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..
The other way to scan positive slides, or, why I kept my big SLR. By Stefan Schmidt Recently I was asked by my father if I was interested in having his slides from when I was young since he never watched them and was thinking about throwing them out. In truth it was his wife ..READ MORE..
Zombie Apocalypse! My weapons of choice? Leica Monochrom, M9 and Olympus OM-D! Halloween is just about here and what better way to celebrate it than to attend a good old-fashioned Zombie Walk? I went out yesterday in Phoenix AZ strapped with my Leica Monochrom, a borrowed Leica M9 and my Olympus OM-D and a few ..READ MORE..
Hello from Greenland! I want to give a little introduction to strobe photography using battery power pack strobes. I made this article in a brand specific example using the Profoto 7B 1200w power pack because I find it to be the easiest way to introduce strobe photography. Battery power packs of other brands are very ..READ MORE..
From Steve: Just an FYI. This site allows opinions, photographs and articles from a wide variety of people. Any camera can be discussed, almost any topic can be written about and I let everyone share their thoughts. This is not a political site and I am not even close to being a supporter of the ..READ MORE..
My Camera by Ofri Wolfus Hi Steve, I thought I’d share with you the story of my cameras. It turned out quite long, so feel free to post it if you like (I’ll be honored :). Also, English is not my mother language, so sorry for any mistakes. The Nikon D90 I started being interested ..READ MORE..
Daily Inspiration #366 by Dro Grigorian After 30 years of living in LA, an old friend decides to leave the city and move to a little suburban town up north. A combination of living from paycheck to paycheck not being able to meet the right guy, she decides to throw one last art show and ..READ MORE..
I decided to give away a lens that was given to me over 2 years ago by a generous reader here, Max Marinucci. Instead of selling it I want to give it to one of you just as Max did for me a couple of years ago. I decided to do this today so if ..READ MORE..
Leica Monochrom Ongoing Review part 2.5. More thoughts on the camera, on Leica in general and many more sample shots from this unique camera. Part 3 is now up HERE! It has been about a week since I have last written anything about the Monochrom. In part 2 of this ongoing review I wrote about ..READ MORE..