Daily Inspiration #358 by Zhuang Li-Hao Dear Steve I have enjoyed your website for some time now and like your reviews and enthusiasm for photography. Thought I would contribute a few photos for your daily inspiration section. I share your enthusiasm for the Fuji X100. All three photos were taken in Masai Mara (Kenya) with ..READ MORE..
Gizmos and Gadget Review: Audio. Jawbone Big Jambox and AKG K495 NC Headphones Good morning to all on this sunny and hot Wednesday (at least in AZ it is steaming HOT at around 113 degrees). Today I am supposed to post the top 10 selections in the B&W photo contest but I have delayed this to Friday ..READ MORE..
Documentary wedding photography with the CV 35/1.2 II by Joeri van der Kloet Hi Steve, Thanks for giving me the opportunity to contribute something to your site! Many of the things I use every day were bought after reading reviews on your site. (from Steve: Thank YOU for reading and stopping by here)! I’m a wedding ..READ MORE..
Daily Inspiration #357 by Khunya Pan Here are my three new submissions for this month. My newest direction I’ve taken with photography is texture. Not so much abstract texture, but texture on things that we see in most everyday life. I try to give movement to my pictures, and I think texture can either make ..READ MORE..
Lessons Learned from shooting Black & White by Rob Lloyd Hi Steve, I love your site and the interaction it generates between the readers because we all can learn from each other. I’ve been shooting black and white film recently and I wanted to share some of the lessons I’ve learned. I love b/w film because it can create ..READ MORE..
“PHOTOGRAPHS ARE MEMORIES FROZEN IN TIME” by Norman Tjahanto Dear Steve, I have been reading your website for quite a while now. And to be honest, I have gotten some inspiration of getting a Leica in my hands because of you, and a few other writers that have shared their experience. Now I would like to ..READ MORE..
Daily Inspiration #356 by Bob Callway First..a “big-up” to Steve and his web-site. Truly amazing what you have done here. Not only on the interesting reviews but the community that you have built. I also have to thank Steve, personally, on helping me decide on a lens purchase for my Leica M9….the Summilux 35mm ASPH ..READ MORE..
CALL OF THE WILD: Stalking the Perfect Nature Shot with Art Wolfe in the Rainforest By Todd Hatakeyama – See his blog HERE As much fun as I’ve had shooting the concrete jungle with savvy street photographers like Eric Kim and Steve Huff, my first and foremost passion has always been for natural, not man-made, ..READ MORE..
Crazy deal on a 128Gb Lexar SD Card! $89.95 special! If you do not mind a little bit slower of a card (133X speed) then this is a GREAT deal on a Lexar 128 GB SD card! Great for HD video shooting especially and at $89.95 this is a steal. It is currently DOUBLE that ..READ MORE..
New high end lenses for Micro 4/3 on the way from Schneider Kreuznach and Olympus Like I said in my Olympus OM-D E-M5 review, Micro 4/3 has finally matured and it is now a valid force to be reckoned with. With the quality of this new Olympus it doesn’t matter what you shoot as it ..READ MORE..
Unscrambling The Monochrome Egg By Patrick Clarke – see his Blog HERE When Leica announced “Henri”, the M9 Monocrom on May 10th, it caused a lot of fervor on blogs and photography websites. The all black camera, named after the legendary black and white Leica photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson was devoid of almost all Leica markings ..READ MORE..
Nikon D600 images leak? Nikons lower cost full frame FX sensor camera… I have been watching the Nikon D600 rumors over the past couple of weeks but usually do not talk much about rumors. Well, here we are today with some cool photos that have “leaked” of this supposed Nikon D600. How cheap will it ..READ MORE..
19 Used Leica Buys including many Lenses! Hey! Just realized there are many more Leica used buys over at the used section at B&H Photo, Dale Photo and PopFlash including a 50 Summicron! Check out the list of what is available below! LEICA M9-P CHROME – In box, 9 condition WITH Hand Grip included! $7199 ..READ MORE..
Q&A Wednesday June 13th 2012 It has been a while since I did a Q&A Wednesday but not because the questions do not pour in every day, that is for sure! Below you will find questions readers have sent to me and many times these are questions that come in from MANY of you so ..READ MORE..
The Greatness of the Olympus OM-D – Using lenses with adapters By Stefan Schmidt I recently bought an OM-D as a second camera to my Canon 5DMkII and I have now used it for almost two weeks and even if I had high expectations of it from reading about it in your test, I really ..READ MORE..