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Canon EOS RP, Nikon Z6 and Olympus E-M1X added to buying guides

We've updated our buying guides with three more cameras: the Canon EOS RP, Nikon Z6 and Olympus E-M1X.

CP+ 2019: Olympus shows super-tele zoom and 2.0 TC under glass

Olympus promised a 150-400mm F4.5 with built-in teleconverter back in January. It's an idea that starts to make sense when you see the prototype.

Olympus E-M1X versus the E-M1 II, Panasonic G9, Fujifilm X-T3 and Nikon D500

With 'Deep Learning' autofocus, crazy-fast burst speeds and refined ergonomics, the E-M1X is the most focused action and sports shooting camera that Olympus has ever made. Here's how it squares up against some key Micro Four Thirds and APS-C competitors.

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm F3.5-6.3 boasts 16.6x magnification

The Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm F3.5-6.3 is a weather-sealed 24-400mm equiv. zoom for Micro Four Thirds and will go on sale in March for $900.

Olympus 12-200mm F3.5-6.3 pre-production sample gallery

We put a pre-production version of Olympus' versatile new zoom through its paces.

DPReview TV: Olympus E-M1X video features review

Chris and Jordan recently reviewed the Olympus E-M1X as a camera for still photography. Now they're back with a whole episode about its video features. Watch to find out where this camera really excels – as well as a couple places where there's room to grow.

'Sensor size isn’t the answer' - Olympus exec explains the thinking behind E-M1X

No full frame, no way. That was the message from Aki Murata, VP of sales and marketing for Olympus America when we spoke to him late last year about the development of the new OM-D E-M1X.

Olympus OM-D E-M1X in the studio: familiar image quality, Pixel-Shift still impresses

We've been shooting with the new Olympus OM-D E-M1X for a little while now, both in and out of our studio. Our standard studio tests show that conventional stills performance is little changed from the E-M1 II, but its high-res Pixel Shift mode is still impressive.

Olympus announces limited edition OM-D E-M1 Mark II camera to celebrate 100th anniversary

Olympus has announced a special edition OM-D E-M1 Mark II camera that will feature a silver livery to commemorate its 100th anniversary.

Olympus E-M1X shooting experience

With a double grip and double batteries, the Olympus E-M1X is the company's largest mirrorless camera to date - and yet, the big story is all on the inside.

Olympus introduces durable, sports-oriented OM-D E-M1X

After several teasers, Olympus has revealed its sports-oriented OM-D E-M1X to the world. This rugged camera has a 20MP Four Thirds sensor, built-in 7-stop image stabilization, a 121-point hybrid AF system, burst shooting at up to 18 fps with continuous AF, motorsports / train / aircraft recognition and much, much more.

DPReview TV: Olympus E-M1X Review

Olympus just announced its new flagship camera, the OM-D E-M1X, and Chris and Jordan are already here with their review. Tune in to see them put this new model to the test in the frozen north, and find out what they think of it.

Olympus E-M1X Sample Gallery

Olympus has released the ultimate Micro Four Thirds sports camera in the E-M1X and we've been busy pointing it at as many fast-moving subjects as humanly possible. Peep our first samples.

Olympus developing 150-400mm F4.5 Pro lens with built-in 1.25X teleconverter

Olympus announced the development of a pro-level super-telephoto zoom the M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS Pro. This hefty lens is equivalent to 300-800mm on Micro Four Thirds bodies without the teleconverter and 375-1000mm with it. The lens will be available in 2020.

Olympus introduces 2X teleconverter, updates Micro Four Thirds roadmap

Olympus today also announced a 2X teleconverter, which is compatible with its 300mm F4 and 40-150mm F2.8 lenses, as well as the 150-400mm which is under development. The company has also released an updated lens roadmap showing what's to come.

Olympus announces weather-resistant FL-700WR flash

Arriving in late February, the FL-700WR is freezeproof, dustproof and splashproof and offers wireless radio communication to act as commander or receiver.

Olympus adds wireless flash commander FC-WR and receiver FR-WR to OM-D system

In addition to a new flashgun, Olympus has introduced new weather-resistant, wireless flash commander and receiver units.

