One Giant Polaroid by Brad Nichol – His website is HERE One of the key questions I pose to my photography students is “why do we take photographs”. It usually leads to great discussions where all sorts of reasons are proffered, commonly the answers centre around ideas such as recording events, serving as memory joggers ..READ MORE..
REBIRTH! The Leica M7 and 50lux. What it is like own your first “real” Leica lens by Brett Price Hey Steve, I’m a long time observer of your site. I love the community and following it has developed over time and I frequent the daily inspiration and user report posts for their diversity and inspiration, ..READ MORE..
Want to send in your own Daily Inspiration? Just email me some words, three photos no larger than 1500 pixels wide to [email protected]! Hi Steve, I have loved reading the articles on your website. From the reviews to the user stories and daily inspiration, you’ve done a fantastic job. I have just finished a three-month ..READ MORE..
Don’t forget to enter the new I-SHOT-It premium contest! 60 days to go! The newest Premium competition is underway and has been for 30 days at I-SHOT-IT.COM. A week ago or so they picked the grand prize winner of the competition who walked away with $25,000 US and a Leica Monochrom camera, and the cool ..READ MORE..
New Zeiss 12 f/2.8 Touit and 32 f/1.8 Touit lenses for Sony E and Fuji X mounts You can now pre-order these at B&H Photo HERE Woohoo! Finally, Zeiss has announced the release of brand new lenses for Sony E-Mount and Fuji X-Mount cameras and I have just gotten the invite to NYC to try them ..READ MORE..
The Canon 50 1.8 LTM & W-Nikkor 35 1.8 LTM Lens on the Monochrom – Character galore! Ahhh, old classic lenses. Sometimes you just gotta love them, sometimes you just gotta hate them, and other times you just want to use them for their unique classic character to inject something cool and different into your ..READ MORE..
Olympus does it again with the super sexy new E-P5! As reported on rumor sites over the past week or so, the new Olympus E-P5 which is the successor to the E-P3 will be arriving soon. The new sexy looking E-P camera now has a 16MP sensor, a tilt LCD, built-in WiFi, 5-Axis IS and ..READ MORE..
Photoshop Touch Impressions By Kyle Sanders Packing the camera bag for a family vacation is a cruel exercise in survival of the fittest, as gear that takes too long to set up or too much space simply will not make the cut. I was going out on a limb to bring a new toy like ..READ MORE..
Jealousy will drive you mad! Stay cool, calm, collected..it will all be ok. I find it funny that every now and again, when my blog gets more attention than normal, a certain forum on the internet has certain members that just love to bash me . Now, I do not go there and read it ..READ MORE..
Dear Steve, Thanks for including so many pictures from “regular folks” on your site. It’s an inspiration to see what enthusiasts can do. I just got back from the International Journalism Festival in Perugia and the Sony RX1 was with me the whole time, either in my coat pocket or (more likely) in hand ready to ..READ MORE..
New Thumbs Up for the Leica M 240 by Brad Husick Tim Isaac has done it again. He’s managed to innovate the already innovative Thumbs-Up, now for the Leica M (240). Just like the prior models for the M8, M9 and MM, the new Thumbs-Up for the M looks like it was designed by Leica ..READ MORE..
My new 2013 iMac 27″ – WOW, what an improvement Man, I have had a load of expenses this past month (The only reason I had to let go of the 240..money!) but hey, don’t we all? One of them was paying taxes, which is never fun but always mandatory. The other was paying to ..READ MORE..
Look what came in! The Voigtlander 21 1.8 Lens! A first look at this M mount wide angle. Happy Monday to all! Hope you all had a great weekend, mine was sort of a lazy weekend hanging around the house but had some time to relax which is always good. So let’s get on with ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve, Since our last talk this summer when I was contemplating the jump from the DSLR world to the Leica world (in which you encouraged, “do it”) I am happy to say, I finally did a couple of weeks ago. Sold off my obnoxious pile of gear and picked up a M-E and a ..READ MORE..
Hello! So this is basically a user-report about the Nikon V1 and the various lenses for it that I use. Do I have G.A.S? When it comes to lenses, certainly. But I need them all ;-) What I don’t need is a new body. I’m aware of the V2 but I think that it’s 1) ..READ MORE..