Harrods Olympus PEN Art Edition includes a custom Vespa scooter, because why not

Special editions with ridiculously expensive extras must be all the rage among well-to-do gadget fans — that’s the only real explanation we can imagine for Harrods’ new Olympus PEN Art Edition. The kit includes two PEN E-P5s (one hand-painted), b…


Panasonic GH3 and G5 firmware update brings low light AF, silent shooting

If you’ve been spooking subjects or failing to focus on them with your Panasonic Lumix GH3 or G5, you might feel like you got a brand new camera today thanks to a firmware update. Its new features include low-light (-3EV) autofocus and a “silent m…


Olympus PEN Lite E-PL6 brings OM-D focusing to lower-cost cameras

Sure, Olympus’ PEN E-P5 brings the OM-D E-M5’s fast autofocusing to a smaller body, but it’s not really cheaper when both cameras cost $1,000 lens-free in the US. Thankfully, the PEN Lite E-PL6 is on the way to democratize the technology in earnes…


Olympus teases new flagship PEN camera, tours it around China on May 11th

Last year, Olympus’ release schedule danced around the E-P3: the camera maker launched the semi-pro OM-D E-M5 and refreshed its smaller PEN bodies, but didn’t touch its original mirrorless form factor. We know the company won’t be forgetting its r…


Panasonic’s 16-megapixel Lumix DMC-GF6 official with wireless sharing, flip screen

Panasonic’s micro four-thirds Lumix DMC-GF6 is finally official after a leaky start, and the news is good for social types with high photo standards. The mirrorless cam’s standout feature is without a doubt its connectivity, letting you pair it to a …


Panasonic Lumix GF6 passes through Taiwan certification with WiFi

Panasonic’s support for WiFi in its Micro Four Thirds cameras has so far skewed toward the high end. Thanks to a new filing at Taiwan’s National Communications Commission, though, we know the entry level should be covered as well. The regulator has b…


Olympus OM-D E-M5 Micro Four Thirds camera review

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Micro Four Thirds camera preview (video) Cameras, Olympus OM-D E-M5 five-axis sensor-shift image stabilization hands-on (video) Olympus OM-D E-M5 Micro Four Thirds camera to ship on March 31st? (update: now April) Stepping ac…