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Olympus E-M1 Mark II camera shipping date is December 22, 2016

Olympus E-M1 Mark II shipping date is now confirmed and the MFT camera will be on the market from December 22, 2016. According to the statement from Olympus Japan, the new OM-D E-M1 Mark II camera and its accessories will start shipping on December 22. As you know already the price of the flagship Micro Four Thirds shooter will be $1,999 body-only. ByContinue Reading

Olympus E-M1, E-M5II, E-M10II and PEN-F Firmware Updates Released

Olympus has released new firmware updates on four of their mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras. Olympus E-M1 updated to version 1.1, E-M5II to 2.3, E-M10II to 1.2 while the PEN-F gets the version 1.1 update. With this upgrade all these Micro Four Thirds cameras now supports the Macro Flash STF-8 and Electronic Flash FL-900R units. OlympusContinue Reading

Olympus 8mm, 40-150mm and 300mm PRO Lens Firmware Updates Released

Olympus has released new firmware updates on three of their PRO lenses. Olympus 8mm fisheye PRO and 300mm PRO lenses updated to version 1.1, while the 40-150mm telephoto zoom lens gets version 1.2 update. We can also see that the company adds support for the newly announced E-M1 Mark II for the 40-150 and 300mm. SeeContinue Reading

Olympus 12-100mm f/4 IS PRO lens reviews roundup

Here are several Olympus 12-100mm f/4 IS PRO lens reviews on the web. Let’s take a deeper look to this standart zoom optic designed for Micro Four Thirds system cameras. The M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm f/4 IS PRO zoom optic from Olympus offers a 24-200mm equivalent focal length in 35mm format with a constant maximum aperture. This lens is sure fitsContinue Reading

Panasonic G85 and the GH4 firmware updates released

Panasonic has released a new firmware update for the GH4 and G85 mirrorless cameras. Firmware update version 2.6 for Panasonic GH4 fixes a bug when used with the battery grip. It also fixes an issue with a use of Leica DG 100-400mm F4 lens. The Panasonic G85 also gets the version 1.1 firmware update. It improves the imageContinue Reading

New Panasonic GH5 Price Rumored for $1,999

More information coming for the new GH-series mirrorless camera as the upcoming Panasonic GH5 price is rumored to stand around for $1,999 just like the OM-D E-M1 Mark II. The video-centric product has been unveiled at the Photokina 2016 event. According to the development announcement, the hybrid mirrorless camera will be the first to shoot 4K/60p and 10bit 4:2:2 internally. Panasonic GH5 price will beContinue Reading

Olympus 12-40mm & 14-42mm Lens Firmware Updates Released

Olympus released new firmware update for 12-40mm F2.8 PRO and 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 lenses. Both the firmware update version 1.2 for 12-40mm and version 1.2 for 14-42mm improves stability to these lenses when shooting videos. Olympus also enhanced stability of sequential shooting of 12-40mm F2.8 PRO model when using the E-M1 Mark II. See firmware details and download links below. OlympusContinue Reading

Olympus E-M1 Mark II First Impressions, Hands-on Previews

Olympus E-M1 Mark II first impressions and hands-on previews now available online with several samples. The price of the flagship Micro Four Thirds camera is official. It will cost $1,999 body-only and scheduled for shipping from December. Before jumping to the first previews of this mirrorless camera, you can now download the full PDF manual from here. The camera has 121 cross-type AF on-sensor phase detection points with a newContinue Reading

Olympus E-M1 Mark II Now Available for Pre-Order, Price is $1,999

The flagship Olympus E-M1 Mark II mirrorless camera is now available for pre-order. The Micro Four Thirds camera will cost $1,999 body-only and is set to ship at the end of December. So what are the improvements over its predecessor? The camera offers a faster processor, 20.4MP sensor with 121 phase-detection AF points and a stabilization system with a 6.5 stopsContinue Reading

Olympus E-M1 Mark II Price Around $1,999, Pre-orders start on November 2

The price of the upcoming Olympus E-M1 Mark II mirrorless camera has showed up on the web along with the information for Pre-orders. The Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II has been introduced at the Photokina 2016 event this year.  On the other hand release date and price information were not available at the time of the announcement. A very limitedContinue Reading