A new look at the Zeiss 50mm C Sonnar T 1.5 Lens By Steve Huff Note: all images in this post were shot with the Zeiss Sonnar 1.5 ZM lens and the Leica M 240 except one image with the Monochrom (which was noted). You can click them for larger versions. A Beautiful Old Friend It was ..READ MORE..
Cheese is for Sandwiches by Amy Medina I’m notoriously bad at taking family photos. What I mean is that even though I always have a camera with me, and even though you’ll often find me contorted in the grass trying desperately to get the perfect shot of some obscure object, I don’t often think of ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve, This is my second submission to your daily inspiration section – the first time was back in September 2011 after I returned from a trip to Iceland with my newly-acquired Leica M9. My Leica MM / Monochrom arrived in mid-December – the first one sold by the new Leica store in Soho, NY. ..READ MORE..
A new look at the Zeiss ZM 50mm Planar f/2 Lens This is not a lens review, just a refresher of a lens I reviewed a few years back. The Zeiss Planar has been with me for a few days via LenRentals.com and I have enjoyed it so much I had to write down some ..READ MORE..
USER REPORT: Two years with the Fuji X100 by Doug Barry-Martin NEW TOY – DAY ONE. Lets try black and white, high ISO and wide aperture. f2.8 1/90 sec EV -0.33 ISO 1600. Hi Steve, It is hard to believe that so long has passed since I first looked through the viewfinder of the then ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve, I have been a long time reader of your site (in fact you posted a photo of mine as Daily Inspiration Number 11 back in the day). Thanks for your time and passion you put into your site and the community you have built. With all the black and white images you have ..READ MORE..
Sylvester Stallones Leica M9 and 35 Summarit Lens (sort of) for sale.. Had a few e-mails informing of this e-bay auction for a Leica M9 used ONCE in the film “Expendables II” by Sylvester Stallone. I am posting this not because it comes with a manual signed by Stallone, but because with 1 day to ..READ MORE..
Leica Monochrom Detail Capabilities and more..take a look Really? More on the Monochrom? The Leica Monochrom has been written about many times on this site not only from me, but from many other owners who wanted to share their experiences with the camera. For those who do not want to read any more about it, ..READ MORE..
Journeys with the Fuji X-E1 and Olympus OM-D by Arindam Pal Hi Steve, Ever since I started following you, my opinions about photography systems changed. Your articles have inspired me to move to a smaller form factor even after shooting full frame for years. I will try to be brief with my story. I started ..READ MORE..
Two new videos…Leica M 50’s and an M 240 Video with the Noctilux Just realized I have not posted these here though they have been on my youtube channel for a week or two. The 1st one is an overview of three mega Leica lenses. The 50 cron APO, the 50 Lux ASPH and the ..READ MORE..
One SOLD OUT! The Ultimate Seattle-to-Palouse 4 day Road Trip Experience with Steve Huff and Ashwin Rao! 4 days from Saturday June 22nd to Tuesday June 25th, 2013. MARK YOUR CALENDAR! SOLD OUT! NO MORE SEATS! Ok..This is going to be wayyyyy cool. Anyone out there just buy a Leica M or Leica MM ..READ MORE..
The Leica Monochrom vs the M 240 for B&W Photography, both rock it! So I shot all day yesterday in my own backyard trying to figure out how the M 240 stacks up against the Monochrom when it comes to B&W photography. Before I go on let me state that I adore the Monchrom ..READ MORE..
Just for fun Part 2: Spot the Monochrom! If you missed part 1, it is happening HERE. That post featured a shot of a wall in daylight using the same lens, same aperture and same tripod position. One with a Leica M and one with a Leica Monochrom. Both were converted from RAW without any ..READ MORE..
Just for fun: Can you spot which image is from the Monochrom? Thought I would have some fun today and play a little game. I have a Leica M and Monochrom here and took one shot of a brick wall with each to see what the difference is between the M and Monochrom when it ..READ MORE..
What does it mean, to you? By Mark Ivkovic – See his blog HERE I’ve taken this quote word for word from a man who has photography to thank for a lot in his life and as such he’s pretty much dedicated it in return. “As photographers we are all so desperate to make work ..READ MORE..