Olympus Updates Firmware for E-M1X, E-M II, E-M1 III, E-M5 III Cameras

Olympus released a new firmware update. Version 3.3 for the OM-D E-M1 Mark IIVersion 1.3 for the OM-D E-M1X, Version 1.2 for OM-D E-M5 Mark III and Version 1.1 for OM-D E-M1 Mark III now available for download.

This new firmware provides feature enhancements for photographers and ability to use focus stacking photography with M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 100-400mm F5.0-6.3 IS lens ($1,499 at B&HAdorama).

Check out the details below with download links. See also recent Olympus announcements on OM-D E-M10 Mark IV Camera & M.Zuiko Digital ED 100-400mm f/5.0-6.3 IS Lens. Continue reading “Olympus Updates Firmware for E-M1X, E-M II, E-M1 III, E-M5 III Cameras”

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 100-400mm F5.0-6.3 IS Lens Announced, Price $1,499

Along with the Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV camera, Olympus has also unveiled the new Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 100-400mm F5.0-6.3 IS lens.

It is a super telephoto zoom that is equivalent to 200-800mm when attached to a Micro Four Thirds body, featuring 21 elements, including ED, Super HR and HR glass, as well as a 9-blade aperture, image stabilizer,  minimum focus distance (at all focal lengths) of just 1.3 meters, and the maximum magnification of  0.17x at wide-angle and 0.57x at full telephoto and weather sealed. This new lens costs $1,499, first available for pre-order at Amazon/ B&HAdorama. It will start shipping from September 8, 2020. Continue reading “Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 100-400mm F5.0-6.3 IS Lens Announced, Price $1,499”

Olympus OM-D E-M10 IV Camera Announced, Price $699

Olympus has announced the new Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV. It is an entry-level Micro Four Thirds camera, featuring a 20 Megapixel Live MOS sensor and in-body image stabilization,  a selfie-friendly LCD, a 2.36 million-dot OLED electronic viewfinder and a 121-pt contrast-detect autofocus system.

This new camera costs $699 and available for pre-order at  B&HAdoramaAmazon. Olympus OM-D E-M10 IV Camera will start shipping from September 25, 2020. Continue reading “Olympus OM-D E-M10 IV Camera Announced, Price $699”

First Pictures of Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV Camera

Here are the first pictures of Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV camera.

The cameras, which are expected to be announced by the end of 2020, are slowly emerging and Olympus E-M10 IV is one of them. When we look at the list of features, we can say that Olympus has added the 20MP sensor and 5-axis in-body stabilization to its new models by default.

Olympus will soon announce a new OM-D E-M10 Mark IV camera and the M.Zuiko Digital ED 100-400mm f/5.0-6.3 IS lens from the latest roadmap. The entry-level Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV Micro Four Thirds camera is expected to be announced in the next several weeks and will replace the current Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III model. Check out the first pictures of Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV camera. Continue reading “First Pictures of Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV Camera”

First Image of Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 100-400mm f/5.0-6.3 IS Lens

Here are the first pictures of the upcoming Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 100-400mm f/5.0-6.3 IS lens. See additional information below :

  • Minimum focusing distance: 1.3m
  • Filter size: 72mm
  • Dimensions: 86.4mm x 205.7mm
  • Weight: 1120g (without tripod adapter)

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Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV Specifications Leaked

Check out the leaked specifications of the upcoming Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV mirrorless camera. The entry-level Micro Four Thirds shooter will replace the current Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III model.

The cameras, which are expected to be announced by the end of 2020, are slowly emerging and Olympus E-M10 IV is one of them. When we look at the list of features, we can say that Olympus has added the 20MP sensor and 5-axis in-body stabilization to its new models by default. Continue reading “Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV Specifications Leaked”

Olympus 150-400mm F4.5 Pro Lens now Listed at B&HPhoto

The new Olympus 150-400mm PRO lens is now listed at B&HPhoto. Unfortunately there is no price information yet. According to recent announcement from Olympus, the new super telephoto zoom lens Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm f/4.5 TC 1.25x IS PRO will be released in winter of 2020.

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Olympus Unveils Updated Lens Roadmap Featuring New Lenses

According to recent announcement from Olympus, the new super telephoto zoom lens Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm f/4.5 TC 1.25x IS PRO will be released in winter of 2020.

The Olympus 150-400mm F4.5 Pro lens will be stabilized and work with the 5-axis IS systems built into modern Olympus cameras for extra shake reduction. Fully weather-sealed lens from Olympus could work at temperatures as low as -10°C/+14°F. Olympus also unveiled a new lens roadmap, showcasing a new 8-25mm lens as well as a telephoto macro. Continue reading “Olympus Unveils Updated Lens Roadmap Featuring New Lenses”

Olympus Sells its Camera Business to JIP Inc

Olympus Imaging Business has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Japan Industrial Partners, Inc. (JIP). According to the MOU, both companies are entering into further discussions about the potential transfer of Olympus’ long-standing imaging business to JIP by the end of 2020.

Olympus imaging business will continue to release Micro Four Thirds cameras and lenses under the Olympus and ZUIKO names. The Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III is the latest Micro Four Thirds camera with a 20.4 Megapixel Live MOS sensor , in-body image stabilization with up to 7.5 stops of shake reduction and the same processor as the E-M1X.

Here is the press text from Olympus : Continue reading “Olympus Sells its Camera Business to JIP Inc”

New Meyer-Optik Görlitz MK II Lenses Now Available

The Meyer Optik Görlitz Trioplan 100mm f/2.8 II lens is now available for Canon EF, Pentax K, M42, Nikon F, Sony E, Micro Four Thirds. Fuji X and Leica L mounts.

The new Meyer Optik Görlitz lenses are already available for preorder for different DSLR and mirrorless mounts.

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