Olympus is offering European customers a free FL-14 flashgun if you buy one of its E-P1 mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras before the end of January 2010. The offer is valid for both body-only and kit purchases and starts on December 12th in the UK and 15th in mainland Europe. We've added this offer to our list of holiday season promotions.

Press release:

Free flash worth £160 when you buy an Olympus E-P1 this Christmas

Lighten up your winter with E-P1. Promotion starts Saturday 12th December

For a limited time only, purchase the E-P1, European Camera of the Year and receive an FL-14 flash for free. The stylish metal flash suits the camera’s retro look and will let you expand your creative options no matter what the light conditions.

All you need to do to qualify for this promotion is buy an E-P1 (body only or any kit), before the end of January 2010, register on-line and send in your receipt and barcode until 28 February 2010. The flash will be sent out direct to your home address. For more information, please visit:

Want to shoot like a professional but are intimidated by SLRs? Olympus has the perfect tool for you: the
E-P1. Based on the Micro Four Thirds Standard, the retro-chic PEN combines point-and-shoot simplicity with high quality. Whether polished silver or snow white, the award-winning E-P1 has conquered hearts and turned heads all over Europe since it hit the stage in the summer of 2009. Olympus’ first Micro Four Thirds model mixes design, simplicity, and professional quality to utmost perfection, creating a camera which can record HD movies with Art Filters or shoot brilliant images with equal ease.