Vivid descriptions of India as a riot of festive colors, a kaleidoscope of strikingly contrasted images, a visual pageant, yada yada yada are fairly commonplace and honestly, those don’t tell us anything we don’t already know about the socio-cultural landscape. However, many unexplored facets of India’s socio-cultural life are making an imprint on the national consciousness as the country’s liberated generation of yuppies and retirees in their early 30s are rediscovering the land of their origin in new and interesting ways. One such facet that is really coming into its own revolves around capturing the varied essence of this diverse land by night through the lens of the camera. Droves of photographers across the spectrum have channelized their passion for photography in this direction.
The Olympus OMD E-M10 is a competitive entry level professional camera, which uses mirrorless technology. It mixes technologies of earlier Olympus models – EM5, EM1, and the EP5. Olympus has also tried to hold the line at pricing to keep its newest offering in the affordability range. The E-M10 is rated as the fastest focussing camera of the Mirco Four Thirds system (MFT), which is a standard created by Olympus and Panasonic for mirrorless digital cameras. It outperforms the EM5 and many a time has proved to be as quick as EM1 to lock on to its subject. (more…)