Yoshihisa Maitani (January 8, 1933 - July 30, 2009) was a designer of cameras for Olympus after joining Olympus in 1956 he went on to work for them for a further 40 years. He was involved with the design of many of their most well known cameras including the Pen and Pen F half frame cameras, the OM System, the XA and later the Stylus.
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