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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.


5 Of The Best Retro Digital Cameras You Can Buy

If you’re looking for a new camera, choosing one is difficult enough in the first place. If you want a camera that looks the part as well, your choice becomes more difficult, but only because you have a bevy of beauties to pick from. Here are a few of our expert choices for a top-of-the-line, retro-styled digital camera.


Watch: Olympus' Anywhere Classroom Teaches You How To Take Amazing Photos

If you’re new to photography, there is a huge range of excellent, high-quality videos on the Internet that you can use to hone your skills. Olympus has jumped on the bandwagon, with a trio of Anywhere Classroom videos that teach viewers a little about capturing arresting photos.


Olympus SH-1 Lightning Review: High End Image Stabilisation In A Point And Shoot

The Olympus SH-1 seems, at first, like any other compact point and shoot camera with a long zoom. But it includes a signature feature usually found in the company’s interchangable-lens bodies: 5-axis on-sensor image stabilisation.