Friday, January 11, 2013
The Evening Light (Downtown)
It was already pretty dark down in the building canyon, with the sunlight just touching the higher structures like the upper cranes. I come to document the Dr. Phillips Art Center construction because this is probably as close as I'll ever get to seeing the interior. It's going to be a playground for folks far richer than I'll ever be.
Using the Olympus E-M5 with the Leica 25mm at the top and the M.Zuiko 45mm on the last two. The E-M5's operation has been fluid and flawless. It's so easy to switch into various operating modes. I tend to switch from aperture preferred to full manual, especially when I'm in high-contrast lighting situations. I can set proper exposure for one area in manual mode and then just compose around as I see fit. And I can see the results on the screen. I think I've heard it called pre-chimping. I love that aspect of this camera.
Biggest complaint so far is I keep undoing the battery cover to pull out the SDXC card, just like on all my other Pens, instead of opening up the side. One day I'll learn without thinking, again.