12 very different wedding portraits with 12 Different Cameras by Bjarke Ahlstrand

12 very different wedding portraits with 12 Different Cameras by Bjarke Ahlstrand One Of Many Cameras’ (www.oneofmanycameras.com) Managing Dictator got married. Again. This time around he decided to ask Denmark’s best photographers to interpret that special connection between the two star-crossed lovers reaching out to the beast with many names. The results were exhibited at…

The Leica M10 Review Part 2. The M stands for “Motivation”. By Steve Huff

The Leica M10 Review Part 2. The M stands for “Motivation” By Steve Huff Good friend Ashwin Rao’s Leica M10 with black dot that he installed himself. He also has the Leica M10 half case by Leica. GORGEOUS!!!! Well well…it has been a couple of weeks since my Part 1 review of the Leica M10…

Yangon, Myanmar with the Leica M 262 by AJ Schokora

Yangon, Myanmar with the Leica M 262 by AJ Schokora When I travel I’m not particularly interested in scenic spots or “must-sees.” For me, the charm of any destination is found in its people, and that​’​s what I try to capture when I head out shooting. I made the following pictures during a trip to…

Travelling light through Brazil with the pre-ASPH 50mm Summilux 2nd version by Pedro Amorim

Travelling light through Brazil with the pre-ASPH 50mm Summilux 2nd version by Pedro Amorim Since my last text on the kinoptik, I had a few ideas on other lenses to write about, and Steve was kind enough to let me pick one and turn into a new user report. Turns out I acquired one very…

Selfie Shooters in Candid Camera by Brad Nichol

Selfie Shooters in Candid Camera by Brad Nichol An elevated view gives a nicely different perspective to this Selfie Candid.   Selfies are a polarising photographic genre. A certain demographic of the Facebook generation revel in the medium, they love to “pull the Kardashian” preen, pout, parade and share with the obligatory “softie glow filter”…

Against Oblivion by Kevin Pilz

Against Oblivion By Kevin Pilz I’m Kevin Pilz and I’m a Hobby photographer from Ulm, Germany. I started with photography three years ago when my daughter was born. Besides family pictures I mainly shoot portraits and challenge myself with little photo projects such as shooting in monochrome only and restricting myself to only use one…

The Leica M and NEW 28mm Summicron! By Tomer Vaknin

The Leica M and NEW 28mm Summicron! By Tomer Vaknin Hello Steve, A new trip makes a new story. This time I was in Greece for the first time (Rhodes island). A country that is only one-hour flight from my home country Israel. I was really looking forward to this vacation and caused me special…

Passover in Bnei Brak By Ziv

Passover in Bnei Brak By Ziv Hi Steve and Brandon, On Passover Jewish law prohibited eating chametz. Before Passover traditionally Orthodox Jews burn the chametz (bread, etc.). The following pictures were taken in Bnei Brak, an Orthodox Jewish city. The pictures were taken mainly by Canon 6D with the wide lens 17-40L. Each tour in that city…

Never Ending Love with Ricoh GR by Lorenzo Moscia

Never Ending Love with Ricoh GR by Lorenzo Moscia When I first purchase the Ricoh GR I never thought a camara of that size will catch me for so long time. It is almost two years now since I start to bring the Ricoh basically everywhere on my assignment trip. At first it was Cuba where I…

Travel photography in India with a Nikon Df and Zeiss Otus 55 by Sebastien Bey-Haut

Travel photography in India with a Nikon Df and Zeiss Otus 55 by Sebastien Bey-Haut Dear Steve, It’s always a great pleasure to be featured on your site so I’d like to share my experience on shooting a pretty unusual combo: a Nikon Df and a Zeiss Otus 55. Why unusual? Simply because both camera…

The “White City” with my Leica by Tomer Vaknin

The “White City” with my Leica by Tomer Vaknin Hello Steve, I was wandering in Tel Aviv, not in the touristic and well-known areas that you can find on postcards or travel guides but rather in the south of the city. This part reflects not only geographical location but also has deep socio-economic meanings.This part…