The Shadows Know
Nov17

The Shadows Know

For many photographers it’s really the shadows that make or break a photograph but sometimes the results may be a bit more shadowy than we might prefer. Lamont Cranston used mind control taught to him by monks in Lhasa, but we have lots of options starting with the highlight and shadow that’s available in the Olympus E-M1 mirrorless cameras. If there is no shadow control in your SLR, as with the Canon EOS 5D shows, but you can use the...

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Wordless Wednesday #85 “Touch of Albuquerque”
Nov20

Wordless Wednesday #85 “Touch of Albuquerque”

Sometime when Mary does a road trip to Albuquerque for her company I tag along and stroll about making photos while she makes sales calls. I made this image when I was testing Olympus’ E5 Four Thirds (not Micro) camera with Digital Zuiko  12-60mm lens (at 49mm) using the camera’s built-in Dramatic Tones filter.

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Micro Four-Thirds: Shooting Challenges
Jul29

Micro Four-Thirds: Shooting Challenges

Today is an extra special guest entry by Mark Toal. It’s hard to believe that it’s been one year since we started Micro Four-thirds Monday with Mark’s useful and informative posts. Micro Four-thirds Monday is one of the longest running series in this blog that started—in the current format—in December 2010. I want to thank Mark for all of his contributions and thank all you readers. Whenever I talk about Micro...

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