Tag: olympus

Oh Oly :-(

Last week Olympus announced, what has been rumoured for a few months now (and even longer ago), that they are selling their camera division to Japan Industrial Partners (JIP). Olympus has been losing money on its cameras for three years and also took a reputation hit from an accounting scandal

End of the Affair

I started this blog exactly 7 years ago on this very day with a post called Start of the Affair. In that post I related how I had fallen in love with the, then, revolutionary new micro four-thirds camera from Olympus, the OM-D E-M5. This not only rekindled my interest

Does Photography Have a Gender Problem?

It’s that time of year again. As we come up to The Photography Show next month at the National Exhibition Centre near Birmingham many companies are announcing new models to their lineups. Olympus have announced the OM-D E-M1 Mk III (following on the heels of the OM-D E-M5 Mk III

Recent Portrait Work

It’s been a while since I’ve posted any portrait work so here are some recent images made using a mix of Fujifilm X-T3 and Olympus OM-D E-M1 cameras, in studio and on location.  

Is a Camera a Tool You Use or an Instrument You Play?

We’re constantly being told that photography should not be about the gear but instead should be all about the image. It doesn’t matter what gear you use, a great photographer will create an amazing image no matter what camera she uses to expose the scene and capture it on sensor

Zimbabwe Fashion Showcase 2019 – The Show

This years Zimbabwe Fashion Showcase (ZFS) event took place at Tramp London in September. You can see the shoot I did to create the publicity material here and below are just some of the many images I captured at the show itself. Despite the somewhat difficult shooting conditions (more on

Why My Olympus Camera Upgrade Is, Er, a Fujifilm

I started this blog six years ago today with a post about my new love  affair with the Olympus OM-D E-M5 camera. I had seen the camera at Focus on Imaging (now renamed The Photography Show) whose 2019 incarnation was a couple of weeks ago. For me the Olympus range of OM-D cameras

Home Shoot with Elinchrom Deep Umbrella

Setting up a makeshift ‘studio’ when visiting clients can be problematic. You never know how much space you’re going to get, what the ambient light will be or how much gear you should take to cover all eventualities. For portrait shoots I think I have settled on the ideal combination

One Tree, Four Seasons

This tree is close to where I walk every time I stay in Devon.  It has an enviable view over the Dart estuary and in the summer offers shade to the cows and sheep that are often to be found in its field.  I find I am drawn to making

Zimbabwe Fashion Showcase – Part I

This is the third year that I have worked with the entrepreneur, designer and all round fashionista Chiedza Dawn Ziyambe the founder of Zimbabwe Fashion Showcase. You can check out previous posts here, here and here. This year the fashion show was at the up market M Restaurant, Victoria in London.

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