Hey Steve – I’m attaching a few images which may interest you. These have been shot in Mumbai, India on the Leica X2 – in “monochrome” – actually in BW high contrast mode!! I really love the overall tonality one can achieve in-camera, without having to convert colour into BW in post-processing. The X-2 does ..READ MORE..
Peaking into the past, present, and future with the Nex-7 By Vitor Munhoz – His website is HERE, his blog is HERE The recent plethora of new goodies being announced made me stop to think about the pace and direction of photographic innovation. In particular, the new Sony Nex models got me wondering whatever happened ..READ MORE..
Leica 50 Summilux ASPH IN STOCK AGAIN! B&H Photo sold out of their 50 Summilux ASPH stock after I posted about them the other day but I noticed today that this lens is still in stock at a few select dealers and you can get one now if you are still looking for one. PopFlash.com ..READ MORE..
The Leica M9 Does Spain by Aravind Krishnaswamy Earlier this summer I went on a tour of Spain with my 7 months pregnant wife, starting in Madrid and finishing in Barcelona. We were part of a tour group and over the course of about a week we got to enjoy the sights and tastes of primarily Andalucía, but ..READ MORE..
Olympus OMD 95% – Leica M9 5% By Neil Buchan-Grant It’s been about a year since I last sent you anything Steve and a lot has happened in that time. I sailed to New York on the Queen Mary and had christmas in the big apple, just me, the M9 and a Sony NEX5n. I ..READ MORE..
New Leica compact system coming to Photokina? My crystal ball says MAYBE… So I dusted off my crystal ball last week and in between writing for and maintaining this website 40-50 hours a week and doing some Paranormal Investigating with my son 20 hours a week I figured I would find time to dust off ..READ MORE..
SONY DEBUTS ACTION SPORTS HD VIDEO CAMERA FOR PREMIUM POINT-OF-VIEW SHOOTING WITH WI-FI® CAPABILITY SAN DIEGO, August 29, 2012 – After much anticipation, Sony today announced that its industry-leading image quality will now be found in a new, wearable point-of-view video camera for action sports filming in premium full HD 1080p. Weighing in at approximately ..READ MORE..
This is the official word from Sony on the NEX-5R release. What is super cool is that next Friday Sony will be flying out to my house with ALL of their new goodies for me to preview. For now, this is an update to the excellent NEX-5n which adds faster AF with phase and contrast ..READ MORE..
The Sigma DP2 Merrill Review- Gorgeous image quality, slow as molasses and irritating squeaky operation! The Sigma Dp2 Merrill has been in my possession for a while but it is going back. In other words, I am not going to purchase it. But not because of the image quality. Before I even write one more ..READ MORE..
Dear Steve, I follow your website since about a year and it’s always a pleasure to read your articles, see photos from you and others. Thank you very much for your work which is very inspiring to me. I live in Switzerland and started photography about three years ago for fun. This summer I made ..READ MORE..
The Leica Monochrom M has arrived! By Jon Barker Hi Steve, The MM arrived a bit less than a couple of weeks ago. I had been going to order an M9 until I saw the sample monochrom files on the web. I’ve spent 3 months wondering if I had made a huge mistake, but the ..READ MORE..
Nikon V1 Discounted to $596 with 10-30 Zoom. V2 on the way in September… So count the Nikon V2 another new camera being announced next month at Photokina. I just hope it is more of an upgrade than the new J1.2 (well, it is really called a J2 but man, it is the same everything ..READ MORE..
One day they will fly away By Jeffrey Dam Dear Steve, My name is Jeffrey. I’m a 35-year-old, Dutch newbe teacher in Design, Engineering and Innovation (for 1 year now). Before that, I was a Mechanical Design Architect. I stumbled on your blog about 1,5 years ago. I fell in love with your view on equipment ..READ MORE..
The new Fuji cameras! The X-E1 and a retro compact! – Leaked images Photokina is gonna rock next month with some amazing cameras being released. The Leica M10, the new Sony NEX cameras, lenses and surprises, the rumored Olympus E-P4 and Pro OM-D…and now, Fuji is in the game with a new compact and fast ..READ MORE..