The Hasselblad X1D: Dance Photography with the 90mm f/3.2 XCD Lens By Joe Marquez

The Hasselblad X1D: Dance Photography with the 90mm f/3.2 XCD Lens By Joe Marquez – See his website www.thesmokingcamera.com (See Joe’s 1st User Report on the X1D as he used it for Birding HERE) Can the Hasselblad X1D with the 90mm f/3.2 XCD lens handle a dance performance? And the answer is …. depends. Yesterday…

A Year with the Leica M10 – A Field Report and Re-Review of a Modern Digital Classic

A Year with the Leica M10 – A Field Report and Re-Review of a Modern Digital Classic By Ashwin Rao – Join the Leica M10 Facebook Group HERE.  Dear friends and fellow photographers, it has been nearly 1 year since the Leica M10 first was announced, and only now are cameras beginning to be readily…

Why I shoot the Leica M10 and Noctilux 50mm f/0.95 for Weddings by Phillip Thomas

Why I shoot the Leica M10 and Noctilux 50mm f/0.95 for Weddings By Phillip Thomas – His website is HERE Hi Steve, Thanks for the opportunity to write to you. There’s a lot of hype about this lens so I thought I would address why I use it for all of my weddings. In fact,…

Hasselblad X1D vs Sony a7R II Vs Canon 5DS-R vs Leica Q by Rick Birt

Hasselblad X1D vs Sony a7R II Vs Canon 5DS-R vs Leica Q By Rick Birt – His website is HERE What are the benefits of using an ultra expensive Medium Format camera? For my wife, Kelly, and I they are: • Higher Detail images • A more gradual (and natural) fall-off between in-focus, and out-of-focus…

Going ULTRA WIDE at a Biker meet with my Olympus EM1 by Christian Delbert

Going ULTRA WIDE at a Biker meet with my Olympus EM1 by Christian Delbert Hi Steve! As photographers, we all become lazy and need motivation. Many times that means a new camera, new lens or viewing a photo book or someone else’s great photographs. Then we go out and do some shutter therapy! Every father’s…

Shooting Portraits with a Leica M10 By Riswan Christiano

Shooting Portraits with a Leica M10 By Riswan Christiano Hi steve! Thanks for the opportunity once again im so grateful indeed to have come across your website the first place that actually improved my knowlege of photography! and… Hi guys! Glad to be back contributing on another report.  This time I was able to get…

Focus Stacking with the Olympus EM1 MKII and 30mm f/3.5 by Tim Bradbury

Focus Stacking with the Olympus EM1 MKII and 30mm f/3.5 by Tim Bradbury Olympus has to my mind been one of the true pioneers in digital photography. They (and Panasonic) dared to go to a smaller sensor, gambling that the size and weight of equipment mattered to many of today’s photographers. It certainly does to…

The Japanese Summilux! Thoughts on the Canon 50 1.4 LTM Lens

The Japanese Summilux! Thoughts on theCanon 50 1.4 LTM Lens  By Kevin Shorter – His website is HERE.  The Canon Lens 50mm 1:1.4 LTM has colloquially become referred to as The Japanese Summilux. I profess to own a good copy of this lens and confess to not owning a Leica Summilux. So I have no…

The Canon 90 f/2.8 Tilt Shift Lens on a Sony A7RII By Aloys Main

The Canon 90 f/2.8 Tilt Shift Lens on a Sony A7RII By Aloys Main – See his Instagram Here A few months ago, I was asked to make a close up shooting for ceramic potteries. I decided to make the job not with a macro lens, but with the Canon 90mm TSE Tilt-Shift lens (TS).…

Fashion photographer. Two and half years with SONY A7R By Ivan Tsupka

Fashion photographer. Two and half years with SONY A7R. By Ivan Tsupka Introduction Over the past two and a half years, I’ve shot more than a hundred fashion projects using the Sony A7r with Sony Zeiss 24-70/4 FE lens. I shot covers and editorials for magazines, advertising campaigns, fashion brands, etc .. And now I…