Why the Leica M type 240 works for the general enthusiast! By Gage Caudell Steve, I’ve posted here in the past and visit your site daily. Thanks for creating this wonderful site for all of us too enjoy! I have been fortunate to have received my Leica M240 when the first batch was released. For ..READ MORE..
The Sony RX1R Review. Medium Format quality in your pocket. Almost. Buy the RX1R at Amazon HERE or B&H Photo HERE Read my RX1 review HERE Have you ever wondered if technology would get to the point where you could own a camera that fits in a coat pocket or large pants pocket but delivers ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve! Thanks to your website I have received tones of inspiration and also thorough reviews of photography gears (which I equally love compared to the photography itself). I started taking pictures on the bus, at shopping malls, or everywhere I go ever since I bought my Leica M3, which was 2 years ago. All ..READ MORE..
TRY BEFORE YOU BUY! Zeiss Touit Lenses for Fuji X or Sony E Mount! PopFlash.com has informed me that they are offering a very cool program for the Zeiss Touit line of lenses where you can actually try them out before you buy. In other words, give the lenses a try. If you like them, great! ..READ MORE..
Using the Olympus OM-D E-M5 for Landscapes By Steve Gosling By Steve Gosling Over the years I’ve owned a number of Olympus cameras – icons like the OM1n and the OM4, the original Olympus Trip (I still have a collection of these) and compact classics like the 35RD, 35RC and the XA. I’ve always been ..READ MORE..
Marriage with the Leica Monochrom by Leonardo Perugini Dear Steve, My name is Leonardo Perugini and I am a professional photographer. I work with my colleague in a photo studio in the outskirts of Florence, www.spbstudio.it . I often read your website, that is full of many interesting information and at the same is very ..READ MORE..
Ciao Italy with RX1 by Nguyen Phan Hello Steve, How are you doing? I’m Nguyen from Viet Nam. First of all, I want to say thank you so much, after watching your Sony RX1 review, I decided to sell my Canon 5D Mark 3 and bought a Sony RX1 which is just awesome and I took ..READ MORE..
More RX1R shots plus Leica X Vario vs Sony RX1R Crazy Comparison! Welcome one and all and happy Independence Day to those of you in the USA! Today I have something fun for those who asked me to do this. :) This post will have a quick comparison between the Leica X Vario and the ..READ MORE..
1st Look at the Sony RX1R Camera! A few detail shots. Just took possession of the new Sony RX1R and RX100II cameras, both of which are additions to the RX line instead of replacements. No, Sony is not discontinuing the original RX1 or RX100, they will be sold side by side with these new ..READ MORE..
Quick Compare: Leica M9 & 50 Sonnar vs Leica M7 and 50 Lux by John Tuckey Hi Steve, given the recent interest in the Sonnar after your new review, I thought folks might be interested in a comparison I have from a recent shoot. The shoot was simply to get some nice vintage styled images ..READ MORE..
A discontinued look of Sapa with APS film by Minh Nghia – Blog is HERE Today we will be looking at something that is going to be forgotten. In 1996, Kodak introduced APS film (Advanced Photo System) with smaller size than the popular 35mm: 25.1 x 16.7 mm vs 24 × 36 mm. The crop factor is about 1.44x. It has some advance features ..READ MORE..
Win $11,000 plus a Leica Monochrom! B&W contest. It’s that time again but with only TWO days to go before the deadline to submit and image is here. TWO DAYS! The last time I-SHOT-IT had their B&W contest the winner walked away with $25,000 US dollars and a Leica Monochrom camera valued at $7995. The cool ..READ MORE..
User Report: My Journey to the Fuji X-Pro 1 by Christina Davis Hi Steve, I’ve been a reader for a little over a year now and have found your site to be a wonderful resource as well as a bad, bad enabler! I guess I’d fall under the category of MWAC: two kids (15 and ..READ MORE..
Shooting with the Sony RX100 by Kaushal Parikh His Blog is HERE and his website is HERE One of the most frequent questions I get asked is “what camera do you use?” I just realized that I have been through quite a large number of cameras in the last 5 years. I am not one who ..READ MORE..
Steve, I’ve stumbled upon your site a number of times over the last few years but noticed today for the first time the “Daily Inspiration” section. I’m a self-taught photographer and always looking for feedback, so I figured I’d send a few shots your way. Of the three attached, two are from a project in ..READ MORE..