New Leica compact system coming to Photokina? My crystal ball says MAYBE… So I dusted off my crystal ball last week and in between writing for and maintaining this website 40-50 hours a week and doing some Paranormal Investigating with my son 20 hours a week I figured I would find time to dust off ..READ MORE..
SONY DEBUTS ACTION SPORTS HD VIDEO CAMERA FOR PREMIUM POINT-OF-VIEW SHOOTING WITH WI-FI® CAPABILITY SAN DIEGO, August 29, 2012 – After much anticipation, Sony today announced that its industry-leading image quality will now be found in a new, wearable point-of-view video camera for action sports filming in premium full HD 1080p. Weighing in at approximately ..READ MORE..
This is the official word from Sony on the NEX-5R release. What is super cool is that next Friday Sony will be flying out to my house with ALL of their new goodies for me to preview. For now, this is an update to the excellent NEX-5n which adds faster AF with phase and contrast ..READ MORE..
The Sigma DP2 Merrill Review- Gorgeous image quality, slow as molasses and irritating squeaky operation! The Sigma Dp2 Merrill has been in my possession for a while but it is going back. In other words, I am not going to purchase it. But not because of the image quality. Before I even write one more ..READ MORE..
Dear Steve, I follow your website since about a year and it’s always a pleasure to read your articles, see photos from you and others. Thank you very much for your work which is very inspiring to me. I live in Switzerland and started photography about three years ago for fun. This summer I made ..READ MORE..
The Leica Monochrom M has arrived! By Jon Barker Hi Steve, The MM arrived a bit less than a couple of weeks ago. I had been going to order an M9 until I saw the sample monochrom files on the web. I’ve spent 3 months wondering if I had made a huge mistake, but the ..READ MORE..
Nikon V1 Discounted to $596 with 10-30 Zoom. V2 on the way in September… So count the Nikon V2 another new camera being announced next month at Photokina. I just hope it is more of an upgrade than the new J1.2 (well, it is really called a J2 but man, it is the same everything ..READ MORE..
One day they will fly away By Jeffrey Dam Dear Steve, My name is Jeffrey. I’m a 35-year-old, Dutch newbe teacher in Design, Engineering and Innovation (for 1 year now). Before that, I was a Mechanical Design Architect. I stumbled on your blog about 1,5 years ago. I fell in love with your view on equipment ..READ MORE..
The new Fuji cameras! The X-E1 and a retro compact! – Leaked images Photokina is gonna rock next month with some amazing cameras being released. The Leica M10, the new Sony NEX cameras, lenses and surprises, the rumored Olympus E-P4 and Pro OM-D…and now, Fuji is in the game with a new compact and fast ..READ MORE..
Taking Photos in “The City of Light” – The Leica M9 and Fuji XPro-1 in Paris By Ashwin Rao Hello, everyone. It’s been a few months since my last post, though I have been quite busy, photographically speaking, trying to travel as my job and personal life allow and take photographs along the way. One ..READ MORE..
OFFICIAL: Leica M9 and M9-P Markdown Great news. The Leica M9 and M9-P are officially marked down in price. Last week I mentioned that Dale Photo had a $1000 markdown on the M9-P and $500 mark down on the M9. You can read about their specials HERE. This week, B&H Photo joined the price ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve, Seeing as your review made me decide to sell all my heavy Nikon DSLR gear to pay for the Fujifilm X100, I thought it was only fair to show how incredibly happy I am with it. I know there have been plenty of people writing and raving about this camera, but seeing as Fuji ..READ MORE..
Man’s Best Friend, faithful to the end. My dog Scrubby. He is getting old. At 14 he is the equivalent of a 98-year-old man in human years..or so they say. Maybe that is why he has been sleeping 21 hours a day, having a hard time getting up and panting after a walk to his ..READ MORE..
Sony NEX-6 and NEX-5R coming… So as you may have all seen by now there is a rumored (but 99% solid) leak of the new upcoming Sony NEX-6 and to me, it appears that it may be a little better than the Sony NEX-7. Why? Well for starters, it has the same body style just ..READ MORE..
Dear Steve Long time follower and lurker here. I’m an architect and hobbyist photographer from Bangalore, and have been shooting with intent for the last year or so. A few days ago, I took a road trip and in the middle of a busy highway, came across a goatherder tending to his sheep and driving them across ..READ MORE..