I am adding the great Olympus 40-150 f2.8 Pro lens to my camera setup

I bought a used Olympus 40-150 f2.8 pro telephoto lens in perfect condition. From my experience and research, this lens seems to be the micro four thirds (MFT) pendant to the much famed Canon/Sigma/Sony 70-200 mm telephoto lenses. In this article, I will explain what I expect from this lens. So if you are thinking about which lens to buy next or how you can

By |2021-07-15T13:11:00+02:00July 15th, 2021|Categories: Equipment, Technique|Tags: |

Picture of the Week #22

Panasonic LUMIX GX8 + Olympus M.Zuiko 40-150mm f2.8/Pro @150mm, ISO 250, 1/640 s, f/5.6 This week's picture shows a bee carrying a heavy load of pollen. I recently bought the Olympus M.Zuiko 40-150mm f2.8 Pro lens to complement my lens collection. Of course... I had to go for it and try the close-up qualities of this lens first. It is not a macro

By |2020-09-20T16:43:53+02:00September 20th, 2020|Categories: Equipment, Picture of the Week|Tags: , , , |

A quick note on how to preserve the contrast in your pictures and your camera from damage

One thing I often observe: people with camera (philosophical question: what distinguishes people with cameras from photographers) leaving the lens hood turned around on the lens. Believe it or not, but the purpose of a lens hood is not to make your lens look bigger! It is there to prevent flares (straylight) from falling into the lens. Why are flares harming the picture Flares is

By |2019-12-09T09:28:56+01:00November 1st, 2019|Categories: Equipment, Technique|Tags: , , |
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