Tag: olympus xa2

  • Olympus XA2: Amazing 35mm Compact Camera

    written by yokekei on 2012-03-14 #gear
    Olympus XA2: Amazing 35mm Compact Camera

    The Olympus XA2 is an amazing 35mm compact camera with a clamshell cover which protects the lens. A closed clamshell will automatically lock the shutter release, thus you don't have to worry about accidentally pressing it. It is absolutely a convenient and user-friendly camera.

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  • Olympus XA4 is X-Cellent!

    written by ipdegirl on 2010-01-08 #gear
    Olympus XA4 is X-Cellent!

    The Olympus XA4, last but certainly not least in the XA family of cameras, is an all-around fantastic point-and-shoot camera with macro capabilities. How about them apples?

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  • Cameras in Depth: Plain Glass Viewfinders

    written by sirio174 on 2016-05-11 #gear
    Cameras in Depth: Plain Glass Viewfinders

    This article, the beginning of a new series, is dedicated to the comparison of some cameras with a plain glass viewfinder, without focusing aids, except the possible presence of a rangefinder. As you can discover here, our composition depends on the selected viewfinder. Take a look!

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  • Cameras in Depth: Handling a Pocket Camera

    written by sirio174 on 2016-07-07 #gear
    Cameras in Depth: Handling a Pocket Camera

    After two articles about viewfinder comparison, now I'm writing about ergonomics, providing some tips for choosing the camera that best suits your needs. In this article I concentrated on ergonomics of some popular pocket cameras.

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  • Olympus XA2

    written by eastmoe on 2009-07-13 #gear
    Olympus XA2

    It's small, compact and has some similarities with our beloved LC-A. The Olympus XA2 was and remains a great bargain for analog camera enthusiasts out there.

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  • Olympus XA2, The Camera Lecter.

    written by beni on 2011-01-16 #gear
    Olympus XA2, The Camera Lecter.

    Small and black, with a red button as a trigger and a great Zuiko lens. Its similarities with the LC-A is amazing. But I will start again.

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  • Ilford Pan F+ (35mm, 50 iso) User-Review

    written by ipdegirl on 2009-03-18 #gear
    Ilford Pan F+ (35mm, 50 iso) User-Review

    Darks as black as the strongest coffee and whites as bright as new fallen snow. I used the 35mm version of Ilford Pan F+, ISO 50 and achieved the greatest contrast ever! This is one film that delivers very true blacks and whites.

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  • Camera Review of the Week

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2012-03-16 #gear
    Camera Review of the Week

    It's time once again for us to give recognition to the review which got us wanting another nice camera to add to our analogue arsenal. Find out who is the author behind the latest Camera Review of the Week after the jump!

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  • Phentian Island, Malaysia

    written by myvitaminx on 2009-07-09 #places
    Phentian Island, Malaysia

    Located on east-side of Malaysia Phentian Island is one of most popular holiday destination in Malaysia and also well known by world bag-packers.

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  • Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam - A Simple City

    written by ndroo on 2009-07-14 #places
    Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam - A Simple City

    A city core with wide elegant boulevards and historic French colonial buildings... It originated from a small fishing village and is now a city with modern facilities and many nice and friendly people Ho Chi Minh.

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  • Olympus XA2

    written by ethermoon on 2008-11-21 #gear
    Olympus XA2

    Compact, easy-to-use, carry-it-anywhere and pocket-size. These are the best four words I can manage to explain about this handy little camera, the Olympus XA2. This 80's baby is a sure win if you're out to take snapshots everywhere (just don't forget to load some film)!

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  • Olympus XA - 2

    written by ipdegirl on 2008-11-28 #gear
    Olympus XA - 2

    In these tough economic times it can be hard to part with your cash, even in support of your photography addiction. If you're longing for an LC-A but just can't scrape together the money, try an Olympus XA2, often called the 'Poor Man's LC-A"

  • Fuji Provia (35mm, 100 iso) user-review

    written by ethermoon on 2009-08-25 #gear
    Fuji Provia (35mm, 100 iso) user-review

    Bold, green colours are everywhere! You might see some hints of yellow and blue but green is the king-colour of this film!

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  • 40 Watt Club

    written by santorinihippie on 2011-03-06 #places
    40 Watt Club

    About an hour and a half from Atlanta, Athens, home to the University of GA, has quite an underground scene that one wouldn't expect in a Southern college town. Best Coast and Wavves, two well-known indie rock bands, played at the 40 Watt Club and I explored the venue for the first time.

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  • Doubles With You: Shanghied vs. Bluemie5

    written by bluemie5 on 2009-08-28 #news
    Doubles With You: Shanghied vs. Bluemie5

    See the outdoors and the indoors.. and the outdoors and the other outdoors shots in one frame!

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  • Black and White Tanjong Pagar

    written by coolsigg on 2012-04-27 #places
    Black and White Tanjong Pagar

    Tanjong Pagar is a historic district located in downtown Singapore. As with everything in Singapore nowadays, it has undergone tremendous transformation in recent years. Let's take a look after the jump!

