Olympus OM-D E-M5 Review Samples Gallery

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Olympus OM-D EM-5 Review Samples

44 images • Posted on Apr 30, 2012 • View album
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Low Light ISO-series JPEG samples

In this series we're showing out-of-camera JPEGs both at default settings, and with the noise filter turned off and sharpening set to -2 (this tends to be our preferred setup for Olympus cameras, to give the most-natural detail retention at high ISOs). Note particularly the conditions used: low intensity, low colour-temperature halogen lighting - are designed to simulate indoor artificial lighting. This should be considered close to the worst-case scenario in normal use as the image's blue channel has to be heavily amplified to achieve neutral white balance, accentuating noise. Under many conditions you'll see better results at high ISOs - for example when shooting indoors using window light.

The test scene used for these samples; focus is on the figurine lower left. Olympus OM-D E-M5 with Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 45mm 1:1.8.

Click here for our Olympus OM-D E-M5 low-light ISO series samples