Saturday, March 6, 2021

In search of the Roman countryside along the Appian Way

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In search of history along the ancient Appian Way, the Queen of Roads

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

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

The fall of Olympus or a bright new start?

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What does the sale of the Olympus camera division tell us about the state of the industry and the future for micro four-thirds?

Bikepacking in the old Blue Mountains with a classic film camera in tow

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The elderly Olympus Mju II becomes something Nju for an extraordinary bikepacking excursion into Australia’s Blue Mountains.

Japan: Impressions and a quirky angle on a fascinating country

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

Panasonic Lumix G9 v Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mk.II: A close call

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Which is the best high-performance m4/3 shooter — the Olympus OM etc etc  or the Panasonic G9? There is now some real competition out there....

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

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

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

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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.....

Nobody buys cameras any more: Really?

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This has to be the most ridiculous headline to come in the wake of last week's Olympus news. Olympus ain't going nowhere – and it could be set for even better days...

Slim Rock n Roll linked strap now available for smaller cameras, including the Leica...

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The leather-link Rock n Roll strap is a great companion for any camera. It is springy and comfortable to wear around the neck or over the shoulder. Now comes a narrower, less bulky version which is ideal for the Leica M and other compact cameras.