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Olympus OM-D E-M1 Compact System Camera Body Only

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  • The best-ever image quality generated by an Olympus camera
  • Fully compatible with the Four Thirds and Micro Four Thirds standards thanks to DUAL FAST AF
  • Extra-powerful EVF with 2.36 million dots and 1.48x magnification for easy framing and real-time settings adjustment
  • Perfectly proportioned Micro Four Thirds body is more compact than DSLRs, yet solid and steady to hold
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Effective Still Resolution 16.3 16.3 16 16.1 16.3 20.4 megapixels
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Item Dimensions 6 x 15 x 10 cm 25 x 15 x 10 cm 20 x 15 x 10 cm 9 x 13 x 5 cm 10 x 14 x 7 cm 13.4 x 6.9 x 9.1 cm
Item Weight 443 grams 1 kg 0.7 kg 417 grams 443 grams 0.95 kg
Lithium Battery Energy Content 2 Watt Hours 2 Watt Hours 2 Watt Hours 16 Watt Hours 9.3 Watt Hours 4 Watt Hours
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  • Product Dimensions: 15 x 6 x 10 cm ; 445 g
  • Boxed-product Weight: 1.4 Kg
  • Batteries 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Item model number: OM-D E-M1
  • ASIN: B00EY6AU6K
  • Date first available at Amazon.co.uk: 10 Sept. 2013
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 102,525 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics)

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Olympus OM-D E-M1 Compact System Camera

OM-D E-M1: The whole package. In a perfectly-sized package

Like the idea of a pro-standard camera that's not too big and not too small?

It comes in a compact body design and is much more lightweight than APS-C cameras - for everyday convenience.

When combined with the compact and lightweight ZUIKO lens system, comfortable shooting is available anytime and anywhere with imaging excellence in every shot, with every lens, in every shooting situation.

The compact system camera with a huge lens line-up

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Keen to specialise your photography in those styles that interest you most?

The OM-D E-M1 gives you incredible access to an interchangeable system of 65 Micro Four Thirds and Four Thirds lenses. This incredible versatility is all thanks to the OM-D E-M1's compatibility with both Micro Four Thirds and now all Four Thirds lenses* on top. It means there is always precisely the right lens available for the specialist kind of photos you want to take, as well as the right lens for any subject and any type of shooting conditions.

The OM-D E-M1 also brings out the best in each lens by applying DUAL FAST AF with the addition of Phase Detection AF to complement Contrast AF, for extremely fast and incredible visual capture.

* MMF-3 adapter required to use Four Third lenses.

Engineered to outperform D-SLR cameras

Looking for a camera that delivers consistently high performance and image quality?

The OM-D E-M1 has adopted the existing first-class OM-D imaging technologies and taken them up a notch for the consistently sharp, vivid, true-to-life imaging results you expect.

Enhanced WiFi connectivity now gives you more control and creative scope from your smartphone, including the adjustment of your shutter speed and aperture. The DUAL FAST AF system utilises both On-chip Phase Detection AF and Contrast AF, enabling any lens you're using to perform with incredible speed and accuracy. The 5-axis image stabilisation is now even more intelligent for optimised results, and the Electronic Viewfinder now gives you a 1.3x larger view compared to an average DSLR camera, enhanced creative options such as colour manipulation with the new Colour Creator function, and far greater overall shooting accuracy with the help of useful aids such as adaptive brightness technology.

Service Plus. Designed for your OM-D E-M1

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Join the OLYMPUS Service Plus and benefit from an all-round product service that is free, fast and convenient.
All your benefits at a glance:
  • Designated hotline: Join Service Plus and you will receive a special service hotline number, which you can call to speak directly with an expert trained in OM-D E-M1 specific technologies.
  • Personal pick-up service: In the unlikely event that your registered OM-D E-M1 needs to be checked or repaired, we will come to collect the camera personally. Simply call the special Service Plus number you have been given and arrange the pick up.
  • Fast-lane repair: You should never miss a photo opportunity with your camera. That's why if something doesn't work perfectly, we will endeavour to make sure that your registered OM-D E-M1 won't spend longer than 3 days (excluding transportation times) at our repair centre.

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Dust, splash and freezeproof: the all-terrain, all-weather OM-D E-M1

The OM-D E-M1 allows you to shoot in all environments and it's practically impenetrable magnesium alloy body with 60 gasket rings for special sealing gives you highly weather-resistant protection wherever you take your camera. The in-built SSWF (Supersonic Wave Filter) also generates ultrasonic vibrations exceeding 30,000 times per second, effectively blasting dust particles away from the protective dust filter in front of the OM-D E-M1's image sensor. The OM-D E-M1 also provides you with reliable operation down to -10°C.

