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Visitors at Hillside Farms on the morning of 02 June 2012.

More time on the farm

Spent some time this past weekend back down at Hillside Farms. My mom was in town and, after seeing all the photos I’ve made of the animals and…

Takumar 50mm f/4 Macro lens with Fotodiox M42 to m4:3 adapter

First shots with MF lenses on m4:3

Ever since I first started learning about the m4:3 system, I’ve been hearing how easy it is to adapt virtually any range of existing DSLR lenses to work…

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My thoughts on the Panasonic 12-35mm

A few people have asked me if I’ll be getting one of the newly announced Panasonic 12-35mm f/2.8 lenses for my OM-D. The lens was only announced earlier…

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Simple Clicks – Olympus M. Zuiko ED 45mm f/1.8

This isn’t a review – I’ll one of those at some point in the near(ish) future. What this is is a quick sample of photos and a few…

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Simple Clicks – Leica DG Summilux 25mm f/1.4

This isn’t a review – I’ll one of those at some point in the near(ish) future. What this is is a quick sample of photos and a few…

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Olympus OM-D E-M5 Review: General Shooting

This is probably the toughest of the reviews to write, just because I want to cover a number of different points. You can probably think of this one…

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Lens Rentals

This past trip was my first foray into the world of lens rentals. Up until this point, I’d never really considered it, although I’m not sure why. I…

After Further Reflection

I posted about this once before, some time back, and figured it was time for an update. Anytime I post a gear review, I make sure that it’s…

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Odds and Ends

“Beware the ides of March!” Okay, so that advice didn’t do Caesar much good, but I think it’s because the advice was too limiting. In my experience, it…

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All Creatures Great and Small … and in between

I don’t have the most powerful lens when it comes to wildlife – a Sigma 70-300 with OS – but I have often found that planning, patience and…

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Review – Canon EF-S 18-55mm IS II

If you read this post, then you know the backstory. For those who don’t, the short version is that I had a sudden need for a wide-angle lens…

Canon’s New Lenses

While the rest of the photo world prattles on about the new Nikon D800 – and yes, it does look pretty damn impressive – I’m going to share…