Some “fun” with the Olympus E-M1

This started out as a quasi ironic title, because I wasn’t having so much fun shooting with the E-M1, or at least not as much as I’ve had with two other recent stand out M43s cameras, the Olympus OM-D E-M5 or the Panasonic GH3. The GH3 in particular wowed me in initial use, but just …

Birthrights Dignity Forum

This week, my employer and manager (thanks Joe) gave me a day off to do some charity volunteering for the UK Charity, Birthrights. The story starts earlier in the year, when, after covering the Birthrights launch, the trustees asked me to cover this event, held at the Royal College of Physicians in London. Of course, …

It’s all purple…

A while back I ordered some Lomochrome Purple from the nice people at Lomography. The film allows you to shoot infrared-style photographs. Although the resulting photographs look very different from standard color negative film (greens become purple shades), they are developed using the same C-41 process. The film mimics Kodak‚Äôs old Aerochrome (slide/E-6) film line, …

E-P5

It’s about time I got around to writing this, I’ve had the E-P5 for a couple of months now. I ended up with one primarily because I wanted the Olympus 17mm lens in black, which wasn’t available at the time in the UK, unless it was part of a kit. Let’s tackle the biggest issue …