At the Time, Arguably the Most Capable and Likeable Mirrorless Camera I'd Seen
Olympus PEN E-PM2
- Sep 17, 2012 - A compact interchangeable mirrorless lens camera that includes the M. Zuiko Micro Four Thirds ED 14-42mm zoom f/3.5 II lens along with a FL-LM1
. It includes 16MP Live MOS image sensor & TruePic VI Imaging Processor deliver high resolution photo, video and fast operation. The TruePic VI Imaging Processor sports Real Color Technology which delivers accurate color reproduction plus improved gradation. It's F.A.S.T. Autofocus engineering featuring 35 unique focus points brings precise and fast focus over the entire sensor plus 8 fps continuous shooting is available to acquire all fast-action sequences.
ISO sensitivity ranges as high as 25600 offering flexibility when photographing in low light while the on-board
Image Stabilization diminishes the camera movement effects while shooting in
poor light or when using long telephoto lenses. The on-board Stabilization also works with video while the E-PM2 can capture video using
Full 1080i HD while the button for Direct HD Movies lets you switch from shooting stills to movie function with just a one button touch.
A 3.0" LCD monitor provides touch control for shutter release, autofocus points along with a responsive Vertical Bar Navigation Touch system allowing intuitive control and settings. A Live Guide system lets users preview the effect upon the camera as they are adjusted. Just press the camera's Live Guide Direct Button to see precisely how your photo is going to look before you snap it.
iAuto along with a 23 Scene Select Mode are available for simple auto shooting. iAuto recognizes the kind of scene you're photographing and will adjust the settings for optimized image outcome, while the Scene Select mode will let you adjust the ep2 to the sort of photo you will be shooting whether it will be Sunset, Fireworks, Children or even a 3D.
Face Detection while Eye Detect automatically adjusts the focus onto the eyes of the subject for exquisite portraits. Also there are 12 on-board Art Filters available which let you make adjustments your images using effects such as Soft Focus, Pop Art, and Grainy Film. These can also be employed with HD videos.