Olympus teases upcoming sports-oriented camera once more

Olympus has published the third teaser video for its upcoming sports-oriented mirrorless camera, due for release next week.

Olympus posts second teaser for upcoming sports camera

Last week Olympus published a 20 second video teasing a sports-oriented camera that it plans on launching on January 24th. The company posted a second video which, unfortunately, reveals very little.

Olympus teases new enthusiast mirrorless camera due in January

Olympus has posted a teaser video of a high-end mirrorless camera that will be announced on January 24th.

Firmware update fixes AF-issue with Panasonic lenses on older OM-D and PEN cameras

A firmware update for several Olympus cameras fixes an AF-malfunction that can occur with the Panasonic Leica DG Elmarit 200mm F2.8 POWER OIS and Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 50-200mm F2.8-4 POWER OIS lenses.

DPReview TV: Crop sensor, pro body cameras

Not everybody wants or needs a full frame sensor, but that doesn't mean you have to give up pro-level performance on your camera. In this episode, Chris and Jordan compare four of the top performing APS-C and Micro Four Thirds models currently on the market: the Fujifilm X-T3, Nikon D500, Panasonic G9, and Olympus E-M1 Mark II.

Micro Four Thirds: 10 years on from the birth of mirrorless

Ten years ago this month Panasonic and Olympus announced a new concept called Micro Four Thirds. We're now on the brink of full-frame mirrorless from at least one major player, so perhaps it's a good time to take a look back at where it all started – and how far we've come.

You can now use Elinchrom's ELB 500 TTL light with Sony, Olympus cameras

Elinchrom has released a firmware update for its Transmitter PRO that enables Sony and Olympus users to shoot with the ELB 500 TTL strobe.

Olympus launches blue edition of the Pen E-PL9 for denim lovers

Denim lovers will be delighted to know that there is soon to be a camera that will go with all of their outfits. In honor of this ubiquitous fabric "that suits everyone" Olympus has launched a denim-blue version of the Pen E-PL9 to appeal to fashionable photographers everywhere.

DPReview TV: Waterproof camera shootout 2018

This week on DPReview TV, Chris and Jordan prepare for the summer holiday season by putting several popular waterproof cameras to the test. If you're considering a rugged camera for the beach or pool this summer, or if you just want to see what a Chris and Jordan fishing show might look like, tune in.

Olympus PEN E-PL9 headed to the US and Canada

The Olympus PEN E-PL9, that company's entry-level mirrorless camera, is coming to North America after launching just about everywhere else two months ago. The camera is now available for $599 body-only and $699 with the 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ lens.

CP+ Olympus interview: "It’s time to enhance the imaging business"

At last month's CP+ show in Yokohama, we met up with Shigemi Sugimoto, head of Olympus's imaging business unit. He explained where he sees the most opportunity for Olympus, and how his company will continue to differentiate itself from the competition.

Olympus E-PL9 sample gallery

Olympus' latest update to its light-and-compact Pen series comes in the form of the E-PL9. The camera offers some hardware and design improvements like a more substantial grip and a newer sensor capable of 4K.

Olympus offers major firmware update for OM-D E-M1 II, E-M5 II and Pen-F

Olympus has announced updates for its OM-D E-M1 Mark II, OM-D E-M5 Mark II and Pen-F cameras in the lead up to CP+ 2018. On the list of updates are improvements to the E-M1 II's Pro Capture Mode, and the addition of in-camera Focus Stacking in the E-M5 II.

Olympus announces PEN E-PL9 equipped with 4K and Bluetooth

Olympus has announced the PEN E-PL9, which offers an improved design over its predecessor (including a built-in flash,) along with 4K video capture, Bluetooth and a long-overdue Sweep Panorama feature.

Panasonic Lumix G9 vs Olympus OM-D E-M1 II

In a battle of two Micro Four Thirds flagships, which ranks supreme? We take a feature-by-feature look at the Panasonic G9 and Olympus E-M1 II's to compare their strengths and weaknesses.

