Olympus TG 2 review

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Taken at the widest focal length (25mm equivalent) setting of the Olympus TG-2's lens, this shot has plenty of detail and nicely balanced exposure.

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This was shot from the same point as the previous image but at the camera's longest focal length (100mm).

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The Olympus TG-2 has balanced the exposure of this shot well, despite the dark foreground and bright background.

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Even at normal screen-viewing size the misty areas of this scene look unnatural and blurred rather than misty.

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Its tough credentials mean the Olympus TG-2 is a good choice of camera in harsh environments.

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In bright conditions the screen is very hard to see, so composition is sometimes guesswork - leading to results like this.

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There's a collection of 11 Magic Filters available to give images a particular look at the capture stage. This images was taken using the Fragmented option.

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Taken using the Dramatic Magic Filter to boost contrast and saturation.

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The Olympus TG-2 has coped very well with the range of tones in this image, coping with the bright light while revealing the detail in the shadows.

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This image looks full of detail at A3 (16.5 x 11.7 inches) size, but slightly soft at 100% on our screen.

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The Olympus TG-2's Panoramic mode is semi-automated: once set in motion this option takes three images in succession and then stitches them together.

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This shot was taken with the white balance system set to automatic. It has reproduced the warm tones of the late evening sun well.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Head of Testing, Cameras

Angela (Twitter, Google+, website) is head of testing for Future's photography portfolio, writing and overseeing reviews of photographic equipment for Digital Camera, Photography Week, PhotoPlus, NPhoto and Practical Photoshop as well as TechRadar's cameras channel. Angela has a degree in photography and multimedia and prior to joining Future in October 2010 was Amateur Photographer magazine's technical editor.