Category Archives: Olympus

What else is new?

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→ Two new Canon EOS M mirrorless camera are rumored to be announced by the end of the year (Q3). Most likely we will not see them in the US. → Canon announced a white edition of the EOS 100D camera and EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens in the UK. → DxOMark posted their test results […]

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The latest patents from Google, Panasonic, Tamron, Canon and Olympus

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→ Google patented a camera embedded in contact lenses. → Panasonic filed a patent for a high resolution light field camera. → Tamron filed a patent for a 15-50mm f/1.4 lens designed for 1/1.7″ sensor.

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New: Olympus Tough TG-3 and Stylus SH-1 compact cameras announced

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Olympus announced two new compact cameras today: Olympus Tough TG-3 ($349.99): 16MP 1/2.3″ BSI CMOS Sensor TruePic VII Image Processor Olympus 4x Optical Zoom Lens 25-100mm f/2.0-4.9 (35mm Equivalent) Water, Crush, Shock, Freeze & Dustproof 3.0″ 460k-Dot LCD Monitor Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 60 fps Built-In Wi-Fi, GPS, and e.Compass ISO 6400 and 5 fps […]

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The latest patents from Sigma, Olympus, Samsung and Ricoh

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→ Sigma filed a patent application in Japan for a 28-85mm f/3.5-5.6 lens. → Olympus filed a patent for selective exposure in different areas of the frame. → Samsung files patent for camera with transparent display.

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Deal of the day: save $75 off on selected cameras (Fuji X-T1, X-E2, X100s, Olympus E-M1)

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This is the deal of the day: save an additional $75 off the current Amazon’s prices on selected Fuji and Olympus cameras: just use promotional code K77B9SDB and the discount will be automatically applied at checkout. This deal is valid till March 11th and here is the list of qualifying cameras:

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The latest patents from Olympus, Canon and Ricoh

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Olympus filed a new patent for 12mm f/1.0 and 14mm f/1.0 Micro Four Thirds lenses. Canon filed a patent for a 24-85mm f/3.5-5.6 and EF24-70mm f/4L IS USM lenses. Ricoh’s latest patent is for a 24mm f/2 lens designed for APS-C mirrorless cameras (of 35mm equivalent).

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→ Sandisk announced world’s fastest SD card with up to 250MB/s write speeds for continuous burst mode shooting and transfer speeds of up to 280MB/s. The new SanDisk Extreme PRO SD UHS-II card is UHS Speed Class 3 (U3) enabled, a new specification allowing for high-quality 4K video recording. → All current deals and rebates can be found […]

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