Featuring professional functionality and fantastic image quality, the Olympus E-520 DSLR is THE choice for professionals everywhere. An addition to the already award-winning E-500 series, the Olympus E-520 digital SLR incorporates a built-in image stabiliser, meaning your images are blur free regardless of what lens is attached – from wide angle to ultra-telephoto and without the need for a ...
Featuring professional functionality and fantastic image quality, the Olympus E-520 DSLR is THE choice for professionals everywhere. An addition to the already award-winning E-500 series, the Olympus E-520 digital SLR incorporates a built-in image stabiliser, meaning your images are blur free regardless of what lens is attached – from wide angle to ultra-telephoto and without the need for a tripod. The Olympus E-520 also features the Supersonic Wave Filter dust protection system and enhanced Live View capabilities, making it even easier to frame and capture, perfect, stunning images.
Olympus E-520 – Image Stabiliser
Using its built-in image stabiliser, the E-520 eliminates the risk of blurred photos, ensuring every last detail is faithfully captured in the best possible clarity. Regardless of your shooting environment, the Olympus E-520 digital SLR consistently delivers beautiful shots whether the lens you are using is image stabilised or not. The Olympus E-520 is a fantastic choice of camera for action photographers as it copes easily with all manner of situations, from providing a rapid response to catch that off-the-cuff shot to bouncing along on the back of a motorbike as you capture the front-runner action in a race.
Olympus E-520 – Sequential shooting & great flash
The Olympus E520 shoots at 3.5fps with up to 8 images in the RAW buffer, ensuring you leave no moment forgotten. The fast processing speeds and low noise performance as a result of the TruePic III image processor, mean that high-speed action is the name of the game. The broad ISO sensitivity ranging from 100-1600 adds versatility and the bracketing function enables you to take a series of shots with varying adjustments to exposure, focus or white balance, ensuring the shot you want is achieved.
The Olympus E-520 gives you the choice of either the built-in flash or an optional external unit, great in low-light shooting situations. The Olympus E-520 also accommodates wireless flash control, equipping you with fantastic flexibility in your lighting set ups.
Olympus E-520 – Dust protection
The Olympus E-520 digital SLR features the Supersonic Wave Filter which protects against the dust that gets into your digital SLR while you are changing lenses or just as a result of normal use. The dust-protection system on the Olympus E-520 enables you to take flawless photos 24/7.
Olympus E-520 – Complexity made simple
Based on the Four Thirds System, the Olympus E-520 contains a wide range of extraordinary features, yet the camera is simple to use and housed in an ergonomic, aesthetically pleasing body. The Olympus E-520 gives you a more enriched photo-taking experience, its enhanced Live View providing increased user-friendliness. Not only can you preview depth of field settings, control exposure compensation and white-balance on screen and see the effects of Face Detection and Shadow Adjustment Technology in real time on the 2.7” HyperCrystal II LCD, the Olympus E-520 enables you to see autofocus changes directly on the display. This is made possible by implementing a contrast AF system* in addition to the customary phase difference detection AF system, meaning that the mirror needn’t move to the down position for AF measurements to be made and previewed in Live View.
The LCD on the Olympus E-520 offers a 176° viewing angle as well as a 100% field of view. Especially useful for macro photographers, the Olympus E-520 is perfect for those who wish to focus visually, as sections of the subject can be enlarged by a factor of 7 or 10 to aid manual focus adjustments.
The Olympus E-520 digital SLR offers 32 shooting modes, making choosing the right settings easy – from photographing a candlelit dinner or a coral reef. The camera also features a long-life rechargeable battery for extended shooting and has both Compact Flash and xD-Picture Card slots for fantastic storage flexibility. The USB Hi-Speed 2.0 makes file downloads quick and easy.
Olympus E-520 – The complete system
Part of the Olympus E-System, the Olympus E-520 is compatible with almost all system accessories, which incorporates a number of flash units including the wireless FL-36R and FL-50R for using the remote flash capabilities of the digital SLR camera. The E-System also includes over 20 Zuiko Digital lenses which all feature near telecentric construction and cover a focal length range of 14-600mm (35mm equivalents). Lenses from other manufacturers which adhere to the Four Thirds standard can also be used with the Olympus E-520.
* Full contrast AF performance is available with new Olympus lenses including the ZUIKO DIGITAL 14-42mm 1:3.5-5.6, the ZUIKO DIGITAL 40-150mm 1:4.0-5.6, and the new ZUIKO DIGITAL 25mm 1:2.8 “pancake” lens. A free firmware update can be downloaded via Olympus Master or Studio software from the Olympus homepage to enable this feature for lenses that were purchased previously.
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