Olympus STYLUS XZ-2 for $299 – Deal Alert

Olympus XZ-2

B&H has the Olympus XZ-2 for $299 (reg. $599) with 4% rewards and free shipping. The XZ-2 is an advanced compact camera with a 12MP sensor, RAW image capture and a bright, f/1.8-2.5 lens. Check it out here at B&H Photo.

Additionally, the slightly lower-spec’d RAW compact Olympus XZ-10 is available for $199.99 (reg. $399.99) with 4% rewards and free shipping. Check it out here at B&H Photo.


Apple Digital Camera RAW Update 4.02 Adds Support for Sony NEX-5R, NEX-6, A99, Panasonic GH3 and More

Apple Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 4.02

Apple has issued an update to Digital Camera RAW 4.01, which adds RAW image compatibility for the following cameras to Aperture 3 and iPhoto ’11:

You can download the update from Apple’s website.

Olympus Stylus XZ-2 Unveiled

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.

Olympus XZ-2 Compact Camera Leaks Out

Olympus XZ-2

The Olympus XZ-2 compact camera is expected to be announced on Monday ahead of Photokina 2012.

It’s predecessor, the Olympus XZ-1 was one of the best little compact cameras available this past year, and the XZ-2 seems to be a rather incremental upgrade.  The key features of which include a 12MP backside illuminate sensor and a bright 28-112mm f/1.8-2.5 lens.

Check out the rest of the specs below. [Read more…]