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.
We took a spin at the show floor of the just concluded CP+ camera and photo imaging show and here are some highlights we've collated just for you.
Olympus sure isn't letting up on its Micro Four Thirds offerings. The E-P2 came five months after the release of the E-P1 in June 2009, and three short months after the E-P2 comes the brand new E-PL1, announced today. Read on for the full details and our first hands-on impressions.
Micro Four Thirds cameras are invading the world of photography. Olympus, one of the two brands leading the way for this system right now, has just announced the Olympus E-P2. For those who have missed the E-P1 train, we share our brief experience with the E-P2 in this hands-on.