Monthly Archive: November 2012

Nov 29

First Impressions: Sigma 19mm f/2.8 EX DN

Sigma has been around for a long while, making their own lenses and cameras for the Sigma SA mount, as well as an array of high end compact cameras.  They also are one of the major third party lens manufacturers for most DSLR camera mounts.  However, they’ve just recently gotten into the mirrorless game with …

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Nov 27

A Cold Evening

A Smoldering Sunset - Olympus OM-D E-M5 with Panasonic 35-100mm f/2.8 @ 35mm, f/5.6

For the first time in a long time, I really got a chance to go out and shoot for a bit.  I went downtown after work and got some shots of the sunset and the city at night.  I’m very much a proponent of the ‘gear doesn’t make the shot’ crowd, but on evenings like …

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Nov 19

The City at Dusk

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Tonight on the way home from work, I stopped to capture this. The sun was nearly below the horizon and the sky was overcast, but just enough sunlight remained to give a kiss of light to the windows of the city.

Nov 17

Review: Panasonic Lumix G Vario 35-100mm f/2.8 X OIS

The Panasonic 35-100mm f/2.8 X OIS

Panasonic and Olympus have been very busy the past few years, filling out their lens lineups for Micro 4/3, and while there have been some consumer grade lenses released in this time frame, both Olympus and Panasonic have really targeted the high-end enthusiast and professional with their recent lens offerings.  At first, Micro 4/3 had …

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Nov 12

Review: Olympus M.Zuiko 60mm f/2.8 Macro

Olympus M.Zuiko 60mm f/2.8 Macro

Quite a while back, Olympus hinted at their first true macro lens for Micro 4/3…the 60mm f/2.8.  It’s taken a while to come to market, but it finally saw official release this past September.  I was lucky enough to pick one up shortly thereafter.  Olympus priced this lens competitively, at $499, coming in well under …

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Nov 02

Review: Sony NEX-7

Sony NEX-7

The Sony NEX-7 has been out for quite a while now, but it still sits atop the NEX line of mirrorless Compact System Cameras in the flagship position. It features a 24 megapixel APS-C sensor in a very tiny body, and for many people was somewhat of a ‘holy grail’ camera when it was released …

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