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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.

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...

Sony Leads The Mirrorless Ranking In Japan, Dethrones Olympus

02/22/2015, When it comes to mirrorless cameras, despite the fact that there are so many to choose from at the moment, chances are brands such as Sony and Olympus come to mind. This is because unlike Canon and Nikon’s mirrorless efforts, Sony and Olympus have come...

The Olympus OM-D E-M5 MII Is Official

02/05/2015, About a week ago, leaked photos and specs revealed that Olympus was working on a new camera in the form of the Olympus OM-D E-M5 MII. For those who were excited to see whether the rumors of the camera were true, you’re in luck as Olympus has officially...

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 Announced

02/05/2015, Cameras for the most part are pretty delicate. After all dropping could either damage the internals, or worse still, crack the glass on a very expensive lens. However if you’d rather not have to worry about your camera breaking or getting damaged, you...

The Olympus Air Is A Camera Lens For Your Smartphone

02/05/2015, When purchasing a smartphone, a lot of people take its camera into consideration, like the quality of its images, color reproduction, autofocus speeds, optical image stabilization, and etc. For the most part high-end smartphones these days have no problem...

Alleged Olympus OM-D E-M5II Photos, Specs, Pricing Leaked

01/28/2015, DSLRs might be the default choice for professional photographers, but for the average Joe who wants quality images but doesn’t want the bulk of a DSLR, then cameras like compacts or mirrorless cameras might be a good choice. However if nothing tickles...

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Reportedly Goes Out Of Production

11/17/2014, Heads up photographers, if you had your eye on the Olympus OM-D E-M5 camera and have yet to purchase it, you might want to hurry because according to a report from 4/3 Rumors, word on the street has it that Olympus has decided to put an end to the...

Olympus Stylus 1s Camera Announced For Japan

10/31/2014, Around this time last year, Olympus announced the Stylus 1 camera, which is why we can’t say we’re too surprised to learn that Olympus has refreshed the camera by announcing the Olympus Stylus 1s. Unfortunately for photographers, it looks like the...