The Leica M9… for Sports? by Peter | Prosophos Hi Steve, Sometimes, when I read the commentary on the various fora, I get the sense that many people view the Leica M series cameras as great for “static” scenes like portraits, landscapes, and bowls of fruit. Yet, as you have demonstrated with your concert photography, ..READ MORE..
Was taking a stroll through St. Petersburg last night at about midnight when I saw this scene and snapped it. The light, the couple kissing and the boat all came together to make for a perfect “postcard moment”. I snapped about 20 shots last night but this is the only one I liked. You can ..READ MORE..
The Seal tour in Brussels, Silver Efex Pro II & Creating moods with Black & White By Steve Huff Here it is Tuesday morning and I am in St. Petersburg, Russia and ready to head out to the next Seal show. The Last show was a blast in Brussels, Belgium and I had quite a ..READ MORE..
Walking in Brussels Belgium with the Fuji X100 and M9 Brussels Belgium, what an interesting and beautiful place. I have been here for about 4-5 days now and it is starting to feel like my home. I’m even heading down the street to a laundromat to wash some clothes, lol. Every day that I have ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve, inspired by your reviews and the daily inspiration of others, I used the bulk of my savings to purchase a used M8 and a 35mm lens last December and started my rangefinder journey. Life is cruel, within weeks of buying my first Leica, my aunt, someone I lived with and grew up under ..READ MORE..
HUGE FIRMWARE UPDATE FOR THE X100!! Fuji has released the much anticipated firmware update today for the X100, version 1.10. You can download and GET IT HERE. What has been addressed in this HUGE update? Take a look below but I applaud Fuji for doing this SO QUICKLY! It shows they are on the ball and ..READ MORE..
USER REPORT: Reviewing the X100 as a reporter camera By Wijnand Wustrow Much has already been written about the X100. But then, everybody uses a camera in their own way. For some people it might be the perfect camera, for others not. In that respect a first general observation can already be made: this camera ..READ MORE..
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LEICA CAMERA AG AND MAGNUM PHOTOS SIGN AGREEMENT ON COOPERATION Solms, Germany (June 23, 2011) – Leica Camera AG and Magnum Photos announce the commencement of a series of technological and photographic projects, building upon almost a century’s worth of shared history between two world-renowned photographic institutions. The first venture showcases a ..READ MORE..
Know your camera and you can do great things… By Steve Huff So last night I was shooting the Seal show in Vilnius Lithuania and upon arriving to the venue I realized it was going to be my biggest challenge yet for shooting. Why? Well, the arena was sort of drab, dark, and dull AND ..READ MORE..
A Photographic Road Trip with the Leica X1 by D.J. De La Vega This is the story of a photographic road trip with the Leica X1. Like any journey, I will start at the beginning: Everything was now in place for a road trip of ambitious proportions. The logistics: I would be leaving my ..READ MORE..
Dear Steve, First off, just wanted to say thanks for your website! I visit nearly everyday, and love your enthusiasm! It rubs off on me for sure! :) Please find attached my submissions for your “Daily Inspiration” section. My home town is Brighton in England – a classic English seaside resort! So these pictures, unsurprisingly, ..READ MORE..
News Update The new Leica M9-P and 21 Super Elmar 3.4 lens As many of you have known for a while now, Leica is getting ready to announce the Leica M9-P camera which is basically an M9 with Sapphire Glass, no Leica red dot logo or “M9″ engraving so the front looks like an MP. ..READ MORE..
Vilnius Lithuania – My walk through this photogenic town By Steve Huff So here I am today..another day of serious photo opportnities! I am in Vilnius Lithuania for the next stop on the Seal European summer tour and yesterday I walked around quite a bit snapping shots of this lovely charming town. Had my Fuji ..READ MORE..
Looks like Leica is rolling out the special editions! The M9-P Hammertone was seen last week, and now there is one with a special edition CHROME Noctilux. Wow…that is going to be one hell of pricey rig. To see all of the info on these special edition M’s, even a new film MP3..the CLICK HERE!. ..READ MORE..
Seal in Parnu Estonia 2011: Challenges & Rewards of shooting concerts without a Zoom By Steve Huff Happy Sunday morning to all! Don’t you just love Sundays? I usually DO love them because Sunday is usually my lazy day off. This way I wake up on Monday energized and ready to post something new to ..READ MORE..