Olympus has officially announced its latest midrange mirrorless camera, the PEN E-PL8. Almost identical internally to its predecessor, the updated camera receives a bit of a face-lift. Olympus also released its brand new FL-900R flash.
Coming off a flurry of other announcements, Olympus surprised at Photokina with the unveiling of the E-M1 Mark II, the replacement to the three-year-old E-M1. The new camera offers numerous improvements, including an advanced 4K video mode.
U.K.-based Cooke Optics just announced that it will make its coveted line of miniS4/i cinema lenses available to shooters of Canon and Nikon DSLRs as well as Sony and Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras thanks to interchangeable mounts.
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.