Olympus OM-D versus a full-frame camera

Can a Micro Four Thirds camera go head-to-head with a full-frame SLR? Find out if the image quality stacks up in this video.

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At this year's Digital Show , Olympus set its interchangeable lens camera, the OM-D, a challenge of monumental proportions: could it beat a full-frame camera?

Admittedly, it's not entirely fair to pit a smaller sensor with a completely different design and lens configuration against a full-frame SLR, but for a bit of fun Olympus laid down the gauntlet.

Setting up a makeshift studio with lights, a professional model and industrial photo printer, photographers could take their best shot on both cameras.

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