Imagery: Auto - Large Table of Contents

EXCERPT page containing first few paragraphs. 2018-10-15 21:56:20
UA_SEARCH_BOT_null @ 54.224.89.34

20-megapixel Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
Panasonic Leica DG Elmarit 200mm f/2.8 POWER O.I.S.

Examples: Bighorn Sheep

These images shot in the Gila National Forest. I cam across these Bighorn Sheep while driving down a deserted forest dirt road.

The remarkable thing here is that this group was entirely large males, with half-curls to 3/4 curls—very impressive to see 20 or so such animals together. A large curl means a mature (and wily) animal.

In shooting the Panasonic 200/2.8 on the Olympus E-M1 Mark II, the biggest challenge I found in shooting these animals is the lack of any “animal eye AF” mode so that I would not have to focus and recompose.

Three Big RAMS

Hard to get them to line up and depth of field not enough, but the picture works.

Article continues for subscribers...

Diglloyd Guide to Mirrorless is by yearly subscription. Subscribe now for about 25 cents a day ($90/year).
BEST DEAL: get full access to ALL 7 PUBLICATIONS for only 68 cents a day ($249.95)!

Diglloyd Guide to Mirrorless offers comprehensive integrated coverage of most APS-C and full frame mirrorless cameras and lenses.

Special emphasis is placed on Sony full-frame, including Sony lenses and the high performance Zeiss Batis and Zeiss Loxia lenses plus Rokinon/Samyang and others. Fujifilm X, Olympus and Panasonic M4/3, Sigma dp Merrill and dp/sd Quattro are also covered in depth. Years in the making, it offers a wealth of material for choosing and using a mirrorless camera.

  • Make better images by learning how to get the best results right away. For example, the best way to set up your Sony camera.
  • Save money by choosing the right lens for your needs the first time, particularly with the numerous lenses available for Sony.
  • Make better images, a sort of “cheat sheet” saving yourself months or years of ad-hoc learning—best practices and how-to and processing parameters are discussed and shown.
  • Jaw-dropping image quality found nowhere else utilizing Retina-grade images up to 28 megapixels filling up to 5K display, plus large crops.
  • Real world examples with insights found nowhere else. Make sharper images just by understanding lens behavior you won’t read about elsewhere.
  • Aperture series from wide open through stopped down, showing the full range of lens performance and bokeh.
  • Optical quality analysis of field curvature, focus shift, sharpness, flare, distortion, and performance in the field.

Want a preview? Click on any page below to see an excerpt as well as extensive blog coverage, for example on Sony.

f5.6 @ 1/2000 sec, ISO 200; 2018-04-07 13:44:42
Olympus E-M1 Mark II + LEICA DG ELMARIT 200/F2.8 @ 415.1mm equiv (200mm)

[low-res image for bot]

diglloyd Inc. | FTC Disclosure | PRIVACY POLICY | Trademarks | Terms of Use
Contact | About Lloyd Chambers | Consulting | Photo Tours
RSS Feeds | Twitter
Copyright © 2008-2017 diglloyd Inc, all rights reserved.