  • Fresh from the Lab: Modern Architecture in Valencia

    written by sirio174 on 2014-08-14
    Fresh from the Lab: Modern Architecture in Valencia

    Between the end of July and the beginning of August this year, I traveled around Spain, from Barcelona to Gibraltar, then up to Toledo and again down to Zaragoza. With photos fresh from the lab, I'll show you the wonderful architecture of the City of The Arts and Sciences of Valencia in this article. Take a look after the jump!

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  • Dongdaemun: The Largest Wholesale and Retail Shopping District in Seoul

    written by yokekei on 2012-05-09 #places
    Dongdaemun: The Largest Wholesale and Retail Shopping District in Seoul

    Dongdaemun Market is the largest wholesale and retail shopping district in Seoul, South Korea. A very popular shopping and tourist destination. For those who love shopping, this is the place you can get a full range of fashion items that cover from head to toe.

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  • Haw Par Villa in Black and White

    written by coolsigg on 2012-05-10 #places
    Haw Par Villa in Black and White

    Haw Par Villa is a Chinese mythological theme park in Singapore. The park was originally called "Tiger Balm Gardens", and was built in 1937. Let's see how it looks like in black and white.

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  • Black and White Art in Raffles Place

    written by coolsigg on 2012-05-08 #places
    Black and White Art in Raffles Place

    Raffles Place is the financial center of Singapore and is named after the founder of modern Singapore, Sir Stamford Raffles. Although Raffles Place is a huge concrete jungle, there are many famous artwork spread throughout the area. Let's see some of them in black and white!

  • Kampong Glam in Black and White

    written by coolsigg on 2012-05-04 #places
    Kampong Glam in Black and White

    Kampong Glam is a historical district in Singapore. Prior to colonization by the British in 1819, the area was home to the Malay aristocracy of Singapore. Hence, the area is rich in ethnic Malay and Muslim cultural heritage. Read on after the jump to see them in black and white!

  • Resorts World Sentosa in Black and White

    written by coolsigg on 2012-05-03 #places
    Resorts World Sentosa in Black and White

    Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) is one of the two integrated resorts (IR) in Singapore. Besides the casino, there are plenty of things to see and explore in RWS. Read on after the jump to find out more.

  • Charming CHIJMES in Black & White

    written by coolsigg on 2012-04-26 #places
    Charming CHIJMES in Black & White

    CHIJMES is a famous tourist landmark in Singapore. It used to be a Catholic convent known as the Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus (CHIJ) and the convent quarters are known as Caldwell House. Historical buildings always evoke a different feel when shot in black and white. Read on after the jump to see CHIJMES in black and white!

  • Ewha: A Great Place for Youngsters in Seoul, South Korea

    written by yokekei on 2012-04-13 #places
    Ewha: A Great Place for Youngsters in Seoul, South Korea

    The area of Ewha is well-known for being a great place to get the latest trendy fashions for the younger generation. It is located near the Ewha Womans University campus. For this trip, I brought along my Olympus XA2, which is loaded with expired DNP Centuria 200 and Eximus UWS which is then loaded with expired Fujichrome Provia 100F.

  • Central Philippine University

    written by ethermoon on 2008-11-27 #places
    Central Philippine University

    Just like it's name, Central Philippine University (CPU) is located in the center point of the country. I don't know why it was named like that maybe because when the Americans came in the country on the first decades of the 20th century, they were already particular about the geographical location of the place --- where they wanted to put up a school for Filipinos.

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  • Black and White Marina Barrage

    written by coolsigg on 2012-05-11 #places
    Black and White Marina Barrage

    The Marina Barrage is a dam in Singapore built across the mouth of the Marina Bay, creating the country's 15th reservoir and the first in the city. Since its opening in 2008, Marina Barrage has become a popular weekend destination for many people. Read on to see it in black and white!

  • Orchard Road in Black and White

    written by coolsigg on 2012-05-07 #places
    Orchard Road in Black and White

    Orchard Road is a major tourist attraction and the retail and entertainment hub of Singapore. It stretches 2.2km long and is lined with numerous shopping malls. Read on to see it in black and white!

  • Viva VivoCity in Black & White

    written by coolsigg on 2012-05-02 #places
    Viva VivoCity in Black & White

    VivoCity is one of the largest shopping malls in Singapore. It is located in the Harbourfront area, directly across the sea from another famous tourist attraction, Sentosa Island. Let's have a look at VivoCity in black & white after the jump!

  • Between Pages Cafe: A Great Place to Enjoy a Cup of Coffee in Ssamziegil, Insadong

    written by yokekei on 2012-05-01 #places
    Between Pages Cafe: A Great Place to Enjoy a Cup of Coffee in Ssamziegil, Insadong

    Between Pages Cafe is an eye-catching and charming book/concept cafe, which is located at the fourth floor of Ssamziegil, Insadong (Seoul, South Korea). I would like to say that it is a popular cafe in Seoul, which provides a leisurely and comfortable environment.

  • Insadong: Representing the Culture of Seoul's Past and Present

    written by yokekei on 2012-04-23 #places
    Insadong: Representing the Culture of Seoul's Past and Present

    Insadong is a large market which is famous for antiques and artworks in Seoul, South Korea. Insadong Street contains a mixture of a historical and modern atmosphere and represents the culture of Korea's past and present. It is one of my favorite and highly-recommended places in Seoul.