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More E-5 image samples

More E-5 samples for you, including Noise Filter on/off comparisons and a RAW file

It's ironic that when I was originally asked if I could test the continuous AF mode on the E-5 that I replied to the effect that I didn't have any birds of prey flying around for the purpose. Well, the Photokina show is full of surprises and this year (as in the past, I now recall) there is a demonstration of various birds of prey from tiny owls to rather large eagles arranged by one of the exhibitors promoting spotting scopes. Naturally, this facility was enthusiastically received by the show visitors, and of course - me!

Eagle photographed using an Olympus E-5, fitted with Zuiko Digital 12-60mm SWD lens, @40mm, f/5.6, ISO 400, 1/3200th sec. Continuous AF and shooting modes, with all 11 AF points active, were used, and noise filtering was switched off. This is quite a severe crop; see the full image below:

The original un-cropped view. This is a re-sized version of the original camera JPEG, which was recorded in Adobe RGB colour space and converted to sRGB for web viewing.

For all you RAW file hackers, here is a link to an E-5 RAW file. Olympus Studio 2 and Master 2 will display the file, but the profiling of the RAW file is not guaranteed to be perfect, but by all means experiment! Please note that the images supplied here are copyrighted and are only provided for your personal, non-commercial evaluation. Please link to this page rather than individual images if you are posting about these samples on other sites.

And here are some rather more interesting, overall, JPEG samples taken with the E-5 and 12-60 compared to those published the other day. Please note, this time the camera was set to Adobe RGB. There will be a colour shift if you choose to view these samples in a browser that is not colour managed. I recommend you download them and view inside a decent image editor, like Photoshop, etc.

 

To view or download the full size original camera JPEG image, click on its associated thumbnail from the gallery view below:



Image 1: Noise filter: Standard
Shutter Speed: 1/640 sec
Aperture: f 5.6
ISO: 200
Focal Length: 60 mm



Image 2: Noise filter: Off
Shutter Speed: 1/200 sec
Aperture: f 7.1
ISO: 100
Focal Length: 26 mm



Image 3: Noise filter: Standard
Shutter Speed: 1/160 sec
Aperture: f 7.1
ISO: 100
Focal Length: 26 mm



Image 4: Noise filter: Off
Shutter Speed: 1/160 sec
Aperture: f 7.1
ISO: 100
Focal Length: 55 mm



Image 5: Noise filter: Standard
Shutter Speed: 1/200 sec
Aperture: f 7.1
ISO: 100
Focal Length: 55 mm



Image 6: Noise filter: Off
Shutter Speed: 1/320 sec
Aperture: f 4
ISO: 400
Focal Length: 60 mm



Image 7: Noise filter: Standard
Shutter Speed: 1/200 sec
Aperture: f 5.6
ISO: 800
Focal Length: 60 mm



Image 8: Noise filter: Off, Continuous AF, all AF points active, continuous shooting
Shutter Speed: 1/3200 sec
Aperture: f 5.6
ISO: 400
Focal Length: 60 mm



Image 9: Noise filter: Off, Continuous AF, all AF points active, continuous shooting
Shutter Speed: 1/2500 sec
Aperture: f 5.6
ISO: 400
Focal Length: 60 mm



Image 10: Noise filter: Off, Continuous AF, all AF points active, continuous shooting
Shutter Speed: 1/3200 sec
Aperture: f 5.6
ISO: 400
Focal Length: 60 mm



Image 11: Noise filter: Off, Continuous AF, all AF points active, continuous shooting
Shutter Speed: 1/2500 sec
Aperture: f 5.6
ISO: 400
Focal Length: 60 mm



Image 12: Noise filter: Off, Continuous AF, all AF points active, continuous shooting
Shutter Speed: 1/2000 sec
Aperture: f 5.6
ISO: 400
Focal Length: 60 mm



Image 13: Noise filter: Off, Continuous AF, all AF points active, continuous shooting
Shutter Speed: 1/2500 sec
Aperture: f 5.6
ISO: 400
Focal Length: 60 mm



Image 14: Noise filter: Off, Continuous AF, all AF points active, continuous shooting
Shutter Speed: 1/2000 sec
Aperture: f 5.6
ISO: 400
Focal Length: 60 mm



Image 15: Noise filter: Off
Shutter Speed: 1/100 sec
Aperture: f 4.5
ISO: 200
Focal Length: 60 mm



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More E-5 image samples

Four Thirds User editorial team More E-5 image samples
Yes, more (and better) samples from our production Olympus E-5, including a RAW file for you to expe... (more)

AndyElliott Re: More E-5 image samples
Cheers, Ian. Funnily enough, I was taking a picture of a Chilean Blue/Black-chested buzzard eagle ye... (more)