A Tale Of Two Lenses II...

Whenever I get a chance to try out a new camera, the first thing that I want to know is how good or bad is the lens that comes with it. I can usually work around the camera body but if the lens is mediocre I quickly lose interest. I’m partial to a sharp lens but a crappy lens can be just...

Shooting HDR with Mirro...

I know what you’re thinking, why would it make any difference to shoot HDR (High Dynamic Range) images with a mirrorless camera? I started shooting HDR about a year before the Micro Four-thirds format was introduced. I would set up my tripod, make my Nikon D200 shoot three bracketed...

Mirrorless for the Pros...

I’ve been shooting with Micro Four Thirds cameras since the day the system was introduced but I’ve always shot paid assignments with my Nikon and it’s great fast lenses. Now with the Olympus OM-D EM-1 and the recently announced Panasonic Lumix GH4 plus a couple of great fast lenses I’m...

Mirrorless Speedlight C...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal In the past few weeks I’ve had a chance to try out three different dedicated speedlights that work with both the Panasonic and Olympus Micro Four-thirds cameras. The Nissin Di466 is an inexpensive and small speedlight whose size fits nicely on all Micro...

Having Fun with Mirrorl...

I have to confess that I love to work with interesting and fun accessories that let me be more creative and see things in a different way. Once I discovered that Lensbaby, Holga and Diane lenses were being modified for mirrorless cameras I was in heaven. I remember the first time that I...

In the Air Museum with ...

  Last week Panasonic sent me a pre-production sample of the recently announced Lumix GH4. I have to confess that I’m like a kid on Christmas morning when I get to try out a new camera. The new camera was also my excuse to visit the Evergreen Aviation Museum in McMinnville, Oregon.  I...