My goodbye to Nikon and Hello to Leica by Peter Tomlinson Dear Steve, Having found your site about 6 months ago I’ve become convinced, with a passion that grew from your own passion, that I need to say goodbye to my Nikon DSLR gear (D700 and D300 with f2.8 lenses of 20mm, 24-70 and 70-200) ..READ MORE..
Street Photography in Paris by Paul Perton It’s late May and I’ve been very glad of the central heating in my room when I’ve got up at 06:00 and stottered back into my room after 23:00 most nights. When I first arrived, I was puzzled that the central heating was still on. Now I’m very ..READ MORE..
A few high ISO OOC JPEG snaps with the Sony RX1 I was in my office this morning and saw the dog on my office chair. It was very dim in the room so I figured I would test the RX1 in B&W JPEG mode at higher ISO to see if the camera focused correctly ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve, Really enjoy your site and your dedication to the Art and craft of the medium. I have been a documentary photographer for a few decades, starting out in the Speed Graphic days and just about every camera made since then. Today’s tools are beyond fantastic allowing us incredible freedom to create. These photos are with ..READ MORE..
Quick Comparison: Sony RX1 vs Fuji X-E1 I have had numerous requests for this one but 1st off let me say HAPPY FRIDAY to all! Another week has flown by and as I sit here at my desk I am in a happy mood. Why? Well, the weather here in Phoenix is warming up and ..READ MORE..
Micro 4/3 Delivers – Daily Inspiration by Nicolas Raddatz Hi Steve! I’ve been a reader of your site for a long time, and thought it would be cool to share with you and the community some daily inspiration. The pictures I’m sending belong to a black and white photo essay on the Guajiros, Cuban peasants who ..READ MORE..
More Leica M Porn: It’s getting closer! More info and Brochure available on the “Milestone” Woohoo! It is getting closer! The new Leica M appears to be almost ready to ship. Why do I say this? Well, there is a certain buzz in the air, and my inbox from excited Leica shooters who have pre-ordered ..READ MORE..
My road to the Fuji X100 by Miroslav Mosko For a long time I‘d been thinking about purchasing a camera small enough to carry around all the time, yet providing high quality output and manual setup of all its functions. I use a D700 and bunch of prime lenses for my portraits (works to be seen here) and it ..READ MORE..
Hello Steve! It’s been almost 1,5 years now since my first feature on your site. There have been a lot of changes since then and there have been taken a lot more pictures! First there have been a significant change in gear. I only carry one lens and one camera when doing some street photography. ..READ MORE..
WORKSHOP: Daytona Bike week with Craig Litten March 14-17th 2013 – Daytona Beach, FL Workshop Signup Page and more details are HERE UPDATE: I will not be able to make the workshop with Craig but it is going on 100% full steam ahead as it is Craig’s workshop, and I HIGHLY recommend it. Come ..READ MORE..
Barton 1972 Leather Straps – A User Review by Philmon Yip – His site is HERE You can order these straps from Barton1972.com I have never once used the original straps that came with the cameras I own. I dislike their shamelessly emblazoned brand logos that scream ‘come steal my expensive camera’ to any would-be thieves. Also, ..READ MORE..
Quick Comparison – Leica Monochrom, Sigma DP2 Merrill and Hasselblad 39CF by Michael Ma Hi Steve: Huge fan of your site. I am lucky to own two pieces of equipment that you have reviewed, so I thought I’d contribute. My Leica Monochrome just arrive today and I decided to give it a spin in terms ..READ MORE..
Myanmar-with a Leica X1 and “Kodachrome” By John Shingleton I have just returned from two weeks in Myanmar over Christmas and the New Year. Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) is the land that time has passed by.Once a jewel in the British Empire it gained independence from Britain in 1948.A military coup in 1988 led ..READ MORE..
A look at the new Leica M (video) Check it out guys! A quick look at the new Leica M via youtube in case some of you have missed it. I have not had one come through here yet but am looking forward to seeing the next evolution of this classic camera. Take a look ..READ MORE..
12 Months, 12 Lenses and Cameras by Bjarke Ahlstrand – His website is HERE Hail and happy new year! 2012 was a very exciting (camera) year for me — I often considered the many new promising cameras, especially when browsing through Steve’s blog, but eventually found out that the smaller sensors and formats are not ..READ MORE..