. Maybe I will pull it to bits and see if I can fix it myself ...

Nikon dropped the ball badly on all their P&S cameras, AFAICT. Sad when that happens. The Coolpix 8800 was the last one that was any good, it seems.

It seems they are clawing their way back now. Good to see.

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