Olympus OM-D E-M10 mkII £329 after Olympus Cashback Offer (£389 initial) @ Amazon
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Olympus OM-D E-M10 mkII £329 after Olympus Cashback Offer (£389 initial) @ Amazon

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Olympus have £60 cashback on this model.

Click here for details and to claim.

bonus.olympus.eu/cus…=en

Details of the camera here:

olympus.co.uk/sit…ii/

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Amazon are not listed as an authorised distributor so you won't get any cash back! That is why Amazon do not mention this promotion.

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HotBot

Amazon are not listed as an authorised distributor so you won't get any … Amazon are not listed as an authorised distributor so you won't get any cash back! That is why Amazon do not mention this promotion.



Well Amazon are right there on the claim form for the cashback so it seems they are, I checked this before posting.

https://s20.postimg.org/4lsovpzod/Screen_Shot_2017-05-15_at_18.47.38.png

HotBot

Amazon are not listed as an authorised distributor so you won't get any … Amazon are not listed as an authorised distributor so you won't get any cash back! That is why Amazon do not mention this promotion.



Amazon are listed under Online Dealers: -
olympus.co.uk/sit….do?

Cheers OP for the headsup on these Olympus promotions.

The 45mm 1.8 dropped today to £169 which is lowest it's been for ages plus £40 cashback = happy days.

Lovely camera. Take it most places and leave canon 6d at home. All down to size and weight

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herodave

Cheers OP for the headsup on these Olympus promotions. The 45mm 1.8 … Cheers OP for the headsup on these Olympus promotions. The 45mm 1.8 dropped today to £169 which is lowest it's been for ages plus £40 cashback = happy days.



For £458 that would make a great combo for portrait/street photography using cashback on both body and lens.

amazon.co.uk/d/C…1.8

Seems odd that Amazon are not promoting this offer? Then again I still see are two still in stock so no one is pulling the trigger so far!

Nice, 9-18mm and 45mm. lenses for me!

Adidas.Addict

For £458 that would make a great combo for portrait/street photography … For £458 that would make a great combo for portrait/street photography using cashback on both body and lens.https://www.amazon.co.uk/d/Camera-Photo/Olympus-ET-M4518-Zuiko-Digital-45-Lens-Black/B00CPLQ7GI/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1494875049&sr=1-1&keywords=olympus+45mm+f1.8



How would this setup compare to an RX100...say Mk3/4?

I'm looking for something compact for photos of the kids (in the park, outdoors, holiday, etc) and wasn't blown away with the RC100ii although it was might compact. It seems Sony have gone more towards vloggers with the screen and 4K now on the IV and V.

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dealmeup

How would this setup compare to an RX100...say Mk3/4? I'm looking for … How would this setup compare to an RX100...say Mk3/4? I'm looking for something compact for photos of the kids (in the park, outdoors, holiday, etc) and wasn't blown away with the RC100ii although it was might compact. It seems Sony have gone more towards vloggers with the screen and 4K now on the IV and V.



I've no experience of either sorry, though this would seem better value to me and much more adaptable should you want to get further into photography with lens choice etc.

herodave

Cheers OP for the headsup on these Olympus promotions. The 45mm 1.8 … Cheers OP for the headsup on these Olympus promotions. The 45mm 1.8 dropped today to £169 which is lowest it's been for ages plus £40 cashback = happy days.



That price is after cashback, a few places are doing the 45mm for £199, so £159 after cashback.

dealmeup

How would this setup compare to an RX100...say Mk3/4? I'm looking for … How would this setup compare to an RX100...say Mk3/4? I'm looking for something compact for photos of the kids (in the park, outdoors, holiday, etc) and wasn't blown away with the RC100ii although it was might compact. It seems Sony have gone more towards vloggers with the screen and 4K now on the IV and V.



I have this camera and also an RX100 M3.

It depends on your usage, if you need a decent telephoto range then an RX100 isn't great. Although it has a clear image zoom which extends the range, you do lose some quality but not too bad. Also the Olympus has much better handling, and of course you can change lenses. The Sony is more travel friendly.

This is an excellent deal, although not quite as good as the Winter 2016 deal. I got the EM10 Mk2 and the 14-42EZ lens for £450, claimed £75 cashback and sold the lens, so the body cost me about £250. I think I got lucky as £450 was the best ever price with the EZ lens.

mcdougc

That price is after cashback, a few places are doing the 45mm for £199, … That price is after cashback, a few places are doing the 45mm for £199, so £159 after cashback.



