Smartphones and Mirrorless Cameras

Smartphones and Mirrorless Cameras
'Difficult as it may be to believe, there are people who take photographs who are more concerned with that than bragging about the gear they own and it remains to be seen which will become the dominant force in the marketplace. And this will always be hampered by the fact that the truly creative will as usual be outnumbered by the journeymen. '
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The Cream of the Mirrorless crop - Leica T, Fuji X-T1, Sony A7 II, Olympus OM-D E-M5 II.

The Cream of the Mirrorless crop - Leica T, Fuji X-T1, Sony A7 II, Olympus OM-D E-M5 II.
'Currently sitting on my shelf are four cameras which are the latest mirrorless interchangeable lens models from four leading camera manufacturers. For me they demonstrate just how far these alternatives to DSLR's have come from that original Panasonic G1. When I first bought and used that camera, I could hardly have imagined that cameras such as these would be my go-to picture taking taking devices for the majority of my work.'
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The Panasonic 15mm f1.7 Leica Summilux DG ASPH Micro Four Thirds Lens - First impressions

The Panasonic 15mm f1.7 Leica Summilux DG ASPH Micro Four Thirds Lens - First impressions

"The first thing I have to say is that this is a superbly made lens. It does in fact make my Olympus primes look 'cheap'. It actually feels like it's made from metal, unlike the Olympus m.Zuiko 25mm f/1.8. It's also has matte  stone grey finish which is actually VERY classy."

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The OLYMPUS m.ZUIKO 25mm f/1.8 LENS - FIELD TEST

The OLYMPUS m.ZUIKO 25mm f/1.8 LENS - FIELD TEST
"The m.Zuiko 25mm f/1.8 'standard' lens is the latest addition to the Olympus set of fast primes. This comprises the 12mm f/2, 17mm f/1.8, 25mm f/1.8, 45mm f/1.8 and 75mm f/1.8. The 25mm filled in the gap in the range. These are all small, nicely designed lenses that will work well on the smaller Pen type cameras as well as the OM-D series, including the 'pro-spec' E-M1. "
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Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 25mm F1.8 Lens

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 25mm F1.8 Lens
"Picked up a Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 25mm F1.8 Lens today. Very nice little lens, similar to the 17mm f/1.8 and 45mm f/1.8. I managed a few tests and it looks very good optically. Hopefully today I'll give it a more thorough workout."
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THE SONY a6000 - FULL REVIEW AND OWNER / USER EXPERIENCE

THE SONY a6000 - FULL REVIEW AND OWNER / USER EXPERIENCE

Above is a link to all my posts on the Sony a6000. There are articles about the camera in use, tests using various lenses, comparisons with other cameras etc. I thought that now, after 4 months with the camera, I'm in a position to collect my thoughts about it. 

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