Olympus’ latest mirrorless camera is all digital, but looks like a film camera
The retro look is so in, it may never be out for Olympus.
The OM-D E-M10 Mark II is Olympus doing what it does best: Keep pushing the mirrorless camera envelope with design and practical features.
As the entry-level model in the OM-D family (the E-M5 is for intermediates and E-M1 for serious pros), the E-M10 series is aimed photographers who want to ditch their bulky DSLR as well as beginner photographers who want to graduate from their smartphones.
For its Mark II introduction, Olympus dug into its vintage camera closet for inspiration to give the camera an even more retro look. While the bulk of the body is still plastic wrapped in leather, certain sections are made from magnesium alloy. And the dials — whoo, they’re metal and knurled for that extra tactile feel. Even the power switch up top has an old school flair to it: You flip it to pop up the flash instead of pressing a button. I love it Read more…
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