What a Quacking Meal

Synchronised eating Fujian C-Mount 50mm f/1.4
f/1.4
1/800 sec
ISO 100

Ducks are pretty great.  Not as good as dogs, mind you, but pretty close.  Multiple ducks eating in synchrony is even better!  Although, these ducks will sometimes charge at you mouth open and squawking if you get too close.  It’s actually as adorable as it sounds, though I’m sure the duck in question thinks it’s meant to be scary?

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Obligatory Flower Closeup

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAFujian C-mount 50mm
f/1.4
1/2000 sec
ISO 100

I’m no botanist so I can’t tell you what kind of flowers these are, but I do like the contrast between flowers and what I presume are budding flowers.  I don’t have much else to say about this photo – there are some flowers.  Have at it.

C-Mount CCTV Micro Four Thirds Lens Review – Digital toycam funtimes!

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Two of the most common arguments used against mirrorless cameras (vs. DSLRs) is that there are less lenses and the sensor is smaller.  While both of these are true, one of my favourite accessories for my E-P5 addresses both of these complaints in one fell swoop.  As you’ve probably guessed from the title, I’m talking about the somewhat obscure C-Mount lenses.  These lenses, designed for CCTV (closed circuit television) have a flange distance that is way too short to be adapted for any current DSLRs comfortably (that I’m aware of).  That’s where the mirrorless cameras come in!  To cut a long story short, the compact nature of mirrorless cameras means that the C-mount lenses can be adapted, which is a good thing.   Continue reading