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Olympus OM-D DIY Sugru eyecup

Being a handy guy and happening to have a sample kit of Sugru laying around, I decided to make a go at creating a DIY semi-permanent rubber eyecup for my Olympus OM-D. Sugru, if you didn’t know, is an air curing rubber compound that is moldable like clay and then dries to a hard rubber consistency overnight. It sticks to just about anything but can typically be removed cleanly from smooth surfaces. Following is a step-by-step of what I did to create my own DIY OM-D eyecup.

Epic Olympus E-M5 OM-D User Review

To me the Olympus OM-D marks the tipping point where the Micro Four Thirds format made the leap from a good idea in theory to a good idea in practice.

SD to Compact Flash adapter

My new MacBook Air has a built-in SD card reader. I finally broke down and bought this CF-to-SD card adapter from Amazon. Now I can just pop the SD card out of my 30D and into my MacBook without having to mess with any stupid card readers or cables. My camera is only 8MP and [...]

Experiment concluded

Well, that didn’t take too long. What has it been, 7 months? Here we see my new Canon 30D (bought used from B.H. Photo) and Canon 17-40mm f/4.0 L USM lens next to my “old” Olympus E-P1 PEN with the 14-42mm kit lens it came with.

PEN

While I loved my K10D, I really wanted to upgrade my photographic experience. I’m not a professional photographer so I don’t have a need for blindingly fast AF, machine gun-like burst frame rates or six figure ISO settings. What I need is a camera that is easy to carry so that I will have it when I want it, that does not get in the way of my creativity and that delivers the type of images and quality I want.