Category: Olympus

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The „horizonte zingst“ Environmental Photo Festival at the Baltic Sea

At present Tamara and I are in Zingst, an atmospheric, colorful little town at the Baltic Sea. As you may already know, the “horizonte zingst” Environmental Photo Festival is taking place here from May 28 until Sunday, June 5, 2016. On the one hand, the festival shows the beauty on Earth, on the other hand ...

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CP+ Show in Japan

From 25 February until 28 February 2016, the CP+ show took place in Yokohama, a city in Japan about 30km from Tokyo. This is one of the most important photo shows of the year. The exhibitors are Japanese companies. At the show there are about 160 of them, whereas several are hardly known abroad.  The ...

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Photography basics – part 8 – Pixels are not just Pixels

In the course of heated technology discussions, photographers often bandy about megapixel figures. Having more megapixels is said to be an advantage in good lighting conditions, when using low sensitivities. It is commonly known that more resolution is better. Conversely, less, bigger pixels are said to be more sensitive, thus taking in more light and ...

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LensRentals: Cross-Brand Repair Data of Lenses and Cameras 2012-2013

As in the previous two years, Roger Cicala of LensRentals blogged about the repair statistics of lenses and cameras in his company. LensRentals is a U.S. based rental company specialising on lenses, photo- and video cameras. With over 12000 lenses and cameras the company has available and 2000 repairs between July 2012 and July 2013, ...