Just for fun! Which one is which? POLL! ANSWER: After waiting ALL day to let you guys mull it over, the answer is… The TOP image was taken with the Leica 50 Summilux. The Bottom with the Nokton. The easiest way to tell them apart is by the slightly rougher Bokeh of the Nokton. The ..READ MORE..
1st Look at the Olympus PEN E-P5 Video Hello to all, and happy Wednesday! I have had the new Olympus PEN E-P5 in hand for only one week and am just now starting to use it in my daily routine. I expect a full review soon but for now I have a video showing the ..READ MORE..
Using the Leica M240 on the streets By Jerry Bei I had the new Leica M or the Leica M typ240 for quite some time now and Shot with it extensively to reach some conclusions when compared to the Leica M9. I have enjoyed the camera as much as I did with the Leica M9 ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve glad to see your site is going from strength to strength, it’s becoming legendary – I did a personal handover in London of a lens I sold on eBay and the buyer asked me if I was the Steve Richards who’d posted on Steve Huff – ego boost all round!! Anyway my last ..READ MORE..
The Nikon 32mm f/1.2 Lens is a Bargain* *in the 1 system world! By Joe Marquez – His website is HERE The Nikon 32 1.2 is available at Amazon HERE or B&H Photo HERE. *Amazon & B&H have the Silver version in stock now. For the past couple of weeks I’ve been shooting with Nikon’s ..READ MORE..
Used Deals! I was browsing the B&H Photo and PopFlash site today and noticed a slew of used gear, some old, some new-ish and some interesting pieces. Below are descriptions and direct links, maybe you will see something you like. :) There are new used items going up in the Buy and Sell forum daily ..READ MORE..
User Report: The Nikon V1 as a run-and-gun video camera By Ivan Lietaert I’m an amateur documentary/film maker. I run a passion project about the World War One cemeteries here in Flanders (Belgium) in the Ypres region, where I live. (Vimeo channel). I am also part of a small group of local videographers and we ..READ MORE..
The Great Shootout – LEICA M240, NIKON D800, Sony NEX 7 By Jim Hale More posts coming today but to start it off I thought some of you may find this interesting. Jim Hale sent me a video he made comparing three cameras in a very “non scientific” test. Enjoy! Jim also made a very ..READ MORE..
2,080 posts later, this blog is still growing strong! Some stats… Hope everyone is having a great weekend! I was doing some site maintanance today when I decided to look at some stats. I usually only check out stats every week or two, and usually just for the previous few days. It has been a ..READ MORE..
The winner has been announced in the I-SHOT-IT.com photo competition where this time around the prize was over $20,000 along with a Leica Monochrom camera. You can see the results here and as you can see, there are many INCREDIBLE photos in this group of winners. The winning photo is well worthy of the prize ..READ MORE..
We march to a different drummer By John Shingleton Many months ago I made a resolution not to waste any more time reading the comments on photoblogs/websites and forums as so many are negative in tone. My resolve broke during a long stopover at Dubai airport last month as to pass time I started reading ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve, I’ve been following your blog for some time and really appreciate all the great info you have on there. It’s been very helpful for me in the past and I’m sure will be in the future too. I discovered you whilst searching for rumours and reviews about the latest in Mirrorless cameras. Ending ..READ MORE..
Question? Does the Voigtlander 15mm f/4.5 work on the M 240? A question I get often is: Does the Voigtlander 15mm f/4.5 still show color shift on the Leica M 240? The answer to that is a big fat yes, it will show color shift, but I feel the lens is worth it if you ..READ MORE..
Camera Craziness! Why it really doesn’t matter because it is all about YOU! Man of man oh man! It seems that in the 1st half of 2013 we have had some pretty cool camera releases already and all of these cameras are causing all kinds of controversies in the world of the internet. Cameras like ..READ MORE..
The Big One: Sony RX1R vs Sony RX1 vs Leica M 240 with 35 Zeiss Biogon. Below is a 4 camera comparison. The Sony RX1, Sony RX1R, Leica M 240 with 35 Zeiss Biogon and just for fun, and Olympus E-P5 with 17 1.8 at f/8. All lenses were shot on a tripod at f/8 ..READ MORE..