EPL-1 user thinking of upgrade

Started Jun 16, 2014 | Discussions thread
baxters Veteran Member • Posts: 5,134
Re: EPL-1 user thinking of upgrade

I found the EPM1 to a big upgrade over the EPL1 for handling. People say, "it has so few controls!", but it has a dial, which makes the SCP practical. I'm not saying the EPM1 is a candidate. It's too old and you get the same picture quality as the EPL1. If you move to the EPM2, you get better DR and higher ISO in the improved sensor, plus the touchscreen makes the SCP even faster to use and also alleviates the lack of a mode dial. Hopefully, some great deals on it will re-appear.

Next up is the EPL5. With the mode dial and tilt screen, this camera is great. No blow-out deals recently, and when it does go on sale, the big draw is a low bundle price for the two kit lenses that you don't really need. I paid $350 last fall for a reconditioned body.

I still bring my EPL1 out to use. For me, it's a good friend, but the shutter does go clunkety-clunk, while the newer cameras go snick-snick.

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