Get Black Friday Prices Now On Olympus Cameras and Lenses

The beautiful Pen-F is just $899, and many other Olympus cameras and lenses have deep discounts.

Olympus has blown up their regular pricing by starting their Black Friday sales early. Right now, the simply stunning Olympus Pen F can be yours for just $899. The OM-D E-M1 II is just $899, the E-M1 III is only $1,399, and the small, incredibly yet fun E-PL10 is just $449. You can get the incredibly weather-sealed OM-D E-M5 III for only $899! That’s the lowest price we’ve ever seen on this camera. Even the new E-M10 IV is on sale. It’s only $549. There are camera and lens bundles that can save you more too. Need some new Olympus lenses? You can save $150 on the Olympus 17mm f1.2, the 25mm f1.2 Pro, and the 45mm f1.2 Pro. These are just a few of the deals on Olympus cameras and lenses. We have plenty more for you after the break.

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9 Lenses That Will Turn the Olympus E-M1 III into a Portrait Powerhouse

If you plan on using the Olympus E-M1 III for portrait photography, these are the lenses that should be in your collection.

Many photographers would have you believe the Micro Four Thirds platform isn’t suitable for professional portrait work, but this is fake news. The M4/3 system is excellent for portraits, and the E-M1 III has the best implementation of face and eye AF the platform has ever seen. There are also a plethora of pro-grade lenses that will make the Olympus E-M1 III shine. After the break, we will take a quick look at some fast lenses that will help you create portraits both you and your clients will absolutely love.

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REVIEW: Olympus 17mm F1.2 PRO (Micro Four Thirds)

F1.2 is an aperture that turns heads, and thats exactly what the Olympus 17mm F1.2 PRO does. But is it worth it?

There are a lot of really impressive things about the [amazon_textlink asin=’B0767MMV1Q’ text=’Olympus 17mm F1.2 PRO’ template=’ProductLink’ store=’thephobl-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’803798f3-fa34-11e7-9492-17a3b961c02e’], one of them being obvious – that f1.2 aperture. It is something not many OEM brands are doing these days – breaking that F1.4 barrier. In the case of Olympus it’s likely more about necessity than actually wanting to do it (in order to compete with the look of larger sensor cameras Olympus must push their optics to the extreme).

But is the Olympus 17mm F1.2 PRO simply a gimmick to grab the headlines in hopes of bringing in more business, or is this lens one that stands on its own merit and deserves to be in the kit of serious Micro Four Thirds photographers? Let’s get into the review and you can see for yourself.

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