Having a Second Stab at the Heather

Last week I shared one of my images from an outing to Surprise View in the Peak District. That image was captured with the Excellent Fuji XT3 and Fuji 10-24mm lens. This week I managed a return visit to the same area but decided to take the Panasonic G9. Although I didn’t intend to shoot … Continue reading Having a Second Stab at the Heather

Update on my Micro 43 Challenge

Last week I spoke about my overlooked Panasonic G9 micro 43 kit and how I was challenging myself to shoot with it through June. Well, I may have failed depending on how pure you view my challenge. You see the weather here has been hot, dry, and sunny for the past week. This has caused … Continue reading Update on my Micro 43 Challenge

I Wish I Could Remember Where I Was

Location unknown. Panasonic GX1 with infrared conversion.

I’ve just been looking through my photo archive when I found a folder I didn’t recognise. Inside were other folders and inside those were thousands of images. Images that I had shot a long time ago using a Panasonic GX1 infrared camera. For some reason I hadn’t imported these files to Lightroom. Wow! Thinking about … Continue reading I Wish I Could Remember Where I Was

And My Decision Is…

View across Holm Fell in the Lake District. Fuji XT3 with 55-200 lens.

Last week I shared my desire for a new camera. At that time, I had two choices in mind. A Panasonic G9 micro 43 camera and a Sony A7R MkII full frame. If you’re wondering why I came up with this short list and didn’t include the latest full frame offerings or DSLRs, please see … Continue reading And My Decision Is…

Death Valley Revisited

Friday Image No.220 Zabriskie Point, Death Valley. Panasonic GX1, Panasonic 14-45 lens, ISO160, 1/60" at f/8.0 Over the past week, I’ve restarted work on a new edition of my Essential Photoshop book. When I wrote the original book, I wanted it to be version independent and work with old and new versions of Photoshop alike. … Continue reading Death Valley Revisited

Hidden Gems

Yesterday I finally decided to sell my Panasonic GX1 that’s been converted to shoot infrared. The cameras been sat in a bag since I had the EM5 converted and whilst I thought it would be a good backup, I need the money for a new project (more on that in the future). Whilst advertising it … Continue reading Hidden Gems

I was editing this and noticed

After I published the Friday Image No 20 I decided to review my Olympus EM5 shots. I had taken a few of the same location with the extremely sharp Olympus 45mm prime. You can see one particular example above. What I noticed, that took me completely by surprise, is that I can see traces of … Continue reading I was editing this and noticed

Friday image No.020

I have been working on a book which discusses how to improve your photography and which takes a different approach to the more usual "instruction manual" format. On reviewing the draft my Editor helpfully commented that perhaps I should drag myself out of my Landscape comfort zone and sample some of my own medicine. So … Continue reading Friday image No.020

Panasonic GM1 First Thoughts – part 2

In my previous post I looked at the size of the GM1 in comparison to the LX7. In this post I will look at my thoughts around image quality. Right up front I should say that this camera is in another league when compared to the LX7, but then you would expect it to be. … Continue reading Panasonic GM1 First Thoughts – part 2

Panasonic GM1 First Thoughts

As regular readers will know, I recently splashed out on the purchase of a Panasonic GM1 camera. If you are not familiar with the GM1, it is possibly the smallest Micro 43 system camera that you can buy. My thinking was that I would use it as a backup to my main Olympus EM5, a … Continue reading Panasonic GM1 First Thoughts