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Where’s Juliet?

This is another picture from the Burbank Post office, I really like this composition and the way the shadows fall from this balcony.

Olympus Pen-F
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Shoe repair

I like a little bit of neon every now and again.  This one I shot whilst taking a walk in Burbank.

I am not affiliated with, or being paid by, this business but if you do need shoes (or anything else) repaired in Burbank I can recommend this guy.

Shoe repairers sign

 

Glint

As if there weren’t enough sunset shots on the internet, here’s another…

Submitted as my entry to this weeks Weekly Photo Challenge Temporary

Awesome skies last night

Pen-F with Rokinon 12mm 2.0

6 months of going mirrorless with the Olympus Pen-F

It’s been just over six months since I got rid of my dSLR and went mirrorless with the Olympus Pen-F so I figured it was time to review.

My main reason for changing was the bulk and weight of the Canon (with the Sigma lens) I had which, due in part to how I carried the camera, was actually causing physical pain – even when I wasn’t holding it.  It seemed to me that mirrorless Continue reading “6 months of going mirrorless with the Olympus Pen-F”

Missed opportunity?

I stopped at an estate sale at the weekend and picked up some furniture and just as I was leaving I saw a case on a table with an Olympus Stylus 35mm compact camera inside.  It had a $30 price tag on it and also had 8 films with it.

I asked about it and they said they would take $25.

I was very tempted but Continue reading “Missed opportunity?”

Weekly Photo Challenge: Antwerp

Taken on a trip to Belgium earlier this year; the wonderful Central station in Antwerp.

Antwerp, Belgium
Shot on Olympus Pen-F

My submission of the WPC Wanderlust

Downtown LA
Taken in Santa Ynez on Pen-F

What are you looking at?

Experimented with an old Russian Industar f2.8/28mm lens on my Pen-F.  Not very  successful as the focussing seems to be off; there’s vignetting too.  Here’s one of the better ones.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

I think I need to play with it a little.

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A white rose late in the season

Part of my Photo Month Challenge

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Three ‘windows’ and lots of sky.

Part of my Photo Month Challenge

Photo month challenge

Now that I have this new camera I want to get familiar with it and so I thought I would challenge myself for the next month. Continue reading “Photo month challenge”

Mirrorless: final chapter.. or just the beginning

Okay done it, pulled the trigger and I now have a smart new camera to play with; very exited 🙂 Continue reading “Mirrorless: final chapter.. or just the beginning”

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