One of the toughest image focus challenges for a camera is when a bird is flying straight into the lens. This article shares a series of 9 consecutive photographs of a gull flying straight into the lens of my E-M1X when I was using Bird Detection AI to acquire focus.
Since selling my full frame camera gear back in July 2015 I’ve had the opportunity to use a few different smaller sensor birding equipment options. Continue reading Smaller Sensor Birding Equipment Options
I was out with my camera gear yesterday and discovered my bird photography sweet spot. The added enjoyment that this creates is hard to explain. Suffice to say I was having so much fun that I lost some of my concentration on fundamentals, and made a couple of rookie mistakes.
This article discusses my initial impressions using the M.Zuiko 100-400 mm f/5-6.3 IS with the M.Zuiko MC-20 teleconverter.
It was a dull, grey afternoon yesteday… and the perfect conditions to do an M.Zuiko 100-400 three strike test!
This article discusses some independent test data that illustrates the full frame APS-C dynamic range loss that can occur when shooting full frame equipment in APS-C crop mode.
Over the past couple of days I’ve received a number of personal emails asking me about using Nikon 1 versus Olympus for bird photography. The intent of this article is to describe my experiences using both camera systems. This is a very extensive article, so grab yourself a cup of coffee… or make a pot of tea… and be prepared to spend some time.
This article provides a summary of a number of points made in earlier articles and provides an overall M.Zuiko 75-300 assessment. Since some folks seem to focus on what this lens isn’t, I might as well state that right up front. This lens isn’t weatherproof and it isn’t designated as a pro lens. What this lens is in spades… is small, lightweight, cost efficient, and a whole lotta fun to use!
This article shares a selection of M.Zuiko 75-300 osprey images. All were captured handheld during a recent visit to Hendrie Valley.
This article attempts to describe the essence of Olympus Imaging by sharing some outstanding work done by others. Specifically Dave Etchells (Imaging Resources) and professional photographer/film maker Chris Eyre-Walker.