I think Moose may be your best advisor on this point.
On 3/27/2014 10:10 PM, Paul Braun wrote:
> I've decided that as soon as we can afford it, we're getting my brother
> an early Christmas present. His only digital camera is 10 years old,
> and wasn't that great to start with. Otherwise, they've just got on
> older 35mm P&S.
> With all of the kids still young and growing, I want to make sure he and
> my sis-in-law can get plenty of good photos of the family.
> I'm seeing prices on the 'bay for E-P3's and E-PL3's with the kit lens
> that look reasonably affordable. I'm not sure of the difference, but
> the 3 seems to have gotten good reviews, and he can still get a
> different lens or two.
> Anyone here using a PEN (the digital kind) who can give me some
> first-hand commentary? He's not necessarily a photographer, but could
> learn some more-than-basic skills.
> I'm thinking the camera and the kit lens (usually the 14-42), an extra
> battery, and a small bag to keep it in would be something the entire
> herd would benefit from.
> Thoughts? Since this will probably happen late Summer or maybe even
> Fall, prices on E-P5's may have dropped into the same range by then...
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