Re: [OM] Olympus Digital vs. Nikon Digital: Warning

Subject: Re: [OM] Olympus Digital vs. Nikon Digital: Warning
From: "C.H.Ling" <chling@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 5 Nov 2000 08:29:09 +0800
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From: "Kelton Rhoads" <krho@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> I didn't stick with Olympus when it came to digital, and I may be paying
> for it now. I DO have a comment on the 990s brother, the 950--but the two
> are similar in many ways. I own the Nikon 950, and find it frustrating to
> use. (However, when it works, it works very well.) There are several
> oddities you should be aware of, if considering the Nikon, including:
> there is NO manual over-ride. If you think exposure compensation will get
> you out of this mess, think again: exposure compensation apples >>>to the
> preview image but not the final image<<<!! I've contacted Nikon support
> about this, got kicked to the highest levels of support, and heard them
> meekly admit, "yes, we've had others comment on this too. We'll get back
> to you on this." And then, of course, they never did. So, my experience
> with the 950 is that you spend an inordinate amount of time trying to
> fool the meter in a variety of creative ways. Maybe I shoulda stuck with
> Olympus, but I have no experience with Oly digital.

 The exposure compensation apples to both preview and final image on my
C2000. Also, the exposure accuracy is excellent for aperture preset exposure
mode. It gave me coincide result when I use external flash with a flash
meter. I can use it to replace the Polaroid for product shooting.


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