Category Archives: Olympus

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

Olympus E-M1 Mark II camera now shipping, more reviews available

Olympus E-M1 Mark II camera is now shipping and currently in stock in US. According to Amazon US, the camera will be released on December 14, 2016. The price of the Micro Four Thirds shooter has been discussed quite a lot. As you know it will priced at $1,999 for body-only.  Check the availability at Amazon, B&H, Adorama stores. So the question isContinue Reading

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