Olympus TG-6 Review - K&F Concept
It is not easy to document the underwater environment. Olympus TG-6 makes all that happen. TG-6 has become a must-buy camera even before it's officially released. How is this camera? We will take a review of it.
Take Olympus TG-6 to a new adventure
The unique and mysterious sea creatures have attracted the attention of thousands of underwater photographers and lovers. However, it is not easy to document the underwater environment.
Olympus has officially released the Tough series camera - Tough TG-6. The rugged protection, macro shooting features, and newly developed full-angle fish-eye contact lens all provide an amazing underwater photography experience for enthusiasts. For that reason, TG-6 has become a must-buy camera even it hasn't officially launched.
Built to endure any adventureThe Olympus TG-6 is robust as always. It comes with six reliable protection features - waterproof, dustproof, shockproof, crushproof, freezeproof, and antifog. No matter what situation you encounter, in a dessert, a deep ocean, or heavy snow, TG-6 can always make your photographing experience easy. The TG-6 features with full-body seals, dual-lock battery covers which enable users to shoot underwater 15m or quite a dust environment. The internal floating type structure can withstand the drop test impact force up to 2.1 m the and the rigid camera structure can bear up to 100 KGF pressure. Besides, Olympus TG-6 can suffer temperatures as low as -10 °c. The double-layer protective glass structure of the lens reduces fogging and ensures stable shooting even in environments with large temperature differences.
The TG-6 tough safety protection
Hign image quality and worry-free shooting
The TG-6 is equipped with a bright, high-performance F/ 2.0 Zoom Lens and a high-speed, backlit CMOS image sensor with high sensitivity for a more premium quality shooting experience. The sensor is sealed on both sides of the glass with an anti-reflective (AR) coating to effectively reduce ghosting and glare.The video processor TruePic VIII, which comes from the Olympus Om-d E-M1X professional model, reduces the clutter level and improves the resolution of low-contrast areas.At the same time, the Workspace image editing software allows users to edit images captured in the RAW data format to make them more personalized. The variable macro photography system adds a lot of fun to the shooting. TG-6 comes with 4 microscope mode: microscope control mode, depth of field synthesis mode, focus bracketing exposure mode. It also has a minimum focus distance of 1 cm from the end of the Lens and a maximum magnification of 7X. Its powerful close-up shooting performance help users to capture the microimages that they're unable to see with the naked eyes., high-quality capture of the human eye can not be seen in the microscopic picture, and give greater flexibility to close-range photography.
In the microscope mode, users can use TG-6 to capture high-quality detailed images that are difficult to detect by human eyes, such as the antennae and lower limbs of insects and veins of snowflakes or leaves. It works like a microscope.
In addition, the camera's depth-of-field compositing mode allows the user to select between 3 and 10 images to combine and fine-tune different objects and accuracy in the final image, giving a higher image quality and depth of field performance in macro photography.
Mode update + new accessories, so easy for underwater photography
There are five underwater shooting modes, namely wide-angle underwater shooting, underwater shooting, underwater close-up shooting, underwater microscope, and underwater HDR. The above models are optimized for different shooting situations, further extending the possibility of underwater photography. When underwater photography enthusiasts need to take close-up shots of small objects such as small fish, they can adjust the shooting mode to take close-up shots in the water. The underwater microscope mode is a good choice for capturing smaller objects at a distance of 1 cm from the end of the Lens.As for the well welcomed underwater white balance mode, Olympus has added three new options for TG-B to compensate colors in different waters. Whether you're an expert or a newbie, you can all get a natural clear picture of the water at different depths.
Besides the above-mentioned features, Olympus has updated many other features in TG-6: the outdoor sensor systems, professional snap modes, advanced dynamic video recording functions, high-definition LCD screens, and date printing Features as well as a bunch of optional accessories.
The new full-view fisheye adapter FCON-T02 for circular fisheye photography may provide more chances for photography. It can switch between circular and diagonal fisheye photography modes by zoom control, and can also be used for underwater magnifying photography.
The lens cover LB-T01, diving hood PT-059, and lithium-ion battery charger UC-92 can all provide great help when the user is concentrating on shooting.It can switch between circular and diagonal fisheye photography modes by zoom control, and can also be used for underwater magnifying photography.
Nowadays, there are more and more diving lovers. And photography has gradually become a way to understand the world and examine themselves. When diving and photography are combined, the fun will be upgraded. With high-quality imaging capabilities and reliable protective functions, Olympus TG-6 meet individual needs and bring them different photography fun.
That's all for the review. What do you think of this Olympus TG-6? Will you buy it?