After a powerful series of earthquakes struck Japan in April, imaging sensors are finally starting to roll out of Sony's Kumamoto plant. However, with many products still delayed, it may be some time before the camera industry fully…
If mirrorless cameras could focus just as fast as DSLRs, would that end the debate over which is better? A patent filed by Olympus would allow its mirrorless lenses to both lose some weight and gain some serious autofocus speed.
Featuring a field sensor system that collects environmental data, Olympus' new Tough TG-Tracker rugged action cam overlays metric info onto stills and videos. The 8MP camera also records video in 4K with a 204-degree field of view.
Olympus is giving its entry-level O-MD camera a luxurious upgrade with a limited edition that wrapped in brown synthetic leather, with a complementing genuine leather strap. The kit also includes a 14-42mm lens with special metal cap.
Olympus' new 300mm PRO-series Micro Four Thirds lens is its first with built-in image stabilization. Combined with select cameras with 5-axis image stabilization, it increases the stabilization further.
For owners of Olympus' O-MD E-M1 and E-M5 Mark II cameras, upcoming firmware updates will add new features. These include focus bracketing for depth-of-field images with greater area of focus, and other enhancements to photos and videos.
Olympus is the latest to introduce a lens camera, a concept pioneered by Sony. The new Air is a self-contained Micro Four Thirds camera that attaches to a smartphone or tablet, and lets you attach a variety of interchangeable lenses.