Saturday, July 4, 2020

10 cameras that shaped my photographic life. And look, Ma, no Leica!

David takes a trip into the past and selects the ten cameras that have had the biggest impact on his photographic life.

Japan: Impressions and a quirky angle on a fascinating country

More travels in Japan viewed in colour and with emphasis on the wider angles

Photography: The games we play

A visit to the 'Stans with the Gang of Four: A quartet of disparate photo enthusiast with a gear-agnostic view of life

Stabilisation is now a box-tickers’ essential

DPReview has said that in future the absence of in-body stabilisation in a camera system will be regarded as a definite con. No longer is it seen as an option, it's definitely a necessity. Macfilos investigates....

Photographica 2019: Seduced by a couple of blasts from the past

Photographica 2019: A good opportunity to meet friends, browse the tables and, if you are unwary, to be seduced by a couple of blasts from the past.

Olympus OM-D E-M1X: What a whopper!


Olympus is about to take the crown for the fattest backside in micro four-thirdsdom. The OM-D E-M1X has a built-in battery grip. No add-ons for the new Oly, it’s the complete package and this could be the start of a new trend, turning small-sensor cameras into DSLR lookalikes.

Mother Love: An introduction to wildlife photography


Mike’s first efforts at wildlife photography — and his favourite shot of the week.

#Olympus #wetland #wildlife_photography

Olympus in the Wetland: Wildlife tyro grabs fast zoom, seeks birdies, finds ducks


Mike has absolutely no experience of wildlife photography. Can’t be that difficult, can it? The arrival of the Olympus 40-150mm Pro zoom pointed him in the direction of the London Wetland Centre for a spot of concentrated bird life.

Panasonic G9 v Olympus OM-D E-M1 MkII: The definitive comparison


Still dithering over the choice between the new Panasonic Lumix G9 and the much-lauded Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II? Mirrorless Comparison has just published what is surely the definitive comparison between these two cameras. Read on.....

Longleat with the Olympus M.Zuiko ED 75mm f/1.8


Zoo pictures = long telephoto. But Ken was brave and took just one small prime lens, the suberb but often underrated 75mm Olympus....