Olympus OM-D E-M1 Officially Unveiled

Olympus E-M1

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. [Read more...]

Olympus E-M1 and 12-40mm f/2.8 Image Leaks Out

Olympus E-M1

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. [Read more...]

Olympus Teases New E-M1 Mirrorless Camera

Olympus-E-M1-camera-teaser

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:

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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. [Read more...]

Nanoha Macro Extension Tubes Released

Nanoha Macro Extension Tubes

Japanese Lens Maker Yasuhara, just released a new pair of Nanoha Macro Extension Tubes.

Extension tubes basically allow users to turn interchangeable lenses into macro lenses; making it ideal for those just getting into macro photography or those looking for a more cost effective alternative to spending the big bucks on a new macro lens. It comes in a set, which includes a 10 mm and a 16 mm extension tube so it can be used individually or stacked together.

The new Nanoha Macro Extension Tubes retail for $159 for the pair and are available in Micro Four Thirds mount and Sony E-mount. Check them out here at B&H Photo.