The following video presents OM-D E-M1X x John Sterling Ruth:
INTRODUCING THE OLYMPUS OM-D E-M1X® OFFERING UNRIVALED SPEED AND SYSTEM MOBILITY
Olympus OM-D E-M1X: Horizontal hold
Latest OM-D Body Provides Absolute Confidence for Professional Photographers
Olympus OM-D E-M1X: Verticall hold
CENTER VALLEY, PA., January 24, 2019 – Today Olympus expands the OM-D series with the introduction of the OM-D E-M1X professional Micro Four Thirds® interchangeable lens camera. The Olympus OM-D E-M1X is packed with industry leading speed, performance, reliability and high-quality image output that rivals that of full-frame DSLRs. This new professional model, positioned alongside the award-winning Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II, incorporates an integrated vertical grip to provide a secure grip and superior operability, whether held horizontally or vertically, and offers the world’s highest image stabilization performance with approximately 7.5 shutter speed steps of compensation. Zero-lag Pro Capture Mode and 60 fps high-speed continuous shooting ensures photographers never miss a shot. Its dual TruePic VIII Image Processors provide for high-speed responsiveness and a handheld High Res Shot Mode. The camera’s 121-point all-cross-type on-chip Phase Detection AF sensor and an AF Multi-Selector provides greater freedom over composition. When pairing the OM-D E-M1X with the versatile, excellent image quality of Olympus M.Zuiko lenses, this compact, lightweight, high quality camera system demonstrates its true capabilities in situations where portability is essential, including sports and wildlife photography.
Olympus OM-D E-M1X and Olympus M.Zuiko lenses for Professional Photographers
Olympus OM-D E-M1X: Handheld High Res Shot Mode: Image Courtesy of Olympus
OLYMPUS ANNOUNCES LIMITED EDITION OM-D® E-M1 MARK II SILVER
2,000 Units Available Worldwide in Commemoration of Olympus’ 100th Anniversary
CENTER VALLEY, PA., January 24, 2019 – Olympus is pleased to announce a special edition of the OM-D E-M1 Mark II, the OM-D E-M1 Mark II Silver. This limited edition model, of which only 2,000 units will be available worldwide, will be available at the end of February 2019, in commemoration of Olympus’ 100th anniversary.
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Silver Edition
From Olympus President Hiroyuki Sasa:
We are sincerely grateful to all customers and other stakeholders who have supported Olympus since its founding 100 years ago. Being true to our purpose of “making people’s lives healthier, safer, and more fulfilling,” we shall continue to contribute to photographic culture and deliver the joy of capturing and expressing special moments to photography lovers worldwide.
OLYMPUS ANNOUNCES DEVELOPMENT OF PRO SUPER TELEPHOTO ZOOM LENS & 2x TELECONVERTER
The M.Zuiko® Digital ED 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO And M.Zuiko Digital 2x Teleconverter MC-20 Will Make 2000mm (35mm Equivalent) Super Telephoto Handheld Shooting Possible
CENTER VALLEY, PA., January 24, 2019 – Olympus announces the development of the M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO super telephoto zoom lens. This lens is compatible with the Micro Four Thirds® System standard, and features a 1.25x built-in teleconverter, covering a focal length range of 300-1000mm (35mm equivalent). Also in development is the M.Zuiko Digital 2x Teleconverter MC-20. The combination of both products makes handheld super telephoto shooting possible at a 35mm equivalent focal length of 2000mm.
OLYMPUS ADDS TO OM-D® SYSTEM WITH WEATHER RESISTANT WIRELESS FLASH FL-700WR, WIRELESS COMMANDER FC-WR, AND WIRELESS RECEIVER FR-WR
Flash System Designed for Wireless Radiowave Shooting
CENTER VALLEY, PA., January 24, 2019 – Olympus has today announced a new Electronic Flash, the FL-700WR, Wireless Commander FC-WR, and Wireless Receiver FR-WR, all coming in late February 2019 and designed to meet the growing demands of professional photographers. The electronic flash features dustproof, splashproof, and freezeproof (14°F / -10°C) performance, as well as wireless radiowave shooting compatibility with a maximum guide number of 42.
Wireless Receiver FR-WR (back view)
Designed for compatibility with the OM-D system, the FL-700WR wireless high-performance electronic flash offers radiowave-shooting capabilities. During wireless shooting, it functions as a commander or a flash with built-in receiver. The FL-700WR electronic flash, as well as the Wireless Commander FC-WR and the Wireless Receiver FR-WR, all feature dustproof, splashproof, and freezeproof (14°F / -10°C)1 performance. This durable construction makes it possible to control multiple flash units from the camera in various shooting conditions.
Canada’s Family Day, Monday, February 18, 2019, is a public holiday in five provinces – Alberta, British Columbia, New Brunswick, Ontario and Saskatchewan.
The following video presents Celebrate Priceless Moments with Epson | Photo Printers, Scanners, Projectors: “There are special family moments in life that often cannot be replicated, so bring the family together to create new memories and reminisce about the past with some help from Epson.“
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Relive Memories this Family Day with Epson’s FastFoto
Epson FastFoto FF-680W: Image Courtesy of Epson
“Memories and photos may fade, but this Family Day, you and your family can relive cherished moments and preserve what’s priceless. Whether you’re reminiscing about good times or sharing some laughs over old baby photos, the Epson FastFoto FF-680W High Speed Photo Scanning System is equipped to digitize precious photographs as well as handwritten notes or dates that may be inscribed on the back.
Epson FastFoto FF-680W
As the World’s Fastest Photo Scanner with the ability to scan one photo per second[i], the FastFoto FF-680W uploads high-quality images to storage accounts such as the cloud, Dropbox and Google Drive. It also restores faded photos that may have endured some wear and tear.
