MadCraft Lightroom Preset Pack – Early 2016

I like to use Lightroom for editing the photos that I shoot on the road. For each event I try to create a different recognizable look, which I then save as a Lightroom presets. Usually I’ve shared only one preset at a time, but now I decided to gather all presets from late 2015 to early 2016 in one zip-file. I ended up with this period, because all of these presets were made for photos shot with Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark 2. […] Read more!

Camera Gear – An Endless Series of Disappointments

A year ago I wrote a blog post about what I want from my next camera. I listed Sony A7S, A7 Mark II and Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II, which I have currently. During this year I also secretly hoped that maybe camera manufacturers will release a new even better camera before I have decided which I buy. The cameras that I hoped to be released were Canon 80D, Sony A7S mark II, and Sony A6000 successor (A6300). […] Read more!

Constant Aperture Zoom Lens for E-M5 Mark 2 – Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm f/2.8

From the start I knew that 2.8 constant aperture zoom is the lens that I need the most. There are two two such lenses for micro four thirds: Panasonic 12-35 and Olympus 12-40. I decided to go for Olympus mainly because it’s Olympus (and I have Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark 2), and here’s what I think about this lens.

Compared to small primes that MFT cameras are known for, this 12-40 Pro lens is big. […] Read more!

Surviving with the pancake zoom kit lens – Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42 EZ ED + E-M5 Mark 2

I got the Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42/3.5-5.6 EZ ED pancake kit lens with my Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark 2. Since it’s my only lens right now, I have to shoot every situation with it. It’s really compact while the camera is turned off, so E-M5 mark 2 combined with this lens fits in my pocket. As the camera is turned on, the lens extends a bit, but is still very little.

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The lens has a fully electronic focus. […] Read more!

My feelings of Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark 2

In February this year I wrote a blog post about what do I want from a new camera in 2015. In the end of the post I said, that Olympus might be the one that I choose. And you know what! Now I have Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark 2 with the kit lens M.Zuiko 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 EZ ED!

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In February I made a list of things that I wanted from my new camera, and they were like this:
1. […] Read more!

Summer Festival Concert Lightroom Preset

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Some prefer Photoshop as their main photo editing software, but I use only Lightroom. The photos are shot in RAW format, which gives more options in post-production stage, and I suggest that you shoot all your photos in RAW format too.

Often I just edit one image, make a preset of the settings and then apply it on each photo I want to publish. Usually the preset does the thing, but some of the photos might need minor adjustments depending on the lightning conditions and contents of the photo itself. […] Read more!