Oct 032013
 

The leaves turn quickly in Update NY. This is our first fall, and a great one so far.  Probably there will be better color mid-month, but with the September image being late this time, I’d rather be early this month.

Shot with the OM-D EM-5 and Panasonic 12-35.

4:3 Ratio

4:3 Ratio

 

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16:9 after the break….

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Nov 212012
 

It’s been 4 years! Here is the consecutive image No. 49 for the anniversary….  I don’t think I missed one. November has frosty, cold air with sunny mornings, I hope this image reflects that. As usual, feel free to share for appropriate use. Here is the 8::6 version, the wide image after the break.

 

Olympus OM-D with Panasonic 12-35mm.

 

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Jul 232012
 

I recently got my hands on an Olympus OM-D E-M5, which is a complicated name for a really neat camera. It is a “micro 4/3rd”, or M<FT, camera, which means the sensor is 1/4 the size of a full frame (I know there is no logic in the designation, it has to do with how sensor size used to be gauged), and thus lenses used on that format have double “effective” (i.e. 35mm film equivalent) focal length. In other words, a 25 mm lens gives you the same field of view as a 50mm on full frame. The OM-D is the 3rd iteration of MFT for Olympus and surpasses even the quite decent E-P3 (IMO by quite a bit). It  actually looks like a mini DSLR – hardy larger than my well liked Nikon V1, which it will soon replace. In fact, it is the camera the Nikon V1 should have been… Continue reading »