Nope... Amazon has the black 45 at £169. Cashback will be on top of that, so it's £129 for the lens. I've been holding out for the Panny 42.5 1.7 to come down to a reasonable price, but for £129 I couldn't resist. If I don't like the Olympus, I can make most, if not all, of the money back by selling on ebay.

I'm going to have to keep an eye out on cashback deals. The £200 I got back on my Pany GX80 made it too cheap to pass up, so anything like that again and I'm gonna be biting more gear...

Personally I'd opt for the 14-42EZ & 40-150 package (black) @ £559, £499 after cashback. It's a good starter kit or even cheaper body if you sell the lenses.

Almost bought the 45 in Jessops for £210 last week, glad I waited.

HotBot

Seems odd that Amazon are not promoting this offer? Then again I still … Seems odd that Amazon are not promoting this offer? Then again I still see are two still in stock so no one is pulling the trigger so far!


Sold out now!

woldranger

I'm going to have to keep an eye out on cashback deals. The £200 I got … I'm going to have to keep an eye out on cashback deals. The £200 I got back on my Pany GX80 made it too cheap to pass up, so anything like that again and I'm gonna be biting more gear...


Me too, could do with a nice wide angle prime at the right price

Looking for a decent DSLR for beginners, would anyone be able to compare this olympus to Nikon D3300
Edited by: "edwardlau88" 16th May

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edwardlau88

Looking for a decent DSLR for beginners, would anyone be able to compare … Looking for a decent DSLR for beginners, would anyone be able to compare this olympus to Nikon D3300 and Canon 7D Mark II



7d mkII is a big jump up.

edwardlau88

Looking for a decent DSLR for beginners, would anyone be able to compare … Looking for a decent DSLR for beginners, would anyone be able to compare this olympus to Nikon D3300 and Canon 7D Mark II


The 7D II sticks out as an odd choice to compare, it costs more than the other two combined. Hell, throw in an entry level Fuji or Sony kit too and you're only just approaching the cost of a 7D II body.
Edited by: "ElGofre" 16th May

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7d mkII is a big jump up.


Oops yeah I got the wrong one, just the other 2

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edwardlau88

Oops yeah I got the wrong one, just the other 2



I'm in a similar situation. Looking at £500-£1000, my mind changes daily haha X)

edwardlau88

Oops yeah I got the wrong one, just the other 2



They're both quite similar in terms of featureset and imaging capabilities, although the larger sensor of the Nikon has a higher ceiling when it comes to the quality you can theoretically leverage in a shot. The main choice to make is if you want a smaller system with an electronic viewfinder or a bulkier system with a classic optical viewfinder. Try out both in a store if possible and see which you feel more comfortable with.

Adidas.Addict

I'm in a similar situation. Looking at £500-£1000, my mind changes daily h … I'm in a similar situation. Looking at £500-£1000, my mind changes daily haha X)


What sort of photography do you want to do?

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Sony A6000 & A6300, Canon 77d & 80d, Olympus M10 & M5, Panasonic G7, GX80, GX8......... my heads battered with it all.

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ElGofre

What sort of photography do you want to do?



A bit of everything but a lot of animal photography both portrait and fast action. These are a few I've taken lately:

https://s20.postimg.org/49navypy5/20170422_155223_Burst02.jpg

https://s20.postimg.org/jgat34bml/20170405_151620_Burst02.jpg

https://s20.postimg.org/c70rob10d/20170514_120523_Burst10.jpg

https://s20.postimg.org/n5c16hplp/20170514_120237_HDR.jpg

Adidas.Addict

A bit of everything but a lot of animal photography both portrait and … A bit of everything but a lot of animal photography both portrait and fast action. These are a few I've taken lately:



A focus on animals and fast action means frame rate and autofocus system are the main things to look for, as well as a telephoto lens unless you plan on getting close to your subjects.

My personal choices are actually not on your list at all- I say go Pentax. Their cameras are just stupidly good for the price tags, with features like pentaprism viewfinders, in-body stabilisation and weather sealing found at drastically lower price points than they start showing up in competing DSLRs. For under £500 you can get a K-50 kit bundled with a 55-200mm tele lens, which is about comparable to 70D or D7*00 series camera in terms of overall capabilities and is an awesome starting point. You then have £500 you can put towards other lenses and accessories when you figure out what you want to concentrate on.

