The Sony A7 meets the Voigtlander 15mm Heliar – a match made in heaven or hell? by Steven Norquist The Voigtlander 15mm Super Wide Heliar is one of the most amazing wide-angle lenses ever created. Why is this? It has super high contrast. It has super high color saturation. It has super high acutance. It ..READ MORE..
A poor man’s road to Leica By Westerhuis & Westerhuis As our name ‘Westerhuis&Westerhuis’ already suggests: we are brothers. Willem Hendrik and Arend-Jan. It would be safe to say that we grew up with photography. Our father had a Leicaflex SL with a range of lenses. Back when we were kids, going out with the ..READ MORE..
My/the dream team for architecture: Sony A7R with Canon 17mm/4 TS-E By Dierk Topp First I would like to mention, that I am not a Pro, I take pictures for my own pleasure and sometimes for others. I bought the Canon 17mm TS-E for use with the ordered Leica M240, but when I got the ..READ MORE..
Hi Brandon, My name is Marco Sartori, I consider myself a “Photography Fanboy”, and I enjoy this medium in all its aspects. First of all I apologize for breaking the rule of the three submitted photos: feel free to remove some of them if necessary. I also hope their size is correct (I did everything ..READ MORE..
New Leica T (Type 701) Camera Soon? First Images? Rumors are afloat once again and this time it is about the new Leica T type (which was rumored a few months back). It was hinted then that it may be an APS-C mirrorless camera with lenses made with a partner (for the most part) and ..READ MORE..
Want a Leica M 240? No need to wait any longer as it is in stock just about everywhere..links below: B&H Photo – Black B&H Photo – Silver PopFlash – DEALS!!! Ken Hansen (E-Mail him at [email protected]) The Pro Shop Leica Store Miami Amazon – Black and Silver
User report: Rokinon 8mm in the Fuji X-E1 By Frank Conley This is not a technical review of the Rokinon 8mm. This is just some musings about actually using the lens. My evolution into an all-Fuji toolkit has had an empty hole: the ultra-wide. I do a lot of wide work, and have daily relied ..READ MORE..
The Classic Cases Leica M 240 Case Hello to all! Today I wanted to share some news about a case I am trying out for my Leica M 240, made by classiccases.co.uk. Paul Glendell is the guy who is behind these fabulous cases and he makes them for the Leica Monochrom as well. You can ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve & Brandon, My name is Arief, Jakarta-based videographer, loyal reader of your site. Remember Canon 7D? In 2009 when it was first released, it was considered the dark horse of Canon DSLR line. With experimental sensor and a body built like tank, it remains my workhorse for shooting video. It never fails me ..READ MORE..
Just some Friday Film photos By Ondřej Caska Hi Steve and Brandon, It was a certain time ago, when I was going through your site and saw some film photos. I was amazed by their look and character in comparison to many digital photos, which we see every day around us. Like there was something ..READ MORE..
Shooting in Cemeteries By Jim Fisher Steve’s recent post on Post Mortem Photography got me thinking about one of my favorite photographic subjects: Old graveyards. ’m happy to live in a part of the US with a long settled history, the north east. I’m a short drive away from a few very old burying grounds, ..READ MORE..
The Friday Film: The Rolleiflex 3.5F by Ibraar Hussain This isn’t really a Gear Site, but, if people want to contribute stuff about gear then gear will be featured. To carry on the Gear tradition, I bought myself a precious little Gemstone of a camera. For those interested in the Leica and rangefinder experience – I ..READ MORE..
Zealand with the Sony A7 – Pictures and Videos by Peter Lok I got into travel photography with the Olympus EP3 and 12mm 2.0. The urge for bigger sensor came last year and the Canon 6D was the logical choice but my main grouse was the size. I still remember staring at it in the ..READ MORE..
Hi Brandon, hi Steve, Thanks for the job you are both doing here, it’s always a pleasure to visit your website, and after all this time, it can still be surprising! ( your publication on Post Mortem Photography was pretty interesting.) During Christmas holidays, I spent some family time in Paris, and it was an ..READ MORE..
Photography is Happiness By Van Styles Hi there Steve, Must say here long time fan of your blog. I stumbled upon it about 3 or so years ago and has proven to be a fun and helpful site. I love your real world reviews of cameras as well as suggested tips from camera straps to ..READ MORE..