Category Archives: Olympus

Olympus to announce the ED 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO and a new black ED 12mm f/2 MFT lenses

In the next few weeks Olympus will announce a new black ED 12mm f/2 lens (this will not be a limited/special edition like the previous version) and the ED 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO lens that was initially introduced in September, 2013. Both lenses are designed for Micro Four Thirds cameras. Olympus already has a silver 12mm f/2 lens that costs […]

Olympus AF 12mm f2.0 Limited Edition lens
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Olympus PEN E-PL7 camera to be announced in few days

The Olympus PEN E-PL7 camera will be announced in few days. The new model will be available in black, silver and white colors. The Japanese price will be ¥66,000 (around $650). Here are the camera specifications from previous PhotoRumors posts:

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

→ Fujifilm filed a patent for a Optical Viewfinder with Built-in Zoom.   → Olympus filed a patent for a 12-40mm f/2.8 (24-80mm equivalent) and 12-50mm f/2.8-4.0 (24-100mm equivalent) lenses designed for Four Thirds. → Olympus filed a patent for a reversible lens that can also be used for macro photography. → Panasonic filed a patent for a 150mm f/2.8 […]

Olympus reversible lens patent
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What else is new?

→ Handevision IBELUX 40mm f/0.85 lens is now available for pre-order at B&H. → Think Tank Photo released new Airport Roller Derby and My 2nd Brain bags. → A Xitek forum member has designed an EVF for the Sigma DP Merrill series cameras. It seems that the image displayed in the EVF is a direct output from the USB hub […]

EVF for Sigma DP Merrill series cameras
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More Olympus PEN E-PL7 details

I received few more pages from the Olympus PEN E-PL7 manual that leaked online few weeks ago. Two of the pages include a more detailed set of specifications from what I published few weeks ago:

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The latest patents from Sigma and Olympus

Sigma filed patents for several different lenses designed for APS-C based DSLR cameras: 18-35mm f/1.8, 15-30mm f/1.8, 17-35mm f/1.8, 16-50mm f/2.8 and 12-24mm f/2.8. Olympus filed a patent for a 12-150mm f/4-6.3 Micro Four Thirds lens with image stabilization (IS).

Sigma 12-24mm f:2.8 lens patent
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What else is new?

→ Tokina officially announced their AT-X 70-200mm f/4 PRO FX VCM-S lens. → Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD lens ($1,069.00) for Nikon mount is now shipping. → Nik Collection by Google revealed Analog Efex Pro v2. More info is available here. → The Fuji X20 camera is listed as discontinued at B&H (via Fujirumors) → This […]

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