Driver Jim (no relation) was cursing the weather, the rock hard summer tires on his Tundra Buggy and its frozen, … More
A lost era and lifestyle that cannot return.
(there is m43 and Olympus content in this blog, you just have to find it!) Once again, I was not … More
Double Stacking Teleconverters (MC-20+MC-14) as a cheap alternative to the Zuiko 150-400 f/4.5(TC-1.25x)
So ….. I capitulated and got myself a Zuiko 150-400mm f/4.5 (TC-1.25x). I’m going to Churchill, Manitoba in November to … More
OM-1 at the Airshow.
I have been so preoccupied that I nearly failed to recognize that summer is nearly at an end. This made … More
Rebirth of a 12″ f/13 Classical Cassegrain Telescope
Afternote: (added Jan 15, 2023). This appeared in the newsletter of Starfest 2022 where I gave a talk about this … More
Exploring the Heuer Autavia “Villeneuve”
A few years earlier I had learned a little history of the Heuer watch company while writing about it’s most … More
Shooting Astro Narrowband with Medium Format Sensor (Phase One IQ260 Achromatic)
It took me sometime to gather all the small components necessary to adapt the IQ260 for some narrowband, in-city astro … More
Shooting a tire photo contest with m43
I like photo contests that start and end in a one month period because I don’t want to wait a … More
Phase One IQ260 Achromatic Digital Back – a medium format heavy weight.
I first heard of this Danish company called Phase One nearly a decade ago. Back then, they made very high … More
m43 Focus Speeds on EOS Adapted Lenses
The significant jump to 1053 cross type AF points on the new OM-1 body led me to wonder if this … More