Week one with the Sony a7R and Zeiss C-Sonnar 50mm By Raymond Hau By Raymond Hau A photographer is someone who defines himself by what he does, perhaps for a living or as a life passion. I am not a photographer; I merely enjoy taking photos that document my life travels in as beautiful and ..READ MORE..
My first play with my dream camera, the Sony A7r by Josh Perera Ever since I first got into the Sony Nex system cameras early in their inception with the Nex5, I knew there was something special about these little cameras and their 18mm e mount. Packing the power of an APS-C DSLR sized sensor ..READ MORE..
The Sony A7r – A Short Review by Tianyu Zhao (Note: This is a guest user report, my full A7 and A7r review should be up within 5-7 days, Steve) Hi Steve, I’ve been reading your blog since I got serious into photography a couple of months back. Can’t say how much your real world ..READ MORE..
Olympus OM-D E-M5 User Report By Floyd K. Takeuchi There’s a rush for the exits to buy the new (and appealing) Olympus OM-D E-M1. But for some of us, there’s still more to learn about the capabilities of the OM-D E-M5. I’m a professional documentary-travel photographer who was late to the digital party. It wasn’t ..READ MORE..
Prints for the Philippines Hey hey! It is Monday and I figured I would start the day with a good cause that can help so many in need. Neil Buchan-Grant, who has contributed to this site on many occasions has started up a website called “Prints for the Philippines” in where photographers can offer their ..READ MORE..
The Ricoh GR Tokyo Style by Colin Steel See Colin’s Site HERE Wow, my mind is a whizz just now with all of the exciting new cameras that are being hyped and launched at us in a seemingly endless stream of intense campaigning by all of the big manufacturers, incredible times and I must say ..READ MORE..
Hey Steve did you see this: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-25046060 I also shoot with an old Leica (a beat up M2), and thought I could share a few images with you and the rest of the readers. You know, just to prove that some old Leicas are still used for making pictures :) Just got back from Hanoi, ..READ MORE..
The Leica C goes to the Holy Land By Gary Perlmutter Readers of Steve’s excellent website will know that I have used and written about a number of cameras including the Fuji X100 and The Nikon V1. These tend to be used mainly for my passion of street photography. At present I am using the ..READ MORE..
Used Leica Deals..The M9 goes lower and lower.. With all of these new cameras hitting us before the holidays we cannot forget that there are used deals to be had and for those who wants a Leica but do not want to shell out $7k for an M 240 or $8k for a Monochrome, there ..READ MORE..
Three quick pics! Sony A7r, A7 and Leica M 240 – From RAW, full size. Just for fun! Hey guys, yes, I am working on the Sony A7 and A7r review so hang in there. These things take time :) Below is a quick snap I shot in my kitchen, handheld with an A7r, A7 ..READ MORE..
Shooting the legend: Zeiss Hologon 16mm/f8 with Leica m Monochrom By Dierk Topp This lens fascinates me since it was announced in the late sixties in a version as a fixed lens in a Zeiss Ikon body. And some time ago I bought this very special lens with Leica M mount and used it on ..READ MORE..
Click Click! Thunk! Shutter Sound Comparison – Sony A7R vs Leica M The video below is self-explanatory, basically an audio comparison between the Sony A7r and Leica M in the shutter sound department. Enjoy!
Midnight Crazy Comparison! HIGH ISO – Sony A7, A7r, Leica M and E-M1! It’s just past midnight and probably will be 1Am before I am finished writing this post but I just can not sleep and am not sure why. In fact, I feel wired for some reason. Maybe it is the fact that tomorrow ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve, Your site has long been a regular daily read, a fix of inspiration, gear news and reviews. I thought it was about time I joined in! I wanted to share with you some recent photos of a road trip I took with some friends to the Oregon coast. We settled on driving from ..READ MORE..