iPhone 7Plus – first looks

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I got the iPhone 7Plus a few weeks back, and I must say that, from a photographer’s perspective, I am very impressed. It’s particularly pleasing that the phone uses its two lenses to simulate a most passable bokeh. Briefly, the iPhone 7Plus has two lenses with the equivalent on a full frame 35mm/DSLR of 28mm and 56 mm respectively. The 28mm is the same effective focal …

Olympus 35RC – another film gem

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The Olympus 35RC first went on sale in 1970, one of a series of cameras that built on the breakthroughs of the Pen family, with auto exposure (EE). It’s a beautiful camera, to look at, to hold and to use. Simple, with a sharp 42mm F/2.8 lens. The camera has nicely smooth and precise rangefinder focussing, though the focus spot is …