Olympus Expands Wide Angle Offerings With 7-14mm F2.8 And 8mm F1.8 'pro' Lenses

Olympus expands wide angle offerings with 7-14mm F2.8 and 8mm F1.8 'Pro' lensesToday, Olympus is pleased to announce the availability of two new premium M.ZUIKO DIGITAL PRO lenses. The M.ZUIKO Digital ED 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO is an ultra-wide-angle zoom lens with a 35mm equivalent focal length of 14-28mm, while the M.ZUIKO Digital ED 8mm Fisheye PRO, the world's first with an f/1.8 aperture, features a minimum working distance of just 2.5cm and offers excellent bokeh with wide-angle macro shots. Both lenses are equipped with Olympus' legendary weather sealing, providing peace-of-mind while shooting in extreme weather conditions with an OM-D® camera.

Olympus Offers Limited Edition Titanium Om-d E-m5 Ii And Firmware Update

Olympus offers limited edition Titanium OM-D E-M5 II and firmware updateOlympus has announced it will produce a limited number of Titanium OM-D E-M5 II units. The company hasn't provided many other details, only that the camera will be available in June like the wide-angle Pro lenses also announced today. The limited edition E-M5 II will offer all of the same features and specs of its standard siblings, with its top and bottom plates swapped out for dark metallic versions that match those of the OM-3/Ti from 1994.

Olympus E-m5 Mark Ii Camera Receives Firmware 1.1

Olympus announces OM-D E-M5 II with 40MP high resolution modeOlympus has made available a new firmware package developed for its E-M5 Mark II camera, namely version 1.1, which now allows fading out audio of movies created with My Clips editing, and improves the speed at which info is displayed when the camera is turned on.

Olympus Stylus Tough Tg-4 To Offer Raw Capture

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 to offer Raw captureOlympus expands outdoor shooting and sharing capabilities with the latest member of the Tough family, the Stylus Tough® TG-4. The successor to the Stylus Tough TG-3, this camera boasts improved performance for crisp and clear images in even the most extreme conditions, with a high-speed f2.0 lens, RAW capture, advanced macro capabilities, underwater modes including Underwater HDR, night time Live Composite Mode, integrated Wi-Fi and the Olympus® Image Share smartphone companion app for instant sharing, next-generation GPS, multifunction e.Compass, and AF target selection.

Olympus Brings Stylus 1s Enthusiast Super Zoom To The Us

Olympus brings Stylus 1s enthusiast super zoom to the USOlympus announces the latest camera in the compact Stylus line, the Stylus 1s. As the successor to the Stylus 1, a camera that brought photo enthusiasts brilliant image quality and a constant aperture f2.8 lens, the Stylus 1s delivers an enhanced feature set and other improvements in a similar compact, lightweight design.

Olympus Tg-4 Camera Leaked Online

Olympus TG-4 Camera Leaked OnlineThe first pictures of the upcoming rugged Olympus TG-4 digital camera have been leaked to the Internet.
The upcoming Olympus TG-4 camera is expected to measure 112 x 66 x 31 mm and to weigh 250 grams. The camera is to be a rugged device and thus it will be able to survive drops from up to 2 meters (6.6 feet).

Olympus Offers Stylus Sh-2 With Raw Support

Olympus offers Stylus SH-2 with Raw supportOlympus introduces a successor model in the Stylus SH line of digital cameras, the Olympus Stylus SH-2, featuring a 24x wide-angle optical zoom lens, built-in Wi-Fi connectivity for remote shooting and sharing with a smart device, RAW capture capability, and 5-Axis Image Stabilization that supports both still image and video capture. This sophisticated camera also adds new Nightscape Modes for stunning night scenes and portraits.

Soon 40mp Without The Tripod Says Setsuya Kataoka From Olympus

Soon 40MP without the tripod says Setsuya Kataoka from OlympusAccording to Setsuya Kataoka, future OM-D cameras will be able to create multi-shot high resolution images in such a short time that photographers will be able to use the feature handheld. Mr. Kataoka, General Manager of Olympus’s product and marketing planning division and the man behind the R&D of the OM film cameras and the E system, spoke to us recently in the Czech Republic during a European event to demonstrate the features of the new OM-D E-M5 ll. He went on to explain that he expected the R&D team to make rapid progress in the development of the High Res Shot feature and that in time Olympus will be able to create a system will take less than 1/60sec instead of the current time of about one second.

Olympus Announces Lens-interchangeable Camera Using Smartphone

Olympus Announces Lens-interchangeable Camera Using SmartphoneOlympus Imaging Corp announced the "Olympus Air A01" lens-interchangeable camera using the Micro Four Thirds (MFT) system Feb 5, 2015.
It looks like the lens mount of a mirrorless camera and is operated with a smartphone. Olympus Imaging will start to sell the camera exclusively on its online shopping site March 6, 2015. The price of the "body" (mount) is ¥36,504 (approx US$308, including tax). A set of the body and a 14-42mm lens unit (F value: 3.5-5.6) is priced at ¥53,784. The company plans to produce the camera at a rate of 1,000 units per month.

Olympus Announces Om-d E-m5 Ii With 40mp High Resolution Mode

Olympus announces OM-D E-M5 II with 40MP high resolution modeOlympus introduces an exceptional high-resolution still and advanced motion picture hybrid with the new OM-D E-M5 Mark II®. This advanced interchangeable-lens camera features a compact dustproof, splashproof body, with a familiar, premium design. Packed with 5-axis image stabilization, a 40-megapixel high-resolution shot mode, sophisticated, stunning HD video, integrated Wi-Fi® and a variable-angle 3-inch touchscreen, the OM-D E-M5 Mark II makes it easy to get the shot you need, every time.

Olympus Announces Om-d E-m1 Firmware Version 3.0

Olympus announces its new premium flagship interchangeable lens camera OM-D E-M1The award-winning flagship Olympus OM-D E-M1, featuring 5-axis image stabilization, TruePic VII image processor and tethered shooting, is now more impressive than ever before. With the introduction of new firmware Version 3.0, the weather-resistant camera is now capable of an impressive maximum 9 fps in the C-AF sequential shooting mode when using a Four Thirds® or Micro Four Thirds® lens, improving the ability to capture moving subjects.