Olympus E-PL5 Studio Sample Photos

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 The Olympus E-PL5 is the latest mid-range interchangeable lens Pen camera in Olympus’s Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera line. What makes the E-PL5 different from previous Olympus Pen cameras is it uses the same 16-megapixel sensor as the OM-D E-M5, arguably the best mirrorless camera available right now. That sensor really broke ground for the

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Olympus E-PL5 Pen Unboxing & Video Intro

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 The E-PL5 is Olympus’s latest Pen-Series compact system camera. The size and exterior design are pretty comparable with its predecessor, the E-PL3. However, the performance has taken a big leap thanks to the camera’s 16-megapixel sensor – the same sensor that’s used in Olympus’s popular, class-leading OM-D E-M5 mirrorless camera. Thanks to the OM-D sensor

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Olympus 17mm f/1.8 Micro Four Thirds Lens – Price & Availability Announced

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Olympus has added a new, fast prime lens to their Micro Four Thirds lens lineup. The M.Zuiko Digital 17mm f1.8 lens is equivalent to a 34mm lens on a full-frame (35mm) camera, a traditional focal length for photojournalists and street photographers. The new 17mm f/1.8’s Micro Four Thirds lens mount is compatible with Olympus Pen

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New Olympus E-PM2 “Mini” Pen Camera Gets The OM-D Sensor

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 Last week at the Photokina tradeshow in Germany, Olympus announced two new compact, interchangeable lens Pen cameras. That alone is pretty cool. But what makes this announcement extra special is both cameras were graced with the same fantastic 16-megapixel sensor Olympus used for their OM-D E-M5 flagship Micro Four Thirds camera. Yesterday I wrote about

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Olympus E-PL5 Pen – OM-D Performance & Self-Portrait Touch Screen LCD

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 The Olympus OM-D E-M5, announced early this year (Olympus OM-D E-M5 Intro), was one of the most exciting camera introductions of 2012. With a new 16-megapixel sensor it brought near-DSLR performance to mirrorless cameras and delivered considerably better image quality than many of us believed was possible from the from the Micro Four Thirds format.

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New Olympus SP-820UZ iHS Superzoom – Point-&-Shoot Simplicity With 40x Zoom & High-Speed Video

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The new Olympus Stylus SP-820UZ iHS superzoom camera incorporates a 40x 22.4-896mm (equivalent) optical zoom lens, the longest optical zoom yet in an Olympus compact camera. And yeah – you read that right – it’s got a 22.4mm wide-angle. That’s crazy wide for a compact camera. The sensor is a 14-megapixel CMOS complimented by Olympus’s

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New Olympus Pro DSLR In Development

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Over the weekend, Olympus UK dropped a bit of a bomb on their Facebook page. In a pretty vague but dramatic status update with the headline, “BREAKING NEWS!!,” they appear to (sort of, maybe) confirm that they intend to continue their E-System digital SLR line. Or at least that’s how many readers are interpreting the

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Olympus Tough TG-1 Studio Sample Photos

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 With an f/2.0 lens and a new 12-megapixel backlit CMOS sensor it’s clear Olympus means business with their current top-of-the-line waterproof Tough camera, the TG-1 iHS. We were impressed with the camera’s features and specs and based on our initial impressions made it the top recommendation in our 2012 Outdoor & Waterproof Camera Guide. Our

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Olympus OM-D E-M5 – Featured User Review

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The Olympus OM-D E-M5 Micro Four Thirds camera is one of the big surprises of 2012. I believe both the image quality and the performance were better than anyone expected and it’s getting great reviews from all the photography and gadget Web sites. Keep your eyes open for a review from us as well. In

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Olympus Tough TG-1 iHS – First Impressions

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 Note: this article has been updated with a hands-on video intro for the TG-1 that includes some sample video clips and more action photo samples. A few weeks ago Olympus announced their latest top-of-line rugged waterproof camera, the TG-1 iHS. They made a big move with this camera by giving it an f/2.0 zoom lens

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Olympus Adds 75mm f/1.8 Prime To Micro Four Thirds Lens Lineup

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 To complement their impressive new OM-D E-M5 camera, and hot on the heels of Panasonic’s 12-35mm f/2.8 zoom lens announcement, Olympus is introducing another fast prime lens for the Micro Four Thirds system. The new M.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm f/1.8 prime lens is equivalent to 150mm on a full-frame digital SLR, making the f/1.8 aperture

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New Olympus Tough TG-1 iHS Premium Waterproof Camera With f/2.0 Lens

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 Just in time for summer adventures, Olympus is introducing a first-of-its kind premium waterproof, shockproof camera, the 12-megapixel TG-1. The new Olympus Tough TG-1 iHS includes Olympus’ iHS technology, which makes it faster and gives it better image quality. But Olympus took quality a step further than any previous waterproof point-and-shoot by giving the TG-1

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Olympus OM-D E-M5 Studio Sample Photos

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 My reaction on looking at my first batch of Olympus OM-D E-M5 photos was, “this camera is better than it has any right to be.” I am really amazed by what Olympus has been able to get out of the E-M5’s new 16-megapixel Four Thirds sensor. I assumed we were reaching the point of diminishing

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The Olympus Fraud Scandal – What Does It Mean To Photographers?

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 Unless you live in a cave, you must be aware of the huge financial scandal surrounding Olympus. And by huge, I mean HUGE – one-point-seven-billion-dollars-huge. I’ve been watching it all unfold but since I write about cameras not business I mostly kept my thoughts to myself. However, with Kodak’s recent reorganization and the generally poor

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Olympus OM-D E-M5 Hands-On Video Intro

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 There’s a brand new Micro Four Thirds camera in town – the Olympus E-M5. It’s got a built-in electronic viewfinder (EVF) and it’s dust and weather-sealed. Instead of making the E-M5 part of their Pen camera line, Olympus decided to differentiate it and pay tribute to their camera-making heritage by creating a whole new line

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