Well, I can't say that this is a shocker.
I don't blame
Technology doesn't stand still and neither should camera companies. In order to keep up with the growing demands of photographers, camera companies are going to have to produce products that have great Wi-Fi connectivity, fast autofocus and great image quality. And most basic point and shoot cameras are just not cutting it anymore. Camera companies are needing to find more ways to impress consumers. A better, faster, lighter, higher-end product is their ticket to that success.
With the recent announcement of the Olympus E-P5, I am interested to see how that will impact their sales. Although the release of the E-P5 was much anticipated, the lack of a built-in viewfinder took away some of the excitement as professionals will want to attach not only a viewfinder, but also a flash or possibly a microphone to this camera. The lack of a built-in viewfinder will require photographers to choose which of these important attachments they would like to use at any given time. But the E-P5 promises to take care of the concerns I listed before: Wi-Fi, AF and image quality. Based on
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