Tag Archives: Olympus Micro Four Thirds (m4/3)

Three new companies join the Micro Four Thirds System Standard Group, including the drone maker DJI

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Three new companies joined the Micro Four Thirds System Standard Group – including the drone maker DJI that already produced several models with a 14MP, 1080p HD camera. Maybe we will see drones with MFT cameras in the future?

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Astrodesign, Kenko Tokina and Tamron join the Micro Four Thirds System standard

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After Komamura joined the Micro Four Thirds System Standard Group last year, today Olympus announced that Astrodesign, Kenko Tokina and Tamron have also joint the group:

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Fuji Four Thirds camera?

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Mr. Akira Watanabe from Olympus answers questions from journalists: Q: On the possible involvement of Fujifilm, which has signed the launch of System 4 / 3, but has nothing concrete in terms of equipment, and its sensor division, which produces SuperCDD more innovative than sensors fitted Panasonic Olympus equipment. A: Olympus can not say anything […]

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Olympus E-P1 manual now also online

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Link for the Olympus E-P1 manual (pdf file).

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Olympus confirmed: pro Pen camera in the future

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BJP did an interview with Akira Watanabe and Miquel Angel Garcia from Olympus – they have big plans for the future of 4/3 format: “Of course, Olympus is looking to attract pro shooters, Garcia says, and one way to do that is with a viewfinder and integrated flash, which the E-P1 lacks. ‘Our main focus with this […]

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Photoshopped Olympus E-P1 with built-it flash and EVF

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Photoshopped E-P1 with a built-in flash and EVF: Source: dpreview

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The guts of the m4/3 Olympus E-P1

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I am continuing with the series “The guts of the Olympus E-P1″. After the 17mm f/2.8 pankace lens, we can now see under the skin of the actual E-P1 body (which btw also appear to be made out of plastic, the skin is metal). Click on image for larger view:

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Olympus E-P1 expected delivery: July

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B&H has the Olympus E-P1 listed as available in July: Adorama is now also taking E-P1 pre-orders.

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Is the Olympus Zuiko 17mm f/2.8 Pancake lens all plastic?

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Take a look at those pictures and decide for yourself (click on image for larger view): more images after the page break:

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Olympus E-P1 official

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Here are some links (I will updating this list as the day progresses): Olympus web site First look from Amateurphotographer and from Amateurphotographer again CNet preview of Olympus E-P1 Olympus E-P1 movie samples More in the Micro Four Thirds pipeline Olympus E-P1 + Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 17 mm f/2.8 – sample shots Olympus E-P1 + Olympus M.Zuiko […]

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