It's not often I give my impressions of modern digital cameras because, frankly, it's not often that modern digital cameras impress me. So hold onto your socks, because this article contains impressions of not one, but two modern digital cameras — the Olympus OM-D EM-1 and the Ricoh GR.
My readers are well-aware of how stubbornly I hold onto certain photographic convictions — particularly my belief that photos are best-enjoyed printed. In a time when many photographers have never seen even a single one of their photos in print (much less a collection of prints), it's a delight to come across a world in which photographers still practice the fine craft of distributing photographs the "old fashioned" way — via small, independent magazines. This article discusses one such magazine, Littlefields, and how it gives me hope that photography's future need not resemble its present.
There's more than one way to fill a negative. So when another attack of flat-back panoramic camera lust flared up recently, I chose to extinguish it not with a big bad Hasselblad Xpan, but with a diminutive little half-frame faux-panoramic camera, called the "Minolta Freedom Vista."