Olympus has released firmware updates for the OM-D E-M1, the XZ-2, and the 12-50mm F3.5-6.3 lens. Version 1.1 for the E-M1 promises to improve autofocus and image stabilization. Meanwhile version 1.3 for the XZ-2 should improve autofocus in low light, and the 12-50mm lens should work better when using electronic zoom on Panasonic cameras.
Both camera and lens firmware can but updated using Olympus’s Digital Camera Updater:
Our good friend Tom Brichta was just featured in the Leica Camera Blog - for the 2nd time in 2 years. Tom is the Northern California sales manager for Leica Camera and can be found nearly every Wednesday morning at Camera West in Walnut Creek showing us the latest in Leica gear. Lately, Tom has been mostly involved with the Leica Akademie and the Leica Destination Workshops. sharing his extensive knowledge with Leica enthusiasts.
Here is his inspiring story of how he captures images of transcendent beauty with his Leica X Vario.