Olympus [mju:] II zoom 115 review

This is a review of the Olympus [mju:] II zoom 115, a 35mm point and shoot compact camera with auto focus, automatic exposure and a 3 zone meter. Olympus [mju:] II zoom Images My Olympus [mju:] II zoom 115 Camera I have to say this is an unusual camera for me to buy. I don’t normally bother with the compact, point and shoot end of the 35mm market, but I saw this in a charity shop and had a vague […]

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Olympus Pen EE-2 half frame camera

This Olympus Pen EE-2 is a pocket size, half frame, 35mm camera which I’ve owned for quite a long time but only recently got round to looking at. In fact, although it was described as being in ‘good condition’, when I received it I found the front lens assembly was unscrewed, the shutter didn’t work and the aperture blades were frozen. Olympus Pen EE-2 Images My Olympus Pen EE-2 Camera This weekend however, I was sorting through some of my […]

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Fields of Wheat

Sometimes the simplest pictures have a lot of impact.┬áMaybe this isn’t one of those time you think ? Well that could be true but I find this picture, which I’ve titled ‘Fields of Wheat’ quite an appealing picture. It was taken with a small Olympus EPL-1┬ácamera in June 2011 when I had just bought the camera as a ‘pocket’ camera to keep with me at all times. As it turned out I didn’t keep the camera; it was simply too […]

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E-PL1 Flower picture

Last year I owned an Olympus E-PL1 pen camera which I used to take this picture of a flower in my Mother-in-laws garden. By shooting up into the sky the petals were nicely set against the blue sky and I think it gives a really colorful and cheerful image. Being a micro 4/3 sensor camera it’s possible to get some quite shallow depth of field so I had to stop the lens down quite a lot to get the majority […]

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