Monthly Archives: February 2015

The Hasselblad Superwide – A Most Amazing Camera (and Lens)

Over the years there have been cameras that fill a specific niche and they do it better than any other cameras out there. These are the sort of cameras that ‘make photography make sense’ in their design, the way they fit … Continue reading

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Extreme Wide-Angle, Extremely Close-Up

I’ve long been a fan of ultra wide-angle lenses – the wider the better – and I especially enjoy shooting close-up with wider angle lenses. When used at their closest focusing distances, the forced perspectives of ultra-wide lenses lend a heightened sense … Continue reading

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Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II – 8-Shot Still Capture & In-Camera Keystone Control

There’s much being said about Olympus’s latest Micro Four Thirds interchangeable lens camera, the OM-D E-M5 Mark II. It features a proven 16MP imaging sensor supported by Olympus’s latest-generation TruePic VII image processor. It also has up to 5 stops … Continue reading

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Olympus’ Super-Wide Stylus TOUGH TG-860

One of my all-time favorite rugged point-and-shoot – Olympus’s TOUGH TG-850, just got an upgrade in the form of the Olympus TOUGH TG-860. The new camera retains the key features that set it apart from the competition including its 16MP … Continue reading

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The Truthiness of Normal Lenses

When describing items that are available in different shapes, sizes, flavors, and/or intended uses, you need to establish frames of reference, or qualifying attributes, in order to be able to differentiate between them. These attributes may include descriptives such as … Continue reading

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