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Olympus adds an HD LCD to the TG-5 and calls it the TG-6

Two years ago, Olympus announced the Tough TG-5 rugged compact camera. And it was a pretty good camera for what it was. An underwater compact, with a 12-megapixel BSI CMOS sensor capable of shooting 4K video and 1080p at up to 120 frames per second. It was so good, that Olympus has essentially released the […] The post Olympus adds an HD LCD to the TG-5 and calls it the TG-6 appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Gear, Olympus, Rugged, Tough, Compact Camera, Gear Announcement, Olympus TG-6


Olympus launches Tough TG-6 waterproof compact, and we’re not entirely sure why

With a spec sheet nearly identical to that of its predecessor, we're having a hard time figuring out what's new about the Olympus Tough TG-6. A new flash diffuser and fisheye adapter were also announced. The post Olympus launches Tough TG-6 waterproof compact, and we’re not entirely sure why appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Outdoors, Photography, News, Trends, Olympus, Waterproof Camera, Point-and-shoot Camera, Olympus Tough TG-6


Leica has released a Special Edition “100 jahre bauhaus” Leica CL

Olympus isn’t the only one celebrating their 100th birthday this year. 2019 also marks 100 years since the founding of the Bauhaus school of art and design in Germany. And to mark the occasion, Leica has released a Special Edition “100 jahre bauhaus” Leica CL camera with silver Elmarit-TL 18mm f/2.8 ASPH lens. It’s essentially […] The post Leica has released a Special Edition “100 jahre bauhaus” Leica CL appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, News, Germany, Olympus, Bauhaus, Special Edition, Leica, Leica CL


Angel Has Fallen Trailer: Gerard Butler Returns as Mike Banning

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Angel Has Fallen Trailer: Gerard Butler returns as Mike Banning Lionsgate has revealed the trailer for the action film Angel Has Fallen, the third film starring Gerard Butler (300) as Secret Service Agent Mike Banning. Check out the Angel Has Fallen trailer below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { ...
Tags: London, Movies, White House, Olympus, Morgan Freeman, Gerard Butler, Jada Pinkett Smith, John Thompson, Mike Banning, Ric Roman Waugh, Movie News, Creighton Rothenberger, Angel Has Fallen, Mark Gill Matt O'Toole Alan Siegel, Trevor Short, Piper Perabo Covert Affairs


Slim LED Transmitted Light Illumination Base with Turret System Expands Observation and Contrast Options for SZX/SZ/MVX10 Microscopes

Users of Olympus’ SZX™ and SZ™ series stereo microscopes and the MVX10 fluorescence microscope can expand their observation capabilities thanks to a new slim 41.5 mm (1.6 in.) LED transmitted light illumination base.
Tags: Health, Olympus


Olympus marks its 100th anniversary with this documentary detailing their 100 year evolution

Founded in Tokyo, Japan by Takeshi Yamashita in October 1919, Olympus is celebrating its 100th birthday this October. To mark this momentous anniversary, Olympus has released the above short film detailing its history and evolution over the past century. In the video, Olympus pioneers, a used camera shop technician, and Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer, Jay Dickman, share their […] The post Olympus marks its 100th anniversary with this documentary detailing their 100 year evolution appeared f...
Tags: Photography, News, Olympus, Tokyo Japan, Jay Dickman, 100th Ann, Takeshi Yamashita


Is Canon On To Something Here? The Elusive Fun Factor

Canon EOS RP and RF 35mm ƒ/1.8 IS lens.Photo courtesy Canon Ireland. In the previous post I asked my old friend Josh Hawkins (former camera store manager, longtime photojournalist) how he likes his new Canon EOS RP (at $1,299 the lowest-priced full-frame camera ever) and this morning he answered: "I’m really enjoying it. I’m used to using Canon in live view a lot. Focus at ƒ/1.4 is much better in live view, so it’s a really small step for me to use it all the time. I’m a much more flippant ph...
Tags: Photography, Microsoft, New, Cameras, Olympus, Charles, Nikon, Cuba, Mercedes, Canon, Havana, Pentax, Charles Harbutt, Peter, Ricoh, Michael Johnston


Slim LED transmitted light illumination base expands observation capabilities of SZX/SZ/MVX10 microscopes

Users of Olympus’ SZX™ and SZ™ series stereo microscopes and the MVX10 fluorescence microscope can expand their observation capabilities thanks to a new slim 41.5 mm (1.6 in.) LED transmitted light illumination base.
Tags: Health, Olympus


The Very Best Camera Deal In the Entire Universe Right at This Moment

Beat this Submitted for your approval: my candidate for the best all-around bang-for-buck bargain in the entire camera universe right now, the Fujifilm X-H1 with battery grip for $1,299. Big investmentThe X-H1 appears to be an example of the "928 paradigm." The Porsche 928 was introduced in 1978 to replace the aging and technologically questionable 911, which had been very popular as a status symbol during the 1960s and early '70s. But sales had declined as the '70s wore on. Flush with cash, ...
Tags: Photography, Japan, New, Cameras, Porsche, Sony, Olympus, Panasonic, Nikon, Canon, Fuji, James, Zeiss, Michael Johnston, Don, Mike


Faltering?

