Olympus 2008 Camera Articles

Popular Olympus Articles for 2008

Olympus SP-570 UZ Review

The folks at Olympus pioneered the long-zoom point-and-shoot digicam with the introduction of the 10x-zoom C2100 in 2000, and they obviously believe that size really does matter. The new Olympus[...]

Olympus E-420 Review

Since the 1970s and the days of Olympus's classic OM-1 35mm SLR, the company has tended to go in the opposite direction from several other manufacturers, building a lineup that[...]

Olympus E-520 Review

Has the Olympus E-520 found the secret recipe for cooking up the perfect all-around consumer DSLR?

Olympus Stylus 1030 SW Review

The 10.1 megapixel Olympus Stylus 1030 SW is ready to go just about everywhere you want to go with a camera. This rugged camera can handle the elements and[...]

Olympus Stylus 1050 SW Review

After putting the go-anywhere Olympus Stylus 1050 SW to the test, the results are in: the camera is definitely rugged, but can the images keep up?

Olympus FE-340 Review

The Olympus FE-340 is the current mid-range model of the entry-level FE line of digital cameras from Olympus. The FE-340 is an 8 megapixel camera, with a 5x optical zoom,[...]

Olympus Zuiko ED 12-60mm f/2.8-4.0 Lens Review

When Olympus recently introduced their updated flagship E-3 DSLR, they also offered up three new zooms designed especially for that camera. The most interesting and certainly the most versatile of[...]

Olympus Stylus 1020 Review

With a 7x zoom, the 10 megapixel Olympus Stylus 1020 packs a long-reach punch not seen in many ultracompacts.

Olympus unveils rangefinder inspired Micro Four Thirds concept

At a press briefing this morning, Olympus unveiled its Micro Four Thirds concept camera. Fans of retro-rangefinder styling will be pleased with the results.

Head to Head: Nikon D60 vs. Olympus E-420

It's style versus substance as these two diminutive DSLRs face off in this month's Head to Head comparison.

Olympus slims down with Stylus 1040

The 10.1 megapixel, 3x zoom Olympus Stylus 1040 represents the slimmest - and perhaps the most stylish - Stylus ultracompact to date.

PhotoPlus Expo 2008: Wrap Up

We took our show on the road to check out the imaging industry's latest at the 2008 PDN PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo. Here's what we found...

Olympus and Panasonic join forces to develop Micro Four Thirds standard

Olympus and Panasonic have revealed details about a joint venture that has the potential to change the advanced compact camera landscape: Micro Four Thirds.

Wide-angle, 20x zoom Olympus SP-570 UZ announced

In an announcement early this morning, Olympus unveiled the presumed successor to its SP-560 18x ultra-zoom: the 20x, 10.0 megapixel SP-570 UZ. Offering a level of manual control rivaling that[...]

Olympus Stylus 850 SW, 1030 SW update “whatever-proof” camera series

Two new models in Olympus's Stylus SW series of shockproof/waterproof cameras continue the company's tradition of building devices that can stand up to the elements. The 8 megapixel Olympus Stylus[...]

Future Olympus E model, Micro Four Thirds camera previewed

Olympus is talking publicly about a pair of new cameras - a new E-system model and a Micro Four Thirds product - that will be previewed as concepts this week

Olympus E-30 First Thoughts

The "prosumer" Olympus E-30 isn't scheduled to hit retailers until next month, but we've spent the last few days shooting with a production version of the new model.

Olympus rolls out new FE-series ultracompacts

Olympus has expanded its popular, cost-conscious FE line today with the addition of the super-slim Olympus FE-360 and the 5x zoom FE-370.

Olympus goes ultra-small with 20x zoom SP-565 UZ

Olympus has taken the performance and specs of one of our favorite ultrazooms, the SP-570 UZ, and put it all in a more compact package: the Olympus SP-565 UZ. [...]

PMA 2008: Thursday Wrap-Up

Meetings and press conferences were the order of the day today. While we've already reported on the most high-profile news of the day, several other odds and ends - including[...]