Olympus announces a series of new firmware updates that are available immediately for several of its mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras.
Looking for a Canon M5 vs Olympus E-M5 II comparison? Find out about the important specifications of each camera to decide which is best for your photography needs
Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. Below that, we specifically talk about the new improvements and which model is better suited for your needs. … Continue reading
Olympus has officially announced the new PEN E-PL9 mirrorless camera with Micro 4/3rds image sensor.
At first glance the Olympus E-PL9 looks very much like its predecessor, the E-PL8, sporting a similar rangefinder-like retro design. On other hand the core specifications of the PEN E-PL9 has lots of improvements.
The PEN E-PL9 uses the 16MP Live MOS sensor as well as the same TruePic VIII processor found on the E-M10 Mark III. They also have the same 121-point contrast-detect AF system with face and eye detection.
Main improvements on the PEN E-PL9 are the 4K video recording, 5-axis image stabilisation, a built-in pop-up flash, and Bluetooth. The camera now records 4K video at 30/25/24fps, and the 5-axis image stabilisation will help keep videos steady and smooth. … Continue reading
Olympus E-PL9 specifications has been leaked on the web claiming that the Micro Four Thirds camera will be announced on January 31th.
The PEN-series tries to bring together the best of both worlds, offering features that are useful no matter which way the camera is pointed. Olympus E-PL9 will continue the saga with upgraded new features.
Pen-series also inherits the ability process both JPEG and Raw files in-camera. With JPEGs, adjustments are limited to things like cropping, shadow adjustment, red-eye correction, and color saturation. Raw processing, however, is much more in depth and offers the ability to change any image parameter that can be adjusted while shooting, like highlights and shadows or the application of the extended bank of art filters that first appeared in the E-M10 II. … Continue reading
Olympus has released a new firmware update for the OM-D E-M1 Mark II camera.
The E-M1II firmware update V1.4 improves stability of operations when shooting while utilizing the EVF.
Olympus OM–D E-M1 Mark II comes with 60fps continuous shooting at 20mp, 18fps C-AF raw shooting, CINE 4K video, 5-axis IS and more. The camera has 121 cross-type AF on-sensor phase detection points with a new algorithm that is better at tracking. … Continue reading
Viltrox EF-M2 Electronic Adapter (F Booster) is designed for Micro Four Thirds cameras and Canon EF mount lenses.
The EF-M2 from Viltrox builts with optics to increase light input by one F stop and reduce focal length by x0.71. The electronic adapter also comes with USB port for firmware update and a dedicated button to adjust aperture.
The new Olympus Camera rebates for 2017 now available in the US. These Olympus camera rebates will be part of Black Friday & Cyber Monday deals.
Black Friday 2017 and Cyber Monday deals will include a lot of great camera and lenses available. These special offers starts from Nov.25 and runs through the end of 2017. Check out the the Black Friday 2017 pages at Amazon, B&H Photo and eBay.
Up to $400 off Olympus camra only instant rebates now available at Amazon, B&H Photo and Adorama. New special promotions on several products also listed below. You can find the product, price and store information. … Continue reading
Olympus is rumored to announce PEN E-PL9 mirrorless camera in early 2018, as the new MFT camera registered with the code “IM008” in Russia.
This registration could mean that the upcoming PEN-series shooter will feature bluetooth version 4.1. This is the same wireless module as in the Olympus AIR cell phone.
Usually camera brands register their cameras for Wi-Fi purposes and after this kind of entries official announcement takes place in several weeks period. … Continue reading
Olympus E-M1 Mark II uses a Sony-made Micro Four Thirds image sensor.
Chipworks dissembled the E-M1II camera and analyzed the sensor. After tearing it down they confirm the camera uses the “Sony IMX270” sensor. According to this report, the sensor on the flagship Olympus EM1 Mark II features phase detect as well as contrast detect AF points.
It is important to underline that the sensor isn’t commercially available to other camera manufacturers. It could be a sign that the sensor could be designed by Olympus and developed by Sony.
The firmware update version 1.1 E-M1 Mark mft camera simply improves stability of RAW file formation.
The camera has 121 cross-type AF on-sensor phase detection points with a new algorithm that is better at tracking. The flagship Micro Four Thirds shooter can also record 4K video with a wider aspect ratio ‘DCI’ Cinema 4K at up to 236mbps. It sports a truly fast 60 fps continuous shooting rate with an electronic and 15 fps with a mechanical shutter. … Continue reading