I’ve made the switch from Olympus to Canon. I’ve really loved Olympus kit – image stablisation built into the camera body, smaller, lighter, cheaper lenses – but I decided I needed to make the jump to a full-frame sensor so as to have more control over depth of field and better low-light performance.
I’ve gone for the 5D Mark II with the primary “walkabout” lens being the fast 24-70 f/2.8 L USM. I’ve also sprung for the 70-200 f/2.8 L IS USM for longer reach.
We’ve just heard that Karen’s photo of the Spinnaker Tower has been chosen as the best photo of the Portsmouth (UK) photowalk. It now goes forward as the Portsmouth entry in the WorldWide Photowalk competition! Well done Karen!
Inspired by this post, I purchased TimeLapse from the iTunes Store (£1.19) and installed it on my iPhone. I then propped the iPhone up against my window and set it to record one image every 20 seconds for 90 minutes. I used QuickTime Pro to open the image set and save it out as a movie, then cropped and resized in Final Cut Pro (but there’s probably an easier way). Here’s the result: