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Notes on current lenses

I’ve been paying attention to which lenses I’ve been using the past couple of months, since I started shooting regularly again.  And no real surprise, it comes down…

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A few quick thoughts on the new OM-D E-M1

This is hardly new news, but I wanted to share a few quick thoughts on the newly announced Olympus OM-D E-M1. The short version is: I won’t be…

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If I could only use one lens…

…it’d be the Panasonic Leica 25mm f/1.4.  Of course statements like that are kind of stupid, since no one lens is going to be perfect in every single…

BRENT PENNINGTON Killdeer at Archbald Regional Park on the morning of 31 March 2013.

Spring birding with the Olympus 75-300mm

It’s taken six months, but I’ve finally been able to take the Olympus m.Zuiko 75-300mm into the field for some solid birding work. It’s the first good evaluation…

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Some thoughts on m4:3 lenses

There’s been several new lens announcements for micro 4/3 lately and I just wanted to share a few thoughts on them. Sadly, none of these announcements are very…

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A heck of a deal

43rumors posted Thursday about a great deal at B&H, where you can get both the Sigma 19mm and Sigma 30mm m4:3 lenses for the price of one. That’s…

Cedar Waxwing near the marshy north end of Lackawanna Lake on the evening of 24 September 2012.

Simple Clicks – Olympus 75-300

Got out one evening last week with my newest lens, the Olympus m.Zuiko 75-300mm.  Back when I was getting the E-M5 I wasn’t very complimentary towards this piece…

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Panasonic 14mm pancake lens

The Panasonic 14mm f/2.5 pancake, a lens that you just don’t hear much about. It doesn’t have the rabid following of either the Lumix 20mm or the Leica…

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Review – Panasonic Leica 100-300mm

Pansonic’s 100-300mm telephoto was one of the first lenses I bought for my m4:3 system. It was the replacement to my venerable Canon 300L f/4 IS, which was…

Interior of the greenhouse at Hillside Farms in Dallas, PA, on the afternoon of 04 August 2012.

Simple Clicks – Olympus 75mm f/1.8

Just a few odds and ends shots taken with the new Olympus 75mm f/1.8.  As I mentioned before, I’ve only had a few days to work with it,…

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Olympus M.Zuiko 75mm f/1.8

Despite being very attractive, I was on the fence about the Olympus 75mm for several weeks after it first started to become available. From all accounts it was…

The sun glows behind dense fog at Trostle Pond at sunrise, 25 July 2012.

First shots with the Panasonic Leica 45mm macro

The story of how this came to be is somewhat convoluted, but goes like this: I’m shooting a wedding on Saturday and needed a lens longer than 25mm,…