Olympus PEN PL5: DSLR-like quality with price and lightness of compact cameras

March 5, 2013

New hybrid cameras (micro-four thirds, mirrorless interchangeable lens) give users DSLR-like image quality with a price (and weight) tag of a typical compact (point-and-shoot) cameras. In this video we review the Olympus PEN PL-5, a camera useable by both beginners and photogrpahy gurus, with immense bang for your buck.

The video goes over the camera features, and provides beginners with some useful tips, showcasing the camera’s arty filters that let you create masterpieces without reverting back to photoshop.

Stick till the end, there’s also a link for a competition that can make you win this camera. The video is in Arabic, but you can turn subtitles on (press CC on the YouTube window).

 

by Simon Khoury
Molecular Biologist turned technology journalist, Simon moved from browsing genomes to dissecting gadgets and putting them through T3's battery of tests. He is currently the Editor for T3me.com, and a contributing editor to the Arabic and English editions of T3 Middle East magazine. He takes special interest in high performance computer systems, high-end smartphones, the indie gaming scene, and productivity boosting software. He is also an avid reader, science afficionado and a picky gamer. You can contact him at webeditor(at)t3me.com.