Everyone's Blog in All from September 2012

Queensland Unions Rally in Brisbane with the Olympus OM-D E-M5 and 75mm lens (part 2)

Sep
13
Qld Unions Rally

This is the second part of the story (or photos) from the Queensland Unions Rally in Brisbane. While the photos try to capture the essence of the rally it must also be noted that I was also having a little fun playing with the 75mm lens and if I had focused just on the rally I would have perhaps shot a number of the photos quite differently.  You will also notice more general street photos at the end of this post.

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Queensland Unions Rally in Brisbane with the Olympus OM-D E-M5 and 75mm lens (part 1)

Sep
13
Qld Unions Rally in Brisbane

Today’s street photography shoot was a little different to the usual shutter therapy session due to the Queensland Unions rally taking place at close to the same time I was heading out for a few photos with the new Olympus 75mm f/1.8 lens.  As a street photographer, this is the perfect opportunity to truthfully portray what is happening on the street and let your photos tell the story.  The photos below depict what I saw during the rally and a few photos  near the city markets after the rally.  I have divided this post in to two parts due to the unusually large n

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Playing with an Olympus 75mm f1.8 lens on the streets and beyond

Sep
05
Shooting the streets of Brisbane

I unexpectedly received my Olympus 75mm f/1.8 lens this morning and couldn’t wait to find something to shoot with it.  I had ordered this quite some time ago, however this lens has been quite difficult to come across (especially in Australia).  I had briefly shot with this lens back in June while shooting on the streets in Malaysia with Robin Wong (see his reviews at http://robinwong.blogspot.com) and was super impressed with it at this time.

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