Olympus E-3 DSLR - Live View|
According to Kai Thon: "Although the E-3 has obvious resemblance to the E-1 in terms of design, it has several vital improvements. The most noticeable is the flip-out and twistable LCD screen, just like on many compact cameras. This is, of course, a major advantage on a camera that offers a real-time screen image, known as Live View. Although some competitors have LCDs with wide viewing angle, there is little doubt that a rotating screen provides the optimum viewing image when shooting near the ground or high above the head.”
Olympus E3 Four Thirds System camera - Image stabilizer
Kai Thon continues: "The image stabilizer in the E-3 is of the sensor shift type. It moves the sensor in all directions by use of ultra wave micro motors. Olympus claims that it may compensate movements comparable to 5 EV, though only under optimum conditions. A smart detail in the E-3 is the ability to see the effect of the image stabilizer during Live View by holding the IS button pressed. Although the cameras available in Istanbul had an unfinished version of the camera firmware (v.0.9), the E-3 delivered dynamic images with modest image noise and perfect exposure.” You want to learn more about the Olympus digital SLR camera? Continue to read the Olympus E3 preview at DigIT.
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A Norwegian imaging website with daily news of new product announcements, and also news about workshops concerning digital image-editing. Kai Thon, a Jack-of-all-trades in the world of digital imaging, started in 1999 with his website DigIT.no and publishes almost always in the Norwegian language. In spite of that the site is well worth mentioning because Kai Thon scrutinizes with regularity various cameras and publishes his results. Kai Thon operates from Sandefjord, Norway, but also travels around the world to discover the latest news. Kai also visits certain events, like the Photokina and the PMA. He publishes extensive reviews of these events.