From time to time I need to remind myself how important scale can be to an image. This short article illustrates how adding perspective to flower macro photography helps to create a sense of scale. All of the images in this article were captured hand-held using an Olympus TG-5 equipped with the Olympus LG-1 LED Light Guide.
Earlier this month my wife and I visited The National Home Show in Toronto. This show also includes a flower and garden event called Canada Blooms. This article shares a number of images from Canada Blooms, including some macro flower photographs. These were captured hand-held in the floral arrangement display area.
During a recent holiday I had a short opportunity to shoot a few sample underwater images. It was the first time in over 3 years that I had tried this type of photography… so this is definitely not one of my strong points! This article shares a selection of Olympus TG-5 underwater images captured during an hour and a half session.
One of the features available when using the microscopic setting with the Olympus TG-5 is focus stacking. This article features some butterfly focus stacked images captured hand-held at the Niagara Butterfly Conservatory.
This article features a series of comparison photographs covering an initial Olympus TG-5 high ISO image test. All photographs were captured tripod-supported in available light with the TG-5 in microscopic mode. Continue reading Olympus TG-5 High ISO Image Test
Yesterday I took a few hours away from some current projects and visited the Niagara Butterfly Conservatory with my Olympus TG-5. I wanted to experiment a bit more with this camera so I could better understand its capabilities, especially when shooting in microscopic mode. This article shares a selection of Olympus TG-5 butterfly macro images. Continue reading Olympus TG-5 Butterfly Macro Images
This article shares a selection of Atlas Moth macro images captured handheld with an Olympus TG-5 at the Niagara Butterfly Conservatory in Niagara Falls Ontario. Continue reading Atlas Moth Macro Images
This may surprise a few readers, but I recently added a new camera to my kit… an Olympus TG-5. The reasons for adding this new gear are sprinkled through this new posting. This article features a selection of Olympus TG-5 spider images captured handheld today at the Royal Botanical Gardens in Burlington Ontario. Continue reading Olympus TG-5 Spider Images
To align my other website with my current business priorities, www.tomstirr.com has been updated with more emphasis on my business posters and upcoming e-book publications. Continue reading www.tomstirr.com Poster and E-Book Website Updated
I’ve owned a couple of digital bridge cameras in the past and I enjoyed the flexibility and portability that this type of camera affords owners. The integrated zoom lenses on a bridge camera makes them an especially good choice for people looking for an all-in-one travel camera solution.
When I read that Nikon had launched a new CoolPix P900 with an equivalent field of view of 24 mm to 2000 mm I was intrigued to see what this camera could do. Continue reading Nikon P900 Hands-On Review: It’s all about the zoom!