Friday, January 27, 2006
With its new E-330, Olympus introduces the fourth SLR body in the award winning Olympus E-System and expands the horizons of photography by including live view on the LCD screen of a digital SLR for the first time.
This ground-breaking innovation enables framing of shots without the need to look through the viewfinder, allowing users to remain aware of what’s going on around them while they shoot – a significant advantage for reportage or sports photographers. As the image is relayed live on a large bright LCD screen measuring 2.5”/ 6.4cm framing the subject is made much easier in situations when using a conventional viewfinder is too awkward, such as when photographing underwater. And as the large LCD can be tilted or swivelled to virtually any angle, the versatility of the Olympus E-330 is extended even further.
Read on at DP Review