An ongoing conundrum we face in life is separating our wants from our needs… in photography that can manifest itself with sensor resolution. How much resolution do we actually need for the work we do? I can’t answer that question for you, nor can you determine that for me.
The objective of this article is simply to explain why the 20.4 MP sensors in my OM-D cameras have more than enough resolution to meet my specific needs.
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A quick calculation this morning estimated that we have reduced our carbon footprint by 2717 kilograms (~5977 lbs.) of carbon since replacing one of our automobiles in early December 2019. Had it not been for various COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, that number would have been higher.
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Now that the transfer of the Olympus Imaging division has been completed, thoughts about OM Digital for 2021 may be appropriate. Whenever a large company with activities in a multitude of global markets changes ownership there are a number of actions that need to be taken.
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Even at my advancing age, one of life’s lessons that continually appears is the relationship between expectations and disillusionment. This life lesson is evident all around us. As photographers the most common example of this are the expectations we have of our camera equipment.
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Over the past few months a number of readers have contacted me, asking for suggestions and ideas on becoming a better photographer. Some have enquired about specific genres of photography. Others have had questions about what it takes to become a ‘professional’. This article discusses a few factors that can impact becoming a better photographer. This is not an all-encompassing list, and the issues covered are in no particular order.
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I’ve had some interesting discussions lately with associates about why I don’t use social media. You know… things like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and an ever growing list of additional platforms. Many people view social media as critically important in their lives, and for their businesses. That’s not my viewpoint
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As year 6 draws to a close for this photography website it creates thoughts of what we’ve been through the past twelve months. And, what plans lay ahead for 2021. To say that 2020 was a challenge for all of us, is an understatement of epic proportions.
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This article shares my favourite images for 2020 along with some commentary about individual photographs.
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With all of the changes happening in the imaging world, it makes one ponder if entry level cameras will disappear over the next few years.
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Sometimes it’s good to step back and remind ourselves of the miracles of digital photography, and the power this technology gives us to control the outcome of our work.
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