The Olympus Stylus SH-1 brings the manufacturer's well-regarded 5-axis image stabilization to a fixed lens compact for the first time. The SH-1 looks the part too with its Pen-inspired styling, and offers a substantial 25-600mm equivalent zoom. Who could resist taking it for a spin? That's exactly what we did.

Though it wears the clothing of a more advanced camera, the SH-1 essentially is a point-and-shoot. It offers no option for saving Raw images and though it does have a full manual exposure mode, it doesn't provide aperture or shutter priority modes. Naturally, everything you see in this gallery are straight out of the camera JPEGs. 

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Unless otherwise noted images taken with no particular settings at full resolution.