Olympus brings back sepia-tinged memories of film with its retro rangefinder looking digital Pen. Clad in a brushed and polished metal casing, there’s little doubt the new Pen can take a beating. It’s packed with modern features that seasoned photographers and new-to-the-scene-sters will embrace — once you’ve mastered the less than completely refined user interface. Although the digi-Pen works well as a weighty point-and-shoot, it’s built for folk intent on crafting images rather than merely shooting from the hip. If you do choose this Pen, be sure to use the histogram to judge your exposures, because the LCD is woeful compared with its similarly priced competitors.
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