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..
The Nikon V2 Announced Soon…details on the follow up to the V1 UPDATE: Damn, the V2 is one of the ugliest cameras I have seen in many years. At least it makes it easy for me..I wont get it based on that design alone. Nikon, what have you done to the good looks and simpleness ..READ MORE..
Dear Steve, It’s been a busy year for me, photographically speaking. I’ve been active on both the digital and film fronts, using my beloved Leica rangefinder cameras for 100% of my photography. And through 2012, I was very fortunate to have you generously post many of my images as Daily Inspirations on your site: Workers, ..READ MORE..
My First Week Fuji X-E1 Review… with X and M-Lenses by Amy Medina By Amy Medina I’ve been watching the mirrorless market evolve from its beginning. Small and light cameras have become a top priority for me in the last few years, and it was one of the original reasons I switched from a Canon ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve, I have visited your web page since my transition from D700 to Leica M9 back 2,5 years ago, but i did not have a chance to participate on your daily inspiration pages which astonishing to see some people photos around the globe. Today, as I have left Leica M for good (yes, i ..READ MORE..
Leica 35 Summilux 1.4 FLE in stock..ONE in stock! Was just informed by Tony Rose at PopFlash that he has ONE Leica 35 Summilux FLE in stock right now! Yep, at this moment there is ONE of the most in demand Leica lens sitting in his shelf. I know there have been many of you ..READ MORE..
The Olympus 75 1.8 Lens Review on the OM-D E-M5 By Steve Huff Just when you think that Olympus could not release yet another winning lens they bombard us with a super fast portrait lens that is built to the same quality standard as their wonderful 12mm f/2 and 45 1.8. In fact, this 75 ..READ MORE..
Help! I am being robbed!! No no..I am not really but those who buy this lens may think so. As gorgeous as it is inside and out, this Olympus Special Edition 12mm f/2 in all black comes at a price. The original silver 12mm f/2 is $799, a price that was hard to swallow for ..READ MORE..
Leica Digilux 2, did Fuji base the X100 on this? By Gary Perlmutter Normally I am an early adopter of new cameras, one of the first to get an X100 and the Nikon V1 for example. (See previous articles by myself on Steve’s Blog) However it took me 8 years to discover and purchase the ..READ MORE..
Daily Inspiration #364 by Patrick Touma Hey Steve, I discovered your blog last year, when I was planning on buying a Sony NEX-5n and stumbled on upon your review on it. I was not keen on DSLRs because of their weight and their size, so mirrorless cameras were my deal. So, I bought the NEX ..READ MORE..
Thursday News Updates…Fuji X-E1, Monochrom, Olympus 75 1.8 and more! Hello to all and happy Thursday! As always it has been a hectic week for me as I have been shooting with an M9, Monochrom, OM-D with 75 1.8 and trying my best to get to most of my e-mail! Just wanted to write a ..READ MORE..
The new Leica M-E is now in stock at a few dealers. For those looking for the new “M9″, well, this is it. It is a newly color schemed M9 without the frame lever preview. Looks pretty nice but not everyone digs the color. I am happy Leica is making the M-E for those who ..READ MORE..
Download the new NEX-7 Firmware Update Version 1.01 Well it seems that Sony has listened to the requests of the NEX-7 shooters and delivered a firmware update for their cameras! You can download the update HERE. What will this firmware fix do? Addition of capability to enable or disable the MOVIE button! Addition of exposure ..READ MORE..
From Steve: As I browsed my folder that contains thousands of daily inspiration submissions I cam across this one. When I scanned through the photos I thought these were shot with film as to me, they did have a slightly richer appearance than what I usually see with digital. Since I have been shooting the ..READ MORE..
Left-Brain vs. Right Brain: Photographing the Democratic National Convention By Peter Sills For the last three election cycles, I have had the privilege to photograph the Democratic National Convention. It has been a wonderful experience, meeting interesting people, celebrities and politicians alike. Unlike the vast array of photojournalists at the event, I was hired directly ..READ MORE..