For the true camera enthusiast. The masterpiece: PEN-F
The PEN-F features a timeless beauty in its rangefinder style. The design is absolute perfection and the designer's attention to detail can be seen in every facet of the camera. The Monochrome Profile Control and Colour Profile Control gives you the opportunity to experience the true pleasure of viewfinder shooting as if you were to choose a film type, developing shots, and printing them to capture the exact photo you have in mind. This model revives the forgotten pleasure of shooting photos.
The PEN-F is the result of a fusion of the latest digital technologies such as the 20M Live MOS sensor and powerful in-body 5-axis image stabilisation that bring out the full, amazing potential of Zuiko lens image quality and the unbroken chain of 80 years of traditional craftsmanship. This model is sure to be loved above all others by true camera enthusiasts. Firmware upgrades will be available on the PEN-F for incorporating the latest features and performance, as well as maintaining the camera in its best possible condition. Be sure to upgrade your firmware as the upgrades become available.
Beautiful design that transcends time
This model employs a soft, modern body line, and inherits the silhouette of the film PEN F camera for refined rangefinder styling. It has machined aluminum dials, a magnesium top cover, and a perfectly calculated dial layout. This model is the culmination of Olympus' uncompromising design aesthetics in every single detail.
Top-class interchangeable-lens-camera image quality
A 20M Live MOS sensor. Zuiko lenses with a rich, 80-years history. The TruePic VII image processor which brings out the best performance of the sensor and lenses. An advanced, in-body 5-axis image stabilisation system. All of these combine to provide top-class interchangeable-lens-camera image quality in any type of shooting condition.
20M Live MOS sensor
This camera is equipped with a 20M Live MOS sensor. The low-pass filterless sensor enables high resolution. Low sensitivity ISO LOW mode is expanded from the traditional ISO 100 to ISO 80 equivalent. High sensitivity shooting is supported up to ISO 25600. The image processor optimally tuned to match the sensor makes clear, high quality images with minimal noise possible.
The world's highest performance in-body 5-axis image stabilisation
This model is equipped with in-body 5-axis image stabilisation that compensates for all types of camera shake. Its compensation performance is equivalent to a world’s best 5 shutter speed steps,making it possible to capture high-quality, sharp, hand-held snapshots even in dark locations. Because it is built into the camera body, even older lenses without electronic contacts can make use of this feature. The viewfinder image stops shaking when you press the shutter button halfway, providing stable framing for shooting.
1. Pitch 2. Yaw 3. Horizontal shift 4. Vertical shift 5. Roll
Monochrome Profile Control and Colour Profile Control
This camera is equipped with Monochrome Profile Control and Colour Profile Control that lets you create the perfect photo while looking through the viewfinder, reviving the excitement of selecting a film type, shooting, developing, and printing.
Two monochrome profile presents with a classic-film looks
Of the three monochrome profile presets, Monochrome Profile 2: Classic Film B&W provides a grainy monochrome look, and Monochrome Profile 3: Classic Film IR emphasizes red colour filter effects for the look of infrared film. You can make adjustments to these two presets, or you can create your own monochrome profile from scratch using the Monochrome Profile 1 preset.
Colour Profile Control
Colour Profile Control is a function that creates colour essential for creating artistic shots. In addition to the two built-in presets that produce an effect that recreate the look of colour reversal film, you can control the colour saturation of 12 colours independantly, creating photos with your own original flair to match the situation or your style.
Two colour profile presets that recreate the look of colour reversal film
Of the three colour profile presets, Colour Profile 2: Chrome Film Rich Colour provides rich, deep tones, and Colour Profile 3: Chrome Film VS gives rich film colours with high levels of saturation. You can make adjustments to these two presets, or you can create your own colour profile from scratch using the Colour Profile 1 preset.
Creative Dial for easier artistic shooting
Olympus original creative shooting functions such as Monochrome Profile Control and Colour Profile Control, Art Filter, and Colour Creator can all be instantly accessed from the Creative Dial on the front of the camera body. This feature will call out to your creative instincts.
High visibility, easy-to-focus viewfinder
The camera is equipped with a built-in high-definition OLED viewfinder. The electronic viewfinder makes many of the PEN-F’s attractive features possible, such as S-OVF (Simulated OVF) which provides a view that is similar to the unaided eye, Magnified Display which lets you focus accurately anywhere on the screen, and Focus Peaking which assists your manual focusing. Powerful 5-axis image stabilisation provides for a steady viewfinder image during a halfway press of the shutter button for accurate framing.
This PEN-F has a 2.36 million-dot OLED viewfinder with 1.23x viewfinder magnification (35mm equivalent: 0.62x) and a 100% field of view. There are no shifted colours or aberrations even at the edges, providing a clear view of the entire image down to the smallest details so you can concentrate on your shot and focus easily.
Magnified display function
Magnified Display Control is included on the camera so you can magnify almost any spot on the screen up to 14x for fine tuning the focus. This feature is useful for manual focusing.
Focus Peaking assists you in focusing manually.. Peaking can be turned On/Off and its intesity and display colour can be adjusted to your liking. With this function you can quickly focus manually in any situation.
Quick response to never miss the perfect shot
This camera features a high-performance shutter with short time lag so you never miss a shot, and FAST (Frequency Acceleration Sensor Technology) AF autofocus for instant focusing.
High-speed sequential shooting - 10 Frames per second
FAST AF for instantly focusing exactly where you want
A short time lag from when the shutter button is pressed until shooting begins is an important requirement to capture fleeting photo opportunities. The PEN-F’s FAST (Frequency Acceleration Sensor Technology) AF, along with M.Zuiko Digital lenses, provides high-speed autofocusing through high-speed sensor operation and high-speed lens operation.