Vivitar

Foto Friday 05.04.2012

[caption id="attachment_820" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Vivitar 28mm, ISO 800 at 1/4 sec on an Olympus E-PL2. Shot in the East Villiage,...

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Foto Friday - 04.06.2012

[caption id="attachment_698" align="aligncenter" width="450" caption="205 D Train Station, Bronx, NY - 1/400 @ f/4 @ ISO 1600 @...

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A Day Out Shooting the Neighborhood with the Vivitar 28mm

After a long break since the new year, I'm finally getting back into the rhythm of street photography. Lately I've been focusing on other ideas and writing grant proposals, so I just haven't spent a full day out to go shooting even though I've been bringing my E-PL2 every where I go. Therefore, last week was a welcomed experience to just calm down with one camera, one lens, and to shoot whats around me in the...

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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...

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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...

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