Olympus FE-190

Announced Aug 24, 2006 •
6 megapixels | 2.5 screen | 38 – 114 mm (3×)

I bought this camera, because my Canon Powershot S50 had not all features I wanted. For instance, the macro-function (50 cm) could have been better. The Olympus is a nice, very compact camera. It doesn't weigh a lot, and it has lots of possibilities. I discovered, that it needed some time to learn, how to use the camera correctly. In other reviews, I missed this fact. Many people seem to avoid learning by doing and give there verdict too soon! I made lots of great pictures. Some of them I ...

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Pentax Fan

Since I was a kid, I've been using the Olympus half frame camera (70's) - you know those compact 135's that made a 36 shot roll into 72+. Good for the all around daily household or family shots whose prints go into an album. The half frame does not allow much enlargements. I think the FE 190 currently fulfills this role, too, and the limitations that go are just fine with me. By the way, that compact half frame still works right until now - 40 years! Hope the FE 190 lasts the same. Problems: ...

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