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22 June 2015

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at two Olympus Micro Four Thirds zoom lenses, vignette and grain effects in Lightroom, why people buy mirrorless (and a Hogan gear sale) and a charming example of how to say no when someone wants you to work for free.

  • Derrick Story praises the $1,499 Olympus 40-150mm PRO, which (with in-body stabilization) lets him handhold the 80-300mm equivalent. Kirk Tuck thought about it but bought the $125 Olympus 40-150mm f4.0-5.6 R. Procrastinators rejoice!
  • Julieanne Kost gets creative with Vignette and Grain Effects in Lightroom CC. As always, her practical advice, particularly on what happens to grain when you print, is invaluable:

We packed a few more links into each item this morning but, as always, there's more to come...

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