TOUGH times ahead with the Olympus Stylus cameras

As smartphones incorporate increasingly sophisticated lenses and photo editing software, traditional camera manufacturers need to differentiate their pocket devices from those pesky cellular competitors. One area where a handheld camera can stand apart from a smartphone is in terms of its strength and durability, and the new flagship product in Olympus’s STYLUS TOUGH range represents … Continue reading TOUGH times ahead with the Olympus Stylus cameras

Olympus PEN E-PL6 comes with World’s slimmest zoom lens

Rather than sit on their laurels and rely on appealing to the more serious photographer, digital cameras have reacted to the threat of smartphones by upping their game to include a range of modern technology standards and incorporating tricks of the trade that offer users the sort of flexible experience they’ve come to expect. Many … Continue reading Olympus PEN E-PL6 comes with World’s slimmest zoom lens

Olympus LS-12 and LS-14: Linear PCM recorders in your pocket

I do a lot of work with recorded audio, making notes and field recordings for radio and podcasts both hither and thither. If you do the same get a Zoom H4N. It’s one of the best things I own. However I’m always on the lookout for new and fun ways to record on the go. … Continue reading Olympus LS-12 and LS-14: Linear PCM recorders in your pocket

Olympus PEN Mini and PEN Lite: Image and Movie Quality without Compromising Style

Camera technology, it seems, is going from strength to strength with virtually every week a new camera is announced claiming some kind of marvellous photographic innovation. Since the Japanese camera manufacturers, Olympus introduced its first camera in 1936, the leading corporation of optics has certainly had its fair share optics and reprography limelight. Olympus’s latest … Continue reading Olympus PEN Mini and PEN Lite: Image and Movie Quality without Compromising Style

New Olympus VN-713PC, VN-712PC and VN-711PC recorders

Voice recorders are an important tool for any serious journalist, student or stalker. That’s why there is some excitement (and some creepy heavy breathing) around Olympus’ revamped entry-level voice recorder range. The new VN-713PC, VN-712PC and VN-711PC recorders boast better features, higher quality recording and a built-in stand. Available from mid-February, the recorders come with … Continue reading New Olympus VN-713PC, VN-712PC and VN-711PC recorders

Olympus SP-810UZ: Creative camera control

For anyone who may have dabbled in real estate you will know how difficult it is trying to capture shots of rooms within houses that do not do the property the justice it deserves by simply getting the whole of the room in the frame. Thankfully, instantly knocking a few grand off the asking price … Continue reading Olympus SP-810UZ: Creative camera control

The TX-10 Cybershot and two other ‘summer holiday proof’ cameras

Packing for your summer holiday simply wouldn’t be complete without a camera. Taking photos and videos to remember your holiday is priceless and therefore your choice of camera shouldn’t be taken with a pinch of salt. If you are on the lookout for a new camera ahead of your couldn’t-come-fast-enough holiday take a look at … Continue reading The TX-10 Cybershot and two other ‘summer holiday proof’ cameras