Olympus E-5

Announced Sep 14, 2010 •
12 megapixels | 3 screen | Four Thirds sensor
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It's hardly state-of-the-art in terms of its sensor or autofoocus, but it is a very tough, weatherproof and capable camera.  While it uses essentially the same body and mostly the same innards as the E-3, many small but significant improvements and tweaks are the reason that the E-5 has held its value so well.

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This camera body is not worth the effort to me. Two bodies and multiple trips to Olympus USA Service Center did nothing to resolve inconsistent AF issues, even with SHG optics. I have to admit that the combination of the E-5 and Zuiko 12-60mm f/2,8-4 was admirable, but that was the only lens of several that I owned which auto-focused consistently well. In the end, after 10 months of anguished ownership, I divested myself of all 4/3 equipment and moved to m4/3. The E-5 was the cause of that. I ...

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bofo777
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I've owned my E5 for two years now upgraded to the 50mm, 14-35, 7-14 and the 35-100 lenses. I have taken all kinds of photos--low light, landscape, macro, sports, portraiture (with soft boxes and speed lights) and this wonderful camera has never failed me. The color reproduction and bokeh of the 2.0 lenses on this camera is truly amazing. Everybody still wants a better sensor etc on a future E7 however the pictures this camera produces is still very magical to me and will satisfy my ...

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Marathonianbull
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Well, since I have owned this gem for only six month without finding it any fault at all (not even its quality/price ratio), I will simply keep on shooting and pledge as of 2012 that I will edit this review sooner or later - if ever! Amazing LCD Brilliant IQ from ISO 100 to 1600+ Fast Sturdy!!! Weatherproof!!! Best WB Super quick AF (when combined with the Zuiko 12-60mm f/2.8) Fun Filters Traditional Zuiko Lenses!!! Olympus Colors Problems: NONE! 4/3's longer DoF, maybe, sometimes, depends...

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As an amateur landscape photographer my opinion is not very important, anyway maybe some other cameras are better in general or sport or high iso photography , i don't care because i like only to shoot landscapes and especially islands and beaches which is the greek national product ! so i am excited with the E-5 As you can see my latest photos from Skyros in my big photo album at : http://community.webshots.com/user/btbill the image quality is perfect.So Oly E-5 will be my summer camera! I ...

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