Tag: camera

While I was in Cuba, I experimented with a few camera settings and finally settled on some that were outside of my normal settings. Usually, I have the camera set to focus using a button in the back, rather than the shutter release button. This works well for allowing me to focus on something and recompose without refocusing. However, taking pictures of people on the move, perhaps, is significantly different than taking pictures of a landscape, for example. Also, Peter…

There’s a new kid in town, the Leica M-D. It’s billed as the purist’s camera, giving the photographer nothing but the essentials and the freedom to focus on creativity and capturing the decisive moment. Man! I love marketing! Basically, they’ve taken the M-9 digital camera and removed the LCD screen. They say that this “leads to more freedom for creative photography”. So, basically, this is similar to a film camera and it costs the same as M9, about $6,000 USD…

I don’t do many reviews, and I most certainly wouldn’t even call this a review, but merely a glance at how I use this camera, as well as the OM-D, E-M5. I have both. For all intents and purposes, they are ‘nearly’ the same camera, based on what they can do. The big differences are (in my opinion based on what is important to me): 1. Ergonomics – how it feels in my hand. 2. Control placement. 3. Weather sealing…