Olympus Pen-F

What can I say, I have lusted after an Olympus Pen-F for a while. I have a weakness for half-frame cameras and the Pen-F is the pinnacle. When one became available from Japan, at a price I could live with, I snapped it up. Everything works, and works well, on this Pen-F. The controls are precise…

Olympus OM-2n

Like the OM-1n, the Olympus OM-2n is a great camera in a compact package. With a body measuring 136x83x50mm, the OM-2n is smaller than many modern mirrorless cameras. It is very similar to the Om-2 with the addition of having auto exposire to 120 seconds as oppossed to 60 second for the OM-2. While very…

Olympus OM-1n

A lot has been written about the Olympus OM system cameras, particularly the OM-1. This camera arrived in the same box as an OM-2n and is sporting an Olympus F.Zuiko Auto-S f1.8 50mm lens that came originally attached to an OM-10. At the time it was introduced, the Olympus OM-1 set new standards in a…

Olympus Pen EE

The Olympus Pen EE half-frame, fixed lens, viewfinder camera was first introduced in 1961. It has automatic exposure and can be considered an early point and shoot. It’s compact size and copious shot taking ability make it a great camera to toss in a bag and go.   Make Olympus Model Pen EE Year 1961…

Olympus 35 RC

Though it doesn’t have the same feature set  or  fast glass of the Konica Auto S3, the Olympus 35RC has a very similar feel and pocket ability. Introduced in 1970 the 35RC offered much of the same ability to produced high quality photographs at a lower price point.