Olympus Stylus SH-1

Alongside the new Tough TG-3, Olympus announced the new Stylus SH-1, which features a 16MP backlit CMOS sensor and a 24x optical zoom (25-600mm equivalent). The camera also captures 1080/60p HD video and is the first compact camera to employ Olympus’ 5-axis sensor-shift image stabilization. [click to continue…]

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Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3 is a new rugged compact camera with the ability to withstand extreme conditions and is freezeproof down to 14°F, waterproof down to 50 feet, shockproof from 7 feet, crushproof to 220 pounds and dustproof. [click to continue…]

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Olympus E-M1

Olympus has issued firmware updates for the OM-D E-M1, ED 12-50mm f/3.5-6.3 EZ lens and STYLUS XZ-2 camera, which offer the below improvements. [click to continue…]

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Olympus Stylus XZ-2 Unveiled

by on September 17, 2012

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Olympus XZ-2

The Olympus Stylus XZ-2 is a follow-up to the popular and powerful XZ-1.  The XZ-2 adds a new hybrid control ringer and touch controls similar to what is found on the Olympus OM-D E-M5.

Olympus Stylus XZ-2 Key Features

  • 12MP BSI CMOS sensor
  • 4x optical zoom (24-96mm equivalent)
  • Fast aperture f/1.8-2.5
  • 3-inch swivel touchscreen LCD
  • 5fps burst mode
  • ISO 100-12800
  • 1080p HD video capture
  • RAW image capture
  • Sensor-shift image stabilization
  • Hot shoe
  • Olympus Art Filters

The Olympus XZ-2 should be available in November 2012 for $599.99.  Check availability here at B&H Photo.

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Lightroom Intuos Bundle

B&H has a solid deal right now on Lightroom 3 bundled with a Wacom Intuos tablet and stylus for only $259.

The Wacom tablet alone is $199 and, of course, Lightroom 3 retails at $299 (although you can generally find it around $200).  So, if you’ve been itching for a tablet and stylus setup for your image editing, your wait is over.

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A recent Nikon patent application concerning the voice recording capability of camera reveals an oddly-shaped camera with a touchscreen interface and a stylus for menu navigation. [click to continue…]

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