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OlympusE-PL3 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 17mm f/2.8 Lens (Black)
 
4.3

(based on 3 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (3)
  • Good image quality (3)
  • Tilt /swivel LCD (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Family photos (3)
  • Travel (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)

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4.0

Amazing Camera

By isencela

from new york, ny

About Me Photo Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
  • Fast Shutter Speed
  • Good Image Quality
  • Large Clear LCD
  • Quiet
  • Tilt /Swivel LCD

Cons

  • Poor In Low Light

Best Uses

  • Family Photos
  • Landscape/Scenery
  • Travel
  • Video

Comments about Olympus E-PL3 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 17mm f/2.8 Lens (Black):

I switched from a heavy dslr to the E-PL3 and it's the best decision I've made. I'm a hobby photographer, but carrying 4lbs of equipment all day every day for every vacation was a definite downside to my passion. The E-PL3 is a fantastic medium: it has interchangeable lenses like a dslr but comes in the small size of a point and shoot. the only downside is dark/night photography, where it isn't as good as a 5d mark ii where you can crank up the iso and not notice a difference. it's still better than most point and shoots or 4/3rds.
the tilt lcd makes for great street photography.

  • Ease of Operation:
  • 9
  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

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5.0

Fantastic performance in a compact body.

By Austin the drawer

from Brooklyn, NY

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Fast Shutter Speed
  • Good Image Quality
  • Large Clear LCD
  • Tilt /Swivel LCD

Cons

  • Noisy At High ISO
  • No Viewfinder

Best Uses

  • Family Photos
  • Landscape/Scenery
  • Travel
  • Weddings/Events
  • Wildlife photos

Comments about Olympus E-PL3 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 17mm f/2.8 Lens (Black):

I'm an illustrator and so for my needs a big DSLR is overkill. I wanted something compact, with great picture quality that can easily function as a point-and-shoot or switched over and allow more advanced functionality.

This camera goes above and beyond.

There's a learning curve to the camera as there is to any new digital device, but it's short and you'll be shooting shortly after you take the camera out of the box.

The autofocus would be greatly improved with a touchscreen display on the back, but I'm sure that's mostly because I'm used to shooting with an iPhone.

Highly recommended, especially with the 17mm compact lens.

  • Ease of Operation:
  • 8
  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

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4.0

Great camera - I love it

By DHart

from Pacific NorthWest

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
  • Good Image Quality
  • Good Image Stabilization
  • Tilt /Swivel LCD

Cons

  • Needs Franiac grip

Best Uses

  • Family Photos
  • Travel

Comments about Olympus E-PL3 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 17mm f/2.8 Lens (Black):

Great little camera that only needs the Franiac grip adaptor to make it easier to handle.

  • Ease of Operation:
  • 8
  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

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