Saturday, March 6, 2021

Leica SL, Fuji X-Pro2, Olympus OM-D E-M1 with three world-class zooms


This indeed could be a Pythonesque review: The Department of Silly Comparisons, Mirrorless Camera Division. Who on earth would compare a Leica SL with a Fuji X-Pro2 and (wait for it) an Olympus OM-D E-M1 with its four-thirds sensor? Madness, I hear you squeak.

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


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....

Japan: Impressions and a quirky angle on a fascinating country

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

Olympus OM-D v Panasonic GH5


Micro four-thirds has demonstrated big advances in image quality over the past five years. But it is the small size of the equipment and the speed of operation, particularly of autofocus that impresses. The the pro-level bodies such as the OM-D E-M1 and the Lumix GX5 set new standards......

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

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.

I shot a lion in Zimbabwe but she just faded away

The wall-mounted trophy lion faded away in the direct sunlight. So John cast around for a suitable replacement. He found the three little human lionesses were a more suitable exhibit for a coastal home...

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

The fall of Olympus or a bright new start?

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

Photo Archives: Blast from the past brings in a nice little commission


It’s surprising how much use I’m being able to make of many of my older shots after sifting through the archives and enhancing some of the material that hasn’t stood the test of time very well. One such is the above shot of the start of the 1986 Australia GP in Adelaide. It appeared on my blog back in February 2014.

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.