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Olympus PEN-F Video Review

David Thorpe reviews the new Olympus PEN-F Micro Four Thirds camera in his latest video review.

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David Thorpe gives the low-down on the new 20-megapixel Olympus PEN-F, with its stylish design and a new creative dial, plus additional monochrome settings, in his Olympus PEN-F video review. 

He discusses the 4 custom modes, the front creative dial and the video recording quality of the camera. He summarises the PEN-F as a "Classic street machine", when used with the right lenses, making it an ideal street camera. He also thinks is has the best handling yet and David Thorpe also tests the continuous AF system. Some negatives mentioned, include the tripod socket position and slightly awkward user controls that could do with improvement.

 

Read our full Olympus PEN-F review.

 

In another recent video from David Thorpe, he discusses some of his favourite accessories, including Kenko and Hoya filters, tripods, tabletop tripods, tripod heads, clamps, bags, straps, flashguns, lens hoods, reflectors and more.

 

Olympus PEN-F Sample Photos

 

More videos from David Thorpe: Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II Video ReviewPanasonic Lumix GX8 Video Review, Panasonic Lumix G7 Video ReviewPanasonic Lumix 30mm f/2.8 MacroPanasonic Lumix LX100, and Panasonic Lumix 42.5m f/1.7.

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Photographs taken using the Olympus PEN-F

Dark days of NovemberTrain SpottingPurpleMystery AbstractAltar ClothLavender FieldLavenders EdgeOrange and RedPoppy Seed HeadsThe PortholeHollow KneesDejectedThe Wheel and the WormOutnumbered

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Comments


dannyr Plus
12 46 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2016 12:41PM
Man that was a dodgy looking car! was that front tyre going flat!
pablophotographer 10 1.9k 413
26 Mar 2016 5:23PM
thanks David
Niknut Plus
11 3.1k 82 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2016 5:51PM
Mmmmmmmm....this is the first Olympus digital camera that I really like !!!.......but 999 ?????.....stone me, maybe 1/3rd of that might persuade me !!.WinkGrin
lemmy 14 2.9k United Kingdom
27 Mar 2016 8:21PM

Quote:stone me, maybe 1/3rd of that might persuade me !!.
Don't think of it as an expensive Olympus, think of it as a cheap Leica Grin

Niknut Plus
11 3.1k 82 United Kingdom
28 Mar 2016 5:22PM

Quote: Don't think of it as an expensive Olympus, think of it as a cheap Leica Grin



I think of it more as haven't got that sort of spare cash !!!!!!!!!!!!!.WinkGrinGrin
Andy_Curtis 7 808 United Kingdom
6 Apr 2016 12:58PM
If only it was weather sealed, and that front dial could be customisable. I might have been persuaded back to M43!

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