This book is a valuable resource that will help budding photographers learn more about their PEN E–PL1 .’ ( PhotographyBlog.com, 16th August 2010).
From the Back Cover
Unpack big photo power from this little camera and show off your creativity! The Olympus PEN E–PL1 offers the tools to capture great photos in automatic mode, or you can take full control of the camera′s settings, switch lenses, and shoot like the pros. This friendly, full–color guide helps you get great photos whether you′re shooting a kids′ birthday party, capturing HD movies, or creating a photo worthy of framing. Go live — explore the Live Guide feature and make creative adjustments in color, focus, and brightness before you shoot Make friends with your lens — get acquainted with the kit lens and learn your way around the Micro Four Thirds lens system Stop and go action — learn to switch instantly from shooting stills to movies and back again Save, print, and share — protect images you want, delete those you don′t, transfer photos to your PC, and prepare them for e–mail or printing Take control — explore manual settings and master exposure, color, and depth of field Open the book and find: Insight into controlling the exposure trio: f–stop, shutter speed, and ISO How to use "almost automatic" modes like iAuto Ways to add special effects in ART mode Tips for shooting memorable landscapes Steps for capturing portraits, close–ups, and action shots Secrets for overriding auto–exposure Cool ways to control color How to make audio notes on still images Learn to: Understand and use all the camera′scontrols Manipulate focus, color, and exposure for great shots in any setting Expand your creativity with special–purpose features IN FULL COLOR!