camerapricebuster.co.uk/Pen…ses
Edited by: "ElGofre" 16th May

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ElGofre

A focus on animals and fast action means frame rate and autofocus system … A focus on animals and fast action means frame rate and autofocus system are the main things to look for, as well as a telephoto lens unless you plan on getting close to your subjects. My personal choices are actually not on your list at all- I say go Pentax. Their cameras are just stupidly good for the price tags, with features like pentaprism viewfinders, in-body stabilisation and weather sealing found at drastically lower price points than they start showing up in competing DSLRs. For under £500 you can get a K-50 kit bundled with a 55-200mm tele lens, which is about comparable to 70D or D7*00 series camera in terms of overall capabilities and is an awesome starting point. You then have £500 you can put towards other lenses and accessories when you figure out what you want to concentrate on. http://www.camerapricebuster.co.uk/Pentax/Pentax-Digital-SLRs/Pentax-K-50-with-18-55mm-and-50-200mm-WR-DAL-Lenses



Thanks, you've gone and added another to my growing list haha. I've been looking seriously at this deal https://www.e-infin.com/uk/item/3004/canon_eos_80d_digital_camera_+_18-55mm_is_stm_+_55-250_is_stm_white_box

I was set on the Sony A6*** series due to it's burst mode, fast focus and focus tracking. But I watched a video comparing to the Canon 80d on a moving target coming towards the camera and although its burst mode is slower nearly every photo was usable on the 80d vs only about 1/3 of the sony photos where in sharp focus.
Edited by: "Adidas.Addict" 16th May

Adidas.Addict

Thanks, you've gone and added another to my growing list haha. I've been … Thanks, you've gone and added another to my growing list haha. I've been looking seriously at this deal https://www.e-infin.com/uk/item/3004/canon_eos_80d_digital_camera_+_18-55mm_is_stm_+_55-250_is_stm_white_boxI was set on the Sony A6*** series due to it's burst mode, fast focus and focus tracking. But I watched a video comparing to the Canon 80d on a moving target coming towards the camera and although its burst mode is slower nearly every photo was usable on the 80d vs only about 1/3 of the sony photos where in sharp focus.



I personally don't trust grey importers after getting hit with a customs bill from one of the more reputable ones a couple of years ago. It's a rare occurrence, and I'd used them happily before that, but the risk is there. If you did want to spend closer to your £1000 budget, you can also get the Pentax K3 II kit with 55-200mm lens for around that price too.

The issue with Sony's E mount cameras is not with the bodies but with the lenses. Sony's only sub-£1000 telephoto lens, the 55-210mm, is god-awful, and their 16-50mm kit lens is pretty poor too. The A6*00 have awesome autofocus and continuous shooting abilities are all awesome for their prices, I'm actually planning to pick up an A6000 as a secondary body to my A7ii for sport/wildlife photography with my 70-300mm lens, but Sony's lens options for fast shooting are very limited without going into four-figure price tags.

edwardlau88

Looking for a decent DSLR for beginners, would anyone be able to compare … Looking for a decent DSLR for beginners, would anyone be able to compare this olympus to Nikon D3300


The D3300 would be a very good choice for a beginner (with the 18-55mm AF-P VR lens). Main difference is the larger APS-C 24MP sensor on the D3300 which will give better quality images. If you were thinking of getting two lenses then the Pentax K-50 mentioned, with 18-55mm and 50-200mm WR DAL Lenses would make a lot of sense..

ElGofre

A focus on animals and fast action means frame rate and autofocus system … A focus on animals and fast action means frame rate and autofocus system are the main things to look for, as well as a telephoto lens unless you plan on getting close to your subjects. My personal choices are actually not on your list at all- I say go Pentax. Their cameras are just stupidly good for the price tags, with features like pentaprism viewfinders, in-body stabilisation and weather sealing found at drastically lower price points than they start showing up in competing DSLRs. For under £500 you can get a K-50 kit bundled with a 55-200mm tele lens, which is about comparable to 70D or D7*00 series camera in terms of overall capabilities and is an awesome starting point. You then have £500 you can put towards other lenses and accessories when you figure out what you want to concentrate on. http://www.camerapricebuster.co.uk/Pentax/Pentax-Digital-SLRs/Pentax-K-50-with-18-55mm-and-50-200mm-WR-DAL-Lenses



Have to agree. If you are not tied in to one of the 'big boy' systems, you could do a lot worse than pick up a K50. The K-mount on these cameras is compatible with nigh on every Pentax K-mount lens produced going back 30+ years (though exposure settings may not work as expected with some of them). Pentax was a much bigger player back in the day so having access to some cheap, yet high quality, lenses from the likes of the 'bay is certainly something you can look forward to if you go down the Pentax route.

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Amazon have finally cottoned on that they were pricematching sites that were including the cashback in their headline price and have raised prices accordingly.
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