- News tagged "olympus"
Monday, 17 Sep 2012
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.
Friday, 10 Feb 2012
Incorporating the new iHS (Intelligence, High Sensitivity and High Speed) family of technologies in the new Olympus TG-620, users can shoot great images even in lousy conditions.
Thursday, 9 Feb 2012
Utilizing Olympus' MR (Multi Recording) technology, the SZ Traveller is capable of capturing 1080 Full HD movies and 16-megapixel stills concurrently.
Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012
Olympus Imaging Corporation is developing two new interchangeable lens units for Micro Four Thirds system cameras. These lenses will be launched in the summer of 2012. Prices have not been confirmed.