Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III is on the way, reassures Olympus

After four years, it appears that the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II is finally getting a successor. In a recent interview, the company confirmed that the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III is on the way. 

With 2018 marking the tenth anniversary of the Micro Four Thirds standard, it was widely anticipated that a new iteration of the E-M5 – the first in Olympus' OM-D line of mid-range DSLR-styled cameras – would see a celebratory release.

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.