Category Archives: Olympus

Olympus Stylus 1s camera announced in Japan only

The previously rumored Olympus Stylus 1s camera was officially announced in Japan today. There are no indications if the new model will be available in other countries. Here is a quick specs comparison with the previous model:

Olympus Stylus 1s camera 2
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Olympus Stylus 1s camera to be announced tomorrow

Olympus is rumored to announce their new Stylus 1s compact camera tomorrow (right before the Photo Plus show in New York). One of the improvements over the previous version is a smaller AF target and a new step-up zoom function. The lens will remain the same (28-300mm f/2.8 equivalent). A new 0.8x wide conversion lens WCON-08X will also […]

Olympus Stylus 1s camera
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The new Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO lens is delayed

You can tell that many companies were in a rush to announce their products for Photokina because many of them are not yet ready to ship them. After Sigma and Sony, Olympus is next to issue an apology because their latest M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO lens and 1.4x MC-14 teleconverter will be delayed “due to hight […]

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Pictures of Olympus Stylus 1 camera successor leaked online

This is the most interesting/serious leak/rumor since Photokina – the first pictures of the Olympus Stylus 1 camera successor: For comparison, here is the current Stylus 1 model:

Olympus Stylus2 camera
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The latest patents from Canon, Panasonic, Tamron and Ricoh

Here is an update on the latest patents since my last post:

switchable aspect tripod head patent
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What else is new?

→ New software from Topaz Labs: Topaz Impression. Impression is designed to help you transform your photos into realistic-looking studio art. 47 presets allow you to pick and choose across entire art movements. You can pull from a huge store of creative adjustment options to make masterpieces uniquely yours. Topaz Impression software is now 25% off (until September […]

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Olympus Open Platform: a new camera module concept with MFT mount

At Photokina Olympus showed a new camera module concept with an interchangeable Micro Four Thirds mount called Olympus Open Platform. The camera module can be used with a smart phone (via Wi-Fi connection) similar to the Sony QX1 camera. There no additional information for now, but you check out the new Olympus Open Platform website here. Via Engadget

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