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…]
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…]
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…]
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.
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.
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…]