An architects mildly eccentric garden shed

An architects garden shed… Mamiya 6 folder 1957 film plane focus camera HP5 ISO800 ƒ16 This Mamiya was produced from the 1940’s to 1959 in many different versions. Different range finders, many different lenses by several optical lens companies. Personally I really like the Mamiya glass the render and contrast are as good as it …

MS Optical 35mm Lens on an Olympus EM-5

The Parar lenses made by a Mr Miyazaki of MS optical in Chiba Japan. At least with this one and the earlier offerings are a commendable Japanese attempt to return to the original lenses that photographers had available to them in the early part of the 20th century. It probably comes as a surprise to …

Tank and tagasaste in infrared

Olympus EM-5 converted to a full spectrum camera meaning that the IR cut filter has been removed. By doing this one can have a camera that is sensitive to UV and all frequencies of infrared. This image was made with with a 670nm filter and converted into monochrome by desaturation then the contrast was adjusted …

A hard night at the office…

Olympus E-M5 OMD ƒ/11 1/8th ISO200 75-300 Eight o’clock at night and a surprising number of people are still at work in these offices. This is an equivalent of 600mm lens at a distance of about one kilometre away. This the point where I ask can it get much better? Micro four thirds has been designed from …

OMD'ees

I just read some where on an older news feed (Rumors?) that the sensor in the Olympus EM-1 OMD is actually a Panasonic sensor and not a Sony as in the EM-5. So I decided to take a look, I know there is a lot of controversy about DXO comparison tests BUT at the present …