Tim Stephenson

Professional Wedding/Family/Commercial Photographer, Technologist, Dad
Canon vs. Olympus vs.. wait.. hold on a minute..
Photography

Canon vs. Olympus vs.. wait.. hold on a minute..

Having spent the last few months getting stuck-into shooting with ultra-compact (compared to my Canon 5d Mark III’s) Olympus OM-D cameras and tiny lenses such as the Panasonic-Leica Summilx 15mm, I’ve kind of had a bit of a rethink on the whole idea. I’ve touched on some of the enormous advantages of the Micro Four Thirds…

Olympus OMD E-M1 & MFT lenses – a winning combination!
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Olympus OMD E-M1 & MFT lenses – a winning combination!

Ever since first considering the idea of moving away from my Canon 5d Mk3 dSLRs and fast glass to the new world of Olympus & Micro Four Thirds, one slight concern I’ve had nagging at me was finding an equivalent set of lenses capable of delivering the kind of images I love to create. On…

Canon vs Olympus – a very quick update
Photography

Canon vs Olympus – a very quick update

If you saw my previous posts around switching from Canon to Olympus cameras, or maybe my first few trial shots with a Panasonic Lumix GX7, well I have some news for you… After a very enjoyable trial, I’ve all but decided to switch wholesale from shooting with Canon dSLRs to an awesome pair of Olympus…

Could this be goodbye Canon, and hello Olympus?
Photography | Reviews

Could this be goodbye Canon, and hello Olympus?

So, with a Lumix GX7 along for the ride for my last wedding delivering some incredible stuff, I’ve kind of taken a bit of a dive into the new world of Micro Four Thirds; picking up a “proper” camera for testing… Introducing the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Unlike the somewhat sedate GX7, the E-M1 is a full-on;…

Micro Four Thirds – tentative first steps with a Panasonic Lumix GX7
Photography | Reviews

Micro Four Thirds – tentative first steps with a Panasonic Lumix GX7

After years of shooting with “proper” full-frame DSLR kit such as the Canon EOS 5D Mark 3, and amassing a collection of various EF lenses tailored around my needs, I think the time might have come for a change. Full frame cameras have traditionally represented the pinnacle of photographic equipment. Outstanding image quality, great performance in terms of…

Revisiting the EOS M – time to move on?
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Revisiting the EOS M – time to move on?

As may well be obvious from some of the posts on this site, I have a serious interest in photography – and run a successful professional photographic business covering wedding, lifestyle / family & commercial photography.  Going right back to my first “serious” digital camera, I’ve always been shooting with Canon equipment – diving in…