Look what came in! The Voigtlander 21 1.8 Lens! A first look at this M mount wide angle. Happy Monday to all! Hope you all had a great weekend, mine was sort of a lazy weekend hanging around the house but had some time to relax which is always good. So let’s get on with ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve, Since our last talk this summer when I was contemplating the jump from the DSLR world to the Leica world (in which you encouraged, “do it”) I am happy to say, I finally did a couple of weeks ago. Sold off my obnoxious pile of gear and picked up a M-E and a ..READ MORE..
Hello! So this is basically a user-report about the Nikon V1 and the various lenses for it that I use. Do I have G.A.S? When it comes to lenses, certainly. But I need them all ;-) What I don’t need is a new body. I’m aware of the V2 but I think that it’s 1) ..READ MORE..
So what camera did I keep? The Leica M 240 or Monochrom, and why? UPDATE May 21st 2013 – This post is not even relevant as I once again have an M 240. I rented and used a Leica M-E for a while and it made me really miss the M 240 and I took ..READ MORE..
Yes, you must now log in to comment on this site Just an update on the commenting system on this blog. Over the past 7 months or so I have been getting 300-400+ spam comments a day coming into articles new and old. These comments would have to be manually moderated by myself each and ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve, I’ve been working a lot since last time you published me. Here are the last pictures i made this WE at an art exhibition in the Grand Palais (Paris). Using the Monochrom my ability to shoot in almost dark revealed so much possibilities. I’m still amazed how good this camera is, probably the best tool ..READ MORE..
And the winner of $25,000 and a Leica Monochrom is… Many of you have been waiting for it but today I-SHOT-IT.com announced the winner in the premium B&W photo contest I wrote about a few weeks ago and wow, what a shot. You can see the winner and the others who received a “Mark of ..READ MORE..
All Black & White to me…….. By Jason Howe Hey Steve Hope your well, I’m sure many will agree with me when I say your site continues to be an amazing source of inspiration and information and is the first website I browse each day. Some of your readers may be familiar with my photography ..READ MORE..
The Fuji X20 Review in B&W by Steve Huff Makes for a great “Mini Monochrom”..sort of. Hey ho let’s go, it’s review time and I always love review time! Why do I love it so much? Well, that answer is simple. When I review a camera it means I get to head out of my ..READ MORE..
The Leica 50 APO Summicron ASPH – couple more test shots… A few weeks ago I had a Leica 50 APO Summicron ASPH lens sent to me for review by the folks at I-SHOT-IT.COM but during the review period the focus barrel became loose and I wanted to send it back immediately before it became ..READ MORE..
Sigma DP Merrill Comparison & Review by Ben Evans Which DP Merrill camera is best? After much deliberation, I decided to get both the Sigma DP1 Merrill and DP3 Merrill. They make a great combination. The DP1m is a great walk-about camera if you’re prepared to compromise in order to get amazing image quality. The ..READ MORE..
In case any of you are looking for some used deals in Leica land (well, not sure if they are exactly “deals”) I have found quite a few at B&H Photo and PopFlash Photo that some of you may be interested in. I know I am interested in a couple of these but my wallet ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve, Thank you for your inspiring site! I’d like to share these photos I made around a contemporary dance project in Paris. I had the chance to see these dancers work for a couple of months and approaching them through different angles and different lights. This is a small selection of pictures. I used ..READ MORE..
From Steve: Today I want to thank Barnaby Robson for these gorgeous images which goes to show what a camera like the Olympus OM-D E-M5 can do when in good hands. Thanks Barnaby! A journey in gear For me, it all started in 2010 with a GF1 + 20mm and 7-14mm lenses. I loved the ..READ MORE..
Craig Litten’s Daytona Bike week images.. A few weeks ago I posted about a workshop with Craig Litten at Daytona Bike Week and while I was not able to attend I heard it was one of the best Bike Weeks ever. Craig, like me is a big believer in the little Nikon V1 camera and ..READ MORE..