Olympus PEN Zuiko lenses for Fuji: Part 3 – The 100/3.5

The PEN Zuiko 100/3.5 is the smallest and presumably also the least expensive telephoto lens of its system. It's even a bit more compact than Olympus' later OM Zuiko 135/3.5 – even more so on a modern mirrorless camera, taking the diminutive size of the PEN Zuiko adapter into account. Especially the diameter of the... Continue Reading →

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Olympus PEN Zuiko lenses for Fuji: Part 2 – The 38/1.8

The 38/1.8 is the classic standard lens of the Olympus PEN system of the 1960s, the golden link between wide-angle and telephoto lenses, with a fast f/1.8 aperture and nice characterful yet still high-quality optics, all packed in a very small and lightweight package. This is part 2 of a series of 3 blog posts... Continue Reading →

Merry Christmas 2017

... to you, the readers of my photo blog, and your families, friends and beloved ones! 2017 was a great year for me, photography-wise. Even though I spend far too little effort on it, I was able to sell some few really big prints of my photos. I am very thankful as I feel that... Continue Reading →

Snapshots in Tilburg.

So I am spending a lot of time in this city recently ... maybe for two years already. But overall found frustratingly little time to go out with my camera in all that time. Well, "frustratingly" in the sense that there always has been something else to do when I'm over in Tilburg instead of... Continue Reading →

3 x Cologne vertical

Just a quick post to show you three of my latest shots ... taken last week when I took a day off due to some bad news regarding a good friend (from heart, all the best to you Mike!) and thus I needed some fresh air ... and took my camera with me. So, first... Continue Reading →

Barcelona!

Barcelona - It was the first time that we met Barcelona - How can I forget The moment that you stepped into the room you took my breath away Barcelona - La música vibró Barcelona - Y ella nos unió And if God willing we will meet again someday! (Freddie Mercury) ... I really love... Continue Reading →

Just one more fly ;)

I really like this shot, we were just hanging around in the garden when I spotted this fly ...: This was made with the mighty Olympus OM Zuiko 50/3.5 macro lens on the Sony A7R, at open aperture. Depending on your point of view, manual focus is a breeze or a pain in the ass.... Continue Reading →

Of spiders and lizards

These lizards live at the river Rhine, at Boppard, which is located just south of Koblenz. After I left the spot to go home, shortly before sunset, I passed s small pedestrian tunnel, and saw this spider trying to make a web at the tunnel entrance. "These photos make that I want to become a... Continue Reading →

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