Category Archives: Olympus

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm f/4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO lens now shipping, first unboxing pictures

After several delays, the new Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm f/4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO lens is now shipping and is currently in stock in Europe at Foto Hans Keuzekamp. The lens was initially announced in November 2020. The US price is $7,500 and pre-orders are open at Adorama and B&H (they should get stock any day […]

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Olympus/OM Digital presentation at the CP+ show: new lenses and cameras coming later this year, including the rumored flagship model

Olympus/OM Digital had a presentation today at the CP+ show where they discussed several different topics. An updated lens roadmap, new lenses and cameras are expected to be announced later this year, including the already rumored flagship model. Here is the video presentation with English subtitles: Recap of the presentation (Google translated):

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Olympus posted operating loss of 44.7 billion yen because of expenses related to the divestiture of the Imaging Business

Olympus released their latest financial results and posted operating loss of 44.7 billion yen mainly due to expenses related to the divestiture of the Imaging business:

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OM Digital Solutions executive teases a new high-end Olympus camera

OM Digital Solutions executive was teasing a new high-end Olympus camera in a recent interview:

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Interview with the CTO of OM Digital Solutions

Here an interesting interview between Setsuya Kataoka, former head of strategy for the Olympus Imaging business, now CTO for OM Digital Solutions, and photographer Koichi Akagi, a close friend of Olympus in general and of the late Yoshihisa Maitani in particular:

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OM Digital Solution: the Micro Four Thirds mount still has the #1 market share in Japan with 21.7%

Similar to last year, OM Digital Solution issued a press release today confirming that Micro Four Thirds still has the #1 market share by lens mount in Japan with 21.7% (based on the number of digital interchangeable lens cameras sold in Japan by lens mount):

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The Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm f/4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO lens is delayed again

The Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm f/4.5 TC1.25X IS PRO lens is delayed again… the second time around… because of a large number of customers who ordered the lens… Just another entry for the photo gear wall of shame that has “greatly exceeded” expectations. Here is the translated press release:

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The new OM Digital Solutions website is now live, does not provide much information

The new OM Digital Solutions website is now online, but don’t expect to find much information on it – most of the links just redirect to existing Olympus pages. I guess it will take a while until they move everything over. Here is the OM Digital Solutions company profile: Company Name OM Digital Solutions Corporation […]

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