News tagged ‘olympus’
Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013
Olympus has just announced what is possibly the world's most stabilized digital compact camera. What they've done is take the advanced 5-axis optical image stabilization from the flagship OM-D E-M5 and put it inside the Stylus SH-50.
Monday, 17 Sep 2012
The Stylus XZ-2 is Olympus' new flagship digital compact camera, succeeding the nearly two-year old XZ-1. We discover what's new about the camera, and have a frank discussion with Seiki Yamamoto of Olympus about the state of the camera industry.
Together with the Olympus Pen Lite E-PL5, Olympus is announcing three new lenses (sort of) for Micro Four Thirds. The 17mm f/1.8 is brand new, the 60mm f/2.8 macro lens gets a release date and the 12mm f/2.0 is coming in limited black.
Olympus has announced a brand-new Pen Lite E-PL5, with the same 16MP and TruePic VI image processing engine used by the flagship OM-D E-M5. Together with a new swivel touchscreen monitor, it looks like this entry-level camera will punch high above its weight.
Friday, 27 Jul 2012
Kipon, a China-based photography accessories maker, has announced that it has developed two electronic adapters for mounting Canon EF lenses on Sony Alpha NEX and Micro Four Thirds-based mirrorless camera bodies.
Friday, 25 May 2012
Scheduled to be released in July 2012, this interchangeable lens features a fully open large aperture of f1.8, and is optimized for studio, stage, and indoor sports photography.
Tuesday, 8 May 2012
Olympus has announced a brand-new high-end Tough camera named the TG-1. While Olympus has long pioneered a series of rugged Tough cameras for the adventurous photographer, the TG-1 is a little different: It's aiming to be the cream of the Tough cameras crop, with impressive specs marrying the shock-proof and weather-proof case.
Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012
Last year, Michael Woodford, the first non-Japanese to become the CEO of Olympus, confronted Japanese Olympus executives and board members over questionable deals and was then promptly dismissed by the board. He then went to the press, and the ensuring firestorm has seen arrests of Olympus' previous CEO (among others) and a US$10 million lost blamed on the accounting scandal.
Friday, 24 Feb 2012
Olympus Australia has published five new videos of the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Micro Four Thirds camera in action. One of the most interesting features, five axis image stabilization, is clearly demonstrated in the videos, as well as the new shadow/highlight controls inside the electronic viewfinder.
Thursday, 16 Feb 2012
Olympus introduces four new cameras - the SZ-14, VG-150, VG-170 and VR-350.