Hi Steve, Just noticed that Seal will be playing in Belgium at the ‘Couleur Café Festival’ in Brussels !!! It would be really fantastic to meet and talk to you there ! I hope they let me in with my M9 ;-) Me and my wife are great Seal fans long before we even knew ..READ MORE..
自粛 ”JISHUKU”: Tokyo after the earthquake A photo essay By Francis Harrison “Jishuku” (自粛) refers to the general mood of self-restraint and self-denial which permeated Tokyo in the weeks that followed the Great East Japan Earthquake & Tsunami of March 11. Overnight all TV commercials were pulled, to be replaced by monochromatic public messages about ..READ MORE..
M in the Mountains – A Beginner’s Experience By Darell Miller **All photos were shot with a vintage 1961 50 Summilux I come alive in the mountains. The sense of silent power, crystal clear air, and hushed awe lifts all my senses. On a clear day the sky is a deep delirious blue that that ..READ MORE..
Ricoh Co., Ltd. will present the acclaimed photographic exhibit ~ “Kioku no Sakura – Reminiscence of Sakura” ~ as a Platinum Sponsor at the international New York Photo Festival 2011 Ricoh Co., Ltd. is proud to announce their participation as a Platinum Sponsor in the New York Photo Festival 2011 to be held in ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve, I’ve been on your inspirational (and bankrupting) site nearly daily ever since I googled for Leica camera reviews a year ago, and despite your enthusiasm for the M8/9 and all those wonderful lenses I hopefully will own some day, I thought for my purposes (social and travel) that the Leica X1 would be ..READ MORE..
Film Types and Examples By Tyson Call One of the most daunting things about starting to shoot film can be walking into your local camera store and seeing multiple varieties of colored boxes with names like Kodak Tri-X and Ektar. The clerk asks you which one you want and you stutter, trying to figure out ..READ MORE..
So last night I start getting e-mails flooding my inbox about this Leica i9 concept camera that has been posted online by Black Design Associates. I took a look and it appears there has been quite a bit of thought put into this thing! The i9 would combine your Iphone 4 with a fixed Leica ..READ MORE..
Just a note to let everyone know that the Seattle workshop has been pushed back to July 23rd and 24th 2011. Two weeks later than the original date. I have already emailed those who signed up and all but one are good with the change. There have been 12 seats sold/confirmed with only a few ..READ MORE..
Seal South American Tour 2011 Highlight Video – “If I’m Any Closer” While I was with Seal on his South American tour my #1 job wast to shoot photos. During 3-4 of the shows I had a Sony VG10 hanging at my side so I would occasionally get a few video grab shots here and ..READ MORE..
From Steve: Received am e-mail from Amy Medina who just purchased my favorite DSLR of 2010/2011, a Pentax K5. She bought it in the Silver Special Edition of which only so many have been made. (Does anyone know the number?) This is a fantastic little camera and capable of superb results in such a compact ..READ MORE..
Cool Sunday Links for April 24th 2011 – HAPPY EASTER! Happy Easter Sunday! Hope everyone is having a great day. Me? I slept in, ate breakfast, watched some TV and decided to sit down at my desk and post some cool links that I have gathered up during the last few days :) First off, ..READ MORE..
Lots of posts today but here is one more! I Just received a package this morning from FedEx! That is always fun as many of you know :) Anyway, this package came direct from VAJA and it included the nicest little leather Ipad 2 messenger bag I have ever seen, as well as a ..READ MORE..
OK, how about some more DAILY INSPIRATION! Today some great shots by Danny Zhang! To submit your Daily Inspiration photos, just email no more than 3 shots to me HERE with a brief intro and explanation! Hello Steve, Your website is truly inspirational. (Thank you Danny! – Steve) The photos I submitted were inspired by ..READ MORE..
It’s a little bit of old news now but my Fuji X100 pre-order is being sent to me next week! As soon as I get it I will do a 1st impression and overview and then will start putting it through its paces immediately. I plan on taking a road trip with it so I ..READ MORE..
Some cool used Leica deals! Was browsing the used section at B&H Photo this morning and noticed quite a few “new” used Leica items…so tempted to pick up that Zeiss Sonnar myself! B&H is closed for the holiday but are accepting orders that will ship when they re-open on Wednesday. I’m guessing the Zeiss lenses ..READ MORE..