Title fight! In one corner we have the new Olympus E-M1 Mark III. In the other is the Panasonic G9 – two years old, but sporting an impressive mid-life firmware update. Find out who wins the battle for Micro Four Thirds supremacy!
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May 22, 2020 at 13:00
There's more work to be done on our full review of the E-M1 III, but in the meantime you can now compare its studio test scene results with those of its peers.
May 20, 2020 at 18:27
The company cites poor sales volume and a struggle to increase profitability as the reasons for the decision.
May 15, 2020 at 13:00
The Olympus mju-II / Stylus Epic is a highly-coveted film camera thanks to its sharp 35mm F2.8 lens, great metering/AF and pocketable/weather-sealed body. But these days the cost of one is just too darn high!
Apr 26, 2020 at 18:58
Both companies say accounting procedures are proving difficult amidst global stay-at-home orders, making it challenging to audit their financial results in the usual timeframe. Results for both companies are pushed back by a few weeks.
'Accurate autofocus on any subject in any environment': Olympus engineer talks OM-D E-M1 Mark III AF
SponsoredApr 13, 2020 at 14:00
In this interview, Tetsuo Kikuchi, manager of Imaging System Development at Olympus Corp explains how the E-M1 Mark III's autofocus system was developed, and what it means to design a camera for demanding professionals.
Apr 3, 2020 at 12:00
The Olympus AF-10 Super is by all stretches of the imagination, a very basic film point and shoot with limited features. But sometimes limitations can inspire creative workarounds – and creative workarounds can lead to really interesting photos.
reviewMar 18, 2020 at 13:00
With a fast lens, GPS and useful tracking features, and Raw support, Olympus's flagship rugged compact continues to be the best waterproof camera on the market.
videoMar 16, 2020 at 19:29
Have you ever wondered what goes into making a camera system water-resistant? Dave Etchells of Imaging Resource has the answers for you, as well as a BTS look at a bespoke testing rig.
SponsoredMar 9, 2020 at 13:00
Join action photographer Scott Rinckenberger as he takes the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III to Coachella, to document the fascinating world of remote control jet planes.
Video: Olympus shows off incredible photos from its 150-400mm F4.5 lens, hints at further lens developments
videoMar 5, 2020 at 20:26
The incredible images were captured with the Olympus 150-400mm F4.5 lens using the built-in 1.25x extender and an external 2x extender, giving it a 2000mm (35mm equivalent) focal length.
sample galleryFeb 15, 2020 at 08:00
The DPReview TV team recently traveled to Costa Rica where they had an opportunity to shoot with the new Olympus 12-45mm F4 Pro lens. Check out their sample images in this gallery and see how it performed.
videoFeb 12, 2020 at 06:00
Chris and Jordan traveled to Costa Rica to test the new Olympus E-M1 Mark III. Will Chris survive the crocodiles? Will Jordan's audition tape for the next reboot of Baywatch make your head spin? Watch to get answers to these and other important questions.
The latest Olympus Pro lens the most diminutive yet while still retaining the lineup's high level of both build and image quality. It also looks to be a great compact companion to the company's recently released OM-D E-M5 Mark III camera.
sample galleryFeb 12, 2020 at 06:00
For our initial sample gallery from Olympus' new 12-45mm F4 Pro, we bring you images of beaches and boats in both Costa Rica and the Pacific Northwest. Oh, there are monkeys in this gallery too.
camera newsFeb 12, 2020 at 06:00
Four months after launching it in the Asia-Pacific market, Olympus is bringing its PEN E-PL10 camera system across the pond to North America.
lens newsFeb 12, 2020 at 06:00
Olympus has introduced the weather-sealed M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-45mm F4 Pro, a premium standard zoom that weighs just 254 grams (9 ounces).
Feb 12, 2020 at 06:00
Olympus has just announced the OM-D E-M1 Mark III, the latest in its line of compact pro-oriented Micro Four Thirds cameras. This new model inherits many features from the company's existing E-M1X, but in a smaller package and at a significant discount.
