Olympus has announced its new M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO lens for its Micro Four Thirds mount. The lens is an ideal complement to the OM-D E-M1 and equates to an 80-300mm field of view on a full frame camera. [Read more…]
The silver OM-D E-M1 runs $1399, which is the same price as the black version; however, the black model is available with a $100 discount through September 20. The new silver OM-D E-M1 should be available later this month. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
This is the first leaked photo of the upcoming Olympus PEN E-PL7. The camera is expected to be announced on August 30 and should replace the aging Olympus PEN E-PL5 in the US. (The PEN E-PL6 was an Asian market-only camera.)
Based on previously leaked portions of the user manual, the camera is believed to feature a 16MP Micro Four Thirds sensor with an 81-point AF system. Note that the design adds a dial around the shutter button similar to the OM-D camera designs. [Read more…]