Olympus PEN E-PL5 Camera with 14-42mm LensYou love being creative. But you also demand superior image quality and uncompromising performance. The PEN E-PL5 is perfect. Shoot images with stunning detail and vivid color thanks to a powerful tandem of a sizeable 16 MP Live MOS Sensor and our TruePic VI image processing engine. Technology like an AF Illuminator and an ISO with speeds that hit 25,600 capture crisp, clear shots in low light. Everything is fast on the PEN E-PL5 from the exceedingly responsive touch screen to 8 fps sequential shooting. Nourish your artistic side with Full HD Video 1080i and 12 Art Filters and Effects. Take full control of your settings with features such as My Set, and a customizable self timer. Unleash your creativity, apply new monochrome Art Filters Effects or edit RAW images right in the camera. The PEN E-PL5. All the professional features you need to take you to the next creative level.Olympus, PEN, E-PL5, Camera, with, 14-42mm, Lens\r\n\r\npen, epl5, e-pl5, ep-l5, epl-5

Olympus PEN E-PL5 Camera with 14-42mm Lens

You love being creative. But you also demand superior image quality and uncompromising performance. The PEN E-PL5 is perfect. Shoot images with stunning detail and vivid color thanks to a powerful tandem of a sizeable 16 MP Live MOS Sensor and our TruePic VI image processing engine. Technology like an AF Illuminator and an ISO with speeds that hit 25,600 capture crisp, clear shots in low light. Everything is fast on the PEN E-PL5 from the exceedingly responsive touch screen to 8 fps sequential shooting. Nourish your artistic side with Full HD Video 1080i and 12 Art Filters and Effects. Take full control of your settings with features such as My Set, and a customizable self timer. Unleash your creativity, apply new monochrome Art Filters Effects or edit RAW images right in the camera. The PEN E-PL5. All the professional features you need to take you to the next creative level.

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Olympus PEN E-PL5 Camera with 14-42mm Lens






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PRO QUALITY YOU FIT IN YOUR POCKET.

You love being creative. But you also demand superior image quality and uncompromising performance. The PEN E-PL5 is perfect. Shoot images with stunning detail and vivid color thanks to a powerful tandem of a sizeable 16 MP Live MOS Sensor and our TruePic VI image processing engine. Technology like an AF Illuminator and an ISO with speeds that hit 25,600 capture crisp, clear shots in low light. Everything is fast on the PEN E-PL5 from the exceedingly responsive touch screen to 8 fps sequential shooting. Nourish your artistic side with Full HD Video 1080i and 12 Art Filters and Effects. Take full control of your settings with features such as My Set, and a customizable self timer. Unleash your creativity, apply new monochrome Art Filters Effects or edit RAW images right in the camera. The PEN E-PL5. All the professional features you need to take you to the next creative level.



BLAZING SPEED

IMMEDIATE RESPONSE ONE-TOUCH SHUTTER AND CONTROL


The E-PL5s Touchscreen reacts quickly with the slightest touch and can focus by touch even if the subject is not in the center. Touch Screen display makes it easy to choose AF points, capture a picture, change camera settings, release the shutter or navigate controls, simply by touching the screen.



8FPS SEQUENTIAL SHOOTING

With the E-PL5 you can take up to eight photos a second, allowing you to easily capture that perfect shot, especially when your subject is moving.



FAST AF WITH FACE AND EYE DETECT

The FAST (Frequency Acceleration Sensor Technology) AF System is able to focus at an incredible speed and offers 35 separate focus points that are spread over nearly the entire sensor, which makes it possible for pin-point accurate focusing on small subjects wherever they appear in the frame. Selectable 3x3 groups within the 35-point area are especially effective when shooting active subjects.



PROFESSIONAL IMAGE QUALITY

16MP LIVE MOS IMAGE SENSOR


Featuring the 16 megapixel Live MOS sensor of the OM-D E-M5, the Olympus Micro Four Thirds flagship, the PEN E-PL5, is optimized to maximize the performance of all mZuiko digital lenses in any shooting condition. Improvements to the sensitivity and read-out speed of the existing sensor makes shooting and Full HD movie recording possible.



TRUEPIC VI IMAGE PROCESSOR

TruePic VI Image Processor, designed specifically for the Olympus PEN, features Real Color Technology for improved color reproduction (especially colors such as emerald green, yellow, and gold) and color gradation. The faster processor also allows for a shorter recovery time between shots.



PROVEN DUST REDUCTION SYSTEM

Olympus Dust Reduction System assures spot-free images, even if you change lenses. Every time you turn on the camera, the patented Supersonic Wave Filter silently vibrates, flinging and collecting dust so that it doesnt interfere with the picture imaging at any time.



IN-BODY IMAGE STABILIZATION

Say goodbye to blurry images. Olympus in-body image stabilization technology makes it possible to use any Micro Four Thirds lenses (or Four Thirds lens), from wide-angle to telephoto, for perfectly clear, crisp photos no matter what the shooting situation, even in low light!



