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Gear – Olympus Dot Sight (full review)

Reviewed by Jason DiMichele Many sports and nature photographers use super telephoto lenses (300mm and longer) to capture the action. Recently there have been some super telephoto lenses, mostly zooms, introduced by various manufacturers providing very high quality with more affordable price tags. This has allowed more photographers the opportunity of acquiring one. A lot […]

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Gear- Olympus PEN-F Micro Four-Thirds Camera (full story)

Review by Mark and Leslie Degner The new Olympus PEN-F looks like a throwback to an earlier time as it’s a classically-styled rangefinder Micro Four-Thirds (m4/3), interchangeable lens system camera. Not only does it have a retro styling, it also pays homage to Olympus’ long photographic history by bearing the same name as an earlier […]

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Capturing Landscape and Wildlife with Mirrorless? (preview)

Story and photography by Jason DiMichele In an industry once dominated byDSLR cameras, there has been a swiftshift to the acceptance of mirrorlesscameras for landscape and wildlifephotography. Find out why fine art photographer Jason DiMichele feels that lighter and more inconspicuous gear like a mirrorless camera will give you an advantage in almost every situation. […]

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Gear- Olympus M.Zuiko ED 300mm f/4 IS Pro Lens (full story)

Review by Mark and Leslie Degner Imagine a 600mm f/4, professional quality, super telephoto lens that’s weather sealed, small and light enough to be handheld, and costs less than $3,300. Well it’s true, the new Olympus M.Zuiko ED 300mm f/4 IS Pro lens has all of these great features, plus many more. Its 300mm focal […]

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Gear — Spring/Summer 2015 (full review)

Olympus 40-150mm f/2.8 ED PRO Lens The new Olympus M.Zuiko ED 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO lens is the second in Olympus’ PRO line of Micro Four Thirds (m4/3) camera lenses, which is a great thing since it means that m4/3 systems are becoming a viable option for both serious amateur and professional photographers. Its 40-150mm focal […]

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Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 60mm f/2.8 Macro Lens (full review)

Review by Mark Degner Photographers like things that are familiar or comfortable and often shun things that are different. This can be said about photographic styles, techniques and equipment. However, this can also limit photographers in pursuit of their craft. Three of the products in this issue’s gear reviews fall into the category of different […]

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Posted in Gear, Mark & Leslie Degner