All posts tagged: Photography

Olympus M.Zuiko 17mm f1.8

My micro four third kit has gone through continuous expansion and contraction, but it has started with one camera and one lens. Panasonic GF2 and the 14/f2.5 lens. I had shot with this lens exclusively for 11 months. I actually went on holiday to Japan for a week with this kit. The 28mm equivalent focal length […]


“Riya”: promises big, and seems to have the technology to back it up. Photo sharing service with face recognition seems like a good idea, if you take a lot of party pictures.

Riya Training

But I don’t take many peoples’ picture, and hardly put them online because people can and does get offended for it. So, the novelty faded pretty quick for me.

Without the facial recognition, the rest of the package is pretty weak. It does offer tagging, with a special treatment given to location tagging. But the UI is slow, and it does a poor job at resampling large images. Flickr was much smoother in beta.