A quick follow up…the Olympus Pen E-P5. What a beauty! With all of the chatter on the A7 and A7r as well as the Olympus E-M1 some of us have forgotten about the other Mighty Mirrorless that IMO, beats the Panasonic GX7 in most areas (besides the handy built-in EVF). I recently reviewed the Olympus ..READ MORE..
A closer look at the Sony a7 and a7r official samples Buzz…Buzzzzzz….BUZZZZZZZ! Can you hear it? That is the massive amount of BUZZ going around the internet on the new Sony a7 and a7r cameras over the past week since Sony made these official. Sony released their official samples and I am sure 90% of ..READ MORE..
Almost a year with the Leica Monochrom by Allen Bourgeois Hi Steve, I have had my Leica M Monochrom for almost a year now and my 35 Summilux FLE for a little over a year. There are plenty of others that have gotten into the technical aspects of this camera and that has been compared ..READ MORE..
Congrats to Neil Buchan-Grant for winning the AOP “Best in Show” A while ago Neil posted an article about his love for Micro 4/3 and the OM-D camera. He posted a photo (above) that got quite the response and as soon as I saw it I knew it was special. Neil showed that yes, the ..READ MORE..
The Lomography Experimental Lens Kit Review by Dirk Essl – His website is HERE Today I received an Experimental Lens Kit from Lomography and immediately took it on a test ride while having my lunch break. In case you don’t know it, it is a kit of 3 Plastic Lenses with plastic optics. and an ..READ MORE..
PROST! Oktoberfest with the E-M1 (sort of)… Just a fun Sunday night post before getting serious on Monday Morning :) Over the weekend we drove in over to Scottsdale AZ for some Oktoberfest fun :) NOTHING like the real deal of course but I brought along the Olympus E-M1 and when I arrived my 1st ..READ MORE..
My #1 asked Sony A7 and A7r question answered OK, one more quick post for Saturday but felt I had to do it. I have been getting question after question over the past few days and even though this information was posted several times, for some reason, the questions keep flowing in :) That is ..READ MORE..
A cool Sony RX1 “Video” from NYC by Ofer Rozenman Saturday fun! Check out the video below by Ofer Rozenman. He used the 35mm camera that I feel has the best IQ of ANY digital 35mm camera to date, in all situations, the Sony RX1. BUT it is not really a “Video”! It is stop ..READ MORE..
Fuji X100 Owners, get Firmware Version 2 for a speed boost! DOWNLOAD THE NEW FIRMWARE HERE YES! Fuji did it again and proves at least that they are the best in Firmware updates. They have released the firmware Version 2 for the Fuji X100 and below is what you get, so it is WELL worth ..READ MORE..
The BIG Three. Which one to choose? The Olympus E-M1, Sony A7/A7r or Fuji X-E2? Good afternoon to you all! It is TGIF (Thank God It’s Friday) and no one is happier about that than me! Have loads of fun planned for this weekend with friends and loved ones and after a huge week of ..READ MORE..
Fuji X-E2 arrives with worlds fastest Phase Detect AFFuji Steps it up! Finally! Fuji has just a few hours ago announced the new X-E2 which they tout as having the “fastest phase detect AF in the world”. This is a bold claim because if it is as fast as the Olympus E-M1 then we finally ..READ MORE..
Finding A Way Forward By Jason Howe Hi Steve I’m back again, this time with a bit of an introspective along with another slice of New Zealand. Over the last couple of years I’ve been dealing with a growing frustration, it’s one which I’m sure many other hobbyist photographers will be able to relate to. I ..READ MORE..
Sony A7r Shutter Sound Video Many have been wondering about this so here you go. This is NOT my video but found it on youtube. You can see the A7r in continuous shooting mode and hear for yourself what the shutter sounds like. It’s not quiet! From here on out, any news I find on ..READ MORE..
Field Test of the Sony A7r by Brian Smith Today is probably going to be “A7” day so here is some info you may find useful. Just saw this page today which is a field test of the Sony A7r by Brain Smith with some AMAZING photographs to go along with it. He also used ..READ MORE..
EXCLUSIVE: Sony A7 and A7r images with the Leica M, E-M1 and RX1! As I stated last night, just yesterday I had a full hands on with the brand spanking new Sony A7 and A7r ! How could I not put a Leica 50 Summilux on the A7r..a 36 Megapixel monster with the latest sensor ..READ MORE..