The Great 35mm Rangefinder Lens Shootout – Part 2 – Close-Up and Wide-Open By Brad Husick In part one of “The Great 35mm Rangefinder Lens Shootout” we tested several lenses in a typical landscape scene, setting the lenses at their infinity focus points and shooting at f/4. This represented a fairly typical scenario of grabbing ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve, I love taking photos at concerts and recently picked up the new Canon G1X to replace my older point and shoot. I went to the Bruce Springsteen concert at the Verizon Center in DC and got some great shots from the floor. The attached photos were converted to B&W using the RAW file ..READ MORE..
Hello to everyone! Hope you are having a great Easter weekend. I have been trying to take it easy on weekends lately so I can get other things done like house stuff, paying bills, laundry, grocery shopping, AND shooting! So today I am going to post a youtube video that has been getting some attention. ..READ MORE..
Hey Steve, I’m an avid reader of your website. I love your reviews and especially have found some pretty great photographers through the daily inspiration posts that you feature. I thought I would try it out for myself. I recently took a trip to New York City for a wedding and while it was great ..READ MORE..
Hey Steve! I got my X-Pro 1 yesterday, and after some frustration and complaints, I am starting to like the XP1 more by working around some of the quirks. Here are some workarounds to the quirks that I compiled. Some from discussions with others and some via testing. APERTURE BLADE CHATTER Option 1 (best one in ..READ MORE..
The Fuji X-Pro 1 Review by Steve Huff Well here we are and I have now had the Fuji X-Pro 1 in my hands for a little while and I am ready to let you all know how I feel about it! First off, let me say that this is the camera I have been ..READ MORE..
Fuji has released another firmware update to the X100 today, version 1.21. The details of the update are below and you can update at Fuji’s website HERE. I am busy writing my X-Pro 1 review today so look for that ANYTIME now :) The firmware update Ver.1.21 form ver1.20 incorporates the following issues: When checking ..READ MORE..
Fuji X-Pro 1 IN STOCK at Amazon – with lenses The Fuji X-Pro 1 is IN STOCK at Amazon and has been all morning. That and the 35 1.4 and 18 f/2 are available NOW through Amazon, shipping from Amazon and not a third party. B&H Photo also has them in stock, So this is ..READ MORE..
Three Approaches to Shooting a Classic Screwmount Leica by Khoa Tran See Khoa’s Flickr HERE Before the introduction of their famous M-system of cameras and lenses in the 1950s, Leica (then Ernst Leitz DRP) produced a rangefinder system now known as the Leica threadmount, screwmount, or, simply “Barnack” cameras, after their inventor, Oskar Barnack, who ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve. Been lurking here for a while now, enjoying the ‘Daily Inspiration’, so I though I’d send you a few of my favourite pics. I mainly shoot dogs (that sounds bad) and street/documentary. I shoot dog action with a Nikon D3 and Street mainly with my trusty Lumix GF1. I had an M9 for ..READ MORE..
Trying out the Sony NEX-7 in Vegas with the Leica 35 Summilux ASPH and Zeiss 24 1.8 This past weekend I was super busy (sorry for the delays in answering e-mails) as I was in Vegas with 6 others for the quick Vegas weekend trip that I maxed out to 7 attendees so we could all ..READ MORE..
If you’re “just” photographing your family, get the BEST photo equipment you can afford (that you are able to use, or can learn to use). — Peter | Prosophos. ___________ I was prompted to write the above after reading yet another, “if you’re just photographing your family, get a cheap point-and-shoot” comment on one of ..READ MORE..
Painting Zürich with vintage spring colors with 50 mm Summarit 1.5 on an M9-P Hi Steve! As a long time visitor from your site I enjoy the practical information and the reviews from other users on your website. In the past I used to visit other sites , but looking back to these sites with ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve, First of all, great site! Lots of superb info on Leica. Just wanted to submit a photo of mine to the daily inspiration. The photograph is taken from an exhibition I had in 2011, portraits from norwegian retirement homes. The whole series is shot on the M9 using a 50mm summicron. http://americanphoto.tumblr.com/post/19958628440/cool-photos-submitted-today-by-bj-rn-wad-from I’ve added ..READ MORE..
My Experience with the NEX-5N and a Canon 50 1.4 FD lens by William Jusuf Hello Steve.. This week, a good friend, asked me to switch camera and system… He wanted to do a comparison review about the Panasonic GF2 (mine) and Olympus EP-M (his) with Panasonic Leica 25 mm so he let me use ..READ MORE..