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Friday, December 22, 2017

General Notes on Equipment - Micro Four Thirds


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This is just a general note on the m43 equipment I use and a few thoughts on how that could change.

The more I use the Panasonic GX7 the more I like it. I can see why some people would find it too small but it fits my hands perfectly, which tells you something about the size of my hands. The Panasonic 7-14 f4 ( while having some problems with flare) has really surprised me by ...


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posted by Dil on 12/22/17 19:00  under General

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Less is More


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There's a saying "Less is more". And I perceive that as being true in all walks of life but especially where photography is concerned.

One of my problems when going on a trip is deciding which system to take, Fuji, Sony or m43. I'm lucky being able to afford three system simultaneously but on the other hand it does cause some difficulty when going on trips. The question about which system with which lenses to ...


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posted by Dil on 08/23/17 19:00  under General

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Saturday, April 1, 2017

The Ultimate Catalogue


For those interested in Micro Four Thirds or Four Thirds cameras and lenses from all manufacturers today, don't miss this download. It will give you all the data you need from lenses and cameras availble on the market today.

 

Here's the link

 

Sorry to the other system users here, I wish all manufacteres had one of these.


posted by Dil on 04/01/17 14:30  under General

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Saturday, March 4, 2017

Panasonic-Leica D Vario-Elmar 14-150 f3.5-5.6 Mega O.I.S. For Four-Thirds Mount


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Brought onto the market by Panasonic in 2007, this lens was my permanent buddy on one of my 4/3 Panasonic L1 bodies. It always went with me on my holidays and it has seen a lot of action over the years.

Panasonic G81 - Panasonic-Leica Vario-Elmar 14-150 f3.5-5.6

 

Panasonic G81 - Panasonic-Leica Vario-Elmar 14-150 f3.5-5.6

 

 

Panasonic G81 - Panasonic-Leica Vario-Elmar 14-150 f3.5-5.6

 

 Panasonic G81 - Panasonic-Leica Vario-Elmar 14-150 f3.5-5.6

 

Panasonic G81 - Panasonic-Leica Vario-Elmar 14-150 f3.5-5.6

 

 

 

Weight: 520g
Size: 90mm x 79mm
Aperture: f3.5 - f22
MFD: 50cms
Filter: 72mm
Price: €1000

I believe I paid in the region of €1200 for ...


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posted by Dil on 03/04/17 16:00  under Lenses

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Friday, March 25, 2016

Micro Four-Thirds Musings


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A lot of users swear by full frame cameras reasoning that depth of field can be mastered best with this format. True, DOF can be better achieved with this format but it all depends what you shoot. Landscape photographers try to get MORE DOF rather than less. So that argument doesn't hold up all of the time. It also doesn't mean that it's impossible to achieve a shallow DOF with other formats. I personally use ...


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posted by Dil on 03/25/16 10:30  under General

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