SHOOT. SYNC. SHARE WIRELESSLY.

SHARE YOUR FAVORITE PICTURES.


Wi-Fi capability lets you transfer photos wirelessly to smartphones and tablets with the FlashAir memory card and the OLYMPUS Image Share app. Perfect for posting them on social networking sites fast without any fuss. All to share your stories fast. Free flash air card with purchase through 12/31/12. Learn more.



TURN YOUR PICTURES INTO WORKS OF ART WITH ART FILTERS

The OI.Share app lets you use the Art Filter technology made popular by the OLYMPUS PEN. From Dramatic Tone to Pop Art, you can choose your favorite Art Filter and apply it to not only pictures that you imported from your camera, but also to pictures that are already saved on your smartphone.



LOW LIGHT PERFORMANCE

AF ILLUMINATOR


The addition of this super luminosity LED beam allows the camera to focus faster in low light up to almost 10 feet



ISO 25,600

Stunning low light photos are a click away with an increased ISO sensitivity to 25,600.



BUNDLED FLASH

Attachable flash included. This camera provides the flexibility to attach a flash to your camera via the accessory port, or leave it at home for maximum portability.



CREATIVE FREEDOM

12 ART FILTERS AND 7 ART FILTER EFFECTS


Twelve in-camera Art Filters are enhanced by new filter variations, art effects and bracketing. Photographers can use Art Filters in all shooting modes as well as filming HD movies.



WATCH VIDEO: ART FILTERS INTERACT WITH ART FILTER SIMULATOR

The Twelve in-camera Art Filters (Pop Art, Soft Focus, Pale and Light Color, Light Tone, Grainy Film, Pin Hole, Diorama, Gentle Sepia, Cross Process, Key Line, Dramatic Tone and NEW Watercolor) are enhanced by new filter variations, art effects and bracketing. Also, the E-PL5 now features the Monochrome Art Filter Effect, where the Picture Tone effect can change the color from normal monotone to sepia, blue, purple, and green.



FULL 1080I HD MOVIE WITH ART FILTER MOVIE AND EFFECTS

Shoot up to 29 minutes of 1080 60i HD video and stereo sound in either .MOV or .AVI formats. A Direct HD Movie Button switches you from still to movie mode with just the press of a button. Shoot movies with Art Filters, and new to the E-PL5, change your Art Filter while shooting your movie and see the transition right on the LCD, without missing a beat.



4X DIGITAL TOUCH ZOOM IN MOVIE

One-touch 4x digital converter for movie. You can zoom easily with the touch LCD.



EASE OF USE

NEW FLIP SELF PORTRAIT 3 LCD SCREENThe E-PL5 features a flip touch screen that rotates 170 degrees and allows you to take self portraits. The E-PL5 is designed to optimize the touch screen LCD and was introduced to operate the MENU display with a new simple operation instead of a mode dial. The E-PL5s Touchscreen reacts quickly with the slightest touch and can focus by touch, also choose what you want to focus on by touch, even if the subject is not in the center.



LIVE GUIDE

The E-PL5s Live Guide system allows you to preview effects as you adjust them before the image is even captured. Simply select Live Guide and turn the wheel on the back of the camera to slide through numerous photographic effects, such as brightness, color saturation, tone, etc. Operating the camera is more intuitive with the newly designed user interface. The on-screen graphics have also been updated with a sleeker font design and an automatic pop-up guide in the menu screen.



IAUTO

A convenient, fully automated feature that detects the scene and applies the best of six situations just by aiming the camera toward the subject. Backlight adjustment are automatically applied for Portrait and Landscape modes. iAuto is also available for shooting videos.



IN-CAMERA SLIDESHOW WITH BACKGROUND MUSIC

Slideshows have never been easier or more fun to create. The E-PL5's enhanced playback functions allow you to employ effective fade-in/fade-out techniques, control the movie/still mix and speed, and add captivating musical soundtracks.



FEATURES:



REMOVABLE GRIP


For form, fit and feel. The removable grip allows for secure and comfortable handling of the E-PL5. Or, if you dont want to use the grip and prefer the simpler design, simply remove it.



MY SET

Not only do you have the flexibility of the Function Buttons (Fn), but you can utilize My Set to customize program modes on your dial such as Aperture Priority, Manual and Scene Select Modes.



OLYMPUS IMAGE SHARE TECHNOLOGY

Share images to your Smart Device. Olympus allows for the usage of PENPAL BlueTooth Device, Eye-Fi Card or the new Flash Air Media Card. Not only is the new E-PL5 compatible, but the menu structure is designed for easy uploading from your selected device. Check out the Olympus smartphone apps.



BRACKETING: EXPOSURE, ISO, WHITE BALANCE, FLASH, ART FILTER, HDR POST-PROCESS

6 Bracketing functions allow you the flexibility to focus on the type of shot you want and view it in different ways so you can choose the best shot. Now featuring High Dynamic Range post-processing.



