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equipment:

For the small minority of anyone looking at this website who might actually care, here's a brief summary of all the photographic equipment I use to take and then digitise my photos. As you can see it's all old manual cameras, which is now the best way to get good quality without rinsing the credit card:

cameras:

* Olympus OM20 - I hardly ever use this camera now, however I did use it a lot for about a year before I got an...
* Olympus OM-4Ti - ...in December 2002. The photos you see on this site after that date have all been taken using this excellent and pretty reliable (so far) camera.

lenses:

As far as lenses go, I've come to appreciate the excellent quality and price/performance ratio of the fixed Zuiko lenses.

* Olympus Zuiko 24mm f2.8 - Excellent value superwide, nice and bright with good detail & contrast, good for giving shots an unusual twist, or fitting in more foreground
* Olympus Zuiko 28mm f2.8 - An often used lens, very crisp and clear with good contrast.
* Olympus Zuiko 50mm f3.5 Macro - For any closeup photography, possibly in conjunction also with a +4 closeup filter
* Olympus Zuiko 135mm f3.5 - Nice and compact fixed telephoto
* Olympus Zuiko 35-70mm f4 - Not one of my favourite lenses, the f4 doesn't really cut it compared to the rest. Still good for versatility though
* Olympus Zuiko 75-150mm f4.5 - I hardly ever use this anymore, it's too big, dark and not as sharp as the 135mm
* Olympus Zuiko 50mm f1.8 - Great, bright, razor sharp lens this but hardly ever used because I just bring the other 50mm around instead for the macro

digital:

* Acer Scanwit 2720s - Pretty rudimentary scanner, but better than nothing.
* Adobe Photoshop - For fixing the results that the film/slide scanner generally comes out with

I'm also prone to using my Stylecam Blink on occasions, though no photos from it are on this site.

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