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.
Point and shoot - If you're not quite the expert yet or you're just getting started in the world of photography, the Olympus E-PL7 will satisfy your needs.
For those who are passionate about photography at a casual level but are prepared to make the occasional technical adjustments, the E-PL7 is a very straightforward option. At this skill level you'll be comfortable utilising features such as the 81 "Auto Focus points" that this camera comes with.
Casual videos - If the technicalities involved in altering video settings are not a priority, then this Olympus device is a very good option!
When you've got deep theoretical and practical knowledge about what makes a great video clip, there's a minimum level - and camera - you'll need to operate with. This camera from Olympus with its array of settings works really well for those who are meticulous about what they produce each time they shout action!
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.
Recording every moment of the day's events is precious and this device certainly delivers. While the camera is rolling it has a handy Image stabilization feature built-in.
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 E-PL7 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 (17.3 x 13 mm mm), it comes with an in-built image stablizer that ensures your shots remain steady.
In taking those celestial photographs, the image sensor size a key component which measures at 17.3 x 13 mm (mm) for this particular camera model. You'll also want to shoot using the RAW file format to maximise the details you capture. Good news is, this camera supports that format!
If you're looking to simply use your camera to point-and-shoot everyday moments with an item or person as the subject matter, then the E-PL7 is an easy recommendation for this.
While taking those action shots during the day's event, you'll be aiming to keep your subject matter in sharp focus while they're in motion. The Auto Focus Tracking capability that comes with this camera helps with this.
The thrilling action of sports is filled with magical moments that shouldn't be missed. Which is why by taking the E-PL7 for those games, you'll have a camera that can effectively track subjects in frame while they are in motion.
Taking photos while underwater is a lot of fun. You'll be able to bathe the subject of your photograph with the colours and hues only found when taking shots in an aquatic environment.
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 E-PL7 is a breeze.
When taking photos of the beautiful creatures of the wild, you'll need to have Tracking Focus mode activated so as not to miss any great moments while they are active in their habitat. Burst shots help as well, which this camera happens to have making it a very good option for your needs.
If you've got requirements to take photos of a variety of landscapes, then the presence of multiple scene modes on a camera is helpful in order to setup quickly and start shooting. This model from Olympus has got this capability making it a suitable option for your needs. In addition, this model has the ability to select what parts of your frame you would like to focus on before you take the shot.
With this model, you no longer need to worry about carrying cables for data transfer all the time as it comes with Wi-FI.
When you want to stand out from the crowd, the E-PL7 uses bright colours and funky designs to turn heads. This is not your average camera.
The E-PL7 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 E-PL7 is a safe bet.
Packing pro-grade demands for image quality into a timeless design, the Olympus E-PL7 is the stylish handheld camera for the modern social shooter. The E-PL7 is equipped with a 16.1-megapixel Live MOS sensor and TruePic VII processor that enable you to capture your subjects in astonishing detail and top-notch quality. When it comes to recording video, the camera can capture in Full HD 1080p at 30 frames per second. Cinema lovers also have the option of dropping to 24 frames per second to get that authentic film look. Whether you're a professional landscape photographer or just starting out, you'll certainly appreciate the thoughtful features that aim to make your shooting experience a smooth one. The 3-Axis Stabilization compensates for motion blur and unsteadiness while walking and zooming, whereas the 81-Point Selectable Autofocus makes for pinpoint focusing on even the smallest of subjects. Beyond the modern functions, the vintage style comes in a clean white colour palette with brushed metal and leather grained accents. After you put in all that effort into capturing the perfect shot, the WiFi connectivity allows for easy sharing and exporting, as well as convenient remote control.
|Operating Temperature (T-T)||0 - 40 °F|
|Product Colour||Silver, White|
|Aperture Priority AE||Yes|
|Aperture Range (F-F)||3.5-5.6|
|Camera File System||DCF, Exif 2.2, PRINT Image Matching III, DPOF|
|Image Formats Supported||RAW, JPG|
|Photo Effects||Sepia, Vivid, Black&White|
|Scene Modes||3D Photography, Sunset, Documents, Portrait, Beach, Night, Fireworks, Night landscape, Snow, Children, Night portrait, Sports, Close-up (macro), Panorama, Landscape (scenery)|
|Scene Modes Present||Yes|
|Self-timer Delay||2, 2+10 s|
|Shooting Modes||Movie, Scene, Auto, Manual|
|Tripod Mounting Supported||Yes|
|White Balance||Underwater, Auto, Flash, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent, Manual, Sunny, Tungsten|
|External Flash Connector||Yes|
|Flash Guide Number||10 m|
|Flash Modes||Auto, Manual, Fill-in, Slow synchronization, Flash off, Red-eye reduction|
|Flash Sync-speed||1/4000 s|
|Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam||Yes|
|Auto Focus (AF) Lock||Yes|
|Auto Focus (AF) Points||81|
|Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection||1|
|Auto Focusing (AF) Modes||Face detection, Single Auto Focus, Tracking Auto Focus|
|ISO Sensitivity||1600, 25600, 200|
|ISO Sensitivity (max)||25600|
|ISO Sensitivity (min)||200|
|Light Exposure Control||Program AE|
|Light Exposure Correction||±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)|
|Light Exposure Modes||Aperture priority AE, Manual, Auto, Shutter priority AE|
|Continuous Shooting Mode||Yes|
|Fastest Camera Shutter Speed||1/4000 s|
|Shutter Priority AE||Yes|
|Slowest Camera Shutter Speed||60 s|
|Analog Signal Format System||NTSC, PAL|
|Camcorder Media Type||SD, SDHC, SDXC|
|HD Type||Full HD|
|Live stream capable||1|
|Maximum Video Resolution||1920 x 1080 pixels|
|Motion JPEG Frame Rate||30 fps|
|Resolution At Capture Speed||[email protected], [email protected]|
|Supported Aspect Ratios||16:9, 4:3, 3:2, 1:1, 3:4|
|Video Formats Supported||AVCHD, M-JPEG, MOV|
|Video Resolutions||1280 x 720, 640 x 480, 1920 x 1080 pixels|
|Audio Formats Supported||WAV, PCM|
|Audio Noise Reduction||Yes|
|Interchangeable Lens Present||1|
|Lens Mount Interface||Micro Four Thirds|
|Minimum Aperture Number||3.5|
|Compatible Memory Cards||SD, SDHC, SDXC|
|Display Aspect Ratio||3:2|
|Display Resolution (numeric)||1037000 pixels|
|Field Of View||100 %|
|Image Sensor Size||4/3|
|Image Sensor Size (W X H)||17.3 x 13 mm|
|Sensor Type||Live MOS|
|Total Megapixels||17.2 MP|
|Image Processor||TruePic VII|
|Ports & Interfaces|
|HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity||1|
|HDMI Connector Type||Micro|
|HDMI Ports Quantity||Yes|
|USB 2.0 Connectors||1|
|Battery Life (CIPA Standard)||350 shots|
|Battery Technology||Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)|
|Battery Charger Included||Yes|
|Weight & Dimensions|
|Weight (including Battery)||357 g|
|Maximum Image Resolution||4608 x 3456 pixels|
|Still Image Resolution(s)||4608 x 3456, 3200 x 2400, 1280 x 960|
|Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)||30 - 90 %|