Monthly Archive: June 2013

Jun 21

Panasonic 7-14mm vs Olympus 9-18mm

Micro 4/3 Wide-Angles.  Olympus 9-18mm on the left, Panasonic 7-14mm on the right.

The Micro 4/3 system has been around for a while now, and early on, each of the two main Micro 4/3 companies released their ultra wide-angle lenses.  Panasonic came out with the impressively specified 7-14mm f/4, while Olympus went a little more moderate, but shot for size, creating the incredibly tiny 9-18mm f/4-5.6. I’ve owned …

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Jun 20

Review: Fujifilm Fujinon XF 14mm f/2.8 R

When the X-series of mirrorless cameras from Fujifilm launched last year, it began with three prime lenses: an 18mm f/2, a 35mm f/1.4 and a 60mm f/2.4 Macro.  This gave the system a nice base to start with, and provided three very high quality primes for the serious photographer.  Later last year, Fuji expanded the …

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Jun 04

Waiting at the Platform

Great Blue Heron, Columbus, OH - Fujifilm X-E1 with Fujinon 60mm f/2.4 Macro

I took about 15 minutes today to finally get out and shoot just a little bit, since I have been working non-stop at home and work.  It’s been a while.  Anyway, there was a great blue heron just waiting along the river dock….and he made quite a striking subject (click to enlarge):

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