I just received a Development Update from Olympus this morning that formally announced the development of Bird Subject Detection for the Olympus OM-D E-M1X camera. This Olympus Development Announcement also provides an updated lens road map, confirms the M.Zuiko PRO 150-400 F4.5 TC1.25X IS PRO zoom, and announces that OM-D Webcam Beta software is now available for download.
This article features a collection of images that document gull predation of a blackbird chick. Acts of predation in nature can be difficult to view. Readers who find this this type of subject matter distasteful or disturbing may choose to stop reading this posting.
We may be entering an age of accelerated product discontinuation as camera sales continue to be hammered by economic and societal factors. Where does this all lead?
This article features some fast footwork as demonstrated by a sparrow on the fence in my backyard. These images were captured with an Olympus OM-D E-M1X using its Pro Capture H mode at 60 frames-per-second.
For the past couple of weeks a rare leucistic mallard has been frequenting the shoreline at LaSalle Park in Burlington Ontario.
I recently spent a couple of hours at Hendrie Valley with a fellow photographer and had some fun with chickadees. These cute little birds seldom sit still for any length of time, making them good test subjects for eye/hand coordination.
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.