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Happy Labor Day Weekend! I decided to spend some time this past week playing with my new camera, and so far it satisfies two of my photographic interests - HDR photography (the above photos of my back yard were taken with the PEN E-P3), and timelapse videos.

The perfect camera? I don't know yet - need to play with it a lot more before I can officially write up a report. Here is what I got so far::

PRO:
Versatility - I no longer need multiple cameras for candid, HDR, and time-lapse shots
Quality - the sensor on the E-P3 is FAR superior than the one in the LX3
Modularity - I was happy with the LX3's f2.0 lens, but even happier with the Pancake f1.7 prime lens which I use most of the time. And better yet? If I want a new lens I can just switch it out!

CONS:
Weight - the LX3 feels like a toy compared to the E-P3. I guess some may consider this a plus, but I think I need some more time to get used to the all-metal body
Pricey Options - I guess if I was Mr. Gates or Mr. Jobs I can just go out a buy all the expensive lens options that I want, but until that day I just have to make do with what I have...

Speaking of my current camera lens that I can't live without... those around me knows that I often shoot with my low cost wide-angle lens attached to the LX3 (I like my wide-angle shots!). Trying to find a good comparable replacement lens for the E-P3 proved difficult. Then I came up with the idea - my Pancake lens thread is 46mm - why not buy an ring adapter to convert it to the 52mm thread on the wide angle lens?

Instead of spending $150 for a Panasonic replacement my local Samy's Camera sold me the adapter for $8, and now I have the best of both world - fast lens and wide angle!

With tomorrow being an off day (sort of - I still have to work) I'm going shooting later tonight in downtown LA.

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