Hello Steve Thought I would give you a few pictures with the new Nikon 1 Nikkor 18.5 mm f/1.8 lens. Got a hold of it yesterday. It was released in Sweden / Europe on 1 November and to this day I can not find it on some Swedish sites. There are a few German sites ..READ MORE..
Big Light with Small Gear by Anders Hansén Hey Steve, I was thrilled to see Per Nicolaisen’s post on using strobes, since I’d been thinking about sending you a piece about using speedlights in conjunction with small cameras to get big light, but couldn’t really decide on how to include the basic knowledge needed. No ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve, First off: It’s shocking to see not only the city of New York damaged from the hurricane, but also some of the people, that impressed me with their own unique spirit. I have some photos I took this summer, from – at least in my experience – a vibrant and fantastic city. Shot ..READ MORE..
Hello to all! Happy Tuesday! It is election day in the U.S.A. and today is a day of choices. I am not a political guy AT ALL as I feel that no matter who is president of the United States there is always some sort of BS going down. I am 42 years old and ..READ MORE..
A Film Legacy by Jason Howe Hi Steve I’d really like to share a recent discovery with you, I am posting the full version on my blog HERE but I know this will reach far more people if you show it so thanks so much for helping me achieve this. I’ve featured my own work ..READ MORE..
Sony RX100 makes Time Magazines “50 Best Inventions of 2012″! I was sitting in my office last week thinking to myself “what has been my favorite camera release of 2012″? There have been so so many but I whittled the list down to 3 and the RX100 was in that top 3 for me. I ..READ MORE..
From Steve: Wow, look at this B&W quality from the old tried and true and quirky M8. The M8 always ha da great B&W quality about it and if you think about it, you could find a used M8 and use it as a Monochrom camera if you never want to shoot in low/dim light. ..READ MORE..
The Leica Monochrom – My final words and samples and comparisons…for now. So here I am, a few weeks in with my Leica Monochrom and still loving the damn thing. I was hoping I would see it as a camera that is a gimmik..a joke..a camera that is no different from any other Leica M ..READ MORE..
Leica Noctilux f/0.95 in stock! 50 Lux ASPH in stock! Just an announcement for those of you looking for these lenses! The 50 Noctilux is now in stock at B&H Photo HERE. They go quickly so if you have been waiting, it is there right now! Also, The Pro Shop for Photographers has the Leica ..READ MORE..
The MPP Microcord TLR by Ibraar Hussain Dear Steve, I thought I’d send you this article and a sort of inspiration too for those (like me) turning their noses up at the punitive and extortionate prices Leica want to charge us for their Leica M Monochrome. Sure it’s a great camera, but Photography is about ..READ MORE..
1st image samples from the new Leica M have been spotted! There have been some sample images posted on a Hong Kong forum from the new Leica M taken with the Noctilux. So what do you think? You can see them by clicking HERE. There is also a peek at the new meaty battery on page ..READ MORE..
From Long Island, NY – Documenting Hurricane Sandy by Amy Medina So, here I sit with my laptop, tethered to my iPhone getting spotty internet service after Hurricane Sandy has hit. We’ve had no power since Monday afternoon (along with nearly a million more people on Long Island, and many more across the tri-state area). ..READ MORE..
Incredible video shot on the Sony A99, “The Calling” by David McLain I had the pleasure to meet David McLain at the Sony event in California a couple of weeks back and what a great guy. David is a Sony Artisan of Imaging and let me tell you…when they showed his video on the big ..READ MORE..
Steve, I would be grateful if you could post these as part of your daily inspiration series. The coptic church in Jerusalem is really an extraordinary experience. I was recently provided the opportunity to shoot a special ceremony there. All photos attached were taken with the Leica M8 and either the 50mm Summilux ASPH. Thank you, Aaron ..READ MORE..
And now for something completely different… For years I have shot with large DSLR lens and bodies, mostly wildlife and mostly birds in-flight. Not long ago I unloaded it all for various reasons and picked up a Leica. I also picked up a Sony NEX7 + kit lens last winter and shot some snowy owls ..READ MORE..