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Olympus Scandal Results In Top Executive Death

By Sam Gibbs on at

The long running Olympus corruption scandal that saw ties with the mob, hiding loses and executives leaving left and right has taken another sad turn with the apparent suicide of one of its top executives, Tsutomi Omori in New Delhi.

Olympus OM-D E-M5: The First Micro Four Thirds Camera Aimed at Replacing a DSLR

By Kyle Wagner on at

The Olympus OM-D E-M5 is crammed full of impressive features: the fastest autofocus among interchangeable lens cameras (or so says Olympus). The E-M5 pushes a ridiculous 9 frames per second of 16-megapixel RAW photos. It's the first mirrorless camera with a magnesium alloy body—weatherproof and dustproof, yo!—and packs the world's first 5-axis image stabilisation. That's up from 2-axis in the PEN E-P3 and the E5 DSLR. But what does any of that mean to a regular person?