Thrill seekers rejoice! Olympus is pleased to announce the latest flash accessory and new firmware upgrade for the Stylus TG-4. The new Flash Diffuser promises to deliver better macro pictures and with an extensive number of new and improved features, the latest firmware upgrade significantly redefines and broadens its imaging capabilities.
The new FD-1 Flash Diffuser is set to create an attractive illumination for the macro photography of nature subjects and small objects, by improving the light quality of the camera’s built-in flash. The latest accessory helps TG-4 camera users capture better, more attractive macro flash pictures by eliminating the typically harsh appearance of direct flash illumination.
With the latest v2.0 firmware update, TG-4 users can expect the following:
§ FD-1 added to the “Accessory Settings” in the shooting menu
§ Fill-in flash can now be activated in the Microscope mode; flash compensation (+/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps) is now available to prevent overexposure or fine tune flash intensity
§ Microscope mode exposure program is optimised for the FD-1 (when used), and a low ISO sensitivity is automatically set for high image quality results with low noise, when flash is used.
§ Shooting settings can now be saved in the A (Aperture Priority), P (Program), and Microscope shooting modes
§ Interval shooting of up to 299 shots
§ File name memory selection from Reset or Auto
Part of the Stylus Tough series, the easy-to-carry TG-4 boasts durability and adaptability through its waterproof, dustproof, shockproof, crushproof and freeze-proof functions and significantly improves underwater imaging with the new Underwater High Dynamic Range (UW HDR) shooting, RAW file recording, and a convenient dedicated UW setting on the mode selector dial.