Category Archives: Olympus

Olympus E-M1 Mark II vs Olympus E-M1 Comparison


The new Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II will start shipping in the first week of December, 2016. Here is a quick comparison of the Olympus E-M1 Mark II vs Olympus E-M1 cameras. The upcoming flagship nirrorless shooter will feature a 20MP Micro Four Thirds image sensor. The MFT camera is able to shoot at up to 18fps in Raw, with autofocus or 60 framesContinue Reading

Olympus Global Open Photo Contest 2016-17


Olympus announced the Olympus Global Open Photo Contest 2016-17 for professional and amateur photographers anywhere in the world from October 13, 2016. The contest supports the development and spread of photography, inviting entries on four categories. Entries are invited from photographers everywhere, regardless of their choice of equipment and whether they are professionals or amateurs.Continue Reading

Olympus E-M1 Mark II release date set for December, 2016


Olympus E-M1 Mark II release date is now scheduled for December, 2016. It is almost confirmed that the new Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II mirrorless camera will start shipping in the first week of December, 2016. The company will have a major try out event for the flagship Micro Four Thirds camera with journalist during the first week of November. The planned shipping date wereContinue Reading

Olympus PEN-F Test Results: Top-ranked MFT sensor


Olympus PEN-F test results published by DxOMark. The retro-style Micro Four Thirds camera achieved a score of 74 and became the best performing Olympus camera yet. On the other hand an overall score of 74 points makes it the top-ranked MFT sensor in the DxOMark database. According to test results, the sensor shows progress in image quality performance for Olympus digital cameras. The camera performed its best scores atContinue Reading

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 30mm 1:3.5 Macro Lens Announced


Olympus has unveiled the M.Zuiko Digital ED 30mm 1:3.5 Macro lens for Micro four Thirds system cameras. This is a new macro lens with a maximum reproduction ratio of 1.25:1 and a close-focus point of 9.5cm. It is claimed to autofocus faster than previous Olympus macro lenses. Another crucial feature for would-be nature specialists is the lens’ near-silentContinue Reading

Olympus PEN E-PL8 mirrorless camera announced


Olympus has announced the PEN E-PL8 entry-level mirrorless interchangeable lens camera. The new PEN E-PL8 comes with a 16MP sensor and in-body image stabilization. Aimed at fashion-conscious women, the Olympus E-PL8 boasts a new shape and leather look finish, and comes with a flip-down LCD that’s ideal for selfies. The PEN E-PL8 will be available inContinue Reading

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 25mm 1:1.2 PRO Lens Announced


Olympus has announced the M.Zuiko Digital ED 25mm 1:1.2 PRO standard prime lens. The 25mm F1.2 Pro is a bright portrait lens with a 50mm equivalent focal length. The ground-up splashproof and dustproof design promises high resolution wide-open, as well as fast autofocus and well-controlled chromatic aberration. Additionally, the lens boasts a “very fast” AF andContinue Reading

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm 1:4.0 IS PRO Announced


Olympus has announced the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm F4 IS Pro all-around zoom lens. Designed for Micro Four Thirds cameras, the standard zoom provides 24-200mm equivalent focal length in 35mm format with a constant maximum aperture. Dust-, splash- and freezeproof, this professional-grade travel zoom features. Combined with Olympus’ 5-axis IBIS, it can offer up to 6.5 stops ofContinue Reading

Olympus E-M1 Mark II development announced


Olympus has announced the development of the E-M1 Mark II flagship camera. The OM-D E-M1 Mark II will feature a 20MP Micro Four Thirds image sensor. It is able to shoot at up to 18fps in Raw, with autofocus or 60 frames per second at full-resolution Raw without AF. The camera has 121 cross-type AFContinue Reading

US prices of Olympus E-PL8 camera and new MFT lenses leaked


US prices of upcoming Olympus E-PL8 camera and the new MFT lenses has been leaked online. According to the leaked price list, the E-PL8 camera will be priced for $650 body only. The 12-100mm f/4 Pro will have price of $1,300 while the 25mm f/1.2 PRO lens will cost $1,200. The 30mm f/3.5 Macro lens will be selling for $300. Few moreContinue Reading