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”

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 Last minute updates: My last Fujifilm camera is gone, the X-T1 I had especially for manual photography has been replaced by an almost brand newContinue reading “OSP Magazine September”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”


Vandaag 17/08/2022 rond 19:00 u hebben we onze goede vriend Obi moeten laten gaan, hij was nog net geen 2 jaar.De registratie chip was volgens de neuro chirurg vermoedelijk foutief geplaatst, en was uiteindelijk in zijn hersenen beland.Vanmiddag werd hij geopereerd om die chip te verwijderen, de chirurg en wij hadden er goede hoop in,Continue reading “Obi”

The Tall Ships Races – Edition 2022 – Part two

Click here, or on the picture to view and read the second part of my article about the Tall Ship Race on “La Gallerie”. On this page, more about my new Olympus cameras : In my limited circle of fellow photographers, there is one question that regularly comes up, and which is the most discussed,andContinue reading “The Tall Ships Races – Edition 2022 – Part two”

Holly Blue with an Olympus lens on Steroids

Well, my Fujifilm sale is going fast, my two X-H1s are already gone, and so are a lot of the lenses.And now that I have my new Olympus E-M1 Mark III, I needed some new top lenses.One of those lenses is the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm F2.8 Pro along with the M.Zuiko Digital MCContinue reading “Holly Blue with an Olympus lens on Steroids”

What’s in my Camera Bag Today ?

I started this writing, not quite knowing where I wanted to go with my photography in the future,because ten cameras with an equally large collection of lenses from two brands is not very handy to use.So, what to do with my Fujifilm gear and/or Olympus gear?I turned this writing into a chronological one over aContinue reading “What’s in my Camera Bag Today ?”

Updating your Olympus Camera Firmware without Olympus Workspace

As a Fujifilm camera user and also ex Pentax user, it made sense to me that installing new firmware updates was easy. You just downloaded the latest firmware for your camera from the brand’s update website, copied it to an sd card, card into camera – update and ready, well, it took a few moreContinue reading “Updating your Olympus Camera Firmware without Olympus Workspace”

Lens Mount Adapter “need to know”

A long time ago I was very interested in Russian rangefinder cameras, SLRs and lenses.Later, when I also owned some digital cameras, I wanted to use Russian camera lenses on my digital cameras,I also wanted to use M42 lenses from my old Pentax cameras on Russian rangefinders.That turned out not to be so easy.But whenContinue reading “Lens Mount Adapter “need to know””

New Recipe Update : MGA Classic Pro by Mark G Adams from One Camera One Lens

About : Well actually it’s needless to introduce him, because who doesn’t know Mark G Adams ?When it comes to making recipes for Fujifilm I think there are only a few that really matter , and Mark is one of them – I certainly don’t mean to offend other recipe makers – but when itContinue reading “New Recipe Update : MGA Classic Pro by Mark G Adams from One Camera One Lens”

New Recipe Update – Real Film vs Three Popular Recipes and How To Improve them by Adam Gough

About : Adam Gough aka Goughie. His channel has a focus on film photography and digital Leica’s. With a mixture of tutorials and days out shooting. This Recipe Update : Adam Gough takes a closer look at three recipes here, comparing them to shots taken with real film on his Leica M6.Discuss and show theContinue reading “New Recipe Update – Real Film vs Three Popular Recipes and How To Improve them by Adam Gough”

OSP Magazine June

A slightly thinner version of the OSP magazine this time.More about this at the end of this page. PictureFX NTFLX DRK I & II Two new 3DL cube files based on the popular Netflix series DARK. Fresh LUTs PictureFX Page Below some test results made in Darktable – Opacity 100% The LUTs are based onContinue reading “OSP Magazine June”

Downgrade your Camera Gear

Yes, he finaly lost it, most of you will think 🙂I admit, downgrading your camera gear doesn’t seem like the wisest choice,however, in some cases it may just be the best choice. What caused writing this article, was the decision to sell my Olympus TG-6, and the purchase of the 5 years older TG-3. TheContinue reading “Downgrade your Camera Gear”

Camera & SD Card Workflow

When you come home after a photo shoot or trip, and you are going to copy your photos and/or videos to your computer, how do you do that ? Many use their regular photo & video editing program to copy photos and/or videos, however, can it structurally organize your pictures and videos by renaming themContinue reading “Camera & SD Card Workflow”

New Recipe Update – Justin Gould

I’m always looking for new interesting recipes, but not all of them make it into “The Largest Collection of Recipes brought together”.Many are copies with minimal differences, and even if they are improvements, no one wants a list of 5000 recipes in the end.If you find a recipe that you more or less like, youContinue reading “New Recipe Update – Justin Gould”

My Fuji and – an SMC Pentax-M 2.8 28mm with a special K&F Concept PK/DA – FX Adapter

No sharpness tests, pixel counting or other technical mumbo jumbo, just everyday pictures with the intention of showing the view angle, color pattern and character, and my thoughts of the lens. A lens review as I did when I first started with OSP,except for a few extra words about the camera used and the specialContinue reading “My Fuji and – an SMC Pentax-M 2.8 28mm with a special K&F Concept PK/DA – FX Adapter”

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