Epson FastFoto FF-680W: Image Courtesy of Epson
The FastFoto has been specifically designed to accommodate a variety of photo and document types, including fragile, large panoramic or Polaroid photos, or even children’s artwork, trading cards or old letters from loved ones.
Epson FastFoto FF-680W
This Family Day, dust off those old family albums and relive family moments near and dear to your heart. Better yet, as you flip through each photo, pass it through the Epson FastFoto to ensure your memories stand the test of time.“
[i] As compared to other personal/consumer photo scanners, generally defined as photo scanners priced under $1,000 USD (MSRP).
MISSISSAUGA, ON –Nikon Canada Inc. is pleased to announce the release of the COOLPIX A1000, a stylish compact digital camera equipped with an electronic viewfinder that supports 35× optical zoom.
Nikon COOLPIX A1000: Super-telephoto photography: Image Courtesy of Nikon
The COOLPIX A1000 boasts a compact size for ease of portability, and comes equipped with a 35× optical zoom lens that covers a range of equivalent focal lengths – from the wide-angle 24 mm*1 to the super-telephoto 840 mm*1 (Dynamic Fine Zoom further expands the zoom ratio to 70×*2). This allows users to easily enjoy super-telephoto photography that delivers images with sharp and clear resolution.
Nikon COOLPIX A1000: Active D-Lighting brings out the details in highlights and shadows, which can often be lost. It’s particularly effective when shooting heavily backlit subjects or in situations with direct sunlight”: Image Courtesy of Nikon
The COOLPIX A1000 supports a maximum sensitivity of ISO 6400. The camera is also equipped with a lens-shift vibration reduction (VR) function for still-image shooting, and hybrid vibration reduction (VR) for movie recording that is effective even when recording 4K UHD movies. The camera’s Active D-Lighting function reduces the loss of details in highlights and shadows in high-contrast situations such as backlit scenes. The function can be applied to both still images and movies. Additionally, photos can be captured in RAW (NRW) format, which allows users to process and edit images according to their own artistic preferences and intent without compromising image quality.
Nikon COOLPIX A1000 can capture uncompressed RAW (NRW) images: Image Courtesy of Nikon
Nikon COOLPIX A1000 – Snap-back Zoom Button: “At super telephoto distances, you can sometimes lose sight of your subject. If this happens, just press the Snap-back zoom button to quickly zoom out so you can reacquire your subject.”
The COOLPIX A1000 is also equipped with a number of features designed to make this high-power zoom model easier to use. These include an approximately 1166k-dot equivalent electronic viewfinder with an eye sensor, a 3-inch, approximately 1036k-dot, tilting TFT LCD monitor with a touch screen, Snap-back zoom button and Side zoom control, as well as four exposure modes (P/S/A/M). The camera is also compatible with SnapBridge, an application that provides support for the automatic download and sharing of high-quality images using smart devices*3.
*1 Equivalent focal length in 35mm  format. *2 At the maximum image size. The maximum zoom ratio varies by image size. Dynamic Fine Zoom refers to the areas in which the camera can zoom while maintaining resolution from the maximum zoom position, and is the combined ratio of optical zoom from the maximum wide-angle position and digital zoom. *3 iPhone®, iPad®, iPod touch®, and Android™ devices to which the SnapBridge app has been installed can be used. The SnapBridge app can be downloaded free of charge from the App Store® and Google Play™. See Nikon’s website for further information.
Nikon COOLPIX A1000: Built-in Wi-fi®, and Bluetooth® technology: Images Courtesy of Nikon
A versatile camera that covers wide-angle to super-telephoto shooting for imaging experiences simply not possible with a smartphone
Nikon COOLPIX B600
January 17, 2019
MISSISSAUGA, ON – Nikon Canada Inc. is pleased to announce the release of the COOLPIX B600, a compact digital camera equipped with a high-performance 60× optical zoom NIKKOR lens.
Nikon COOLPIX B600: Super-telephoto photography: Image Courtesy of Nikon
The COOLPIX B600 employs a 60× optical zoom NIKKOR lens that covers a range of equivalent focal lengths beginning at wide-angle 24mm*1 and ending at super-telephoto 1440mm*1 (Dynamic Fine Zoom further expands the zoom ratio to 120×*2), making it possible for users to enjoy super-telephoto photography without compromising sharp and clear resolution.
Nikon COOLPIX B600
The camera has an effective pixel count of 16.0 megapixels and supports a maximum sensitivity of ISO 6400. Its combination of backside illumination CMOS sensor and EXPEED high-performance image-processing engine captures superior still and video quality, even at high sensitivities. The COOLPIX B600 is also equipped with a variety of functions that enable a diverse power of expression, including 19 scene modes, as well as a Creative mode that offers a total of 36 different effects.
Nikon COOLPIX B600: Apply different artistic effects and filters to give your images a special look, while preserving your original photo: Image Courtesy of Nikon
The camera also features functions that make it easier to use as a high-power zoom model and ensure increased operability, such as a Snap-back zoom button and Side zoom control, as well as a shooting mode dial that enables immediate switching between frequently used shooting modes. It is also SnapBridge compatible, so high-quality images can be automatically downloaded to a smart device*3 for easy sharing.
Nikon COOLPIX B600
*1 Equivalent focal length in 35mm  format. *2 At the maximum image size. The maximum zoom ratio varies by image size. Dynamic Fine Zoom refers to the areas in which the camera can zoom while maintaining resolution from the maximum zoom position, and is the combined ratio of optical zoom from the maximum wide-angle position and digital zoom. *3 iPhone®, iPad®, iPod touch® and Android™ devices to which the SnapBridge app has been installed can be used. The SnapBridge app can be downloaded free of charge from the App Store® and Google Play™. See Nikon’s website for further information.