Olympus PEN EPL7 review

The Olympus EPL7 is a mid-range mirrorless with a flip-up screen, Wifi and built-in stabilization. But is it your best bet for the money?…

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Olympus 40-150mm f2.8 review

The Olympus 40-150mm f2.8 is a high-end tele zoom for Micro Four Thirds bodies. Ideal for portraits, weddings and close range action or wildlife.…

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Olympus TOUGH TG-2 review

Olympus has a well-deserved reputation as one of the pioneers of rugged compact cameras. Though the company has been producing waterproof cameras for a lot longer, the popular TOUGH series was launched in 2009. The TOUGH TG-2 was launched in January 2013 and replaces the TOUGH TG-1 which at that point was less than a…

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Olympus STYLUS 1

The Olympus STYLUS 1 is a DSLR-styled but compact bridge camera with a 10.7x 28-300mm range, constant f2.8 aperture, built-in viewfinder and a larger sensor than most rival models. Announced in October 2013 it represents a new product line for Olympus although the company has considerable experience with super-zoom cameras. At first glance the STYLUS…

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Olympus OMD EM10

The Olympus OMD EM10 is a mid-range mirrorless camera based on the Micro Four Thirds standard. Announced at the end of January 2014, it’s the third OMD model from Olympus, which means it’s styled like a mini-DSLR with a centrally-positioned viewfinder hump. Rather than replacing the existing EM5 or slotting between it and the flagship…

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Olympus OMD EM1 review

The Olympus EM1 is the flagship model in the OMD range and one of the best mirrorless cameras I’ve tested. Find out why.…

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Olympus PEN E-P5 review

The Olympus PEN E-P5 is a mirror-less compact system camera based on the Micro Four Thirds standard. Announced in May 2013, it’s the successor to the E-P3 launched two years previously, which makes it the new flagship in the Olympus PEN series. Note the PEN series are smaller models without built-in viewfinders, while the OM-D…

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Olympus XZ-2 review

The Olympus XZ-2 is a compact aimed at the demands of enthusiasts. Successor to the XZ-1, it sports the same 28-112mm equivalent 4x zoom with a bright f1.8-2.5 maximum aperture, but swaps its predecessor’s 1/1.63in 10 Megapixel CCD sensor with a 1/1.7in CMOS chip with 12 Megapixels. The processor is also updated to the latest…

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Olympus PEN E-PL5 review

The Olympus PEN E-PL5 is a mid-range mirror-less compact system camera (CSC) with a 16 Megapixel sensor and a 3in articulated touch screen. Like all Olympus CSCs, the PEN E-PL5 employs the Micro Four Thirds standard and this model sits in the middle of the retro-styled PEN range between the entry-level PEN Mini E-PM2 and…

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