Posts Tagged ‘Olympus’

Olympus’ New Cameras & Lenses

Olympus has introduced three new cameras and two new lenses: E-M10 as the addition for OM-D line-up; two additions for Stylus, SP-100 and TG-850; and two lenses for MFT cameras, M.ZuikoED 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 EZ and M.Zuiko 25mm f/1.8.

OM-D E-M10 is built on all-metal body and extremely compact, smaller and lighter than OM-D E-M1 at 400 [...]

Leaving Cheap, Focussing on Premium Compact & Mirrorless Cameras

The rapid and vast growth of smartphones has led to the shrinking of low-end compact camera sales. Although sometimes smartphone’s camera has no better image quality, it offers communication and online photo sharing features in its package.
“In the last two years, the selling of cheap compact cameras has been declining. According to last fiscal year, [...]

Olympus Unveils 3 New Cameras & Updates M.Zuiko 75-300mm Lens

Olympus expanded its compact camera line-up with new VR-370, VG-180, and XZ-10. The VR-370 is equipped with 16 MP CCD sensor, 12.5x super wide optical zoom lens (24-300mm) for close-up and wide-angle shots, 720p HD video with sound for capturing movies in HD quality, Dual Image Stabilization for reducing blur with fast-moving shots, 3.0” (460k [...]

New from Olympus: 2 Mirrorless Cameras & 4 Lenses

Toward Photokina 2012 in Cologne, Germany, there are two new cameras from Olympus, namely PEN E-PL5 and PEN E-PM2. Both models are from Pen series of mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras.
Quite similar, the two share the sensor and AF system of Olympus’ OM-D E-M5.  Their main differences are on size and LCD design.
Featuring all-metal body in [...]

Panasonic to Invest Large Share on Olympus

Panasonic Corp is reported to invest a large share on the trouble medical and camera company—Olympus. According to Reuters and as reported by Kyodo news agency, Panasonic is currently working on finalizing the agreement of providing up to 50 billion Yen (about $635 million).

New Olympus TG-1: Capturing Great Photos from Snow Mountain to Underwater

Olympus today has just announced its new rugged compact camera, Tough TG-1 iHS. Since it is a high-end point-and-shoot camera which is waterproof, shockproof, freezeproof, crushproof and dustproof, you can use it to shoot in such difficult situations as underwater and while climbing snow mountains.
Waterproof to 12 meters, shockproof to 2 meters, freezeproof to -10°C [...]

Former Olympus President Arrested

The former president of scandal-wracked Olympus has been arrested in Tokyo over a massive financial cover-up at the firm, Japanese media reported yesterday. Tsuyoshi Kikukawa, who has been named as a key player in a scheme to shift US$ 1.7 billion of losses from the camera-maker’s balance sheets, was taken into custody for questioning, several [...]

Japan Watchdog Investigates Olympus’ Financial Disclosure

Japan’s main securities watchdog is currently investigating Olympus past M&A deals after the company fired its president/CEO, Michael C. Woodford, just few weeks ago.

Disagreement of Method, Olympus Fires its President

The leading camera manufacturer Olympus has reported that it has dismissed its president, Michael C. Woodford—a British national—from his position. Woodford was fired after leading the company for about 8 months, starting from February 2011.

Olympus’s New SP-810UZ, the Compact Camera with the Longest Zoom in the World

Olympus is bringing a wide smile to travelers looking for a compact portable camera with long zoom to capture macro images or faraway objects. The new Olympus SP-810UZ—introduced just today—is what we may call it one of the compact cameras with the longest zoom in the world. With a 36x optical zoom, the camera allows you capture anything, even in far distance.