Hasselblad Xpan, a print solution. By Dirk Dom The Hasselblad Xpan is a panoramic rangefinder which makes 65 x 24mm images on 35mm Together with the Mamiya 7, this is my absolute favorite camera. A problem is: what do you do with its output? The panoramic format doesn’t lend itself to standard stuff. Here’s a solution ..READ MORE..
Meze 99 Classic Gold Walnut Wood Headphone Review – $300 Beauties! GET A DISCOUNT USING MY CODE!!! “STEVE10” Ahh yes. A nice day for a headphone review on my camera review site! Yes, I DO review audio gear fro time to time and most of you here probably had no idea ;) Most of the ..READ MORE..
Documentary Wedding Style and telling a Story by Mark Seymour – His Website As a documentary wedding photographer, I record the day through story-telling images. I like to use a lot of beautiful contrasting black and white, as this enhances the intensity and depth of the image, often likened to the work of fine artists ..READ MORE..
The World’s First Autofocus Adapter for Leica M Lenses The Techart PRO AF Leica M lens adapter for Sony E mount cameras! (PRESS RELEASE) From Steve: THIS LOOKS AWESOME!! With this adapter we can mount a Leica M lens to our Sony A7 series body and it will auto focus them. If this works as advertised ..READ MORE..
A Return to Film from the Leica Monochrom by James Suojanen Hey Steve! I began making photographs in the 1960’s using a 35mm rangefinder and developing my own black and white film. I also made contact prints and did some enlargements. But I fell away from photography through college, professional training, career and early family ..READ MORE..
Mirrorless Revolution – Fantastic Video from Parker J Pfister – Sony A7RII Came across this video today created by photographer Parker J Pfister where he talks about the Sony A7RII and shows what he does with it in so many creative ways. INSPIRING. Amazing work, fantastic video and spot on. Enjoy! Be sure to check ..READ MORE..
Pro’s moving to Mirrorless? Yes they are! By Craig Roberts Are pro’s moving to mirrorless cameras as well as amateurs and enthusiasts? Yes, they are. Is the quality good enough? Yes, it is. Can you still sell the images easily? Yes, you can. Are the images accepted by photo libraries? Yes, they are. I made ..READ MORE..
Dear Steve, Here are a few photos from the day I took my son to visit The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall in Coral Springs, FL. It is an impressive sight to see the 57,939 names of the soldiers who lost their life for America. I have been using the Olympus OM-D E-M5 since December 2013. ..READ MORE..
Editing Fujifilm RAW files with Iridient Developer for more WOW By Axel Friberg Dear Brandon and Steve, It’s been a while since I wrote you last. As of today, I still shoot with the Fujifilm X-Pro1 and edit my pictures in Lightroom CC. I might upgrade to the X-T2 when it comes, this summer. The ..READ MORE..
Film Friday: Weddings by Michael McFaul Hi Steve! Happy Friday! And with that being said, I’d like to, once gain, contribute to one of my favorite segments on your site, Film Friday. Last Fall you posted a Quick Shot I submitted titled ‘The Breakup w/ the Pentax Spotmatic’, and I wanted to share some images ..READ MORE..
Venice with the Leica M 246 by Dan Bar Hi It has been a long time. Just got back from Venice. I took my 240 and my MM 246 with my 35 LUX and my 50 Apo cron. I shot some photos with the 240 but then decided i love B\W more and shot the MM 246 ..READ MORE..
Hi Brandon, I have been an avid follower of Steve’s and your activities for some time. Just returned from my farewell trip from my Nikon gear – I hope to finally switch to the Sony A7II next week to get back to using my Zeiss C/Y lenses, I thought it would be an idea to ..READ MORE..
My “Enthusiastic” Reviews are that way for a reason… Hey Guys! HAPPY ALMOST FRIDAY!!! Just a commentary…. Many ask me why my reviews are so enthusiastic. Lol. My reviews, starting with my VERY 1st ONE nearly 8 years ago (Leica M8), was SUPER enthusiastic. That’s how I am when I am truly excited about something. ..READ MORE..
Visiting the European Motor Show in Brussels by Dirk De Paepe A different approach to a car show. 1902 was the first year of the Motor Show in Brussels. It has been a big event in our country as far as my earliest memories go (and far beyond that). I remember the black and white ..READ MORE..