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Olympus XA3 – Red cameras go faster

Everyone knows that red cars go faster.  Ok, they feel faster.  Does this translate to cameras?  It sort of does with this one, as the Olympus XA3 does meter for faster film than the camera it replaced, the XA2.  The argument does break apart though, as they did come in black, blue and white as well as red, but as…

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Olympus Pen EE-2 – An 11-year-old’s perspective

Half-frame cameras are an acquired taste.  For those that have that bend, the Olympus Pen series caters very well, from the more professional type SLRs through to the basic point and shoot cameras.  The Olympus Pen EE-2 falls squarely into the latter category. Between the portrait framing and massive grain when the picture is blown up, you need to be…

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Olympus Trip 35 – The holiday camera

The people’s camera, compact, easy to shoot, always ready, fun!  Enter the Olympus Trip 35.  The camera designed and sold for the masses to take with them on holidays and travel, thus the name Trip.  So popular that it sold for 20 years and well into the millions, which can even be seen today on the second hand market.  Further…

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