Posts Tagged ‘Olympus’

Olympus Aims at Street Shooters with New PEN-F

Posted by on Wednesday January 27, 2016 | Camera

Olympus debuted its first PEN-F in 1963. Quite a few things have changed in the intervening years but evidently our affection for knobs and dials is not one of them–at least if the 2016 edition of the PEN-F is anything to go by. Aimed at street shooters and rangefinder aficionados, the new PEN-F is loaded with... More

CES 2016: Olympus Announces 300mm f/4 Lens with 6 Stops of Image Stabilization

Posted by on Wednesday January 6, 2016 | Camera, Photo Gear

Drink all the coffee you want: Olympus’ new 300mm f/4 lens can deliver up to six stops of image stabilization per CIPA standards when paired with the company’s E-M1 or E-M5 Mark II cameras. On other bodies, the new lens delivers a still-impressive four stops of correction. The mirrorless lens delivers a 35mm equivalent focal length of 600mm,... More

5 Tips for Striking Wedding Photographs

Posted by on Thursday June 18, 2015 | Camera

Sponsored by Olympus All photos @ Tracie Jean Photo Studios Tracie Jean Maglosky of Tracie Jean Photo Studios first fell in love with photography 15 years ago, when her first son was born. “Initially it was a passion because I loved my son, but soon enough it became a way of seeing the world and translating... More

Olympus Unveils OM-D E-M5 Mark II

Posted by on Thursday February 5, 2015 | Camera, Photo Gear

Olympus got an early jump on the CP+ Show camera news with the announcement of the new OM-D E-M5 Mark II. The new mirrorless camera delivers what Olympus is calling the most powerful optical image stabilization system on the market according to CIPA standards. The E-M5 Mark II offers a five-axis stabilization system that delivers up... More

The New Memory Cards of CES 2015

Posted by on Wednesday January 7, 2015 | Photo Gear

Spare a moment for the humble memory card. While they certainly don’t get top billing at CES–how can they when socks now warm themselves–they remain an invaluable photographic tool. CES saw several new memory cards announcements. And here they are: Lexar launched 1000x microSDHC and microSDXC UHS-II cards for use in action cams, smartphones and other devices needing... More

Olympus Unveils Rugged Stylus Tough TG-3 Waterproof Compact Camera

Posted by on Monday March 31, 2014 | Uncategorized

Olympus unveiled the latest in its series of rugged “Tough” compact cameras last night: the Stylus Tough TG-3. The 16-megapixel TG-3 features a 25-100mm equivalent lens with a maximum f/2.0 aperture on the wide end. It also has built-in Wi-Fi, GPS and new macro functions for close-up photography. The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3 is freezeproof... More

Olympus Announces Ultra-Compact E-M10 Mirrorless Camera and Two New Lenses

Posted by on Wednesday January 29, 2014 | Uncategorized

If you thought Olympus’s mirrorless, compact system cameras were small already, they got even smaller this morning with the new, ultra-compact E-M10. Along with being tiny in stature, the 16-megapixel E-M10 features an Olympus Micro Four Thirds sensor, which is smaller than even the APS-C-size sensors in consumer digital SLRs. In the past, the trade-off... More

Olympus Reveals New OM-D E-M1 and Two New Lenses

Posted by on Tuesday September 10, 2013 | Uncategorized

Last night, Olympus announced the new Micro Four Thirds 16-megapixel OM-D E-M1. The new camera is the successor to the OM-D E-M5 and takes the position as the company’s flagship camera. The E-M1, slightly larger and heavier than the E-M5 (but not as hefty as the E-5 DSLR), features a new Dual Fast AF system... More

Olympus Announces PEN E-P5 Micro Four-Thirds Body

Posted by on Friday May 10, 2013 | Uncategorized

Olympus today announced a very retro looking addition to its PEN lineup, the E-P5. While many of us thought the original Olympus PEN E-P1 styling harkened to the company’s half-frame PEN cameras, the E-P5 does it one better. An all metal casing contains a number of upgraded features: 16MP MOS Four Thirds sensor Dual top... More