Category Archives: Olympus

Olympus E-PL6 Micro Four Thirds camera finally released in the US

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The Olympus E-PL6 was already announced in Japan (2013) and Europe (2014) and after a two years delay the camera is also finally introduced in the US. The US price is $299 and B&H is currently taking pre-orders. Here are the basic specs:

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The latest firmware updates from Olympus, Pentax, Sony and Nikon

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Those are the latest firmware updates: Olympus released a new firmware update for the E-M5 II camera Pentax released firmware updates for the K-3, K-S2 and K-S1 cameras Sony released firmware update for the A7/A7R/A7S/A6000 cameras Nikon will offer firmware updates for the Nikkor 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens and D4s, D810 and D750 cameras

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Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 camera announced, Stylus 1s coming to the US and Europe

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Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 The new Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 camera (previously leaked here) will be available in two colors: black an red. Here are the basic specifications: 16MP 1/2.3″ BSI CMOS Sensor TruePic VII Image Processor Olympus 4x Optical Zoom f/2.0-4.9 Lens 25-100mm (35mm Equivalent) Water, Crush, Shock, Freeze & Dustproof Full HD 1920 x […]

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What else is new?

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→ The Sony a7r mirrorless camera is now $400 off. → The Samsung NX500 lens kit is now $100 off. → New price drop on Canon lenses (up to $800 off). → Mitakon lenses now available at B&H. → If you purchase any MindShift Gear backpack between now and May 15, you will get a free […]

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→ Amazon’s special deal of the day: over 5o% off the Samsung NX300 mirrorless camera. → Refurbished Sony a7 cameras are now selling for $879.99. → Phase One announced new iXU 180 drone camera with a 80MP CCD sensor. The price is $60k. → The latest camera sales/shipment data from February 2015. → New patent hints […]

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Olympus AIR A01 camera module “rocket launcher style setup” can probably get you arrested

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DC.watch published an interesting use of the new Olympus AIR A01 camera module in “rocket launcher style” delivering a whopping 1,200mm telephoto equivalent by using the ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 300mm f/2.8 lens:

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New Olympus TG-4 compact camera leaked online

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Olympus will soon release a new Olympus TG-4 compact camera (pictured above) that will replace the current TG-3 model. The TG-4 already appeared in a Russian government agency product registration back in January. Via Digicame-info

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Olympus SH-2 compact camera announced

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Olympus announced a new SH-2 compact camera: 40cm minimum focusing distance 16MP 1/2.3″ BSI CMOS Sensor TruePic VII Image Processor Olympus 24x Optical Zoom ED f/3-6.9 Lens 40cm minimum focusing distance 25-600mm (35mm Equivalent) 3.0″ 460k-Dot Touchscreen LCD Monitor 5-Axis Sensor-Shift Image Stabilization Full HD 1920 x 1080p Video at 60 fps Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity & […]

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Now in stock: Tokina 11-20mm f/2.8 lens, Olympus E-M5II, Panasonic GF7, Pentax K-S2 cameras

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The new Tokina AT-X 11-20mm f/2.8 PRO DX lens is now shipping in limited quantities. The Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II camera is now in stock. The new Panasonic GF7 is also now shipping and currently in stock. The latest Pentax K-S2 DSLR camera is now shipping. Most kits are currently in stock.

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→ The UK price of the new Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens was announced: £799.99 → Meike announced a new MK-XT1 battery grip for the Fuji X-T1 camera. They also have a new TTL flash for Fuji cameras: MK320 F Speedlite. → Both the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II camera and Canon EF 11-24mm […]

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