By picking a Mirror-less camera, you'll be getting yourself a device that matches the capability of a DSLR while sporting a slightly smaller form factor. This is due the absence of the mirror and prism that drives the optical viewfinder of a typical DSLR.
Keeping it simple - For someone who is not too bothered about technicalities, this Olympus device works!
For those who are passionate about photography at a casual level but are prepared to make the occasional technical adjustments, the OM-D E-M5 Mark II is a very straightforward option. At this skill level you'll be comfortable utilising features such as the 800 "Auto Focus points" that this camera comes with.
Simple clips - As a videography noob, this Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II video camera should be sufficient for your needs.
Even though recording videos is a passion, you're not necessarily looking to go pro. You're content with making tweaks to a couple of settings to suit the shot you're about to take. The OM-D E-M5 Mark II is very accessible which makes it suitable for this.
Your camera provides you with sufficient controls and tools to get your videography to the quality and spec that your high standards will require. For instance the manual focus capability that comes with the OM-D E-M5 Mark II, will align with your skill level.
Streaming video live is a great way to share your experiences and this camera from Olympus provides a couple of connectivity options to help you with this.
For those special occasions, this Olympus camera is a great companion as you traverse the floor. It comes with an Image Stabilizer which helps maintain a steady shot while recording.
Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II is a great companion to have.
For the YouTubers - This is a good choice for your video recordings because in addition to it's excellent Image Sensor Size (18 x 13.5 mm mm), it comes with an in-built image stablizer that ensures your shots remain steady.
Slow motion recordings add an extra dimension of fun and entertainment. This camera comes with an in-built setting that enables this mode.
If you're looking for that silky-smooth rendering of your videos, this camera has got it as its able to handle 60 FPS at 1080p resolutions.
Breathtaking transitions such as rolling clouds or city lights can captured as a time-lapse using the Olympus's in-built intervalometer
Low light recording can be tricky, however this camera has got what it takes to help you through that. This is because its minimum aperture number combined with it's maximum ISO sensitivity can produce crispy images with minimal noise.
Whether its a simple photo of a star constellation or advanced shot of planet trails, you'll need a camera that supports a RAW file setting and the ability change lens to suit you situation. Fortunately, the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II actually has both capabilities.
There are times when you just want to take simple but great photos of things around you without bothering too much about camera settings. For that purpose, the OM-D E-M5 Mark II is a really good choice.
Actions shots are for more engaging than people posing for a photograph at events. The Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II comes with Auto Focus Tracking which helps ensure people in motion still look sharp in your photos.
Whether its for living or non-living things, using the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II for aquatic photos is a treat.
Whether on holiday or exploring new places, this camera from Olympus is a great choice. Taking photos of what's around you - near and far - with the OM-D E-M5 Mark II is a breeze.
Composing photographs of landscapes is subject to the lighting conditions that you're faced with. The 18 x 13.5 mm(mm) Image Sensor Size on this model play a big role in this. Also, the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II has a variety of scene modes which can be selected to suit the shot you're preparing to take.
With this model, you no longer need to worry about carrying cables for data transfer all the time as it comes with Wi-FI.
While out and about taking photos or recording video, you may encounter quite a bit of dust. This could come from various sources such as a construction site or just the natural environment in your location. Being certified as dust-proof, the OM-D E-M5 Mark II is a great companion to have in these situations.
The OM-D E-M5 Mark II combines style and a clever layout to create a camera that really stands out. Clean lines, high quality materials and a pristine finish ensure that this device will turn heads.
When you're more concerned about what your camera does than how it looks, the OM-D E-M5 Mark II is a safe bet.
Robust, simple and flexible, the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II is the no-fuss camera that enables you to effectively tell your story. Equipped with a high-speed 16.1MP Live MOS sensor and TruePic VII image processor, this mirrorless camera is able to deliver high-resolution images that boast up to 4608 x 3456 pixels with exceptional clarity, colour and details. When it comes to video, you rest assured that you're equipped to capture those precious moments in Full HD 1080p at up to 60 frames per second, where the ultrasensitive 5-axis image stabilization ensures your movies will have pro-grade steadiness. Elsewhere, the impressive sensitivity range reaches a maximum ISO of 25600 for fantastic low light performance. Between framing and adjusting, seamlessly switch between the electronic viewfinder and the 3-inch LCD display for maximum convenience. When those unforgettable moments occur, you'll appreciate the built-in WiFi connectivity that allows for instantaneous sharing with family and friends.
|Operating Temperature (T-T)||-10 - 40 °F|
|Aperture Priority AE||Yes|
|Aperture Range (F-F)||4.0-5.6|
|Image Formats Supported||JPEG, JPEG+RAW, MPO|
|Photo Effects||Art, B&W|
|Scene Modes||Fisheye, Landscape, Panorama, Portrait|
|Scene Modes Present||Yes|
|Self-timer Delay||2, 12 s|
|White Balance||Auto, Flash, Fluorescent, Manual, Shade, Sunny, Tungsten, Underwater|
|External Flash Connector||Yes|
|Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam||Yes|
|Auto Focus (AF) Lock||Yes|
|Auto Focus (AF) Points||800|
|Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection||1|
|Closest Focusing Distance||0.5 m|
|ISO Sensitivity||1600, 25600|
|ISO Sensitivity (max)||25600|
|Light Exposure Control||Program AE|
|Continuous Shooting Mode||Yes|
|Shutter Priority AE||Yes|
|Analog Signal Format System||NTSC, PAL|
|Camcorder Media Type||SD, SDHC, SDXC|
|Live stream capable||1|
|Maximum Video Resolution||1920x1080 pixels|
|Motion JPEG Frame Rate||60 fps|
|Video Formats Supported||AVC, AVI, H.264, MOV|
|Audio Formats Supported||PCM, WAV|
|Microphone Operation Mode||Mono, Stereo|
|Filter Size||58 mm|
|Focal Length Range (f-f)||14 - 150 mm|
|Interchangeable Lens Present||1|
|Lens Structure (elements/groups)||15/11|
|Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)||50 mm|
|Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)||12 mm|
|Compatible Memory Cards||SD, SDHC, SDXC|
|Display Diagonal||3 "|
|Vari-angle LCD Display||Yes|
|Image Sensor Size (W X H)||18 x 13.5 mm|
|Sensor Type||Live MOS|
|Ports & Interfaces|
|HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity||1|
|HDMI Ports Quantity||Yes|
|USB 2.0 Connectors||1|
|Battery Technology||Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)|
|Weight & Dimensions|
|Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)||30 - 90 %|
|Still Image Resolution(s)||4608 x 3456, 3200 x 2400, 1280 x 960|