Olympus has launched a new flagship wildlife, documentary and sports camera using much of the tech in the existing OM-D E-M1 II but in a bigger, tougher body with some significant enhancements. The OM-D E-M1X uses a 20.4-megapixel Micro Four Thirds sensor, so it’s a bold move for Olympus to pitch it up against pro […]
Olympus has a long history in photography, making its name back in the days of film with iconic 35mm SLRs like the OM-series and the miniature half-frame Pen cameras. It took a bold step into the digital world with the Micro Four Thirds format, and it's now looking as if that might slowly be paying off. The sensor is smaller, but so are the cameras and the lenses.
Olympus’s new flash setup consists of the FL-700WR flash and a wireless transmitters and receivers. The FL-700WR flash follows the pattern of other high-end dedicated flash systems from other camera brands. It comes with 180-degree swivel and 90-degree bounce capability, and guide number of up to 42m at ISO 100 and the ability to be […]
At the same time as announcing its new flagship OM-D E-M1X camera, Olympus teased a new supertelephoto zoom due to arrive in 2020. Olympus is aiming the E-M1X at pro sports, wildlife and documentary photographers, so this powerful addition to its pro lens range will be an important selling point for the new camera. The […]
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Olympus Europe announced its winter promotions on October 1st where buyers can claim up to £85 cashback (UK currency) on selected bodies and lenses. With cashback deals you pay the full price at the checkout then submit a claim for the cashback value to Olympus, so you do get the advertised saving, but not straight […]
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The OM-D E-M1 Mark II gets the most new features, but the other two get some worthwhile tweaks too.