Olympus Tough TG-3
Announced Mar 31, 2014 •
16 megapixels | 3″ screen | 25 – 100 mm (4×)
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I just got my new TG-3 and it will only focus when the zoom is fully wide. As soon as I zoom in, even a little, it doesn't even seem to attempt to focus. I've looked and tried everything I can find in the menus and have even tried a settings reset a few times to no avail. I am not an amateur. I own a TG-2, XZ-1, XZ-2 and several SLRs. Seems like I got a bad camera but hopefully someone will tell me different. Thanks
Just purchased a TG-3 and am having fun with the different functions. The GPS and barometric readouts work fine and are reasonably accurate - but - the altitude readout is 100 meters off. Where I live in Canada it is about 200 meters above sea level but the camera indicates 90 meters. Not a major problem as the camera works great for what I need it to do. Has anyone else with a TG-3 bothered to check out the accuracy of the altimeter? TIA --polarpics
I'm dropping in from M43 land because we are planning an extended vacation to Florida and plus a Bahamas cruise. Plan do some snorkeling in the Bahamas plus lots of beach and pool time. While my main travel camera will still be my E-M10, I want a waterproof backup for the water, the beach, and poolside. Looking for opinions for and against either of these cameras.
I am trying to understand my new TG3 settings and hope that someone might have some answers.First, my camera will suddenly start taking dark photos despite it being broad daylight. Its seems to be random, but pretty frustrating.Second, the flash rarely ever works, no matter what setting its on. I've forced it to flash in backlit mode a time or two, but never on its own in auto. I understand that the flash settings are not available with some settings, but again, its never when i need...
Dear reader, I'm in the market for some relatively affordable underwater photography gear. Please note that whatever it is I'm going to purchase, it will be used mainly for underwater photography (and maybe heavy rain). For everything else, I will be using my Sony Alpha 6000. I recently read the article about compact waterproof cameras. In that article, the Olympus Tough TG-3 stood out. However, people in the comments don't seem to be enthusiastic about these types of cameras, which made me...
Hey guys, I would like your expert opinion. I was only checking the reviews, but I would like to hear from an expert that knows every number in the specs or have experience with these cameras. Basically, looking for a gps enabled waterproof camera. I found the following ones: - Canon PowerShot D30 - Olympus TG-3 - Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 - Nikon COOLPIX AW120 Which one is the best option based on specs/experience and why? Other suggestions (newer models, better, etc.) are welcome too, however...
I ordered the TG-3 in March and still have not received it. It was ordered from Adorama and they state they don't know when it will be available. This is for my son who is deployed with the Army and I would really like to get it shipped to him. Any idea when this camera will be widely available?