Olympus Comes Out Swinging with the OM-D E-M5

*Update: Our friend Mason Resnick has a hands on over at the Adorama Learning Center* With camera makers hellbent on filling out their product lines in the new Compact System Cameras category (or whatever it’s called at the moment), Olympus just announced another long-rumored camera inspired by its storied history, the OM-D E-M5. This is the […]

Nikon Unveils Mirrorless Offering: the J1 and V1

Nikon has announced its long-anticipated mirrorless interchangeable lens camera system, with two models aiming to bridge the gap between its enthusiast point-and-shoot compacts, like the P7100 and P300, and its DSLR market. The ‘CX’ system utilizes a 10MP CMOS sensor with a crop factor 2.5x bigger than the 1/1.7″ sensor found in most enthusiast compacts, while coming […]

Mirrorless Goes Mainstream

Disruptive Technology Like all technological revolutions, the onset of the digital camera age brought with it a major shakeup in the photo industry. Former film powerhouses like Polaroid (truly instant feedback made physical “instant” proofs obsolete) and Kodak (still catching up), rested on their laurels and receded into the background, while smaller players like Sony […]