Alongside the new OM-D E-M1, Olympus has released the new ED 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO lens in Micro Four Thirds mount. Thanks to the 2x crop factor of Micro Four Thirds sensors, the lens offers a 24-80mm equivalent field of view.
Like the Olympus E-M1, the 12-40mm f/2.8 lens offers weather-sealing for durability in the elements. It features a 7-blade circular aperture for pleasant bokeh. The Olympus ED 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO lens retails for $999. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
The Olympus OM-D E-M1 is finally official. The new flagship Micro Four Thirds camera from Olympus features a 16.3MP sensor, along with a fast dual phase-detect and contrast-detection AF system.
The OM-D E-M1 features built-in image stabilization, a 3-inch tilting LCD and a frame rate of 10fps. The E-M1 also features a rugged magnesium alloy body with weather-proofing for protection from the elements. [click to continue…]
B&H has the Olympus 17mm f/2.8 lens for Micro Four Thirds format for only $199 (reg. $299) with free shipping through September 14. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
More leaks for the upcoming Olympus E-M1…
This time we a treated with an overhead view of the E-M1 with the 12-40mm f/2.8 lens attached. Although, this is not part of the official Olympus teaser.
The 12-40mm f/2.8 lens will result in an effective zoom range of 24-80mm thanks to the 2x crop from the Micro Four Thirds sensor.
The Olympus E-M1 is rumored to be priced at $1500, which is $500 more than the Olympus E-M5 body. [click to continue…]
Olympus has launched a teaser campaign for the upcoming E-M1 Micro Four Thirds camera that has been rumored for some time now.
The new teaser is viewable on Olympus’ website with the subtitle: Coming soon. A camera as revolutionary as you are.
An additional teaser:
Of course, full images of the camera have already made their way online that show off what the camera hidden under Olympus’ teaser look like. [click to continue…]
Olympus instant rebates up to $150 off cameras, lenses and accessories expire this week on August 17. Check them all out here at B&H Photo.