© 2010 - 2019 Osjua A. Newton

Lens

Going Colorblind

People naturally see in color, yet some of the world's greatest photographs are shot black and white. Beyond the technical aspect that film was originally and only available in black and white, I am still perplexed by both the world's and my own growing desire to keep shooting in this medium amidst the color digital photography era. (Photos taken with an Olympus E-PL2 and a Vivitar 28mm f2.5 lens) [caption...

read more

Taking Out the Vivitar 135mm 2.8 for Some Photo Fun With the Olympus E-PL2

About a year ago I posted an article discussing my purchase of an OM mount Vivitar 135mm 2.8 lens to use on my four-thirds Olympus E-520 camera. Although I didn't go into much detail, I described the basic weight and feel of the lens and promised that I would eventually blog about it more later. So far I haven't, and I apologize for that. But now with the OM to micro four-thirds adapter I recently received, now is as good a...

read more

New Lens: Vivitar 135mm F2.8

[caption id="attachment_102" align="alignright" width="300" caption="135mm Vivitar F2.8 OM"][/caption] A new lens came in the mail yesterday, a Vivitar 135mm F2.8 OM mount, that I picked up on ebay. I haven’t had much time to play with yet due to chores and that it didn’t come with a lens cap, so I didn’t want to chance damaging it in the field. Nevertheless, according to conversations on various Olympus photography...

read more

en_USEnglish
en_USEnglish