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Olympus Corporation is a Japanese manufacturer of optics and reprography products, as well as precision machinery and instruments based in Tokyo, Japan. Olympus was founded in the year 1919 by Takeshi Yamashita and was previously named "Takachiho Seisakush" which was derived from Mt. Takachiho. The company then changed its name to the Greek mythology-inspired Olympus Optical Co., Ltd. in 1949 to "reflect its strong aspiration to create high-quality, world-famous products." And after many years of existence, the company eventually opted for the much simpler name Olympus Corporation in 2003. Olympus's products include digital cameras (like the OM-D E-M5), film cameras, lenses, voice recorders, and digital audio players.

Ubergizmo’s Best of IFA 2017

09/04/2017, Another IFA came and went, and long with it hundreds of products were launched and demonstrated. It was a fantastic show, but it can be overwhelming. We picked what we think was the best product that debuted, and in no particular order, here are the Best...

Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III Camera Announced

08/31/2017, #IFA2017 – DSLRs take great photos, but the only drawback to the design of DSLR cameras is that even the smaller models can be rather bulky. This is versus mirrorless cameras which tend to offer up similar, if not sometimes better performance but in...

Olympus Tough TG-5 Rugged Compact Camera Launched

05/17/2017, Cameras come in various shapes and sizes and if you’re looking for a camera that can withstand a drop or two or maybe a splash of water, not to worry as Olympus has you covered. The company has recently announced its latest rugged compact in the form of...

Olympus PEN E-PL8 Is An Entry-Level Mirrorless Camera

09/19/2016, If you’re looking to get into photography but would rather not purchase a DSLR, the next best thing would probably to go mirrorless. Now there are many mirrorless cameras out there from the likes of Fujifilm, Sony, Panasonic, Canon, Nikon, and so on,...

Apple Adds RAW Support To OS X For 15 DSLR Cameras

06/24/2016, For professional photographers, shooting in RAW during an assignment is almost always the standard operating procedure. For those who aren’t professionals, the reason for shooting in RAW is that it doesn’t get processed by the camera’s image...

Olympus Unveils Its Toughest Action Camera To Date

05/24/2016, There is a reason why a lot of people favor GoPros when it comes to action cameras. They are small, light, and its design allows it to be mounted to a variety of surfaces. The only downside is that if you wanted to protect it from the elements, you would...

Olympus PEN-F’s Release Has Been Delayed

02/25/2016, If you are a fan of mirrorless cameras, you might have heard that Olympus launched the PEN-F last month. The camera was initially scheduled for a release next month (no word on when exactly), but unfortunately it seems that the camera’s release has been...

Olympus PEN-F Officially Announced

01/27/2016, A couple of weeks ago, we reported that leaked images revealed the upcoming Olympus PEN-F interchangeable lens camera. Turns out that the leaked images were right on the money because Olympus has since officially announced and confirmed their latest...

Alleged Photo Of Upcoming Olympus PEN-F Camera Leaked

01/14/2016, We know that in the mirrorless camera front, Sony is advertising the heck out of their A7-series of mirrorless cameras, and rightfully so. These are full-frame mirrorless cameras which is really the first of its kind, so it is understandable as to why...

Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II Oficially Announced

08/24/2015, The Olympus OM-D  E-M10, released  in February 2014, was the last addition to the OM-D  E-M series launched by Olympus back in 2012 with the OM-D  E-M5 , a modern interpretation of the famous OM Series that Olympus launched in 1972. The OM-D M5 Mark 2...

Olympus AIR A01 Smartphone-Controlled Camera

06/30/2015, Olympus just announced its AIR A01 camera, which is basically a lens, which is operated wirelessly from a smart device. The idea is to get rid of the phone’s body and use a smartphone as a “brain” to capture and edit photos. The AIR A01 brings what...

Mirrorless Camera Sales In The US Up By 16.5%

06/05/2015, When it comes to mirrorless cameras, there are plenty of players in the field. We have mirrorless cameras from the likes of Nikon, Canon, Fujifilm, Olympus, and Sony, just to name a few, and while all of them make perfectly good cameras in their own...

Limited Edition Olympus OM-D E-M5 II In Titanium Announced

05/12/2015, If there’s one thing we like about Olympus’ cameras is that for the most part, they tend to sport a rather retro look which brings back a somewhat classic feel. Now if you were thinking of getting a new Olympus camera and you have been eyeing the...

Olympus Stylus 1s Offers Slight Improvement Over Its Predecessor

04/13/2015, It was in October last year that we brought you word about the announcement of the Olympus Stylus 1s over in the Land of the Rising Sun. Well, it was reported then that the Olympus Stylus 1s would go up for sale the month after that, and what of those of...