I stopped by Olympus’ meeting room at CES 2016 (no Olympus booth this year), to get a closer look at the new M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm f/4 IS PRO lens. I was able to try out a preproduction unit for a few minutes with the Olympus OM-D E-M5 II. In short, it is an impressive addition to Olympus’ line-up. [Read more…]
The new Micro Four Thirds Z Camera E1, which was brought about via Kickstarter, is now shipping and available at retail for $699.
In addition to capturing 4K video at 24p and UHD video at 24p/25p/30p, it also captures 1080HD video at up to 60p and 720HD video up to 240p. Still images in DNG or JPEG are also possible at up to 16MP resolution.
Olympus has announced its new OM-D E-M10 Mark II mirrorless camera as a follow-up to the original E-M10. The biggest addition to the new camera is the inclusion of 5-axis image stabilization in the body. We’ve seen this on higher end models, but it now reaches the entry-level E-M10 Mark II. [Read more…]