An earlier post saw me going on about how good the Olympus Trip was. So in the interests of ‘putting my money where my mouth is’ I got to thinking – how does it compare to a relatively recent digital equivalent – an Olympus PEN? Both are aimed at roughly the same group of photographers, even if they are separated by a generation or two. How much has technology really improved photography at the ‘consumer end’ of the market?
So, armed with an Olympus Trip (loaded with Agfaphoto APX100) and an Olympus EPL3 on a fine winter’s day I took the same pics with both and did a comparison – it turned out to be more of a challenge than I anticipated.
The EPL3 has a smallish micro 4/3 12 Mp sensor, the Trip uses full frame 35mm film so can be scanned to 20 MP, it’s only advantage. The…
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