Olympus has announced its new flagship camera, the OM-D E-M1 Mark II. It features a 20.4MP Live MOS sensor that can capture RAW photos up to an (are you kidding me?) 60 fps, as well as 4K video. [Read more…]
We are continuing to dig into Canon USA’s case against gray market retailers here in the US. Specifically, Canon is targeting popular gray market retailers Get It Digital, LLC, All New Shop, LLC and F & E Trading, LLC (aka Big Value, Inc., Electronics Valley and others) as they cut into Canon USA’s profit margin by importing Canon cameras direct from Japan and selling them in the US.
However, this isn’t the first time a camera manufacturer has gone after a retailer selling gray market cameras on ebay. In fact, I recently discovered that F & E Trading has been sued under very similar circumstances before. The outcome of that lawsuit could foreshadow what is the beginning of the end for gray market cameras in the US. [Read more…]
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…]
Olympus has announced the M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm f/4 IS PRO lens for Micro Four Thirds mounts. It provides an equivalent 600mm field of view. It has optical image stabilization that provides up to 4-stops of shake reduction. It also offers 5-Axis Sync Image Stabilization that works in conjunction with the sensor-based image stabilization on certain Olympus cameras. [Read more…]
B&H has several Olympus lenses for $200 off regular prices, including the ED 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO lens for $1299 and the ED 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO lens for $799. Check out all the deals here at B&H Photo.
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…]