This article shares a series of f/13 high ISO test images captured handheld with Olympus camera gear.
Like many other photographers I’ve been investigating the recently announced M.Zuiko 100-400 mm f/5-6.3 IS super telephoto zoom lens. The fact that this lens will accept M.Zuiko MC-14 and MC-20 teleconverters really appeals to me, since I own the 2X version. Using it with the 100-400 zoom would mean shooting at high ISO values with an aperture of f/13 at least some of the time.
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We can seldom predict what will happen when we are out with a camera, and sometimes it’s the small moments that can make our day. This article shares a collection of photographs that were captured during a recent morning visit to Hendrie Valley and the Urquhart Butterfly Garden.
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This article features some images captured at Bird Kingdom using the MC-20 teleconverter with flash. These photographs are from my archives.
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This article discusses a number of M.Zuiko 100-400 considerations that photographers can assess when deciding whether to purchase this lens or not. This is a fairly lengthy article, so you may want to grab a cup of coffee or brew a pot of tea.
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The newly announced Olympus 100-400 mm f/5-6.3 super telephoto zoom lens is of significant interest to a number photographers who use the M4/3 camera format, and specifically Olympus camera gear.
As regular readers know, this blog is not focused on doing gear reviews. Appreciating that many readers will have an interest in the Olympus 100-400 zoom lens, this article provides a number of links to various reviews that can be found online.
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This article features some early morning garden photography captured handheld during a light, misty rain. Early morning is one of the best times of the day to create images of flowers as we have soft light with which to work.
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This short article shares a small selection of images of a cooperative dragonfly which stayed perched long enough to photograph it.
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This article discusses some of the factors that can be considered when photographing butterflies in flight. While some people use tripods for this type of photography, this article discusses photographing butterflies in-flight handheld using Olympus Pro Capture H.
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This article shares a selection of flower images and discusses some of the techniques that can be used to achieve shallow depth-of-field with M4/3 camera gear.
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This article discusses photographing bees with a teleconverter. This posting shares a selection of test images that were captured handheld using an OM-D E-M1X, M.Zuiko PRO 40-150 mm f/2.8 zoom lens, M.Zuiko MC-20 teleconverter, and a 16 mm Kenko Extension Tube.
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