Lighting on the Cheap! Great light AND stool for under $150 I have not had a lighting setup in my house for years. I used to have the whole kit and caboodle though…lights, strobes, reflectors, seamless backgrounds, hair lights, shoots, filters and gels. Then I sold it all off in 2005 because I realized I ..READ MORE..
Question & Answer Wednesday – 2/29/12 A couple of years ago I used to publish a weekly Q&A post where I would answer some of the questions sent in by readers. With questions flooding my inbox every day, and many of them asking the same things, I figured I would bring this back so those ..READ MORE..
PRESS RELEASE LEICA D-LUX 5 TITANIUM SET HONORED AS “BEST CAMERA” IN 2012 TRAVEL + LEISURE DESIGN AWARDS Leica Camera selected as one of 19 winners in the eighth annual competition recognizing standout hotels, museums, retail spaces, travel products and more Allendale, NJ (February 29, 2012) – Leica Camera, Inc., the legendary German camera manufacturer, ..READ MORE..
Quick Comparison: SLR Magic 50 T0.95 vs Voigtlander 50 f/1.1 on the Leica M9 So today I received in the mail, courtesy of LensRentals.com (they rent almost ALL Leica glass and cameras), a Voigtlander 50 f/1.1 Nokton. My main goal was to test it out and compare it to the premo offering from SLR Magic, their ..READ MORE..
Time to sell your Leica M’s! A new 41MP monster has arrived on the scene…The Nokia 808 PureView Ok everyone, are you ready for this insane 41MP monster? I was scouring through my e-mails this morning and found 5-6 about this new camera that is hitting the market with crazy specs and 41 mega pixels ..READ MORE..
Daily Inspiration: Workers. Hi Steve, We had a tragic train derailment just outside Toronto a few days ago where three engineers lost their lives. It got me thinking about how the “workers” that keep our cities going are often under-appreciated, even though they sometimes risk their lives. Over the years, I’ve photographed the occasional city ..READ MORE..
Did you pre-order one of the new cameras? If so, which one?
A Short Walk in The Hindu Kush by Ibraar Hussain (With a Fuji GA645) Sacred Cedar and Sacred Mountain Chitral Gol National Park. With Snow covered Tirich Mir in the background. Fuji Velvia 50 @ f11. This photo, I’ve been told is similar in composition to Ansel Adams “Jeffrey Pine”. A photo I had never seen before ..READ MORE..
What is it about new cameras that make us crazy? It’s called G.A.S. by Steve Huff 2012 – It’s madness, it’s mayhem, it’s one of the most exciting years in digital camera releases EVER and I can see it…we are all going crazy and are filled with excitement for all of these new camera releases..yes ..READ MORE..
USER REPORT: Tasmania Overland Track with the Leica M9 by Louis Stevenson Being close to nature and the great outdoors have always been my greatest desire. It sets me at peace, humbles me, and reminds me of the privilege that i have at that moment to gaze at nature’s wonders. However, growing up in 100% ..READ MORE..
First GR DIGITAL IV Firmware Update Released Tokyo, Japan, February 23, 2012—Ricoh Company, Ltd. (CEO: Shiro Kondo) on February 27, 2012, will release the first function-expansion firmware update for the GR DIGITAL IV, a high-resolution digital camera launched in October 2011. The firmware update incorporates ideas taken from the many opinions and requests we received ..READ MORE..
The Nikon V1 in Vietnam Part 2 – By Colin Steel See Part 1 HERE and see Colin’s Blog HERE The Villages & Fishermen Hey folks, welcome to part 2 of this series of articles based around a short trip I made to Vietnam with my minimalist Nikon V1 travel kit and a Snapseed ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve, Thanks for your inspirational work on the blog! Your website to me is all about ‘go out and shoot’ and that’s what I started doing, taking my camera with me everywhere. Including my daily commute by train to the cubicle and back. This trip represented a real photographic challenge to me, as this ..READ MORE..
Check out the video below to see just how effective the new image stabilization system is in the new Olympus OM-D E-M5 – IMPRESSIVE! Below that are other video showcasing the cameras capabilities… —
The Contax G2, Travel Companion by Ibraar Hussain Dear Steve, I thought I’d write in again, just to relate some of my experiences with the Contax G2 around Northern Pakistan and the Punjab. I’ve been there a few times over the last five years and have had my trusty Contax G2 with me at all times. I ..READ MORE..