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Locking onto a subject with the Olympus PEN E-PL5 is quick and easy, and also proving accurate in the majority of cases.
Colour reproduction from the E-PL5 is accurate, without being overly bright and punchy.
Thanks to the Olympus PEN Lite E-PL5's large sensor, you can achieve pleasing shallow depth of field effects.
Colour rendition in Natural setting is good, with colours accurate and bright, without being overly punchy.
There are several shooting options you can choose from - for instance, you could use Vivid when shooting an autumnal scene to really make colours pop.
A wide variety of lenses are now available for Micro Four Thirds cameras, including those made for Panasonic cameras, since they share the format. This was shot with an Olympus 45mm f/1.8 lens.
Another example of the lens range available for these type of cameras, this was shot with an ultra wide angle Panasonic 7-14mm lens.
Lots of detail is captured by the Olympus PEN E-PL5's sensor - which is the same as that found in the critically acclaimed Olympus OM-D.
Images shot with art filters can be shot in raw format, meaning you can remove the filter using Olympus's own software - or, if you prefer, you can swap the filter for a different one.
Olympus is well known for its love affair with the digital filter. The new PENs have a wide range of different options, some of which are shown below. One handy feature of the PEN is that you can Art Bracket, meaning the several versions of the same shot can be taken, each with a different filter effect applied.
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