Good old days: Olympus E-5

Olympus, which led the camera industry into the mirrorless era together with Panasonic by the M4/3 system, confirmed the sale of its camera business to Japan Industrial Partners Inc. (JIP), and according to public information, the details of the deal are about to be finalized at the time of this writing. At this time, I want to talk about the legendary DSLR – The last 4/3 cameras OLYMPUS E-5.

What is the color of the Milky Way should be

We always see some beautiful milky way photos but maybe sometimes we will ask, why they look so different in colors? It is about the color temperature problem. Experienced photographers know that it is supposed to keep White Balance with the right settings to get photos with rich colors and look like the real world. You have to tell the camera what is black and what is white. Color temperature is easy to change with the change of light. If you go under the sun, the color is warm. If you go into shadows the color also becomes cold. Without […]

Finally comes: STC-Optics Astro-MultiSpectra Clip Filter for Olympus M4/3

(Article updated in May 2021) The epidemic in 2020 brought great changes to the world. At the same time, the weather and atmospheric conditions were quite well because of the reduction of industrial activities. In 2020, I got many chances to photograph the Milky Way, especially in the urban area of Macau, even with seriously light pollution. I accomplished the missions with M4/3 cameras and the STC-Optics Astro-Multispectra filter, that I want to introduce now. I bought it and test it out immediately after the Taiwanese optics manufacturer STC-Optics launched the Olympus M4/3 clip filter. […]