Cheap Photo: Olympus Drops OM-D E-M1 Price Even More

The Olympus OM-D E-M1 has been one of the top still image focused Micro Four Thirds cameras on the market for some time now. It had been on sale for $200 off for a while now, but today Olympus dropped it even further, another $100 in fact, for a cool $300 in savings off the usual price.

“In many ways, the Olympus OMD EM1 is the perfect Micro Four Thirds camera and can even be said to be the perfect mirrorless camera. It is weather sealed, has WiFi transmission for future forward photographers, excellent image quality, and  stellar RAW file versatility…” — Read Our Full Review

  1. Olympus OM-D E-M1 – Save $300Get It

Top Brand Deal Quick Links: CanonNikonSonyFujifilmTamronSigma 

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Cheap Photo: EM-1 Savings & Return of the Running List

Olympus’s OM-D E-M1 is a known gem of the Micro Four Thirds system, offering some great features in an attractive package, and currently – for a really great price too.

In many ways, the Olympus OMD EM1 is the perfect Micro Four Thirds camera and can even be said to be the perfect mirrorless camera. It is weather sealed, has WiFi transmission for future forward photographers, excellent image quality, stellar RAW file versatility in the hands of a specialized colorist, good autofocus, focus peaking, functional timelapse shooting, and lots more features that will appeal to photographers.. — Read our full review here

Interested? You can pick one up for a cool $200 off over on Amazon right now. Here are several other notable deals…

  • Olympus 40-150mm F/2.8 (Save $200) – Deal
  • 10 Pack – 8GB Wooden USB Drives – Deal
  • Rokinon 50mm T/1.5 (Save $~$48) – Deal

Top Brand Deal Quick Links: CanonNikonSonyFujifilmTamronSigma 

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Olympus is Keeping it Simple with the Stylus SH-2

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Olympus is slated to release the Stylus SH-2, its successor to the Stylus SH-1. Like the SH-1 before it, the SH-2 something of a compact superzoom wunderkind with its 24x optical zoom, which is a 35mm-equivalent 25-600mm focal range. It also comes with 5-axis image stabilization, a function that lit up the blogosphere when the Sony a7II was on the rise, the SH-1 has the OMD-EM1 as its basis for that. It has a 16MP 1/2.3″ sensor as well as built-in wi-fi and HD video. On paper at least, it looks like it’ll be a swell choice for enthusiasts, travelers and street shooters.

It’s a premium compact for a not-so-premium price at $399.99. It will be available in black and silver in April. Head on for a full spec list and image samples.

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DxOMark: Panasonic GH4 Has The Best Micro Four Thirds Sensor Yet

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DxOMark have just finished testing the Panasonic GH4 (or rather, its sensor,) and their results are hardly surprising. As it turns out, the GH4 is the best Micro Four Thirds camera currently available when it comes to pure sensor performance. With a total score of 74, it is three points ahead of its predecessor, the GH3, and even outperforms the acclaimed Olympus OM-D E-M1 by one point.

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The Phoblographer’s Top Ten Stories of 2013

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Wow, is it December already? Another year went by so quickly, it’s almost unreal. In retrospective, 2013 was a great year for The Phoblographer. We saw a couple of great new additions to our staff, while unfortunately we had to let go of others. But first and foremost, we saw our visitor numbers on the site as well as our facebook following grow exponentially, and for that we’re super thankful to you, our readers. Because without you, this site wouldn’t be what it is. And without you, what we do here at The Phoblographer wouldn’t have any meaning. So let’s take a look back at our ten most popular posts of 2013, which were in part responsible for our great visitor numbers this year. And if you haven’t already read them all, then we recommend you grab a cup of coffe, lean back, and enjoy!

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Olympus Announces OM-D E-M1 High-End Micro Four Thirds Camera and 12-40mm f2.8 Pro Lens

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Editor’s Note: Be sure to see our first impressions as well

Yup, all the rumors you read were true. Today, Olympus announces the OM-D E-M1, the high-end Micro Four Thirds camera, and along with it the M.Zuiko 12-40mm f2.8 pro lens. Both items are marketed at the high-end crowd, i.e. the professional photographer as well as the seriously serious amateur/hobbyist. But more than that, the E-M1 is also Olympus’ answer to the call for a worthy successor to the E-5, the company’s last Four Thirds DSLR. Sporting a hybrid phase-detection/contrast autofocus, the E-M1 can focus both Four Thirds (via adapter) as well as Micro Four Thirds lenses quickly and accurately. Apart from that, Olympus packed a whole lot of other innovations into the E-M1. Details after the break.

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