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Gear Acquisition System: Olympus Air A01 

Gear Acquisition System (GAS) is a very real threat to one’s sanity, as it can rob you of focus on photography while appearing (at least to oneself) to do the opposite: the time one spends focussing on more or better photographic apparatuses is time not spent on improving one’s photographic technique through practical application. 262 more words

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My Kinda Carry: how I made a dual-camera sling 

When a friend asked me to shoot her wedding, which was held a few months ago, I agreed to be second shooter, as I am not a professional and don’t have the experience or skills required to get the shots that people usually expect. 742 more words

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

A Dawning Realisations: use what you have

Well, it’s a no-brainer, surely? And yet, one that has been eluding me in my Gear Acquisition Syndrome-induced blindness. Ever since a friend asked if I would take photos at her wedding, I have been on a journey to improve my gear to a level that might not make a pro (one of whom will also be shooting that event) look at me with scorn. 234 more words

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Hey, Santa Baby! What I wanted for Christmas 

Well folks, I hope Santa thought you’d been nice this year. I like to sort out my own gift from so-called Santa, and this year that was a new secondhand lens: a Panasonic 14-140 (28-280 ff equivalent) superzoom for my GX7. 75 more words

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Bottle, Cicadas, Lake: getting something right 

As a passionate amateur photographer, I spend a lot of time reading and thinking about photography, and less time doing it. After a few years with the micro four thirds system, I have tried a number of cameras from Olympus and Panasonic, and am still trying to get the right kit together. 138 more words

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Little Green Spider: lens adventurer 

While looking at a friend’s lenses, I spotted this tiny green spider as it waved its forelegs at me, sitting quite willingly for photos (which don’t do it justice).

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Bells Beach, Victoria: perfect on a public holiday 

It’s been over a year since I posted a series of black and white photos taken at Bells Beach on the Surf Coast, and today I got to go there again. 52 more words

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