SponsoredJan 13, 2020 at 15:00
From rolling vineyards to redwoods and ocean views, Sonoma County is a stunning place to photograph. Join restaurateur and cyclist Remi McManus as he documents a ride through the region with the Olympus OM-D E-M5 III.
reviewDec 11, 2019 at 14:41
The Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III is the company's latest Micro Four Thirds camera; it looks great, feels great, and takes beautiful photos. There's a lot to like, but there are a few things we'd change. Find out more in our full review.
SponsoredDec 9, 2019 at 15:00
Recently, we spoke to award-winning photographer and Olympus shooter Buddy Eleazer about his work, what inspires him, and what he needs from his camera gear when shooting wildlife on safari.
Dec 5, 2019 at 14:00
Among the topics of discussion with Mr. Murata were the new OM-D E-M5 III and his company's strategy to attract professional photographers.
Nov 27, 2019 at 14:00
The three new lenses include a standard zoom and a pair of super-telephoto zoom lenses due out sometime in 2020.
Nov 15, 2019 at 17:30
Olympus has issued a statement to Chinese financial publication Sina Finance News claiming it will continue 'to work on the improvement of profitability and efficiency in these two business areas,' a direct response to a rumor that stated its imaging division would be shut down within a year.
videoOct 21, 2019 at 13:00
Olympus just announced the E-M5 III, the newest in its E-M5 line of enthusiast Micro Four Thirds cameras. In this hands-on preview, Chris and Jordan ask, "Who's it for?"
Oct 17, 2019 at 06:00
We spent 48 hours exploring the deserts of southern Utah with the E-M5 III, Olympus smallest, lightest 20MP camera. Click through to read about our experience shooting with the camera and to see what kind of photos it's capable of taking.
camera newsOct 17, 2019 at 06:00
The PEN E-PL10 remains largely unchanged from its predecessor aside from the redesigned display and a few software additions.
Sep 23, 2019 at 18:09
The latest rumor says the E-M5 III will use the same 20MP sensor as the E-M1 II and instead rely on a more powerful processor to improve image quality.
Sep 18, 2019 at 17:18
In a press release on its website, Photokina has confirmed that Leica, Nikon and Olympus have canceled their reservations for Photokina 2020.
Aug 30, 2019 at 17:09
Sony makes a massive profit on recovered share value as it sells off the rest of its post-scandal acquisition.
SponsoredAug 20, 2019 at 15:00
In this video we’ve traveled to southern Spain with the Olympus OM-D E-M1X. There, we headed for the town of Sevilla to meet up with action sports photographer Fernando Marmolejo.
Jun 19, 2019 at 06:00
Olympus has released a major firmware update for its nearly three-year-old OM-D E-M1 Mark II. Many of the additions come straight from the company's flagship E-M1X, so now you can have a camera that shares many of the same features but in a much smaller package.
Jun 19, 2019 at 06:00
Olympus has announced a 2X teleconverter designed to be used with its 40-150 F2.8 and 300mm F4 Pro lenses, as well as the 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS Pro lens currently under development. This weather-sealed teleconverter will be available is available now for $429.
May 24, 2019 at 13:00
We've updated our waterproof camera buying guide with the latest round of rugged compacts, and we've crowned a new winner as the best pick in the category: the Olympus TG-6. That is, unless you happen to find a good deal on the TG-5.
camera newsMay 22, 2019 at 06:00
The Olympus TG-5 is one of our favorite waterproof cameras, and the company today introduced the TG-6, a relatively low-key update. New features include the addition of an anti-reflective coating on the sensor, a higher-res LCD, and more underwater and macro modes.
videoMay 13, 2019 at 02:00
To celebrate being in business for a century, Olympus has shared three videos detailing the history of the company, including a special video on the creation and evolution of its imaging division.
Apr 15, 2019 at 13:00
We spoke to Shigemi Sugimoto, the head of Olympus's imaging division at the CP+ show in Yokohama. He talked to us about the appeal of Micro Four Thirds and gave some hints about the types of technology the company is looking at.
Mar 15, 2019 at 12:00
We've updated our buying guides with three more cameras: the Canon EOS RP, Nikon Z6 and Olympus E-M1X.
Mar 3, 2019 at 14:04
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.
Feb 24, 2019 at 14:00
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.
lens newsFeb 13, 2019 at 06:00
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.
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