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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