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  1. njlarsen

    Olympus up for sale

    There was at one time a call for the new owners of Olympus to make a statement about what they intend. Now that the transfer has actually happened, there is a couple of attempts at just that. You judge how much this might change your view of what is happening...
  2. njlarsen

    Olympus up for sale

    Final agreement signed. Some explanations: https://www.43rumors.com/the-jip-olympus-deal-expalined-by-peter-forsgard/ Niels
  3. njlarsen

    Olympus up for sale

    Robin Wong has been a Oly shooter for a while. His current take on whether to purchase an oly camera is in a video: https://www.43rumors.com/robin-wong-should-you-buy-olympus-now-olympus-jip-transfer-what-we-know-so-far/ The current is a quote highlighted in the rumor site: Niels
  4. njlarsen

    Olympus up for sale

    Statement from the buyers: https://www.43rumors.com/jip-issues-a-press-release-to-unveil-their-intention-with-the-imaging-business/ key quote: and Obviously, all of this could be just warm air ;) Niels
  5. njlarsen

    Olympus up for sale

    Where you are when approaching a bird makes a big difference. In forest the camera usually beats the scope because the bird might be gone before you get the scope on it. When overlooking mudflats with species that are used to being hunted, scope most of the time beats the camera. Given that I...
  6. njlarsen

    Olympus up for sale

    Interview at DPReview with a person from the imaging division: https://www.dpreview.com/interviews/1110652776/olympus-interview-we-are-extremely-grateful-to-all-of-our-customers-for-their-loyalty-and-support Bottom line: Niels
  7. njlarsen

    Olympus up for sale

    I have told this before: I was in Ecuador when a raptor flew into a tree. I had my (back then) Pana GH2 with 100-300 over the shoulder, and got in two photos before it flew off. The guys with the scope had no chance getting the tripod in position before it was gone. Even though I could not see...
  8. njlarsen

    Olympus up for sale

    So far this would be my answer, although there has been threads here in BF about using phones held up to a scope for digiscoping. Niels
  9. njlarsen

    Olympus up for sale

    If I was only using a camera for family photos and I was 20, I would likely go with a phone as well. It takes time to realize that the wide-angle lenses on most of these are enlarging noses and diminishing ears if the person is looking straight at you. For bird photos, phone photography just...
  10. njlarsen

    Olympus up for sale

    Well at least we still have Panasonic where there has not been rumors of sale that I am aware of. Niels
  11. njlarsen

    Olympus up for sale

    Even though I use panasonic and not olympus gear, I see this as potentially a grave situation for the system. I could see the long lenses being discontinued as those are costly to make and not selling in high numbers. :-C Niels
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