The Olympus Stylus Epic
, also know as the MJUII in other parts of the world, is a 35mm compact camera
. Launched in 1996 the Olympus Stylus Epic followed a long line of prime lens budget priced, consumer level, point and shoot cameras from Olympus that have tended to appeal to enthusiasts and professionals who want a camera small enough to fit in a pocket.
The Epic has a Fixed 35mm F2.8 lens, and can focus down to 14 inches. It has a spot meter, red eye reduction and will automatically add fill in flash in ambient light to correct White balance.
The Stylus Epic is somewhat of a cult classic among avid photographers due to quality and speed of the lens, a rare attributes among compact cameras.
It has the following flash
- Red eye reduction - this camera uses a series of low power pre-flashes rather than a separate bulb
- Flash off - This will cause the camera to automatically use a slower shutter speed necessitating the use of a tripod or similar
- Fill-in flash
- Night scene flash - This also uses a slow shutter speed and is incompatible with spot-metering mode
- Red eye reduction night scene flash