Pints for Paws is a new fundraiser for the Berkeley Humane Society. Tons of micro and a few macro breweries set up in a local parking lot and provide all the beer you can drink. Various gourmet food trucks serve up some tasty morsels, and a fun crowd of people and pups have a great ..READ MORE..
The Walter Leica Contrast Lens, an invaluable addition to your M Walter over at Leicawalter.com sent me an email message about his latest item he has created and made available to all Leica M users, and this one appears to be fantastic. It is a contrast lens that goes over your eyepiece and will give ..READ MORE..
Friday Film: Velvia By Gabriel Leibovich Hello, I wanted to share a few photos that I shot with my favorite color film, Velvia 50. The camera I am using is a Nikon FM with 50mm f/2, so nothing fancy. I also have a Fuji x-pro 1, which has something called velvia simulation but it can’t ..READ MORE..
Kodak Pakon F-135 Plus Film Scanner Review By Logan Norton www.logannortonphotography.org Hello again Steve, Brandon and readers. A couple of weeks ago I read Brandon’s account of his experiences with the Epson V600 scanner. I have used that same scanner for a couple of years with similar results. While I found it to be a ..READ MORE..
Lens Turbo II Review By Henrik Kristensen Hi My name is Henrik Kristensen, and I am so lucky to be able to share my work on this amazing site. English is not my strongest, so hope it’s not to bad – Feel free to ask is there is any doubt. Got a small Danish camera ..READ MORE..
Dear Brandon / Steve, As the name suggests, the daily inspiration series on your website is a never-ending, frequently updated source of inspiration. I really enjoy reading all the interesting stories and photographs of all those passionate photographers, both amateurs and professionals. From my father-in-law, I inherited some old manual nikkor lenses back from the ..READ MORE..
My Photo and Camera Journey By Steven Crichton The first act: Style and Ergonomics. I suppose the first time I realised I had a look to my work was when a lecturer watched a group project and exclaimed “That’s a Crichton shot if ever I saw it”. I suppose it was at this point it dawned ..READ MORE..
Hi Brandon, Steve, A year ago, I left my day job start my own business. With a more flexible schedule, my wife and I fit in some traveling that we had been saving up for a few years. One of those places was Italy. While exploring, we both found a lot of elements of “togetherness” ..READ MORE..
My first serious try with the Leica M Monochrome By Chris This is my very first photography blog ever. I hope to share with you all my passion in photography and photographic gear. It’s been a year or so since I first purchased the Leica M Monochrom. There’s no shred of doubt of its image ..READ MORE..
A look at the Lumu iPhone Light Meter By Brandon Huff Ahhh now here we have it! The Lumu, which is an external iPhone light meter! This little device plugs right into the headphone jack of an iPhone. Once you do this, all you have to do is download the Lumu app which then shows ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve, My name is Nicolas and I am a 29 year old Argentinian graphic designer and photography enthusiast, currently living in London. First of all I’d like to thank you for providing this space on your site, it’s really invaluable for the aspiring photographer. Ok, a little about me: I’ve had this crush on ..READ MORE..
Good Things Come in Small Packages: My Sony RX1R Experience by Daniel Stainer – His website is HERE. From the scorching Nevada desert to the sandy shores of Outer Banks North Carolina, I’ve had six months to put the amazing Sony RX1R through its paces. For my landscape work, I mainly shoot with the ..READ MORE..
Black and White Storytelling by Ben Miller Steve and Brandon, I think that all photographers are searching for the perfect camera and a photographic style that they can call their own. My main focus in photography is black and white storytelling. I find that the sum of several photographs which tells a story can be ..READ MORE..
Shooting baskets in Amsterdam with Sony and Nikon By Andrew Paquette www.paqart.com About a month ago I received an email from a basketball organization asking if I would be interested in shooting an event for them. This is the first time anyone had offered to hire me as a photographer and the event itself sounded ..READ MORE..
Hello Brandon and Steve. I hope this finds you in good health! I have been a long time reader of your site, and I especially enjoy daily inspiration which I usually check out every day. It rocks! Anyway. Me and my girlfriend love travelling. Each year, we figure out a place to spend our holiday ..READ MORE..