Autumn Leaves - the Olympus OM1 Edition

Recently, I had some time to kill between two events on a beautiful Friday in Libertyville, IL.  Oly was already loaded with some Kodak Gold 400 film, and I thought it was a good opportunity to slap on the 135mm prime and go "hunt some orc."  Well, some flowers and leaves, anyway.  I attempted to look for some interesting combinations of color, pattern and shape.  I wanted to achieve a more intimate rather than a global look.  The film was developed and scanned by a lab in Kansas, and I was actually quite pleased with the quality of the scans.  Photos were processed in Adobe Lightroom.  

Summer Flowers

On my way to work the other day, I stopped by to take a few flower photographs near a busy intersection.  All the commuters must have thought I was nuts.  But stopping by for 10 minutes to enjoy the beauty is not too bad, is it?  Taken on Olympus om-1n film 35mm camera with Kodak Ektar 100 film.  135mm for the yellow flowers and 50mm f/1.4 for the rest.  V550 scans.  

Devon Street in early August

A series of street photographs taken with Oly-1n, 50mm lens and Kodak Ektar 100.  I have a lot to learn about street photography.  :-)

Olympus Pen EE-3 - Video Review & Samples

I recently acquired this little gem of a camera on eBay.  It arrived in good condition from a seller in Japan.  I took it out for a spin, and I thought to do a short video review with it here.  Instead of me rattling on about it, just watch the video and the review the samples ...I hope you enjoy!

Malmo through the lens of Olympus 35 RC

A small set of photographs taken in Malmo, Sweden with ancient Oly 35 RC cam.  Film used was Ilford HP5+ pushed to ISO 800 and developed in D76 1:1.  I encountered several modern shapes which seemed to work well by themselves, or blended with the older formations made by man.  The train station also provided some interesting opportunities.