Betrayed Again — Ode to Olympus

The author's Olympus OMD E-M1 Mark II camera. For underwater photography, Cohen uses this camera with an Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 lens, housed in an Aquatica housing.

On 24 June 2020, I woke up to the news that after 84 years, Olympus was selling off its camera division. As an underwater photographer and long-time user of Olympus camera gear, my feelings were that of betrayal, again. Here is some history on my experience with Olympus, and my thoughts about the future.