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.
Just a beginner - Whether you're just starting to develop some expertise or you only record videos from time to time, then the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II will satisfy 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.
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 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.
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 OM-D E-M5 Mark II 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.
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.
As you make trips around the world, every moment tells a story. For this, a good camera is crucial and the OM-D E-M5 Mark II is a great option for travel. It's got a combined zoom capability allowing you get a closer look at items that can't be reached easily.^506^*}
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.
Transferring your shots from your camera to another device is made even more convenient with the in-built Wi-FI capability of this camera.
Since this camera is certified as dust-proof, it does gives it at an added advantage over regular cameras. This way you can be rest assured the OM-D E-M5 Mark II will cater for your outdoor needs.
Boasting clean lines and premium looks, the OM-D E-M5 Mark II showcases your refined taste in mobile cameras. Guaranteed to make your friends green with envy.
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|
|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|