The compact camera market is in free-fall. Outside of specialty gizmos like "ruggedized" cameras that can film underwater or various superzooms, there's hardly a reason to buy a pocket camera for most people these days, given the capabilities of the typical cell cam.The larger-sensor ILC (interchangeable lens camera) market is cooling, too, albeit at a slightly slower pace. But even freshly-launched, much-hyped offerings from biggies like Canon, Nikon*, and Olympus are featuring incentives to so...
Tags: Guns, Olympus, Tam, Canon Nikon, Pickcher Takin


I finally did it… I switched to mirrorless

Yes, I said it!!! I sold my DSLRs and bought a brand new, out of the box, mirrorless camera body. Here is the last of my “DSLR to mirrorless” journey articles with (of course!) the big announcement of who between the Olympus OM-D E-M1X or the Sony a9 stole my heart! If you haven’t been […] The post I finally did it… I switched to mirrorless appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Gear, Sony, Olympus, Dslr, Mirrorless, Sony A9, Michèle Grenier


What’s streaming on Netflix in May

May is here, and that’s the only reason we need to bingewatch some new shows and movies. Like “Wine Country,” the comedy directed by Amy Poehler that also stars with Maya Rudolph, Rachel Dratch, Ana Gasteyer, and Tina Fey. The movie follows a group of friends who reunite during a vacation in Napa Valley and reconsider the choices they have made in their lives. Then there is the dark comedy series, “Dead To Me,” about a stressed-out widow (Christina Applegate) and a free spirit (Linda Cardellini)...
Tags: New York, Movies, Guantanamo Bay, Congress, Disney, West Virginia, Sport, Rome, Netflix, Things To Do, Soccer, Missouri, Amy Poehler, Tina Fey, Olympus, Nevada


Assisted reproductive technology solution from Olympus increases the efficiency of ICSI

The Olympus IX73SC inverted microscope system is an assisted reproductive technology (ART) solution that facilitates and even eliminates steps in the intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) workflow as part of the in vitro fertilization (IVF) process.
Tags: Health, Olympus


New Netflix May 2019 Movie and TV Titles Announced

New Netflix May 2019 movie and TV titles announced The Netflix May 2019 movies and TV titles have been announced and can be viewed below! All Netflix May 2019 titles and dates are subject to change. You can also view the titles disappearing from Netflix in May underneath. Which Netflix titles are you looking forward to and which are you sad to see leaving the service? Sound off in the comments below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; ...
Tags: TV, Movies, Guantanamo Bay, Mexico, Russia, New York City, Nigeria, Disney, US, Pete Seeger, America, Los Angeles, Spain, Society, Mit, Rome


Earn more likes on your photos with the best cameras for Instagram

Looking to snap better Instagrams? Instagram doesn't demand high-resolution files, but upgrading your camera can deliver better bokeh and low-light quality. Here our the best cameras for Instagram. The post Earn more likes on your photos with the best cameras for Instagram appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Photography, Instagram, Trends, Social Media, Sony, Olympus, Best Cameras


Sharp is officially joining the Micro Four Thirds system

Shortly after displaying its consumer 8K MFT camera prototype at CES 2019, Sharp has announced that it’s officially joining the Micro Four Thirds market. Along with Olympus and Panasonic, Sharp will now also add MFT products to their lineup. As Tech Radar notes, there was a slight decline in the MFT camera market in 2018. […] The post Sharp is officially joining the Micro Four Thirds system appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Gear, Sharp, Olympus, MFT, Micro Four Thirds, 8k Video, 8K, CES 2019, NAB 2019, Panasonic Sharp


Olympus offers advantages of light sheet microscopy and high-quality optics in Alpha³ system

Olympus Corporation today announced the addition of the Alpha³ light sheet microscope to its Life Sciences line of high-quality and high-performance optics products.
Tags: Health, Olympus, Life Sciences, Olympus Corporation


No, Olympus is NOT selling their camera business

Rumours were flying earlier this month out of Japan saying that Olympus wasn’t having a great time right now. In fact, they suggested Olympus was having such a bad time that they were considering leaving the digital camera market. Well, now, according to a report on SankeiBiz, the Olympus president-elect, Yasuo Takeuchi, has stated with a […] The post No, Olympus is NOT selling their camera business appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Japan, News, Revenue, Loss, Olympus, Market, Digital Camera, SankeiBiz, Camera Manufacturer, Yasuo Takeuchi


Leonard Green sells Tank Holding back to Olympus Partners

Olympus Partners has acquired Tank Holding Corp for a second time. Financial terms weren’t announced. Leonard Green Partners is the seller. Tank makes and markets rotationally molded polyethylene tanks and containers under the brand names of Norwesco, Snyder, Bonar, Stratis and Bushman. PRESS RELEASE Market Tanks! As Does Olympus’ Newest Acquisition STAMFORD, Conn., March 26, 2019 — Olympus Partners (Olympus) has acquired Tank Holding Corp (Tank) for the second time in a decade. The private equi...
Tags: Trends, Olympus, North America, Tank, Kirkland Ellis, Stamford, Leonard Green, Bushman, PE Deals, Leonard Green Partners, Olympus Partners, The Tank, LGP, Industrial/Manufacturing, Tank Holding Corp, Norwesco Snyder Bonar Stratis


