On paper, Micro Four Thirds (M43, or MFT) seems a wonderful fit for me. The flexibility of interchangeable lenses (including, with an adapter, my beloved M42 lenses), in a more compact body, and with a larger and better performing sensor than a digital compact, these cameras seem to offer the ideal sweet spot between my… Continue reading Dear Micro Four Thirds, Should We Try Again?
This month I've been experimenting with two or three different cameras, which have been pretty impressive. Being in the full flow of spring now too, it's seemed logical to start to switch back to colour photography, to capture the resplendent displays of late daffodils, tulips and of course bluebells. But somehow, I keep getting drawn… Continue reading How To Create The Ultimate Pocket Sketchbook Camera
This month I'm using a Panasonic Lumix XS1 as my only camera. You can read the first post here. After using the little Lumix more, I have a few further observations. First, did I mention it was tiny? I don't have a particularly large smartphone, but the XS1 is smaller, and feels lighter (I haven't… Continue reading One Month One Camera – March 2020 (II) – Lessons With The Little Lumix XS1
With this ongoing One Month One Camera (OMOC) project, I usually find that the camera I choose for the next month is strongly influenced by how the previous month went, and the camera I used. Last month my Ricoh GR Digital III was the chosen one, and reminded me what a fantastic camera it is.… Continue reading One Month One Camera – Mar 2020 (I) – Another Month, Another Lumix – The Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1
Throughout January I used only the Panasonic Lumix FX10 as part of my ongoing One Month One Camera (OMOC) project. Here are the three previous update posts if you missed them - One Month, One Camera – Jan 2020 (I) – Special FX? One Month One Camera – Jan 2020 (II) – Snapseed Returns One… Continue reading One Month One Camera – Jan 2020 (IV) – Panasonic Lumix FX10 Summary