Category: Cameras

Wanderlust Pinwide On the Street

Stopped just south of City Hall to experiment with the Pinwide outdoors in bright sunlight. This first one was probably the best of the bunch, with the ghost of a woman crossing in the middle of the street layered on top of another woman standing on the concrete island in the background: 5 seconds, ISO […]

Springtime in Vienna

Selective focus on micro-4/3rds can be hard to achieve, but the 45mm/f1.8 makes things easier Spring is for photography—everything’s blooming and colors come back full-force. Took the camera out into my in-laws’ backyard. Lately I’ve decided to hunker down and learn the ins-and-outs of this E-P2 that I got just before Sophie was born. I’ve […]

Pentax Q

You have to hand it to Pentax: they always seem to be thinking on a different wavelength, finding niches in the camera marketplace instead of following the lead of Canon and Nikon. This new Q system looks like a really interesting camera—small as a point-and-shoot, but with interchangeable lenses. The Online Photographer has a good […]

Ricoh GR-D II

The new GR Digital II was announced yesterday, finally replacing the two year-old GRD. Not much different here — which isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Ricoh claims that a new processing engine has “dramatically reduced noise” but every camera maker says that. I’m doubly skeptical since they jammed in an extra 2 megapixels, which can’t […]