The Mirror-less Camera is a very good option for taking those shots with a professional flair. The ability to change lenses and tweak a variety of photo settings can be quite powerful.
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 PEN F 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!
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 PEN F is very accessible which makes it suitable for this.
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.
The Olympus PEN F, is a very competent option when it comes to recording occasions and related activities. Also, the presence of its built-in Image stabilizer does help with making your clips look smooth and steady.
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 PEN F is a great companion to have.
Self made video content - Whether its in a specialist niche or broad subject area, video content is king (or queen) these days. With an image sensor size of 17.4 x 13 mm (mm), this camera can deliver really good image quality in your videos. It's also got Wi-Fi so if you can still make your transfers even if you're not with your cables.
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.
As you go about your business each day, there are moments or situations that come up that you'll want to capture on camera. The Olympus PEN F makes for a great partner for taking those everyday shots, whether planned or spontaneous.
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.
Whether it's golf or tennis and everything in-between, the Tracking Focus capability in this camera allows you maintain your subject as the centre of attention even while in motion. It's Continuous Shooting Mode also helps take multiple shots in a couple of seconds allowing you assess a set of options you can pick from.
Whether its for living or non-living things, using the Olympus PEN F for aquatic photos is a treat.
Sometimes while on sightseeing or on a tour, you can only observe things from a distance. Which is why the zoom capability on this camera comes in handy in that situation.
In scenarios where animals are darting about, the burst mode on this camera comes in handy as well as it's Tracking Focus capability. The combination of these features and the 17.4 x 13 mm (mm) Image Sensor on this camera, provides you with a device that suits your wildlife photography needs - whether tranquil or dramatic.
To capture mother nature in her full beauty requires a good eye and a camera that can adequately handle landscape scenarios. This model from Olympus is good fit as it's got the ability to focus on multiple parts of your picture frame.
Sometimes carrying cables about just so you can move your photos across the devices can be a pain. Good thing this particular model comes with Wi-Fi.
The outdoors can get quite sandy depending on the environment you'll be taking pictures in. Which is why a camera like this is what you'll need as its been fully certified as dust-proof.
It looks simple, capable and doesn't stand out in any particular way.
Are you in need of a high-performance camera that allows for advanced creative control? Look no further than the superb Olympus PEN-F. With the PEN-F in hand, you're able to capture beautiful and crisp still shots thanks to a 20.3-megapixel Live MOS sensor and TruePic VII processor. At the same time, this MILC camera enables you to capture videos in Full HD 1080p, whereas the outstanding sensitivity reaches up to ISO 25600 for continued quality in low light situations. When you need to go above and beyond, the dedicated Creative Control dial offers quick access to four separate artistic functions: Mono, Art, Colour and CRT. Elsewhere, a dedicated lever allows you to fine-tune exposure and contrast curves while you're shooting. Simple, convenient and bright, the 3-inch touchscreen LCD display ensures you always end up with the result you're working for, whereas the rechargeable lithium-ion battery delivers roughly 330 shots per charge.
|Camera Type||MILC Body|
|Operating Temperature (T-T)||0 - 40 °F|
|Product Colour||Black, Silver|
|Aperture Priority AE||Yes|
|Camera File System||DCF, DPOF, Exif 2.2, PRINT Image Matching III|
|Image Formats Supported||JPG, RAW|
|Photo Effects||Black&White, Neutral, Muted, Vivid|
|Scene Modes||Beach, Candlelight, Children, Documents, Fireworks, Night, Panorama, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset, Landscape (scenery)|
|Scene Modes Present||Yes|
|Self-timer Delay||2, 12 s|
|White Balance||Flash, Fluorescent, Shade, Sunny, Tungsten, Underwater|
|External Flash Connector||Yes|
|Flash Exposure Compensation||Yes|
|Flash Exposure Correction||±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)|
|Flash Guide Number||12.9 m|
|Flash Modes||Auto, Fill-in, Flash off, Manual, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization|
|Flash Sync-speed||1/8000 s|
|Shoe Mounting Point||Yes|
|Shoe Mounting Point Type||Hot|
|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||Continuous Auto Focus, Contrast Detection Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus, Tracking Auto Focus|
|Auto Exposure (AE) Lock||Yes|
|ISO Sensitivity||80, 25600, Auto|
|ISO Sensitivity (max)||25600|
|ISO Sensitivity (min)||80|
|Light Exposure Control||Program AE|
|Light Exposure Correction||± 5EV (1/2EV; 1/3EV step)|
|Light Exposure Modes||Aperture priority AE, Auto, Manual, Shutter priority AE|
|Light Metering||Centre-weighted, Evaluative (Multi-pattern), Highlight-weighted, Spot|
|Camera Shutter Type||Electronic|
|Continuous Shooting Mode||Yes|
|Fastest Camera Shutter Speed||1/8000 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||60 fps|
|Resolution At Capture Speed||[email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]|
|Supported Aspect Ratios||1:1, 3:2, 3:4, 4:3, 16:9|
|Video Formats Supported||AVC, AVI, H.264, M-JPEG, MOV, MPEG4|
|Video Resolutions||640 x 480, 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080 pixels|
|Audio Formats Supported||PCM|
|Audio Noise Reduction||Yes|
|Microphone Operation Mode||Stereo|
|Lens Mount Interface||Micro Four Thirds|
|Compatible Memory Cards||SD, SDHC, SDXC|
|Display Aspect Ratio||3:2|
|Display Resolution (numeric)||1037000 pixels|
|Field Of View||100 %|
|Vari-angle LCD Display||Yes|
|Diopter Adjustment (D-D)||-4 - 2|
|Image Sensor Size||4/3|
|Image Sensor Size (W X H)||17.4 x 13 mm|
|Sensor Type||Live MOS|
|Total Megapixels||21.8 MP|
|Ports & Interfaces|
|HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity||1|
|HDMI Connector Type||Micro|
|HDMI Ports Quantity||Yes|
|USB 2.0 Connectors||1|
|Battery Life (CIPA Standard)||330 shots|
|Battery Life (max)||1.33 h|
|Battery Technology||Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)|
|Number Of Batteries Supported||1|
|Power Source Type||Battery|
|Weight & Dimensions|
|Weight (including Battery)||427 g|
|Maximum Image Resolution||5184 x 3888 pixels|
|Still Image Resolution(s)||5184 x 3888|
|Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)||30 - 90 %|