Hands on 1st Impressions: The Sony A7, A7r and RX10 1st things 1st: YOU CAN PRE-ORDER THE A7 and A7R at B&H Photo or Amazon at the links below! Pre-Order the 36MP A7r Body – Expected to ship Mid December – (I am ordering this) – $2,298 Pre-Order the 24 MP A7 Body – Expected to ..READ MORE..
Hello Steve My name is Pasha Koroviev and im from Athens, Greece. Recently I was wondering what creative could be done in a living room with me as a model a photographer stylist and everything else. All the images were shot with Olympus e-520 and 11-22mm/2,8-3,5 lens and in some cases fl36r strobes were used. ..READ MORE..
Sony Full Frame A7 and A7R leaked before launch? Well well, it appears that the rumored Sony full frame E mount mirrorless has been leaked before launch (but of course nothing is 100% until a camera is officially announced, and as of right now, it has not been). I have had a flood of emails ..READ MORE..
The Olympus OM-D E-M1 Full Review. The most versatile Mirrorless Camera ever. Inspiration: a person or thing that inspires. The E-M1 with 17 1.8 at 1.8. Also ran through an Alien Skin Color Fading filter – click it to see it the right way Hello to all and once again I thank each and every one ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve, Greetings from Thailand! I’m one of your fans from Bangkok who have been reading your blog many times a week. Thank you for the inspiration and all camera and lens reviews. I bought my first DSLR few years ago and shifted to Leica after reading your reviews J. I started with Leica X1, ..READ MORE..
Friday Film: An ode to Agfa Ultra 100 and Goodbye Summer By Ibraar Hussain Dear Steve, it’s been a long time since I have written to you and a long time since I have submitted an article or photographs. I’ve been enjoying myself this last year, and experimenting with different camera’s and formats; mostly my ..READ MORE..
New Leica M 240 Firmware. Does it fix the Skin Tones and AWB? Well, I downloaded the new firmware for the Leica M 240 camera and gave it a spin with my lovely Finacee Debby to test skin tones. As I mentioned in the past, the M 240 does not have perfect AWB or WB ..READ MORE..
Leica M Firmware UPDATE is HERE! Version 22.214.171.124 FINALLY! Leica has released new firmware for the M 240 that they say improves the white balance of the camera. I have just downloaded it and will be testing it today and report back with my findings in about 30-45 minutes. But for now, go get it ..READ MORE..
A Vintage Year with the OM-D E-M5 and E-M1 by Neil Buchan-Grant – His website is HERE From Steve: Hello to all today and happy Wednesday! What you are about to see is an incredible collection of images all shot with Micro 4/3 using the OM-D E-M5 and new E-M1 by Neil Buchan-Grant. As it ..READ MORE..
A user experience of buying a second hand Leica M9-P with a 50mm summicron. The love to portrait people around me By Boudewijn Klop Hello Steve, Your website has inspired me a lot and made me decide to buy a used Leica M9-P together with the latest 50mm summicron (NON APO). I am a 29-year old amateur ..READ MORE..
The new one of a kind Leica M, yep, only 1 made. Want it? If you have FAT wallets and a desire to own a one of a kind Leica M designed by Jony Ive and Marc Newson then you will have a chance to nab it at a special Auction on November 23rd at ..READ MORE..
Hey Steve, I hope you’re well. First of all I would like to mention that you’re doing a great job and your reviews have been very valuable to my purchasing history! Here are some images I’m submitting for the ‘Daily inspiration’ section of your site. I hope there aren’t any spelling mistakes and one of them makes ..READ MORE..
The new Pentax K3 – It means business So Today Pentax announced the new K3 DSLR camera and it looks mighty fine if I do say so myself. Back when the K5 was released I loved it as I did the K7. They were a SMALL DSLRs of high quality and felt really good to ..READ MORE..
The Panasonic GX7 Review. Micro 4/3 Hits Hard in 2013! NOTE: I am and was well aware that the lens cap is on in the above image. This was done purposely to show the LUMIX lens cap for the GX7 review. Image was taken with the Leica M and 50 Lux, NOT the camera I ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve, As always thanks for continuing to run an excellent photography website. I’m a bit jealous right now that you had some hands on time with the Olympus OM-D EM-1. The button placement and grip look a good deal nicer than the EM-5, but my EM-5 has to last me a long time so ..READ MORE..