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Olympus PEN E-PL7 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 2 Lens Kit14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II R Lens and 40-150mm f/4.0-5.6 Lens

Item #: E-PL1 | Grades K-12
$699.00
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The stylish black PEN E-PL7 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II R Lens and 40-150mm f/4.0-5.6 Lens from Olympus brings with it a compact design and a 3.0" 1.04m-dot touchscreen LCD that flips downward 180 for creating quality self-portraits. In addition to this display, it features a 16-megapixel Live MOS CMOS sensor and the TruePic VII image processor for creating detailed imagery. The E-PL7 also manages to fit three-axis VCM image stabilization into the body for sharp photographs and video.

Focusing with the E-PL7 is speedy with an 81-point FAST AF system which includes Small Target AF. This system can work while taking continuous shots up to a rate of 8 fps and the grid covers the entire frame. Full HD video recording is also possible. Furthermore, this camera comes with the FL-LM1 flash which offers wireless control over additional units.

Fourteen different Art Filters are available for achieving unique looks and effects in your imagery. This includes settings like Vintage and Partial Color. HDR, HDR bracketing, and focus peaking features are also included for assistance during shooting. Interval shooting also has a helpful tool which will convert individual images captured during interval shooting into time-lapse.

Built-in Wi-Fi connectivity enables users to pick up their mobile devices and use them to accentuate usage of the E-PL7. By using the Olympus Image Share app, you can move images from your camera directly to your device as well as control the camera itself.

Along with compact form, interchangeable lenses are an important advantage to mirrorless photography and Olympus provides a wide array of Micro Four Thirds lenses to fit the E-PL7, including the M.Zuiko DIGITAL ED 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II R which is bundled with this camera. This zoom lens, designed specifically for Micro Four Thirds mounts, has an overall length of just 1.9". This is a versatile lens, covering a wide-angle to moderate telephoto focal length of 14-42mm, or 28-84mm in 35mm format. It is comprised of 8 elements in 7 groups and the lens has 7 aperture blades that create natural background blur. Also bundled with this camera is the M.Zuiko DIGITAL ED 40-150mm f/4.0-5.6 lens, covering the 35mm equivalent of 80-300 mm. It features 13 elements in 10 groups and one ED lens.



Other Features
  • Full HD video recording with effects, such as Old Film Effect
  • Interval shooting and conversion of image series into time-lapse videos
  • RAW image editing is available in camera
  • Micro HDMI out port for displaying images and video on compatible devices
  • Hot shoe for attaching bundled flash or other optional units
  • Can also save 3D-compatible MPO images
Lesson Plan Name Grades
Enhancing Social Skills and Vocabulary through Photography K to 5
Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders will use photography to visualize, practice and evaluate their communicative exchanges.Younger students will use pictures to build their vocabulary.
What's Your Angle 3 to 5
Students will use digital cameras to locate and record several type of angles found in their school. They will identify these angles, put into a slide show and use it to teach others about geometric angles.
Exploring My Environment for Speech and Language K to 5
Student will photograph objects containing their targeted speech sounds and/or items in selected categories. These photographs will be used in a power point slide show for individual drill and copied to establish a "visual library".
Digital Portfolios 9 to 12
Students create digital portfolios of their artwork using PowerPoint.
A Different Perspective 6 to 12
Teaching wheelchair bound students the joys of photography.
School Renovation -- What's Your Idea?! 5 to 8
Students visited area elementary schools to seek ideas for the renovation of their school. Presentations were made to architects and the school board.
Van Gogh Self-Portrait 7 to 10
Students will create a self-portrait in the style of Van Gogh.
From Future Flight to Past Flight 5 to 8
By integrating a virtual learning environment with a real-world, hands-on experience, students experience a higher level of understanding. Furthermore, by teaching others, students exercise their own creativity and long term recognition.
Promoting Reading Posters 9 to 12
Students are featured on large posters endorsing a novel for reading. Posters are student generated and posted throughout the school.
Publishing With Photos! K to 5
Students will create their own books using photographs for illustrations.