Olympus whistleblower Woodford wins London pensions lawsuit

The former CEO of Olympus, who blew the whistle on a $1.7 billion accounting scandal at the Japanese medical equipment maker in 2011, has won a London court battle over alleged wrongdoing linked to his 64-million-pound ($85-million) pension.
Tags: London, Money, businessNews, Olympus, Woodford


Olympus OM-D E-M1X

Olympus’s pricey new flagship gets a hell of a lot right
Tags: Olympus, Product


DS Smith sells plastics division to Olympus

DS Smith said March 6 that it agreed to sell its plastics division to Olympus Partners for an enterprise value of $585 million. The plastics division comprises the plastics operations of DS Smith, including flexible plastics, rigid plastics and foam products. DS Smith expects net proceeds after taxation, transaction adjustments and expenses of approximately 400 million pounds. PRESS RELEASE DS Smith Plc – Sale of Plastics Division and Trading Update 6 March 2019 Sale of Plastics division for $58...
Tags: US, Trends, Olympus, Group, DS Smith, Board, Plastics, EBITDA, PE Deals, Olympus Partners, DS Smith plc, Industrial/Manufacturing, Smith Plc Sale of Plastics Division, Europac, Miles Roberts Group Chief Executive


Olympus could be leaving the digital camera market, reports say

According to the latest reports, Olympus is doing badly. And it’s so bad, that the company could even leave the digital camera market. Reportedly, the company’s activist shareholders could force Olympus to exit the market and go into a different direction. The 4/3 Addict writes that Olympus’ financial results for the Q3 of 2018 were […] The post Olympus could be leaving the digital camera market, reports say appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, News, Revenue, Loss, Olympus, Market, Digital Camera, Camera Manufacturer


Olympus improves access to science education through BioBus collaboration

Olympus is proud to support the BioBus program, two mobile science laboratories that operate with a mission “to help minority, female, and low-income K–12 and college students in New York City discover, explore, and pursue science.”
Tags: Health, New York City, Olympus


Bundle up to save big on Canon and Nikon DSLRs, waterproof cameras

Looking for a beginner's DSLR, an advanced compact or a waterproof, compact camera? Walmart has several camera bundles on sale, which means you don't even have to add a memory card to the cart. The post Bundle up to save big on Canon and Nikon DSLRs, waterproof cameras appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Deals, Photography, News, Trends, Walmart, Olympus, Nikon, Canon, Camera Deals


Olympus M.Zuiko 12-100mm F4.0 IS Pro review

The Olympus M.Zuiko 12-100mm F4 IS Pro packs a versatile zoom range, great close-up capabilities, and impressive optical stabilization inside a single lens. But can one lens really do it all, or is it too good to be true? The post Olympus M.Zuiko 12-100mm F4.0 IS Pro review appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Photography, Trends, Olympus, Zuiko, Zoom Lens, Micro Four-Thirds


These Olympus commercials from the 1980s show that attitudes towards gear never really change

Those of us in the UK who grew up in the 1980s will mostly remember George Cole as the lovable rogue Arthur Daley in the TV show Minder, which ran from 1979 until 1994. But this wasn’t all he was doing. In the ’80s, he was also moonlighting in adverts for Olympus, along with legendary […] The post These Olympus commercials from the 1980s show that attitudes towards gear never really change appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, UK, News, Olympus, Commercial, Advertisement, David Bailey, Arthur Daley, George Cole


Olympus packs an enormous zoom ability in its latest interchangeable lens

The Olympus Digital ED M.Zuiko 12-200mm F/3.5-6.3 has the widest zoom range of any interchangeable lens with a 16.6x zoom. The lens, which covers a 24-400mm equivalent, is also weather sealed. The post Olympus packs an enormous zoom ability in its latest interchangeable lens appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Photography, News, Trends, Olympus, Zoom Lens, Micro Four-Thirds, Olympus Digital ED M Zuiko


24 Of The Best Mirrorless Camera Accessories To Add To Your Camera Bag

Mirrorless cameras are lightweight and are continuously evolving to match the performance of your heavier DSLR, so here are the best mirrorless camera accessories to add to your camera bag. Mirrorless cameras have gained huge popularity recently that many photographers have moved from DSLR to mirrorless even for their professional works. There are so many good manufacturers that make good quality accessories for mirrorless cameras in general, apart for the camera manufacturers themselves. So the...
Tags: Photography, Gear, Sony, Olympus, Panasonic, Dslr, Power Bank, Ona, Tiffen, BeFree, BlackRapid, Newmowa, Ravpower Anker, Fujifilm Sony Panasonic, Billingham Hadley Small Camera, Anwenk