'Water Torture Test' compares Canon, Nikon, Sony and Olympus weather sealing

Imaging Resource recently put the Nikon D850, Sony a7R III, Canon 5D Mark IV, and Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II through a "water torture test." Watch the video to see how the cameras coped with "moderate heavy rain and misty conditions."

The Olympus TG-5 and Nikon Coolpix W300 go to Puerto Rico

Thinking of getting a rugged or underwater camera for a tropical vacation this winter? Jose Francisco Salgado tested two popular models, the Olympus TG-5 and Nikon W300 on a trip to Puerto Rico this summer. Find out what he thinks of these two cameras.

Olympus 45mm F1.2 Pro sample gallery updated

The Olympus 45mm F1.2 is one of the company's three F1.2 lenses, promising 'feathered' bokeh wide open, and a portrait-friendly effective focal length of 90mm. Check out our updated sample gallery to see what it can do.

Olympus 17mm F1.2 Pro sample gallery

The Olympus 17mm F1.2 promises to open up new possibilities for Micro Four Thirds shooters seeking razor-thin depth-of-field and smooth, 'feathered' bokeh. Take a peek at our extensive sample gallery.

Gear of the Year 2017 - Jeff's choice: Olympus Tough TG-5

Whether it's a trip to the beach for some snorkeling or scrambling up a 10,000 ft volcano, the Olympus Tough TG-5 proved to be a great travel companion for Jeff. That's why it's his 2017 Gear of the Year.

Top 10 sample galleries of the year #7: the Olympus Tough TG-5

We're counting down our top 10 most popular sample galleries of 2017. At the #7 spot is the ready-for-any-weather Olympus Tough TG-5.

Olympus EyeTrek smart glasses pack a tiny 2.4MP camera into an AR wearable

Olympus has launched a little augmented reality system, complete with camera, that you attache to a pair of glasses. For now, it's only for industrial use, but the potential for consumer applications is definitely there.

Olympus 45mm and 17mm F1.2 Pro lenses emphasize bokeh quality

Olympus is announcing two new high-end F1.2 primes: a 17mm and 45mm. The company has paid much attention to optimizing the bokeh each lens produces, and offer Pro-series touches like weather-sealing and a snap-back focus clutch.

Hands-on with the new Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 17mm F1.2 and 45mm F1.2 Pro lenses

We take a hands-on look at the new 17mm F1.2 Pro and 45mm F1.2 Pro lenses from Olympus, a pair of fast primes that promise excellent optical performance and beautiful bokeh in a compact, lightweight package.

Olympus 45mm F1.2 Pro sample gallery

The Olympus 45mm F1.2 Pro is a 90mm equivalent that just screams to be used for portraiture. So when we found ourselves with a production-ready copy, we got right to work.

Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III Review

The Olympus OM-D E-M10 III is a gentle refresh of its predecessor. It's still a 16MP Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera, still keenly priced and still devastatingly pretty. A revision of the user interface to make it more beginner friendly and the addition of 4K video sound good, but how much difference does that make?

Video: Olympus OM-D E-M10 III 4K sample reel

The E-M10 III's decent video spec looks even better when you consider that both digital IS and 5-axis mechanical stabilization can be used while shooting 4K. Take a look at our sample reel to see what handheld 4K footage looks like.

Hands-on with the Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III

The new Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III is superficially quite similar to its predecessor, but despite inheriting many of the same features, the feature set has been tweaked to make the new camera easier – and more fun – to use.

Throwback Thursday: Olympus E-P1

With today's introduction of the OM-D E-M10 III, we thought it would be nice to jump back in time to 2009, when Olympus announced the PEN E-PL1, its first mirrorless camera.

Olympus OM-D E-M10 III offers 4K video, bigger dials and beginner-friendly UI adjustments

The E-M10 Mark III is a subtle update to Olympus' entry-level OM-D body. The addition of a TruePic VIII processor brings 4K video capture, and a ergonomic changes introduce bigger dials and a curved handgrip to the still-diminutive camera.

Worth the Weight: Ultralight backpacking photography with the Olympus PEN-F

Hiker and amateur photographer Ben Bauermeister talks about his experience taking an Olympus PEN-F on an ultralight backpacking trip. When every ounce counts, adding 2.8lbs to your pack is a serious decision.

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