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When Eric Rock was 16, he took his first paycheck, gave it to his mom and had her buy him a camera. From that first Minolta camera, through the years of using film and full-frame Canon cameras, Eric eventually landed
The 8mm f/1.8 fisheye lens is on loan to me from Olympus, and after using it just a bit, I’m pretty close to buying a copy for myself. That should give you an idea of what I think of it.
Olympus has just announced some huge savings to kick off October, including on some of their latest cameras! Olympus cameras are perfect for anyone wanting a lightweight experience with great picture quality. OM-D E-M1X The pro-level OM-D E-M1X is on
UPDATE: Olympus has released an FAQ regarding the transfer of the imaging business. Overnight, Olympus announced it has concluded a definitive agreement with Japan Industrial Partners (JIP) regarding the transfer of the Olympus imaging business. Under the agreement, a newly-established wholly-owned
Real estate photography is a large piece of my overall business — I’ve been shooting real estate intensely for the last eight years. To give you an idea, I photograph nearly 1,000 homes per year. Meaning, if there’s one genre
If there’s anyone that understands Olympus cameras and the company’s vision, it’s Peter Baumgarten. Based on Manitoulin Island in Northern Ontario, Peter is known in the photography world as someone that captures amazing landscape and wildlife imagery. His outdoor photographs
I was recently given the opportunity to try out the OM-D E-M1 Mark III along with the M. Zuiko 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO, 100-400mm f/5.0-6.3 and the 60mm f/2.8 Macro lenses. I’ll share with you here my initial thoughts and reactions
Olympus has announced a new program for emerging creatives to work with mentors and build their passion projects. The Break Free Program is a three-month, hands-on opportunity to provide emerging photographers the tools and mentoring support they need to bring
Early this morning, Olympus announced the upcoming OM-D E-M10 Mark IV camera, the fourth iteration of the company’s beginner camera model. Compared to the Mark III version, the Mark IV boasts some new features that are borrowed from its pro-level
Photography isn’t just the act of capturing the action. Rather it’s important that a photographer compose their shots. In photography, composition is a visual language. Changing composition can completely alter the mood and tone of an image. Photos can be
In this guide, we’ll be discussing brand identity tools and how they are used to align your brand and ensure you are not confusing potential customers. Let’s dive in. Brand identity tools When it comes to branding your photography business,
When building a studio setup for portrait work, lights and modifiers should never go missing. However, these tools tend to be too expensive especially when bought all at the same time. If you’re thinking of putting together a simple setup
In this week’s episode, Photofocus publisher Rich Harrington sits down with educator and photographer Nicole S. Young. They tackle advice on composition, talk about essential gear, and strategies for traveling with non-photographers. Photofocus · Unlock Your Creativity: InFocus Interview Show
Toning is a powerful creative tool. It corrects overall brightness and contrast for a better-balanced image. It can be used to get the right tonal harmony for your photo or create a beautiful split-tone effect by changing the color of
In its heyday, the Polaroid was a staple of family travels, getaways near and far and countless road trips. So, it’s not surprising that today’s film photographers still bring Polaroid cameras — vintage or otherwise — to their scenic adventures.
Getting sharp, pinpoint stars for a starry sky or the Milky Way may be the hardest part of night photography. However, I’ll try and make it methodical and easy. I’ll discuss seven methods. 1. Focusing on a distant object during
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