Re: [OM] Spots on negs and new Digital Olympus cameras

Subject: Re: [OM] Spots on negs and new Digital Olympus cameras
From: "C.H.Ling" <chling@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2002 11:18:40 +0800
Have you ever try the E-10/20? Its shutter time lag is 60ms, as fast
as a OM4, is it acceptable to you? I hope and can't see why Olympus
will make their SLR DC slower. For the AF, my E10 is very poor but it
is not a problem for me as I prefer MF most of the time.


mcd3@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

> As for the new Digital camera that everyone is talking about, I have a sad 
> feeling that we are in for a dissapointment. I have no facts, but just a 
> hunch, that this will be an advanced amateur camera. Even if it has 
> interchangeable lenses and a great multi spot metering system, the proof in 
> the pudding will be in how long the shutter release lag time is, and what the 
> burst rate will be. Every Digital camera that I have used with the exception 
> of the AP digital cameras, the Nikon D1's and the Kodak/Cannon's have an 
> unacceptable shutter release lag. Pressing the shutter can sometimes seem 
> like using the self timer. I am currently testing a Nikon Coolpix 5000. It's 
> an amazing imaging tool, with a nice big 5 megapixel chip. Press the shutter, 
> wait for it to focus, and then wait for it to make the "exposure". It's too 
> slow for most photogrpahy involving moving subjects. Its great for a lot of 
> other things.
> I prayed for a digital OM body, and I still do, but I think that we shall be 
> unanswered in the near future.
> Mike

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