Deal Alert: Now Is a Great Time to Buy Olympus Lenses, Especially Primes

These savings on the Pen F, the E-M1X, the E-M1 III, and tons of Pro Olympus lenses and cameras are hard to ignore.

If you have been thinking about joining team Olympus, or are already an Olympus shooter, you are going to want to see the incredible savings they have going on during their Get Ready to Get Out sales event. You can score the amazing Pen F for just $899, the brand new E-M1 III for $1,599, the E-M1X for $2,399, and the Pen E-PL9 for $399! There are also great camera bundles on sales too. If it’s new lenses you’re after, you’re in luck. The Olympus 12-45 f4 Pro has dropped to just $599, the 75mm f1.8 is only $799, and the 40-150mm f2.8 Pro can be yours for just $1,349! In all, there are over 30 excellent deals that will see you save hundreds! Check out the deals on Olympus lenses and cameras after the break.

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The Essential Gear Guide for Minimalist Street Photographers (2018)

Street photography gear for the minimalist; sound like something you’re interested in?

What makes street photography special to me is that it’s by the people, for the people. Therefore, by its very nature, street photography is for minimalists. When working the street you need to be of a present mind and know your gear inside and out. Photos come and go in fractions of a second, so if you’re messing with gear physically or mentally it’s over. If you are digging in your bag it’s over. You’re either getting the shot or not. There’s zero forgiveness with street photography, so if you’re serious, embrace minimalism and focus on the craft.

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The Ultimate Micro Four Thirds Camera and Lens Guide For 2017

If you’re looking for the be all end all guide to the Micro Four Thirds System, look no further.

Well, the time has come for us to start doing our end of the year posts and one way we plan to do that is with these ‘ultimate guide’ posts. On the docket for today is the Micro Four Thirds system, powered by Olympus and Panasonic, which continued to offer incredible performance in small packages during 2017.

We have posted several Panasonic, Olympus and overall Micro Four Thirds guides here over the last year regarding cameras and lenses. If you’re looking for an easy place to get some information on the this system then you are in the right place. Continue reading…

Inspiration: The Olympus PEN-F Shoots Some Beautiful Video

We feel, and most others agree, that the Olympus PEN-F was one of the most beautiful cameras to come out in the last year and a half or so. The craftsmanship, build quality, and all of the aesthetics were on point and top notch.

Unfortunately, we also felt, and many agreed, that the price was a little high based on what you were getting from an image quality and performance standpoint. Most of our thoughts focused on the still image portion of the camera, but how about its video? Well, it is certainly not meant to be a primary video camera for a video focused creative, but how about for those just looking to capture some good video clips here and there? Continue reading…

DXOMark: The Olympus Pen-F Has the Best High ISO Results of Any Micro Four Thirds Sensor

The latest news from DXO Mark rates the Olympus Pen-F as one of the best Micro Four Thirds sensors overall but extremely well when it comes to high ISO results. This seems to make a lot of sense as the sensor and the camera overall are designed to cater to the street photographer. When paired with a fast aperture lens, it’s bound to also help to keep the need to raise the ISOs down.

Despite all this though, it’s quite odd. Why? One of the black and white presets on the camera does the best job of emulating the look of Ilford Delta 400 that I’ve seen. Plus, the grain just looks nice!

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