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 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 E-520 Review

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

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 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.

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 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.

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 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[...]

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[...]

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.

Head to Head: Fujifilm FinePix S8100fd vs. Olympus SP-570 UZ

Kings of the mega-ultrazoom realm, the Fujifilm FinePix S8100fd and the Olympus SP-570 UZ square off in this month's Head to Head comparison.

Olympus E-30 launched: hands-on video preview

Olympus rolled out a new advanced amateur DSLR today with the launch of the 12.3 megapixel E-30. We have an exclusive video preview of this fresh prosumer camera.

Olympus E-520 First Thoughts

The Olympus E-520 is the latest DSLR to join the manufacturer's lineup, offering some generally light upgrades to the E-510's basic platform. Even though it's not a major overhaul of[...]