Economic DSLR camera market likely would be more and more crowded with the presents of E-510, a camera with professional class feature but with pocket camera easy uses.
E-510 enter the market with 10 megapixel resolution (Live MOS sensor) and Image Stabilizer feature which able to assist the user lessening blur picture because of shocking condition. Image Stabilizer is intentionally planted by Olympus directly to its camera body with 2 reason; more economically selling price and can work in all the line of Zuiko lenses (4/3” standard). Its work is by doing sensor displacement using supersonic motor according to direction camera movement, so that object shadow would still at its place when picture is taken.
The unique, though include in DSLR class, Olympus E-510 user can take picture without having to looks at the object via camera view finder. This because the availibility of Live View feature which capable to present the object directly at E-510 2,5-inch LCD Screen. Live View its can assist the photographer when taking picture in difficult angle or place, like low angle, high angle, or under water photography.
In the launching, Olympus also introduces E-410 series which claimed as smallest, light, and slim DSLR camera in the world. Some feature owned by E-510 also found in E-410, the example: Live View, Ultrasonic Anti Dust and 10 megapixel resolution. Both cameras also able to apply 2 memory card type, Compact Flash and xD. But the E-410 series is not supplied with Image Stabilizer technology to lessen blur picture.Olympus E-510 Short ReviewCheck This Out:Canon EOS-1D Mark III: Fastest D-SLR CameraNikon D300: 12 Megapixel DSLR from NikonCanon EOS 40D: Feel the Speed