The new standard M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12-40mm f2.8 PRO zoom lens also includes a mount with the same type of sealing as the OM-D E-M1 body. Two other compatible accessories, the Power Battery Holder HLD-7 and Four Thirds Adapter MMF-3, also contribute to making the entire system highly impermeable to sand, dust, and water spray.

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Unique to OM-D: 5-axis image stabilisation for your shots and movies

Interested in the option of handheld shooting in situations where you would normally need to use a tripod? The OM-D E-M1's incredibly high-tech 5-axis image stabilisation system makes this possible. Thanks to control algorithms, image stabilisation at longer shutter speeds is more effective than ever.

The IS-AUTO feature now automatically detects when you wish to take vertical, horizontal and angular panning shots, controlling the level of correction for the desired panning effects. Another big advantage of this in-body IS system is that it compensates for camera shake with every single type of lens available, including Four Thirds and Micro Four Thirds lenses, and with a combination of 5-axis IS and Multi-Motion IS, powerful image stabilisation takes effect to minimise blurs and jolts when shooting movies as well.

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DUAL FAST AF. Get the speed and accuracy of all autofocus systems

FAST AF - the ultra-fast autofocus system brings even more speed and accuracy to all Micro Four Thirds and Four Thirds lenses. DUAL FAST AF utilises both On-chip Phase Detection AF and Contrast AF, automatically switching to the optimum AF system for the lens you're using and the situation you're shooting in.

On-chip Phase Detection AF makes full use of its 37 AF targets whenever a Four Thirds System compliant lens optimally designed for Phase Detection AF is attached, for excellent quality results. When a lens is attached that conforms to the MFT standard, the Contrast AF method is automatically selected. Its AF points have been expanded from 35 to 81 for even greater precision, including the option of Super Spot AF for pinpointing details, e.g. in macro shots. When a lens that conforms to the Micro Four Thirds standard is attached and C-AF is selected for subject tracking and continuous AF, On-chip Phase Detection AF and Contrast detection AF are used together. This results in significant improvement of C-AF tracking performance over traditional mirrorless models, with a maximum sequential shooting performance of 6.5 fps.

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Advanced Electronic Viewfinder. Now with a 1.3x larger view than the average D-SLR

The OM-D E-M1 features an advanced EVF system that excels both in terms of screen size and greater creative scope. The built-in Electronic Viewfinder gives you a 1.3x larger view even than high-end D-SLR cameras, plus razor-sharp 2,360k dot resolution and just 29 ms time lag. It is also equipped with state-of-the-art technology that enhances your control and lets you check what finished images will look like through the viewfinder, for enhanced shooting accuracy. The Adaptive Brightness Technology, for example, automatically adjusts the brightness of the viewfinder's backlight according to changes in the environmental light, assuring excellent visibility at all times. Now all four of the operations involved in photographic image creation - gradation, focusing, composition and colour tone control, can also be adjusted while checking the final result on the viewfinder screen.

Full control of aperture, shutter speed and Live Bulb from your smartphone

The OM-D E-M1 is equipped with a built-in Wi-Fi function that gives you more control from your smartphone. When using the OLYMPUS Image Share (O.I.Share) smartphone app, you can share your images with ease, operate the shutter wirelessly from your smartphone while viewing the Live View screen, and geotag your photos using location information from your smartphone. You can now even switch between the various shooting modes (P, A, S, M, iAUTO) and wirelessly adjust settings such as the shutter speed, aperture value, and exposure compensation from your smartphone. The new Live Bulb shooting mode now also lets you capture amazing long-exposure shots without any camera shake.

Box Contains

FL-LM2 Detachable Flash
BLN-1 Lithium-Ion Battery
BCN-1 Battery Charger
Micro Four Thirds body cap (BC-2)
Olympus Viewer 3
Shoulder Strap
CB-USB6 USB Cable
Operating Instructions
Warranty Card

