Dear Steve.. I want to share my short sudden trip to Kuala Lumpur on 30-31st Jan 2012.. Since I suddenly be called to comes there.. Only pack 1 ransel to go , shirt for 2 days. I only bring my GF2 and Pannie 25 mm F1.4.. After the long meeting.. I had 1 chance to ..READ MORE..
Ricoh announces RICOH LENS A16 24-85mm F3.5-5.5 A new GXR camera unit featuring a 3.5x optical zoom lens (24-85 mm) and an APS-C size CMOS sensor Tokyo, Japan, February 2, 2012—Ricoh Co., Ltd. today announced the development and release of RICOH LENS A16 24-85mm F3.5-5.5, the fifth camera unit in the GXR interchangeable unit ..READ MORE..
The new Pentax K-01 Mirrorless Camera – Bringing Sexy Back…NOT SO this morning was the official announcement of the camera we already knew was coming thanks to the “rumor sites” where manufacturers leak their products. But now it is official, and Pentax has entered the mirrorless camera market with one funky looking camera. Coming in ..READ MORE..
The Ancient – M9, 35 Summilux ASPH II, ~f/2.8, 1/350s, ISO 160 USER REPORT: Landscape Photography with the M9 Aravind Krishnaswamy I am a nature photographer. For several years that meant I mostly photographed Avians and Wildlife with some Landscapes thrown in for good measure. I recently started moving away from Avians to concentrate more on Wildlife ..READ MORE..
The workshop attendees shoot the SLR Magic 50 LM T0.95 Hyperprime on the M9 and NEX-5n Since I am now back home at my desk I can go over more images that were shot at the workshop using the new SLR Magic lens. These were shot by me and a few others at the workshop, ..READ MORE..
SLR Magic REALLY IS Magical…the LM 50 T0.95 ROCKS WOW! So today was the last day of the workshop in Los Angeles and I have to say that this was the most amazing workshop to date. It was a jammed packed weekend with lots of cool guest speakers, many amazing passionate attendees and lots of ..READ MORE..
The SLR Magic 50 T/0.95 in the Studio – Noctilux vs Hyperprime So here we are at Day two of the LA workshop and everyone is having a blast. The day started with an amazing talk and presentation from Jay Bartlett on studio portraiture. Everyone took to the studio with their M9′s, E-P3′s, Fuji X10′s and ..READ MORE..
Day 1 Workshop Report: Night shooting with the Hyperprime 50 T0.95 Woo Hoo! Day one of the Los Angeles workshop has wrapped up and with over 30 of us in attendance it was an amazing night! This is gearing up to be the best workshop yet and today we all gathered at Hatakeyama Studio in ..READ MORE..
Using Pentax FA Lenses on the Sony NEX-5n by Tord Eriksson - Tord’s Flickr Hi Steve, My name is Tord S Eriksson, I am 59 years old, married, and I drive buses in Gothenburg, Sweden, but I have been around cameras much of my life, but not taken more than a few shots in my ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve My name is Trond Lindholm (50) and I am an Norwegian photographer. I have had the pleasure of follow your blog for some time and I have to say that you and all the other ”followers” on your blog have been a great inspiration for me. Photography is a relative new hobby of ..READ MORE..
Bokeh and Sharpness with the SLR magic LM 50 T0.95 on the Leica M9-P You guys have already seen what I posted last night from the new SLR Magic 50 T0.95 lens on the M9-P and I wanted to get out to day to get some shots but ended up getting stuck inside again working ..READ MORE..
Traveling light in Myanmar with a Nikon V1 by Colin Steel Hey photo travel fans, I am newly returned from a week long trip to Myanmar with a twist. I decided to travel very light with a totally minimalist kit comprising a Nikon V1 with two lens kit (10-30 & 30-110), my tiny Manfrotto travel ..READ MORE..
World Exclusive 1st Look! SLR Magic HyperPrime LM 50mm T0.95 - For Leica M Mount Yes, it is true. Leica has some competition in the high end 50mm market…and competition is good! It looks like a Nocti…feels like a Nocti…does it perform like a Nocti? (pic below taken with iPhone) – Hello to everyone! ..READ MORE..