The cleverest computational camera on the market? Meet the OM System OM-5

OM System OM-5
(Image credit: OM Digital Solutions)

You can take the cameras out of Olympus, but you can't take Olympus out of the cameras. That's the message with the latest release from OM Digital Solutions, the OM System OM-5.

While it's true that the OM System OM-5 (read our review here) is the first release from the erstwhile Olympus that lacks the iconic brand name, the creative spirit and innovation of that company is practically dripping off this camera – particularly when it comes to computational cleverness. 

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.