The Leica M10 with the Leica 21mm Super Elmar f/3.4 ASPH

The Leica M10 with the Leica 21mm Super Elmar f/3.4 ASPH By Peter Mendelson Steve, your recent article on the end of the disposable digital camera rang true to me – I finally feel like most of the kinks have been worked out on many of the systems available today, and the need for upgrades…

A Tribal Photo Journey in Ethiopia with my Leica M10 by John R. Milton

A Tribal Photo Journey in Ethiopia with my Leica M10 by John R. Milton – See John’s last controversial post HERE This month I decided to embark upon a tribal journey thru Ethiopia to play around some more with my Leica M10. From the modern-day clans of rural Addis Ababa to the enigmatic tribes along the South…

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…

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…

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…