It is interesting to consider camera product compatibility and differentiation, as sometimes these factors can work at cross purposes. There are photographers who feel that OMDS should make its proprietary computational photography technologies compatible with lenses from other manufacturers. And, that OMDS should expand the compatibility of these technologies further down its own product line to include less expensive lenses.
Some other photographers are upset that Canon appears to be ready to bar third party lens manufacturers from using its new camera mount and suing them if they attempt to reverse engineer the design. Some folks wonder if this could eventually lead to third party lens manufacturers disappearing down the road.
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This article features a selection of high contrast plant macro images. All were photographed handheld using the Olympus STF-8 Twin Macro Flash.
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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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From time to time we are treated with something a bit special when we are out with our cameras. Such was the case during a recent visit to the Niagara Butterfly Conservatory. I had the opportunity to capture some images of a newly emerged Atlas Moth.
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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.
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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.
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I recently purchased the Olympus FL-700WR Wireless Radiowave Control flash to extend the overall functionality of my M4/3 kit. This article features an extensive selection of FL-700WR sample images of birds, captured handheld at Bird Kingdom.
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We recently added an Olympus STF-8 Twin Macro Flash to our kit. The unit gives us more flexibility with our macro photography as we can now extend our work into low light situations. This article shares some images captured during our first attempt using the STF-8 Twin Macro Flash. Readers interested in the full specifications of this flash can use the link provided.
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