SMALL TARGET AF

New small AF target achieves the pinpoint focus. Focus on an AF point, within an AF point.



IMAGE ROTATION IN PLAYBACK

When the image is shot at portrait position, image is automatically rotated in playback.



DOWNLOADABLE BACKGROUND MUSIC SELECTION

Variety is the spice of life. Now, not only are there 4 background music tracks included in the camera, but you can also download music from the OLYMPUS web site, and replaced it instead of default music in the camera. Making Slideshow playback on your HDTV more fun!



CUSTOMIZABLE SELF TIMER

Self-timer customizing function can be utilized in various situations, the best is for self portraits. Control start times and shooting intervals. Start time(1-30sec) / shooting interval (0.5sec, 1sec, 2sec, 3sec) and number of shots 2~10).



RAW EDIT IN CAMERA

Like your shot but want a few revisions. Edit jpegs and now RAW files right in the camera. Can edit the raw image in camera body, fix Red-Eye, crop your image, change to black and white and more.



BULB SHOOTING TO 30 MINUTES

With the E-PL5, it is possible to decide the exposure time by previewing the effect on the backside monitor. Image during bulb shooting is updated at regular intervals (ex. by 0.5 sec.). The shutter opens by fully pressing the release button and the shutter closes by fully re-pressing the release button.



23 SCENE MODES

From portraits to sunset shots, the E-PL5 is equipped with 23 Scene-Select modes for effortless picture taking, including Fireworks, Sunset, Children, Macro and Panorama, to name a few. Capturing beautiful portraits is easy with the ePortrait Mode that enables you to smooth your subjects complexion. There are even three scene modes that are specific to shooting with the new conversion lenses to optimize the performance of those lenses.



HDMI OUTPUT

For easy photo and video playback on your HDTV. The E-PL5 makes sharing your content easier than ever. Using the HDMI output, just connect the E-PL5 to your HDTV with an HDMI cable (not included) and navigate the camera's menus from the comfort of your couch. This is perfect for sharing your pictures and movies with an audience.



FINE DETAIL PROCESSING

Captures exceptional detail from shadow to highlight.



AF TRACKING

AF Tracking locks your subject into focus right on the LCD, and constantly adjusts focus and brightness whether you or your subject is moving. With this mode, a simple push of the AF button and shutter release enables you to keep fast-moving and unpredictable subjects in focus.



MANUAL FOCUS ASSIST

The E-PL5 provides two optional methods to help the user focus: a Magnified Focus (MF) Assist Function and Magnification Display. When using manual focus, the MF Assist feature aids with critical focus by allowing you to zoom in on part of the image by simply turning the focusing ring on the front of the lens. The Magnification Display enables you to selectively enlarge the image on the LCD at the touch of a button. This mode works for both autofocus and manual focus. Both MF Assist methods provide up to a 10x magnification of a single point of the image for critical focus; perfect for macro or still-life photography.



WIRELESS FLASH COMPATIBLE

Compatibility with wireless flash allows you to maximize the performance of your E-PL5 in a studio setting. Use the newly introduced FL-600R or the existing FL-300R and FL-50R.



MULTIPLE EXPOSURE SHOOTING

The Multiple Exposure function enables you to be creative right in the camera. Multiple images can be captured and combined to create one unique image. The creative possibilities are endless!



MULTIPLE ASPECT RATIO SHOOTING

The E-PL5 lets you select one of four Aspect Ratios (4:3(Default) / 3:2 / 16:9 / 1:1 / 3:4) that help frame your images to whatever proportions you'd like. Aspect ratios are available for still photo and HD movie capture, for everything from conventional enlargements to viewing on widescreen monitors.



FULLY EXPANDABLE SYSTEM

A range of interchangeable lenses, accessories and strobes are compatible with the E-PL5 to support all different types of photography needs.



ACCESSORY PORT

The E-PL5 incorporates a port for connecting accessories including flashes, PENPAL, MAL-1 Macro Light, SEMA-1 Microphone adapter and the VF-2/VF-3 viewfinders.



MULTI-MOTION IMAGE STABILIZATION FOR MOVIE

Corrects blur for slow and large movement caused by physically moving while shooting movies.



EPORTRAIT

Capturing beautiful portraits is easy with the ePortrait Mode that enables you to soften shadows and smooth your subjects complexion either before image capture or during post-capture edits.



7 PICTURE MODES

iEnhance, Vivid, Natural, Muted, Portrait, Monotone, Custom, Art Filters.



ADVANCED SHADOW ADJUSTMENT TECHNOLOGY

You no longer need to worry about the extreme contrast between dark and bright areas in your images. The E-PL5s Shadow Adjustment Technology corrects for extreme light variations with high-tech efficiency either before image capture or during post-capture edits.