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Olympus's Tiny OM-D E-M10 Mark II Gets An Australian Price And Release Date

A while back, I reviewed the Olympus OM-D E-M10 and came away damn near head over heels with the small, charming camera. The new Mark II version enhances nearly every aspect of the camera, but it’s still the little friend we know and love. We now know when it’ll come to Australia, and how much it’ll cost.

A Rocket Launcher Camera Rig Shoots Photos With Deadly Precision

We’ve been giggling about Sigma’s huge, 16kg 200-500mm lens for years, mostly because the preposterous glass looks like rocket launcher that could be used to take down an aeroplane. This clever hack from Digital Camera Watch in Japan leverages the humorous resemblance between long lenses weapons to a useful end.

Watch Olympus'  Dope Image Stabilisation Work Its Shake-Free Magic

Olympus’ five-axis image stabilisation is some of the best out there. The system allows you to usable shoot images in conditions where the results would horribly shaky. This video captures a view of what the shake-free guts look like under the hood. It’s hypnotising.

Olympus E-M5 Mark II Review: The Original Retro Camera, Refined To A Tee

Beautiful retro design. Pro-level controls. So small. The Olympus OM-D E-M5 was the mirrorless camera for discerning photographers. Three years later, it’s finally getting a update in the form of the new E-M5 Mark II. It provides some welcome improvements in feel and operation, plus a flashy trick or two. Is that enough? Depends on you.

Here's The Motherlode Of New Cameras Announced This Week

The photography trade show known as CP+ is about to take place in Japan. It’s prior to this when many camera makers trot out their shiny new wares. And that they have! Here are the best of the lot so far.

Olympus Air A01 Turns Your Phone Into A Lens-Swapping 16 MP Shooter  

Olympus just announced a new Japan-only product that mimics what Sony did last year with their QX line. It’s a camera sensor and lens mount that’s controlled completely by your smartphone. The Air A01 uses a hot 16-megapixel micro four-thirds sensor and is compatible with all lenses for that system.

Olympus E-M5 Mark II: Whoa, 41 Megapixel Photos Out Of Thin Air

Small, retro, stylish: the Olympus OM-D EM-5 was one of the first mirrorless cameras to charm discerning photographers. The new E-M5 Mark II brings all that back, plus a wild new mode that magically gives you 41 megapixel images from a 16 megapixel sensor. And that’s just one of the improvements.

The Best Camera For Every Parent

If you have kids, the impulse to document every instant of their waking lives is nearly as powerful as the impulse to feed and shelter them. I’ll help you find the perfect camera to freeze those priceless moments.

5 Camera Features You Think You Want But Are Actually Bad Ideas

Camera geeks are a needy bunch. They all have their opinions and won’t hesitate to shout at manufacturers to include their pet requests. But that doesn’t mean all those requests are good ideas. Here are five commonly desired camera features that are better left to the trash heap of design.

Olympus E-PL7: Great Imaging Guts, Now With A Slick Selfie Redesign

Olympus interchangeable-lens cameras are some of the best out there, and that doesn’t change with the new Pen E-PL7. As with the E-PL5, you get amazing imaging tech crammed inside a very small body. What’s surprising is that the redesigned selfie-friendly LCD screen — usually an eye-roller feature — is so well-conceived that it’s the distinguishing new feature of the camera. That’s disappointing for a shooter from such a storied mirrorless pedigree.

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