Last weekend was the Bank Holiday weekend here in the UK – the only three days of the year when the population of most coastal Welsh towns quadruples, its sparse beaches suddenly alive with multicoloured windbreakers, sunbathers and surfers. It is also the so-called “last hurrah” before children and their parents return to the daily […]
Micro four thirds tips and tricks
One of the most common topics you can find on photography forums or Facebook groups is the never-ending “RAW or JPG?” debate. There are those who praise the RAW file for the ultimate quality it delivers, and those who like the more “spontaneous” results straight out of the camera. There also those who happily use both.
Today Panasonic released an interesting firmware update for Lumix GX8, G7 and FZ300 (bridge camera) users. The new and highly anticipated Post Focus feature allows you to select the focus point after taking the shot. From the first SLR camera with autofocus capabilities introduced in the eighties to this new feature, there’s no doubt that […]
Though I was excited to review the Panasonic GX8 for many reasons – not least because it is the successor to one of my favourite mirrorless cameras, the GX7 – the main pull for me as a macro photography enthusiast was the enhanced 4K Photo mode.
Update: Olympus has announced firmware updates for the E-M1 and E-M5 II that include focus bracketing and focus stacking (E-M1 only) among other things! It seems that with every new Olympus OM-D camera, we get at least one exciting new feature. And what’s great is that these features aren’t so much “technological gimmicks” as they are […]