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Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmar 100-400mm F4.0-6.3 Asph. Power OIS Review

I did my first experiments with Olympus and bird photography, with an E-M5 Mark II and Panasonic Lumix G Vario 100-300mm f/4-5.6 II POWER O.I.S. At that time I was still a Fujifilm user, and compared this lens next to my Fuji X-H1 and Fujifilm XF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 R LM OIS WR. The Fuji wasContinue reading “Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmar 100-400mm F4.0-6.3 Asph. Power OIS Review”

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Pitts Aerobatics and an Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm F2.8 Pro

Not a real review, but just some pictures taken at an airshow last weekend.This was a lens I really wasn’t sure about,but that day she really surprised me.While every photographer hid his camera in the pouring rain,I just walked around with my E-M1 Mark II with the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm F2.8 Pro inContinue reading “Pitts Aerobatics and an Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm F2.8 Pro”

TTArtisan Square Lens Hood & Tianya XS Pro 1 UV filter – Review

I know there are pros and cons to hoods and filters.So, why do I use a lens hood and a filter on the TTArtisan 23mm f1.4 lens ?Well, the main reason is protection.I spend a lot of time in the woods, and on my bike, then I have my camera around my neck ready toContinue reading “TTArtisan Square Lens Hood & Tianya XS Pro 1 UV filter – Review”

OSP Magazine September

The holidays are over and here we are back with a new issue of the Open Source Photography Magazine.Hopefully you will find something that interests you in this new edition. Last minute updates: My last Fujifilm camera is gone, the X-T1 I had especially for manual photography has been replaced by an almost brand newContinue reading “OSP Magazine September”

The TTArtisan 23mm f1.4 Zebra on Micro Four Thirds Review

This review is based on my own findings and experience, I chose, bought and paid for this lens myself.Nothing on Open Source Photography is sponsored. The angle of view : On the TTArtisan website they speak of the “Eye of Humanity”, that’s because on crop factor 1.5 systems like Fujifilm, this lens corresponds to aContinue reading “The TTArtisan 23mm f1.4 Zebra on Micro Four Thirds Review”

Olympus Secret Menu Pages

On July 1, I published an article on how to update your Olympus camera firmware via an SD card – as it should be.But alas, Olympus has also other quirks,like resetting your camera. Fujifilm users – and I think any brand of camera for that matter – just go into the menu, click reset cameraContinue reading “Olympus Secret Menu Pages”

New Recipe Update – Marcel Fraij – Seven Fujifilm Recipes

I’ve written this before, there are few who are able to create good recipes.Many recipes that can be found on the internet are based on recipes from those few.To make a well-balanced recipe you need a trained eye, knowledge and/or the necessary photographic experience.And every now and then you find someone who has it. MarcelContinue reading “New Recipe Update – Marcel Fraij – Seven Fujifilm Recipes”