Tag Archives: om-d em-5

Snowflake Photos Round Two

After trying my hand at macro snowflake photos yesterday, I was able to make another attempt when it started snowing this morning. Here are a couple results from round two. I decided to over-saturate the colors just because I liked the look: I’ll be adding more photos to my Macro set on Flickr over the […]

First Attempt at Snowflake Photos

After reading Alexey Kljatov’s snowflake photo technique article I decided to give it a try myself. A few thoughts on this first attempt: It seems highly dependent on the quality of the flakes that are falling. At this level of magnification, what seems like a small shift in distance quickly amounts to shooting at 0.5X instead of […]

The J.B. Camera Designs Olympus OM-D E-M5 Grip

It took about three weeks to receive the J.B. Camera Designs Olympus OM-D E-M5 grip after ordering on Amazon, but there’s a good reason – they’re hand made one at a time, in what’s obviously a careful and purposeful process. The packing and personal note was a nice touch as well. A penny is even included […]

Olympus 25mm f1.8 Lens Amateur Review

I’ve been using the Olympus 17mm f1.8 as my standard lens for almost a year now, but after sorting through my favorite photos in Lightroom, I found it to be fairly absent. Sure, I’ve taken some photos I love with it, but I didn’t always like how close I had to get to fill the […]