Tag: e-pl1

Going back to shooting

I have not done a lot of post since late last year because of my busy schedule. I miss it so much, in fact I always carry my PEN E-PL7 with me so I can shoot here and there, but I don’t have a lot of time in my hands like I use to. A […]

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Calamansi shot with the Pen-PL1

I shot this one with my very first pen camera, the OLYMPUS 12.3 Megapixel E-PL1 Pen Camera  and with the Panasonic LUMIX G 20mm f/1.7 Aspherical Pancake Lens . In post, I use the usual, Lightroom, Photoshop CC and my favorite plugin from Topaz Labs, Topaz Detail. I use Topaz Detail to extract the details from the photo.

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Urban Landscape IR Photo

Here’s another IR Photograph I shot with the Olympus PEN E-PL1. I used the  Tiffen 58mm 47 Filter (Blue) to get the color. I really like this new filter better than my previous one the IR 720nm. The #47 Blue filter gives me rich color rendition.

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The Busy Bee

Shot with the Olympus PEN E-PL1 and the Olympus M.Zuiko 40-150mm F/4.0-5.6 R Zoom Lens. Shot at 150mm, 1/1250, F/5.6, ISO 1000, Shutter Speed Priority. Please click here to buy a print of this photo. You can also see all my Nature and Wildlife Photos here. Gear: OLYMPUS 12.3 Megapixel E-PL1 Pen Camera Olympus M. 40-150mm […]

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Infrared Landscape in Black and White

If I remember it right, I made this photo July of 2013. This was made with my Full Spectrum OLYMPUS 12.3 Megapixel E-PL1 Pen Camera with the version 1 Sigma 19mm F2.8 EX DN -Micro 4/3 , I also have the Hoya 58mm RM-72 Infrared Filter. — Please click here to buy a print of […]

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IR test Photos from my Full Spectrum Pen E-PL1 MFT with the 19mm Sigma DN Lens

Finally, last weekend I got the 720nm Filter I ordered, for some reason the 850nm was Mis-Shipped, according to USPS. Here are some photos from the test I did last Sunday. I was impressed and really satisfied with the result. In the test I used my Sigma 19mm F/2.8 DN Lens, because it’s the widest […]

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Full Spectrum Converted Olympus PEN E-PL1

I now have two E-PL1, above is a Full Spectrum converted Olympus PEN E-PL1. This allows UV, Visible and IR Light, making it useful for both astrophotography, and infrared photography. However for Infrared photography I would need to use IR Filters. I already bought a 58mm 720nm for color IR and a 58mm 850nm for […]

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Dragonfly on a Nice Day – PEN E-PL1 with M.Zuiko 40-150mm F/4-5.6

Shot with my Olympus E-PL1 with the M.Zuiko 40-150mm F/4-5.6 Lens. The M.Zuiko 40-150mm is the second telephoto lens for mft that I’ve used, the first was the Panasonic 45-200mm f/4.0-5.6 Lumix G and comparing the image quality of the two, I like the image from the M.Zuiko.

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Close up of A Yellow Flower

  This closeup of a yellow flower was shot with the E-PL1 and Olympus M. 40-150mm F4.0-5.6 R Fixed-Zoom Lens and the Raynox DCR-250 Macro Lens Adapter, I’m also using theOlympus VF-3 Electronic Viewfinder (Silver).  I did a short review of the Raynox DCR 250 a while back, you can read it here.

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Back to Shooting Nature Wildlife, This time with the Olympus Pen Micro Four Thirds

I won’t be shooting sports for the moment since school is finally over. I’m trying to get my bearings back into shooting nature wildlife. But this time, I’m concentrating on using my micro four thirds system. This was shot with the Olympus Pen E-PL1 with the Olympus 40-150mm F/4-5.6 Lens. I’m also using the Olympus […]

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Shoot Wildlife in Your Own Backyard

  Download Hi-Res | Buy Print   We don't need to travel far to take photographs of wildlife. You can find many beautiful creatures to photograph in your sorroundings. Take for example  this Grasshopper, I shot it yesterday morning on our backyard while I was having coffee. So next time you go into your backyard […]

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Download the iLuminance Lightroom Preset

Download Hi-Res | Buy Print   I created a Lightrom 4 Preset for the Luminance settings I applied to the photo on yesterday's posts and I'm making it available for everyone to use. You can apply it into your photos and see what happens, adjust the sliders to tweak.   ManufacturerOLYMPUS IMAGING CORP.Model NameE-PL1Exposure ProgramAperture PriorityExposure Time1/200F […]

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Use Lightroom Luminance to Give Life To Your Photo

Download Hi-Res | Buy Print A really busy bee. Early this morning I went for a walk around our block instead of my usual 5 mile run. While passing by my neighbors garden,  I saw this bee hanging on a bud and snap a couple of shots before it flew. I'm sure they won't mind. […]

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Tiny Frozen Flower

You just never know what you’ll find. This morning, instead of running I decided to just walk around, enjoy the sun, the neighborhood and have fun along with my OLYMPUS PEN. I got lucky I found this beautiful tiny frozen flower. ManufacturerOLYMPUS IMAGING CORP.Model NameE-PL1Exposure ProgramAperture PriorityExposure Time1/250F Number9ISO200Focal Length42mmMetering ModePatternLight SourceShadeTitleTiny Frozen Flower

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Hang Tight Little Beetle

This beautiful shiny dog bane beetle is trying to climb the leaf when I found him. Shot with the Olympus PEN E-PL1 and  Canon FD 50mm F/1.8 I also use my Raynox DCR-250 for greater magnification, this allowed me to cut the minimum focus distance of the FD 50mm F/1.8 so I can move in […]

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Canon AE-1 Photo Shot with Olympus PEN E-PL1

    This one belongs to my PEN collection. Lately I've been spending most of my time with the Olympus PEN E-PL1. I really like the E-PL1, for it's simplicity, it's lightweight, small, and best of all, it takes great pictures. Yes I love my Canon DSLR's and EF lenses, but, for a walk around […]

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Alligator Head

Yeap it’s an alligator head. Saw it in a Mom and Pop store. Selling them for $30 a head. Shot with the Olympus PEN E-PL1 and Canon FD 50mm F/1.8. To view my PEN Collection, please click here, it will take you right to my GPlus Albums. ManufacturerOLYMPUS IMAGING CORP.Model NameE-PL1Exposure ProgramManualExposure Time1/80ISO100Metering ModePatternLight SourceCloudy […]

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Color of Sunset

  Seeing the Light. It was close to sunset when I shot this. I was struck by that beautiful and unique color of sunset, I just have to take a photo and have fun with it in the digital darkroom. Shot with the OLYMPUS E-PL1 Pen Camera with the old but still kicking Canon FD […]

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Lovely Flowers Shot With the PEN E-PL1

  Since I spend more time with my PEN E-PL1, this week I’ll be posting some of the photos, I have shot with it, and to start of, here are some photos of flowers from my neighbors garden.

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Olympus PEN E-PL1 with Canon FD 50mm F/1.8 – The Old Meets New.

I got the Canon FD 50mm F/1.8 today, and here it is with the Olympus PEN E-PL1. The Old Meets New. I'm glad the lens is in perfect shape, no dust, no scratches. The aperture ring works great and the focus ring is really smooth and well damped. I'm also happy it works with the […]

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