PEN

The Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 17mm f/1.8 lens is a new Micro Four Thirds lens for its PEN system of mirrorless cameras.  As such, it serves as a 34mm equivalent when compared to full frame cameras.

The new lens retails for $499.99 and should ship in December.  It is available for pre-order here at B&H Photo.

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Olympus E-PM2

Alongside the Olympus E-PL5, the new Olympus E-PM2 rounds out Olympus’ lineup of mirrorless cameras for Photokina 2012.

The E-PM2 features the same 16MP LiveMOS sensor as found in the E-PL5.  Likewise, the E-PM2 sports a 3-inch touch screen LCD and 1080i HD video capture. [click to continue…]

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Olympus E-PM1

The Olympus E-PM1 with 14-42mm kit lens is available this week for $399.  (Compare at $499 retail.)  Get it here at B&H Photo.

There are also mail-in rebates available for other Olympus Micro Four Thirds cameras.  Details here at B&H Photo.

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Olympus OM-D Leaked

by on January 23, 2012

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Olympus OM-D

Lots of leaky news on the new Olympus OM-D mirrorless interchangeable lens camera over the past week or so.  The above image appears to be the first legit photo of the camera that has leaked out. [click to continue…]

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Olympus 12-50mm Lens

Olympus has unveiled the ED 12-50mm f/3.5-6.3 EZ lens for its Micro Four Thirds cameras. The new lens covers a 24-100mm equivalent field of view on full frame cameras and is optimized for HD video capture via a motorized zoom and quiet AF motor.

The Olympus ED 12-50mm f/3.5-6.3 EZ should be available in January 2012 at an initial retail price of $499.99.  Check availability on Amazon.

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Olympus E-PM1

The recently-announced Olympus E-PM1 has been officially priced at $499 and will include a 14-42mm kit lens.

As a refresher, the E-PM1 is the smallest of the PEN series cameras.  It features a 12.3MP Micro Four Thirds image sensor, 1080i HD video capture and a sensitivity range up to ISO 12800.

The E-PM1 should start shipping in September.

Check availability at B&H Photo and Amazon.

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