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Olympus C-7070 First Impression!
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First Impression: Olympus C-7070 Wide Zoom

A tough contender with a sturdy magnesium-alloy body, the 7.1 million pixel C-7070 WIDE ZOOM from Olympus convincingly provides the goods for versatility and excellence in all facets of photography. A high-quality lens (1:2.8-4.8) with aspherical and ED elements offers a focal range commencing at a wide-angle 27mm and extending all the way to 110mm (35mm equivalent) for 4x optical zoom power. Incorporated in a compact Olympus camera for the very first time is a special 143-point dual autofocus system that enables Predictive measurements and Auto
In this way, images are assured incredible sharpness - even if subjects are moving. Naturally, full manual control is provided to ensure there is no limit to creativity and for taking advantage of the camera's outstanding capabilities. Compositions may be framed or checked on the multi-angle 4.5cm/1.8" Sunshine LCD monitor. And if that is not enough, the C-7070 WIDE ZOOM is compatible with a range of accessories to extend the areas of application even further.
Perfect images from up close, at a distance and of wide-angle scenes: The C-7070 WIDE ZOOM brings together everything a photographer could possibly need to be primed for just about any shooting opportunity. With 7.1 million pixels, even the finest aspects of an image are captured in minute detail. Supporting this is the bright 1:2.8-4.8, high-precision lens. Comprised of eight elements arranged in seven groups, it incorporates two aspherical lenses and one low-refractive-index ED (Extra-low Dispersion) element. The 4x zooming range extends to 110mm from an ultra-wide-angle starting point of just 27mm (35mm camera equivalents). It therefore is ideally suited for architects, interior designers and any others requiring an extremely wide angle of view. Due to use of a lens system tailor-made for digital photography and featuring nearly telecentric optics, cornershading at wide viewing angles is not an issue. The Olympus is even geared for extreme close-ups. From just 3cm away, this model can fill a frame with a subject of just 20.7 x 27.8mm in Super Macro mode.
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