Category Archives: Olympus

Upcoming Olympus M-Zuiko Digital PRO lenses

In the latest financial report Olympus published their plans to release the next three M-Zuiko Digital PRO lenses: The Olympus M-Zuiko Digital 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO lens is scheduled for the second half of the fiscal year 2015 (late in calendar 2014) The Olympus M-Zuiko Digital 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO and Olympus M-Zuiko Digital 300mm f/4.0 PRO lenses are both going to be […]

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Olympus PEN E-PL7 camera to be announced on August 30th

According to Olympus Japan, the new EN E-PL7 camera will be announced on August 30th. Additional information on the E-PL7 can be found here. Via digicame-info

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The latest patents from Pentax, Ricoh, Olympus and Canon

→ Pentax/Ricoh filed a patent for on-sensor PDAF (phase detection focusing system) implemented using sensor shift via the shake reduction system. → Olympus patented a new “water splash” mode where the camera will be triggered by splashed water. → Pentax/Ricoh field a patent for a 80-160mm f/4.5 medium format lens for the Pentax 645 system (50-100mm equivalent). → […]

Pentax Ricoh PDAF sensor shift patent
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Another set of rumored Olympus PEN E-PL7 camera specifications

Here is another set of rumored Olympus PEN E-PL7 camera specifications (I have previously posted E-PL7 specifications here and here):

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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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