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Touring New Zealand with Nikon Mirrorless

Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikon 10-100mm f/4-5.6 @ 10mm, efov 27mm, f/8, 1/320, ISO-160

My wife and I recently spent almost a month touring New Zealand by automobile, enjoying the natural beauty and doing field work for a photography e-book we have planned for 2017.


Nearly a year with the versatile Panasonic 14-140 v.2 by Peter Frailey


By Peter Frailey

In December of last year (2015) I decided it was a good time to add to my mFT lens collection.  As a bit of background, I also use Sony and Fuji mirrorless gear, but most of my equipment is mFT, having owned several Panasonic and Olympus cameras and a bunch of mFT lenses. My current mFT camera is the Olympus EM-1, a lovely and hugely capable camera which I have owned since it first become available. I also owned a Panasonic GX8 for a few months, and have some nice images from it and the 14-140.  For what it’s worth, the GX8, though lovely and robust, just didn’t feel right in my hands.


Photography 9-5 – Guest post by Thomas Stirr

Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikon 10-100mm f/4-5.6, f/8, 1/100, ISO-160, 30mm, efov 81mm, Monument Valley Utah.

Photographers have long understood the advantages of shooting during the ‘golden hours’ of the early morning and late day.


A visit to the CNE Air Show with the Nikon 1 – Guest post by Thomas Stirr

Caption: f/8, 1/2000, ISO-180, 300mm, efov 810mm. Copyright 2016 Thomas Stirr

One of the things that I’ve been doing each year for a while now is visiting the annual CNE Air Show in Toronto, Canada.


Why Olympus M43 is an excellent system for family photography – Guest post by Katrin Küllenberg

olympus family photography

All photos are property of Katrin Küllenberg and have been used with permission.

Last year I expanded my profession as a wedding photographer to cover family photography from a documentary perspective as well.

My photography has always been driven by moments, which revealed itself to be an ideal prerequisite for portraying family life.


Nikon 1 J5 Butterfly Photography – Guest post by Thomas Stirr

butterfly photography nikon 1-1

I recently visited the Niagara Butterfly Conservatory and spent a couple of hours capturing butterfly images using one of my Nikon 1 J5s, a 1 Nikon 30-110mm zoom lens, and a set of MOVO extension tubes.


On The Road in Nicaragua with the Olympus OM-D E-M1

Captured at Masaya Volcano on the 07 January, 2016 by Chris Eyre-Walker.

I’ve owned my Olympus OM-D E-M1 for well over 1.5 years now. As many have done before me and have since, I switched from a heavy DSLR because I wanted something lighter, newer and more compact. My biggest reason for this was that I had long term travel plans.


My Mirrorless Revolution – or “How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love The Fooj…and the Q”


By Dustin Baker, Lone Oak Studios

I have a problem. Step one is always admitting it. In fact, I just keep walking in circles on step one. I’m not an alcoholic and I don’t have a drug addiction…well, not a drug of the illegal variety. My drug is gear. I suffer from the worst GAS of anyone I know. It’s embarrassing, but not really. I’ve learned to live with it, and my friends have as well. They’ve also learned not to walk behind me, because yes, my GAS is contagious. You don’t want to be around when my GAS hits, because you will be engulfed in it and then you too will suffer from its effects.


From the Fuji X100 to the Sony a6000 via DSLR, an aviation photographer’s adventure in mirrorless


In early 2015 I had the bright idea of embarking on a project that would bring together various passions and aesthetic obsessions under the umbrella of one comprehensive body of work. The initial idea was to make perfectly symmetrical and exacting images that would express my passion for aviation and aircraft design. The idea, I thought, was solid and the execution, I (wrongly) assumed, wouldn’t be too difficult. The only problem was the fact that I owned a Fujifilm X100 at the time, a camera that was hardly designed with fast moving subjects in mind. Without the means to upgrade my kit and unwilling to put my idea on the back burner I decided that I would just work around the limits imposed by the Fuji and plough on.


Lost in Shanghai: Intriguing Works of Shanghai Street Photographer Tim Gao

x100s street photography

Born in 1986, I am a self-taught and enthusiastic freelance portrait photographer based in Shanghai.

With a curiosity about the world, I find my passion in street photography. Street photography not only enables me to create a documentary view of the unique Shanghai streets and its culture, but  it also reveals the extraordinary and metaphorical aspect of Shanghai – a mixture of mystery, nostalgia and unease.


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