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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.

OM-D OMG!!!

If you have done similar research, and as evidenced by the photo at the top of this post, you surely know that there was only one camera choice for me: the remarkable new Olympus E-M5 OM-D. So, right after Christmas I ordered up an OM-D along with an Olympus 45mm f/1.8 lens and Panasonic’s 14mm f/2.5 and 20mm f/1.7 pancake lenses. Over the first 3 weeks I have already logged over 2,000 shots on the OM-D and have sold my 30D kit on eBay. I can tell you that the OM-D is really quite an amazing camera system.

refinish your wheels

I have painted several sets of wheels over the years so I decided to document the process this time. $26 worth of paint, tape and other supplies along with a few hours worth of elbow grease and anyone can have a set of custom painted wheels, too!

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.

Asian design has the right IDEA

At least two-thirds of this year’s IDSA student IDEA awards went to Asian designers. This might have something to do with the ethnic mix of submissions to the IDEA student competition but I think it is also emblematic of an overall shift that is happening in the design industry today.