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BREAK FREEFROM HEAVY GEAR

OM-D

Nobody wants to be held back.
Especially when there's a whole lot of world out there.
Just waiting for you.
Waiting for you to take part in it.

And you know you have what it takes.
You know you would excel.
If only you weren't being held back.
If you could only break free.

Well, now you can.

Olympus interchangeable lens digital camera systems provide top-level image quality in an incredibly compact package,
giving you the freedom to shoot the photographs you always wanted to shoot.

The photographs you gave up on because your camera and lenses were too heavy to carry into the mountains.
The photographs you missed taking because you couldn't get your large camera quickly into position.

Even the photographs you didn't take because your camera gear didn’t suit the environment you were in.

With our system, you can capture the moments you want, anytime, anywhere.

Break free

OLYMPUS TO THE CORE

COMPACT AND LIGHTWEIGHT FREE TO BE MORE CREATIVE

Shoot longer. Move easier. You can easily carry your equipment into the mountains. Enjoy photography more when your camera system doesn’t weigh you down.

OM-D E-M1 Mark II + M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 300mm F4.0 IS PRO:
Comparison with 35mm DSLR

MASSIVE DIFFERENCE

Interchangeable lens cameras are part of a system. A compact camera body is meaningless if the lenses remain large and heavy. The Olympus camera system is both compact and lightweight, providing you with the freedom to venture out and shoot anywhere.

4.3kg

POWERFUL IMAGE STABILISATION ALWAYS CLEAR AND SHARP AND VIBRANT. ALL HANDHELD

Our in-body image stabilization lets you shoot handheld by compensating for all camera movement. The result?
Crisp, clear, detailed images - even in low light. No tripod needed.

ALWAYS STABLE

Olympus's in-body image stabilisation (IS) system compensates for pitch, yaw, vertical/horizontal shifting, and camera roll. In addition, it boasts powerful video IS. And since it is built into the camera body, rather than the lens, you can enjoy its performance no matter what lens you use. When a 5-axis Sync IS compatible camera and lens are used together, image stabilisation is more powerful than ever before.

OLYMPUS OM-D E-M1X, 4s photographing handheld

35mm format built-in IS camera, 4s photographing handheld

OLYMPUS OM-D E-M1X, 4s photographing handheld

35mm format built-in IS camera, 4s photographing handheld

STABILITY FOR ALL LENSES

Unlike conventional DSLR camera systems, the Olympus interchangeable lens camera system has its image stabilisation (IS) system built into the camera body, providing beautifully stable images no matter what lens is used.
Sync IS, which delivers unprecedented camera shake compensation performance, is realised by combining the in-lens IS on compatible M.Zuiko PRO lenses with the in-body IS on compatible Olympus interchangeable lens cameras.

WORLD CLASS OPTICAL PERFORMANCE PRO-GRADE PRECISION TO CAPTURE ALL YOU SEE

Your camera system is only as good as the lenses you use.
Our M.Zuiko lenses provide the highest resolving power to ensure your images are bright and colourful with edge-to-edge sharpness and detail on magnificent natural landscape.

COMPARE IMAGE QUALITY

Explore the difference in image sharpness and detailing when shot with different camera systems.

Compare Image Quality

OM-D

OM-D

APS-C

APS-C

35mm

35mm

Image quality at the centre of the picture is similar for all three camera systems, but the resolution at the periphery of the image is the highest when taken with the OM-D or a 35mm full-frame system. This can be justified with the sharpness and detailing of the trees in the image.

Lens: M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm F2.8 PRO (equivalent lens used on APS-C and 35mm full-frame)

Conditions: 24mm (35mm equivalent), 1/500 sec, F8, ISO 200

LENSES THAT DELIVER

All M.Zuiko lenses are developed specifically for use with digital cameras. They feature telecentric lens technology, which reliably delivers light to the image sensor in a way that makes your images sharp to the very corners.

A. Telecentric-type lens

B. Non-telecentric-type lens

  • 1. Subject
  • 2. Image Sensor
  • 3. Range in which effective light for sensor is delivered
  • 4. Enlarged view of image sensor
  • 5. Light
  • 6. Image sensor window

PRECISION PERFECTION

In order to achieve the precision levels required for producing lenses of Zuiko calibre, Olympus developed many of its own super-accurate lens element manufacturing and measuring technologies.

FLAWLESS ASSEMBLY

Lens elements are carefully assembled into a lens by skilled craftspeople. As not even the slightest misalignment can be overlooked, high-precision analytical equipment and computer programs are used along the way to verify proper positioning of the lens elements.

OLYMPUS CAMERAS AND LENSES

Eternally pursuing the highest performance and picture quality, intelligent and sophisticated Olympus cameras and lenses are designed to bring your photographic visions to life.

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