Olympus has a million Yen for camera contest

The Olympus Global Open Photo Contest 2015 for amateur and professional photographers has opened. The competition aims to capture “ the beauty of both the human experience and of the natural world,” according to Olympus and entrants are free to use their own make and type of cameras, inclusive of smartphones.

Olympus recalls camera due to shock risk

Olympus has issued its first recall on a product for its VG-170 compact digital camera because its body may emit a mild electric shock during use, when operating the zoom lever or shutter button. Due to this mild shock, consumers may experience slight numbness in their fingertips.