During a recent visit to the Niagara Butterfly Conservatory I concentrated on capturing some handheld focus stacked macro butterfly images, using an Olympus E-M1X and the M.Zuiko 60 mm f/2.8 macro lens. This article features a selection of handheld focus stacked macro butterfly images and discusses some practical considerations when using this Olympus in-camera feature.
Macro photography opens up a whole new world for us as photographers. We get to see and capture images of things around us in ways that bring us new perspectives. This article demonstrates three basic macro shooting angles for insects. Our subject for this article is a grasshopper.
There are a few different ways to capture macro images, some of which can be quite intricate. I dislike using tripods and I don’t have much patience for complicated set-ups. So, my preference is to shoot macro photographs handheld. This short article features a selection of f/11 butterfly macro images captured with an Olympus OM-D E-M1X, coupled with an M.Zuiko 60 mm f/2.8 macro lens. An Olympus STF-8 Twin Macro Flash was also used.
Yesterday morning I went out to photograph some ducks in flight. I decided to use a Nikon 1 V3 fitted with a 1 Nikkor CX 70-300 mm f/4.5-5.6 zoom lens. This article features a selection of Nikon 1 V3 ducks in flight images captured handheld.
This article features a selection of wild bird flash images. These were captured handheld using the Olympus FL-700WR Wireless Radiowave flash during a recent early morning visit to Hendrie Valley.
I recently went to LaSalle Park in Burlington Ontario to photograph some birds-in-flight using Pro Capture L mode with my Olympus OM-D E-M1X. This article features 25 consecutive images of some swans in flight, along with some commentary about using Pro Capture L for these photographs.
This articles shares a total of 22 consecutive, unexpected cardinal captures. These photographs were created using the Pro Capture H mode with my Olympus OM-D E-M1X. This feature uses a fast frame rate of 60 frames per second and captures full resolution RAW files. All of the photographs in this article are displayed as 100% captures without any cropping.
This article discusses my M4/3 birding lens choice, specifically the M.Zuiko PRO 40-150 mm f/2.8 and M.Zuiko MC-20 teleconverter.