Monthly Archive: May 2012

May 30

The 2012 Memorial Tournament Pro-Am

Tiger Woods tees off on 18 - 2012 Memorial Tournament Pro-Am

Today I went back to Muirfield Village in Dublin, OH and shot the Pro-Am for the Memorial Tournament (the PGA Tour event starts tomorrow). I went in with a plan and it worked out perfectly.  I followed Tiger Woods for a hole, then went back up the first fairway and followed Phil Mickelson from 10-14. …

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May 29

The Memorial Tournament – Day 2

Day 2 of the Memorial Tournament practice rounds was a short one for me.  I hadn’t realized that I had two VERY large blisters form on my right foot from all the walking the previous day.  As a result, my foot was on FIRE after walking the mile from the entrance to the first tee. …

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May 28

The Memorial Tournament – Day 1

Each year, I go out to the Memorial Tournament here in Columbus, and take photos at the practice rounds.  This is my fourth year shooting the tournament. It was blazingly hot today, and none of the big names come out on Monday, so I just stayed until around 12:30 and came home. I’ll be doing …

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May 27

Thoughts on the Panasonic 12-35mm f/2.8 and Olympus 75mm f/1.8

Panasonic 12-35mm f/2.8

In the Micro 4/3 world this past week has seen the official announcement of two lenses that had been previewed some time back by both Olympus and Panasonic.  This week saw the official announcements and pricing information.  On Monday, Panasonic released their 12-35mm f/2.8 standard zoom, while Olympus announced the 75mm f/1.8 on Thursday.  You …

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May 22

Review: HLD-6 – OM-D Battery Grip

Olympus OM-D E-M5 with HLD-6

Today I’m going to take an in-depth look at a camera accessory.  Most of the time, these sorts of things are evaluated with a quick blurb and then consumers are left to sift through forums or Amazon reviews to get an idea of the worth of a product.  I think for the accessories that really …

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May 19

Revisiting Film

Canon AE-1 Program

I’m loving digital photography.  I love my Olympus E-M5 and all the modern convenience it brings.  But sometimes you just want a different experience.  I have a few old manual focus cameras, and my most recent is my dad’s old Canon AE-1, which still works just fine.  I have a fair amount of Canon FD …

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May 13

Review: Olympus OM-D E-M5

OM-D

A New Flagship? When Olympus announced their latest camera, the OM-D E-M5, there was more buzz among the photographic community for this release than there had been for probably any other Micro 4/3 camera since the original E-P1.   Olympus resurrected their legendary ‘OM’ system name for this camera, creating a new line of Olympus Micro …

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May 10

Random Shots From Yesterday

Old Barn, Near Jeffersonville, OH - Olympus OM-D E-M5 with Olympus 40-150mm f/4-5.6

Getting time to shoot… Well, despite being crazy busy at work, I actually found some time to shoot yesterday.  The first shot, to the left (click to enlarge) was a shot I’ve been meaning to take for months.  I drive past it every week on a way to a meeting.  It’s just off the highway.  …

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