Olympus TG-5 also great for creative photography
According to olympusimage.com.sg, the Olympus Tough TG-5 has a new image sensor and new TruePic VIII image processor. The TruePic VIII deliver significant improvements to image quality. It is equipped with a Field Sensor System which records various field data so you can recreate the shooting experience on your smartphone. Take this camera with you to make outdoor activities, such as mountain climbing and diving, even more fun.
The olympusimage.com.sg also mentioned that the TG-5 is packed with a variety of shooting modes such as Underwater Mode optimised for underwater photography, and Pro Capture for capturing split-second movement. With these features, more creative expression can be achieved easily.
Olympus Tough TG-5 key features
- 12MP BSI CMOS Sensor
- TruePic VIII Image Processor
- Olympus 4x Optical Zoom f/2 Lens
- 25-100mm (35mm Equivalent)
- 3.0" 460k-Dot LCD Monitor
- Water, Crush, Shock, Freeze & Dustproof
- 4K Video Recording and Full HD at 120p
- Built-In Wi-Fi, GPS, Field Sensor System
- ISO 12800 and Up to 20 fps Shooting
- Pro Capture Mode & Variable Macro System
The Olympus TG-5 has 12MP BSI CMOS Sensor with 4x optical zoom f/2 lens. The uwphotographyguide.com also mentiond that TG-5 also packs RAW photo recording for wide latitude when editing (including white balance), 4K video recording, 1080p video recording at 120fps (4x slow motion!), a super macro mode with minimum focus distance of 1cm, and automatic TTL flash control with Olympus and/or 3rd party underwater strobes.
If you use the TG-5 in 25 feet of freezing cold water, the camera will use its built-in Field Sensor System to track movement and environmental data using a GPS sensor, manometer (pressure sensor for tracking altitude and water depth), compass, and temperature sensor. The petapixel.com also wrote that you can attach the Fisheye Converter lens for 130° field of view, the Teleconverter lens for 170mm focal length, the LG-1 LED Light Guide and FD-1 Flash Diffuser for better macro photography lighting, and the PT-058 Underwater Housing to extend underwater use to 147 feet/45 meters.
Basically, even though the Olympus Tough TG-5 is dedicated to underwater photography with a robust protection system, you can use this camera for other photography activities such as vacations, business and social events, even for casual occasions with your family and friends. With Wi-Fi connectivity you can instantly transfer your photos and videos to other devices such as tablet PCs, smartphones or laptops quickly.