Olympus OM-D Review

Olympus OM-D revealed

Three years after making its first entrance into the compact system camera arena with the PEN E-P1, Olympus has gone back to its roots again to produce the OM-D, with its retro styling owed to its analogue predecessor.

Inside the camera are an all new 16 million pixel Live MOS Four Thirds sensor and TruePic VI image processor, which Olympus says is designed to give better low light performance and higher dynamic range than previous Micro Four Thirds cameras in its line-up.

Find out inside what score it got from our testing team.

Olympus unveils retro ‘film’ SD cards

Olympus unveils retro 'film' SD cards

Olympus has launched a new range of SDHC cards to complement the new Olympus OM-D.

The cards, which have been designed for use by those who miss the “authenticity” of using film, will be available in either black and white or colour variations. Anybody purchasing the black and white variation will be limited to shooting in monochrome.

Video: Olympus OM-D E-M5 hands-on review

Olympus OM-D revealed

In between Strictly Come Dancing revivals at Focus On Imaging we managed to get some time alone with the Olympus OM-D E-M5.

The 16-megapixel E-M5, announced last month, is the first camera in the new Olympus OM-D line – with rumours of an OM-D Pro possibly to come.

Watch our initial hands-on review of the Olympus OM-D, with a full review to follow soon.

Strictly stars to waltz with Olympus at Focus On Imaging show

Strictly Come Dancing stars to celebrate Olympus OM-D launch at Focus

Strictly Come Dancing stars James and Ola Jordan will be making a special appearance at Olympus’s stand at next month’s Focus On Imaging show.

The pair will be on hand to help celebrate the unveiling of the much-discussed Olympus OM-D range by putting on several performances and taking part in a Q and A as part of Olympus’s programme at the four-day photography event.

OMG! Olympus OM-D brings sexy back with EVF, FAST AF

Olympus OM-D revealed

Olympus has unveiled its long-speculated OM-styled Micro Four Thirds camera, presenting the OM-D (officially the Olympus OM-D E-M5) to the world.

Its design based on Olympus’s classic OM series, the 16.1-megapixel OM-D – not to be confused with OMD – is housed in a dust- and splash-proof magnesium alloy body and boasts what Olympus claims are several world firsts.