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Great camera though I was used to the EM5 and am finding the changes (like the on-off switch) hard to adjust to as they are on the other side of the body and you can no longer turn it on and off with just one hand. However I ran into a problem with the EM1 (now fixed under guarantee) that is apparently common: the rear dial stopped working efficiently after only a few weeks. Rather disappointing. But all in all these are amazing cameras if you have someone who can help you figure out how to set them up to suit your style as the menu and its millions of configurations are hard to figure out. However, for size, ease and portability with high functions, these cameras can't be beaten.
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Excellent camera and good price. Very pleased with the pictures it takes. Full of helpful extras to get great photos. Small so not too heavy but very well made. Would recommend.
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excellent. I am very pleased with the camera
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Amazing camera, so many bells and whistles. Best and most expensive camera i have ever owned. Big micro 4/3 and Olympus Fan Now
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I have a number of Olympus 4/3 Pro lenses from my slrs. While the ones I use most would work on my M5 with an adaptor, focussing speed was not always of the best. the M1, along with its water resistant adaptor, the MMF-3 (important if you go out in the rain - this is England), allows me to use these excellent optics effectively on a much more portable camera. I got the free battery grip through an offer and the set up is better balanced as a result.
The result is that most of my old slr bodies and quite a few lenses are going (will keep one or two for sentiment) and the main shooting bags now contain OMD's with appropriate lenses including the best I have of the E series (and a 500mm OM cat since Olympus has not produced a good equivalent for 4/3 yet)
After nearly 49 years of shooting Olympus (with occasional purchases of Nikon or Pentax etc. slrs to see if I want a change) they still produce equipment that fits my photographic style. (Not everything from Olympus has been perfect over the years.)
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Easy to recommend - terrific image quality combined with great ergonomics and superb function. Re-defines the SLR. Mirrors no longer required. Works brilliantly with my E series lenses via adaptor. Free grip from Oly was a great bonus and even with the grip fitted this is no lump, Compared to most DSLRs this is discrete.
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A summary of key points
Positives:
Compact but Powerful
Class leading stabilisation
Focus Peaking allows use of legacy lenses in MF mode
Weatherproof
Live Time great for long exposures.

Negatives:
Grip is overpriced if not included
Complex menus take some navigating to set camera up before 1st use

Based on 10 months usage, as a wedding photographer.

Features:
I won't go into details on all the features, as the official blurb and other review sites will do that far better than I can. However, purchasing this shortly after an EM-5, and having used other Olympus DLSR's previously here are some observations:

Body/Build Quality:
Following on from the EM-5, the EM-1 is a sturdy thing. no creaks, no cracks, for flexing. It looks like it has built to last. Mine has taken some punishment over the last 10 months (plenty of weddings, family holiday to the seaside, wild camping) and not let me down once.
I own the grip (free as an early purchaser) but have barely taken it off. With a short prime the camera is well balanced without a grip, but with a larger zoom lens the grip definitely makes handling easier.

EVF (Electronic View finder):
These are the future. While many people say that they want to see through the lens themselves so they see what the camera sees, the EVF has too many advantages for Traditional viewfinders to be around much longer. The EVF displays what the sensor in the camera sees: including exposure information (brightness of the image). With a traditional viewfinder the photographer does not know if the exposure or white balance if perfect until a test shot is taken and viewed on the rear screen with a histogram.
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Have used this for about a month now and have to say it has exceeded expectations, despite having previously read every review going. Upgraded from an E-M5, which I'm guessing a few will be considering. Points to consider vs. the E-M5 and generally are :-

i) yes it's larger, but I absolutely had to use the additional landscape grip on the E-M5 or it was ergonomically unusable in my hands. With the grip on the size difference is not significant and the E-M1 doesn't have the inconvenience of having to remove the grip to replace the battery. Also the controls are MUCH better placed (and spaced) on the E-M1, even with the grip added to the E-M5. The 2x2 control layout (the front and back dials have their function changed by flicking the switch next to the viewfinder) means you can easily change most major settings quickly with your right hand - with your eye fixed to the viewfinder. Speaking of which...

ii) the viewfinder is terrific. Large and very detailed. This, combined with the ergonomic control placement, make the camera a joy to use. I used to rely on the rear screen on the E-M5 for quite a few control changes and for reviewing shots, but the EM-1 viewfinder is so good and the control layout so intuitive that I hardly ever use the rear screen. Photos can now be reviewed through the viewfinder, which I prefer and which is not possible on the E-M5. It's a much improved experience. Anyone concerned about transitioning from an optical viewfinder really should go to a camera shop and try this camera before dismissing EVFs.

iii) 1/8000 shutter speed and ISO 100 combine to really help shooting wide open for shallow depth of field in bright conditions. The E-M5 was always maxing out at 1/4000 ISO 200 when using e.g. the Panaleica 25mm f1.4 or Olympus 75mm f1.
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