Olympus E-M1 Mark II IBIS test
- Here are some samples of images taken handheld with Olympus
E-M1 Mark II camera and the Olympus M.
Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm 1:4.0 IS Pro lens.
- The camera was set
to 50 MP high resolution mode (RAW+JPEG). In this mode the camera
generates a 50 MP JPEG file, an 80 MP RAW file and a 20 MP RAW file
- Olympus E-M1 Mark II
with 12-100 lens.
- No tripod used.
- No flash, camera set
to autofccus and to ISO 200.
- All images are out of the camera JPEGs, no processing applied.
- I was leaning
against a wall or pillar, holding the camera in
both hands, using the LCD screen for framing, bowed elbows against my
- With this technique (leaning the body against something, a wall, pillar, column etc.) the success rate was close to 100%: practically every shot up to several seconds turned out quite sharp.
- Even the 10 seconds exposure is sharp in the centre of the image.
- It might be possible to leave the tripod at home and only rely on stabilisation to shoot pictures at night.
I have to repeat the test with a tripod to see if an image taken with a
tripod perhaps is a bit sharper. Possibly the tripod image is a little
bit sharper than a 5 second handheld image (pixel-level
High resolution sample images(click on the small images to get to the high resolution originals)
|10 seconds exposure ||5 seconds exposure (in an auditorium)|
|6 seconds exposure||3.2 seconds exposure|
5 seconds exposure