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Tech Tuesday—Part I: Olympus Launches OM-D E-M1 Micro Four Thirds Camera and Two Lenses

By // September 10, 2013 // Posted in Cameras & Lenses, Tech Tuesday

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Last night, Olympus introduced the 16 megapixel, Micro Four Thirds OM-D E-M1. As the successor to the E-M5 and the company’s new flagship model, the E-M1 marks the end of Olympus’ E-series DSLRs, first launched a decade ago in New York City’s Bryant Park.

A lot has changed since then, particularly with the introduction and growing popularity of interchangeable lens compact cameras and the development of new technologies, some of which you’ll find in the E-M1 including on-chip phase detection AF, Wi-Fi and remote shooting with mobile devices.

For more details about the camera and the two new lenses, check out my write-up on our sister site, PDN.

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Theano Nikitas, a full-time freelance writer and photographer, has been writing about photography for 18 years. Although she loves digital, Theano still has a darkroom and a fridge filled with film thanks to her long-time passion for alternative processes and toy cameras.

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