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5 Feb 2015 | 2 Comments | 9,688 views
Olympus OM-D E-M5 II: Hands-on review, video and gallery

We got our hands on a sample of the new Olympus OM-D E-M5 II. Read what we think about it and check out our video of the new camera.

Compact System Cameras, Featured »

5 Feb 2015 | No Comment | 2,613 views
Olympus OM-D E-M5 II announced

The Olympus OM-D E-M5 II arrives with a 40MP composite shot mode and the ‘world’s most powerful in-body five-axis image stabilisation system’. Read on to find out what else is new.

Digital Cameras, Featured »

29 Oct 2013 | 6 Comments | 7,949 views
Olympus Stylus 1 unveiled: hands-on preview

Olympus has added an enthusiast superzoom camera to its line of compacts, the Olympus Stylus 1. Aimed at the enthusiast user, the camera combines a large sensor with an impressive 28-300mm f/2.8 lens. We got our hands on a pre-production sample.

Digital Cameras, Featured »

10 Sep 2013 | 2 Comments | 10,056 views
Hands-on preview: Olympus OM-D E-M1

Olympus has finally announced the OM-D E-M1, the company’s second OM-D Compact System Camera. We spent some time with a sample prior to its official announcement to put together a hands-on preview.

Digital Camera Reviews »

24 May 2013 | 5 Comments | 31,433 views
Tough Camera Comparison Review

At Wex we do things properly. We didn’t test these cameras in some grey office block. No, we took them all canyoning in the Lake District to try them out properly in the sort of environment that they’re designed for. So seven tough testers for seven tough cameras and four hours of freezing cold canyonography with our specialist guide…

Digital Cameras »

10 May 2013 | 15 Comments | 11,680 views
Olympus launch the E-P5 & we get a hands-on preview!

This morning Olympus have announced the new PEN E-P5 with a distinctly retro design, which pays homage to the 1960’s classic PEN F model. It doesn’t just look good though…

Lens Reviews »

8 Feb 2013 | No Comment | 8,121 views
Olympus 45mm f1.8 Lens Review

It isn’t big and grand but because it’s a cunningly designed little prime it can give a star turn which zooms can’t match. Compared to a kit lens it costs a little more money, but in comparison with lenses that can match it optically it is cheap.

Digital Cameras »

16 Aug 2012 | One Comment | 6,598 views
8 of the Best Holiday Cameras

Everyone wants to bring home great holiday shots, but many of us don’t want to lug our DSLR kit away with us. Thankfully, there are plenty of cameras out there that take up significantly less room than a conventional DSLR, but still enable you to get quality results.

Digital Camera Reviews »

7 Aug 2012 | 8 Comments | 20,666 views
Olympus OM-D EM-5 Review

The evolution of the mirrorless camera has driven a coach and horses through a market which was getting too comfortable and complacent. Before they arrived compacts were stagnating and SLRs getting ever larger. Now the middle ground is where some of the fastest, fiercest development is taking place and new ideas are coming from thick and fast.

Digital Camera Reviews »

14 Jun 2012 | 8 Comments | 19,546 views
Olympus TG-1 & PT-053 Housing Review

In the last couple of years we have seen the (very welcome) return of creative compacts with decent lenses. After the pixel wars ended photographers proved their good taste by snapping up enthusiast compacts with bright glass. It’s obvious that letting more light in is a good thing and the TG-1 rewrites the class rules by adopting this mantra.