The Olympus XZ-2 is a successor to the popular XZ-1. With a better sensor, interchangeable grip and high-resolution tilting display, the XZ-2 is quite impressive on paper. But how will it fare against the slew of advanced compacts released late last year? Read on to find out.
The OM-D E-M5 is a new, gorgeous, retro-tastic Micro Four Thirds camera from Olympus. It is the first from Olympus to come with an electronic viewfinder, and is aimed at enthusiasts who want a serious MFT option. We've fallen deeply in love with this camera, here's why.
The Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 45mm f/1.8 is a beautiful Micro Four Thirds lens that is perfect for portrait shooting. The fast f/1.8 aperture lets you grab quick shots in low-light and also pleasingly blur backgrounds to emphasize your subject. Here's a quick look at how the lens performs.
The Olympus PEN E-PL3 is a good alternative for those who prefer a smaller and more handy version of the E-P3. Under the hood, it shares the same 12-megapixel sensor and dual-core TruePic VI processing engine as its more expensive sibling. We show you what this minute snapper can do.
The full-metal body Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12mm f/2.0 is a Micro Four Thirds wide-angle prime lens. It's suitable for a myriad of applications from landscape to street photography. With an f/2.0 aperture, it's also great for low-light shooting. Let's take a closer look.
With our recent review of the well performing Olympus PEN E-P3 camera, we thought of trying out some of its accessories such as the FL-300R Electronic Flash unit. Compatible with bounce shooting, it also can be used as a wireless flash unit with its RC mode enabled. Check out our impressions and usefulness of this flash unit.
After a year and a half of waiting, Olympus finally updates its flagship PEN series with the new E-P3. Discover what's new about this retro-looking camera in our hands-on review.
"To deliver the happiness of photography all around the world, without the knowledge of a camera standing in the way. This is the purpose of the PEN." That's how Olympus started off its PEN cameras' launch event, and sounds like an apt mission statement for the design and aspiration of the three new models unveiled today.
According to Olympus' website, the 'X' in 'XZ-1' is a brand new 'Creator' series of cameras, so named to separate it from the rest of Olympus' compact cameras. And stand out from the rest it does, with a list of impressive credentials. Find out how this prosumer compact matches up in our usage.
For those who loved the Olympus E-P cameras but found the prices a little dear, the E-PL1 offered a more affordable alternative minus the frills like dedicated controls, but with the same quality sensor and a built-in flash in a smaller body. The E-PL2 follows one year later with many improvements over the original. Here's our verdict of the follow-up model.