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Ok so I just got back from the store and they have Olympus Evolt E-500 for $459, It comes with two lenses 14-45mm & a 40-150mm. The camera is also 8.0 Megapixels. Do you guys think this is a good camera for a good deal. Ive already looked at some different sites and seen the reviews were all 5's I just want some of your guys opinions.
    
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I bought that very same camera setup for my son for graduation, its a very nice SLR, the lenses included will cover you for quite a variety of shots. I have the E-300, which is the one this replaced, the E-500 has better features, bigger display, everything just a bit nicer. I want a 50-500 lense now, but that one is spensive.
I'll have to check to see what I paid for the E-500, maybe I can save you a couple more bucks too. I'll check when I get home.
    
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I bought that very same camera setup for my son for graduation, its a very nice SLR, the lenses included will cover you for quite a variety of shots. I have the E-300, which is the one this replaced, the E-500 has better features, bigger display, everything just a bit nicer. I want a 50-500 lense now, but that one is spensive.
I'll have to check to see what I paid for the E-500, maybe I can save you a couple more bucks too. I'll check when I get home.
Alright Ty man
    
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I bought the E-500 online from Willougbys, & the E-300 from B&H Photo, they are both good sources. It appears they don't even list the E-500 anymore. I see they have the E-410, E-420 & E-510, 10 megapixels, it all changes so fast its hard to keep up. I paid $585 for the same kit last year, so it looks like your price is pretty good. Enjoy, its a nice camera.
    
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That sounds like a great camera
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