Lens/Adapters for Micro...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal Panasonic and Olympus Micro Four-thirds cameras both have kit lenses whose focal lengths start at 14mm (28mm equivalent.) Both companies also make and expensive wide angle zooms but I wanted an inexpensive, small fixed wide angle, which the Panasonic 14mm...

Having Fun with 3D Mirr...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal The basic idea behind 3D photographs is to make two identical photos as far apart as your eyes and then view them in a way that makes them look three dimensional. Fuji and Panasonic made dedicated 3D point-and-shoot cameras but you can use your Micro...

Shooting Tamron’s...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal I recently had a chance to shoot with the new Tamron 14-150mm F/3.5-5.8 lens for Micro Four-thirds cameras. Panasonic and Olympus also make a version of this lens with a similar focal length range and that are almost identical in features. The Panasonic version...

Preview: Tamron 14-150m...

Mark is testing Tamron’s 14-150mm Di III and is writing a hands-on post about shooting with the lens that will appear Thursday. To get you started here’s the specifications for this interesting lens… Tamron’s 14-150mm Di III is the company’s first lens that was designed...

Why I Like to Use Batte...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace I get to test new digital cameras for Shutterbug magazine but regular readers of this blog know that when it comes to my personal cameras I tend to be thrifty. I may get to test and shoot with high-end expensive camera but contrary to what many people think,...

Shooting a 15mm Voigtlä...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Since 1999, Voigtländer photographic products have been manufactured by Cosina, including 35mm SLR and rangefinder camera bodies and lenses for the M39 and M42 (screw mount,) Leica M mount as well as other mounts.  The Voigtländer super-wide Heliar 15mm (M39)...