Live Time in Olympus cameras (Part 2 of 2): How to use it

Posted: June 12, 2022 by David

This article is the second of two on Olympus’ Live Time feature. See: Part 1 Live Time mode in Olympus cameras Live Time is a special long exposure mode for exposures longer than the maximum 60 seconds you can set directly on the shutter dial. It is an enhanced Bulb or Time exposure – you […]

Live Time mode in Olympus cameras (Part 1 of 2)

Posted: May 30, 2022 by David

Long exposure photography is a popular genre. Whether you like to capture star trails, astro photographs of the Milky Way, urban night photographs or long exposures of seascapes with ethereal milky water, most modern cameras have tools or modes to support this. Many cameras have some form of bulb or time exposure setting. However, most […]

FZ1000 on safari – a very overdue conclusion… the good, the bad and the ugly

Posted: May 31, 2020 by David

Is the FZ1000 a suitable alternative to a DSLR? The answer is… maybe, sort of, sometimes.

Taking the FZ1000 on weekend walks – Darent Valley, Eynsford; Royal Military Canal, Hythe

Posted: October 25, 2018 by David

Taking the FZ1000 on weekend walks along the Darent Valley at Eynsford and the Royal Military Canal between Hythe and Seabrook. Finished off with night shots in Romney Marsh and Camber Sands.

Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 diary: Image quality @400mm wide open vs Fuji X-E1 (APS-C)

Posted: October 1, 2018 by David

Taking on the big boys – Pitting the all-in-one 1″ sensor FZ1000 bridge camera with fixed zoom against the larger APS-C sensor Fuji X-E1 with the huge Sigma 100-300 EX f/4 lens

Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 diary: Image quality @400mm wide open vs G7

Posted: September 24, 2018 by David

Battle of the Lumix – Pitting the all-in-one 1″ sensor FZ1000 bridge camera with fixed zoom against the Micro 4/3 interchangeable lens G7.

Walk in the park – Taking the FZ1000 for a spin around Beckenham Place Park

Posted: September 18, 2018 by David

Former country estate, latterly public golf course, is being regenerated with a new park lake and a visitor centre and cafe in the old stable block. I went for a wander with the FZ1000 as work commences on the project.

Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 handling part 2: shooting at 300mm (equivalent) vs G7 plus 45-150mm

Posted: September 17, 2018 by David

Comparison of the handling of the Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 and a Lumix G7 with 45-150mm shot at the 300mm (equivalent) focal length.

Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 – In the field handling: first impressions at Dungeness

Posted: September 16, 2018 by David

How does the handling of the Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 compare to a DSLR and Sigma 100-300mm F/4 in the field?

Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 set up – Part 2

Posted: September 13, 2018 by David

The Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 bridge camera is a sophisticated camera and needs careful set up. Part 2 of my settings.