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  • A week in reviews: 17 - 21 February
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    A week in reviews: 17 - 21 February

    By 22 February 2014

    It's the week before Mobile World Congress 2014, the mobile phone show of the year, so expect plenty of smartphones and tablets to be covering these pages over the coming days. During the quiet before the storm it's been a week dominated by cameras....

  • Olympus OM-D E-M1 review
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    Olympus OM-D E-M1 review

    By 20 February 2014

    We've been using the Olympus OM-D E-M1 for a number of months now. This compact system camera has seen us through many different shoots - from personal snaps to product images that you might have seen in some other Pocket-lint reviews - made all the easier...

  • Win: An Olympus OM-D E-M10 system camera and other Olympus prizes
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    Win: An Olympus OM-D E-M10 system camera and other Olympus prizes

    By 29 January 2014

    We've been having a ball of late thanks to an Olympus OM-D Challenge that's running on site. We've been off into the Mojave desert to shoot a model, interview photographer Damian McGillicuddy en route, almost get arrested - that wasn't part of the original...

  • Olympus OM-D goes entry-level: E-M10 adds pop-up flash, maintains top-tier 16MP image quality
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    Olympus OM-D goes entry-level: E-M10 adds pop-up flash, maintains top-tier 16MP image quality

    By 29 January 2014

    Olympus is set to expand its OM-D compact system range with the announcement of the E-M10 model. The baby of the OM-D trio, the E-M10 sits beneath the E-M5 and top-spec E-M1 models, but still features many of the same top specs. An all-metal build, full...

  • Hands-on: Olympus OM-D E-M10 review
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    Hands-on: Olympus OM-D E-M10 review

    By 29 January 2014

    Say hello to the Olympus OM-D E-M10, the company's entry-level model into the OM-D compact system camera series. But by "entry-level" we don't mean low-end. When we got to see this camera in action ahead of the official announcement over in Las Vegas...

  • Hands-on: Olympus OM-D E-M1 review
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    Hands-on: Olympus OM-D E-M1 review

    By 10 September 2013

    Want to know what an Olympus camera looks like when the Japanese giant goes all out? Look no further than the OM-D E-M1, the latest interchangeable lens model that represents not only a push in the OM-D line, but also the death of the company's commitment...

  • How to shoot a portrait photo like a pro
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    How to shoot a portrait photo like a pro

    By 21 September 2012

    At is simplest a portrait is a description of a person, nothing more; but there's an art to taking a portrait photograph that's a combination of many more complex factors. Anyone can pick up a camera these days and take a photo - and that's part of the...

  • Compact system cameras (CSC): Which mirrorless system camera is best for me?
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    Compact system cameras (CSC): Which mirrorless system camera is best for me?

    By 23 July 2012

    Compact system cameras. No, wait, mirrorless interchangeable cameras. Or is it digital single lens mirrorless? It's no wonder that the onslaught of this relatively new camera market has caused its fair share of confusion. The announcement of the Canon...

  • Olympus OM-D E-M5 review
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    Olympus OM-D E-M5 review

    By 4 May 2012

    Olympus’s latest Micro Four Thirds release - the OM-D E-M5 - builds on the brand’s heritage. Like the digital PEN (E-P) series that came before it, the OM-D is a digital reimagining of the original Olympus OM series - a 35mm film camera series that...

  • First Look: Olympus OM-D E-M5  review
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    First Look: Olympus OM-D E-M5 review

    By 17 February 2012

    The Olympus OM-D is a new line of Micro Four Thirds cameras, pitched above the current Pen line. The E-M5 is the first model in this new range, which Olympus is pushing out with the tagline "the beginning of something new". But how new is it? Importantly,...

  • Olympus OM-D: Five hot features of the E-M5
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    Olympus OM-D: Five hot features of the E-M5

    By 17 February 2012

    Olympus is using the tagline "the beginning of the new" to describe its latest camera. The OM-D line is new and this model, the E-M5, is the first of a more advanced breed of compact system camera. We spent a day with Olympus's new Micro Four Thirds camera...

  • Olympus OM-D (E-M5) pictures and hands-on
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    Olympus OM-D (E-M5) pictures and hands-on

    By 8 February 2012

    After weeks of rumours Olympus has confirmed the launch of a new Micro Four Thirds camera: the Olympus OM-D. And as you've come to expect, Pocket-lint has already had a play with the new model, letting us bring you some of the details first hand. The...

  • Olympus OM-D brings retro style to your Micro Four Thirds life
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    Olympus OM-D brings retro style to your Micro Four Thirds life

    By 8 February 2012

    The Olympus OM-D, the digital remastering of a classic SLR camera, has now been announced by Olympus following weeks of leaks and rumours. So now the Olympus OM-D, or E-M5 as it is marked, is official, let's run down what you get. Adopting the Micro...

  • More Olympus OM-D pictures leaked... by Amazon
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    More Olympus OM-D pictures leaked... by Amazon

    By 6 February 2012

    New confirmed specifications and pictures of Olympus' much-rumoured OM-D micro four-thirds camera have been leaked ahead of its (now) expected launch on 8 February, by none other than Amazon. The Japanese arm of the online retailer posted pictures and...

  • Olympus OM-D coming Spring, will cost around £850 claims leak
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    Olympus OM-D coming Spring, will cost around £850 claims leak

    By 23 January 2012

    We've already started seeing rumours appear for the yet to be confirmed next generation of Olympus Micro Four Thirds Camera, the Olympus OM-D, and now we've got some more news thanks to another leak. This time, rather than a leaked spy shot, it's a...

  • Olympus OM-D camera to launch in February, according to leak
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    Olympus OM-D camera to launch in February, according to leak

    By 23 January 2012

    Olympus is about to bring its classic OM film camera kicking and screaming into the digital age, if numerous rumours and leaks are to be believed. Pictures have even started to emerge of the controls and logo for the new camera, what we understand will...