Category Archives: Olympus

Best Lenses for Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Camera

Best lenses for Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II camera are listed below for Micro Four Thirds users. Here are the top rated OM-D E-M1 Mark II lenses. Announced back in late, 2016, the E-M1II MFT camera has several improvements over its predecessor. The camera offers a faster processor, higher resolution, better AF and a stabilization system with a 6.5 stops of shake correction. Check this quickContinue Reading

Olympus 17mm f/1.2 PRO lens is on the horizon

Olympus is allegedly working on a new 17mm f/1.2 PRO lens which will be announced sometime in 2017. According to latest rumors the company might show new lens prototypes at the CP+ show this February. One of them could be the Olympus 17mm f/1.2 PRO lens. Although the release date and specifications of this lens are not yet known, itContinue Reading

Olympus E-M1 Mark II review : Best MFT Sensor Yet

Olympus E-M1 Mark II sensor review and test results published by DxOMark. The flagship Micro Four Thirds camera achieved a score of 80 and becomes the best performing MFT sensor yet. The OM-D E-M1’s Mark II series achieved a score above both the GX8 and GH4 ratings. As we know this is a newly developed 20.4-MP Live MOS sensorContinue Reading

Meike 6.5mm f/2 fisheye lens announced for APS-c mirrorless cameras

Meike has announced a new manual focus fisheye lens. Meike 6.5mm f/2 lens designed for APS-c mirrorless cameras. The optic features supeiror multi-layer nano coating reduce the flares. It offers a minimum focusing distance of 5 centimeter. So the lens enhances close-up shots. Meike 6.5mm f/2 fisheye lens is compatible with Sony, Canon, Olympus, Panasonic and Fuji mirrorlessContinue Reading

Best mirrorless cameras 2016

We have tried to rate the best mirrorless system cameras by price, features and according to their overall value. Here are selections of the best mirrorless cameras 2016. A mirrorless camera uses an image sensor to provide an image to the electronic viewfinder (EVF). It is called mirrorless since it does not have a movable mirror inContinue Reading

Subal underwater housing for Olympus EM1 Mark II

Subal has announced an underwater housing for the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II micro four thirds camera. The housing Olympus EM1 Mark II provides access to all functions of the camera. The ergonomic SUBAL design and arrangement of all important elements of the housing allows the camera an easy operation without letting go of the handle. A 4 mmContinue Reading

Zhongyi Announces Mitakon 20mm F/2 4.5X Super Macro Lens

Zhongyi Optics has released a new compact full-frame Super Macro Lens named as Mitakon 20mm f/2 4.5x. The Mitakon 20mm F/2 4.5X Super Macro Lens features a high reproduction ratio up to 4.5:1. It is available for Sony A-mount and E-mount, Canon EF, Nikon F, Pentax K, Micro Four Thirds and Fuji X mounts. The lens is very compactContinue Reading

Olympus E-M1 firmware update v4.3 released

Olympus released a new firmware update version 4.3 for the OM-D E-M1 mirrorless camera. The E-M1 firmware update V4.3 simply fixes with the bugs found on the 4.2 firmware. The Micro Four Thirds camera had a misoperation when shooting with HDR, Focus Stacking, Hand-Held Starlight, or Keystone Comp. while Rec View is set to Off. For users that hasn’t been updated to 4.2, weContinue Reading

Olympus E-M1 Mark II Camera Tests Roundup

You can have a look at the Olympus E-M1 Mark II camera tests before pre-ordering the shooter. You might find the price tag high which is $1,999, but the Micro Four Thirds camera is already on everyone’s wish list. The OM-D E-M1 Mark II features a 20-megapixel image sensor and TruePic VII Dual Quad Core Image Processor. It sports 60 fps continuous shooting rate withContinue Reading