Olympus PEN E-PL1 12 Megapixel Camera Body, 2.7" HyperCrystal LCD, Black

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About Olympus E-PL1

The new Olympus PEN E-PL1 is truly greater than the sum of its parts. This surprisingly small camera body is packed with technology normally found in bigger, bulkier cameras and High Definition (HD) camcorders. With features like the new Live Guide and one-touch HD video - the E-PL1 is an easy-to-use and portable All-in-One package that travels with you to capture all the details of your life.

The Olympus E-PL1 is commonly used for Family photos, Travel and more.The Olympus E-PL1 is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Photo enthusiast among others.The Olympus E-PL1 is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Olympus E-PL1: Easy to use, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Good image quality and Image stabilization

Olympus E-PL1 Features

  • HD movie with manual control, art filter movie and new direct movie button: shoot movies at 30 frames per second, with high-quality sound, in 720p with available manual control over aperture and shutter speed.
  • New easy-to use-live guide control: seeing the results before you shoot can change the way you take a picture.
  • Built-in flash: use the pop-up flash to easily illuminate low-light subjects. the camera is also compatible with a range of optional external flashes including the Olympus fl-14, -- and the e-pl1 has wireless flash control using the fl-36r and fl-50r -- for dynamic lighting control.
  • In-camera art filters: with six in-camera art filters (pop art, soft focus, grainy film, pin hole, diorama and the new gentle sepia filter) you can explore your artistic side while taking both still shots and hd video. the art filters can be applied as you shoot, no additional software required.
  • 12.3 megapixel: the e-pl1's powerful 12.3 megapixel live-mos sensor packs a powerful high-quality imaging punch for such a compact camera, allowing you to capture more detail than ever before.
  • In-body image stabilization: in both still and movie modes - the e-pl1 image stabilization excels. the e-pl1's three-mode in-body image stabilization system compensates for up to three shutter speed steps in the still shooting modes with any of its interchangeable lenses.
  • Compact size, interchangeable lenses: the stylish design of the Olympus pen e-pl1 is much more compact than a traditional DSLR, but it still provides the option of interchangeable lenses -- giving you the freedom to take great pictures wherever you go.
  • In-camera slideshow with sound: slideshows have never been easier or more fun to create. the e-pl1's enhanced playback functions allow you to employ effective fade-in/fade-out techniques, control the movie/still mix and speed, add captivating musical soundtracks and much more.
  • Multiple exposure: multiple exposure makes heightened creativity an easily-obtained objective. two frames can be combined to create an image uniquely yours. images can be combined in playback mode or directly on the LCD
  • iAUTO with iENHANCE: iAuto automatically identifies the scene you're shooting - portrait, landscape, night portrait, macro, or sport - and adjusts the settings to optimize results.
  • Truepic V image processor: in addition to more detail, the image sensor, combined with the next-generation truepic v image processor, delivers excellent dynamic range, accurate color fidelity and reduced noise, all the way up to 3200 ISO.
  • 19 automatic scene-select modes: the e-pl1 is equipped with 19 scene-select modes for effortless picture taking. standard scene modes like night-scene, portrait and landscape are easy-to-use solutions for everyday shooting.
  • Dust reduction system: a dust reduction system assures spot-free images. every time you turn on the camera, the patented supersonic wave filter silently vibrates, flinging and collecting dust so that it cannot interfere with the picture imaging at any time.
  • AF live view with af tracking: AF live view works as seamlessly as a point-and-shoot to display subjects, in focus, on the LCD the instant the shutter is pressed half way.
  • In-camera editing: make changes to your image after the shot, right in the camera. adjust for red eye, crop an image, change the aspect ratio or saturation, change your image to black and white -- and much more!
  • Face detection: a face detection function reduces the chance of blurry faces when shooting groups of people-up to eight subjects at once-even if they're moving while you're pressing the shutter button.
  • Shadow adjustment technology: shadow adjustment technology corrects for extreme light variations with high-tech efficiency. it can also be used in post-editing.
  • ePortrait: the ePortrait scene-select mode is useful for smoothing out the facial features of your subjects, which is a tremendous plus for high definition video playback, or apply ePortrait post shot via .jpeg edit.
  • Multiple aspect ratio shooting: the E-PL1 lets you select one of four aspect ratios (4:3, 3.2, 16.9 and 6.6) that help frame your images to whatever proportions you'd like.
  • Accessory port: the e-pl1 includes a port for new accessories including the sema-1 microphone adapter set and the vf-2 live-finder, a detachable electronic viewfinder. the viewfinder easily slides onto the camera's accessory port and hot shoe to provide 1.15x magnification for a 100% field of view.
  • Micro four thirds mount: the micro four thirds mount on the e-pl1 provides many key benefits, including the effectiveness of a digitally designed image sensor, an ultra-compact design and expandability.
  • SDHC media cards: the e-pl1 is capable of recording video to SDHC media cards to accommodate large files. (SDHC class 6 cards are recommended.) videos, stills and high-fidelity audio can also be output via HDMI cable-direct to any hd television.
  • Underwater housing: the new camera's compact design makes it the perfect companion for all of your dive trips. the pt-ep01 underwater housing has been specially customized for the Olympus e-pl1 and is waterproof to a depth of 40 meters (approximately 130 feet).

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