Here I am in my hotel winding down my two days in Cape Town South Africa. THIS has been the absolute best stop of the Seal tour over the past month, for me at least. HANDS DOWN! I mean, I could live here and be happy. The weather is gorgeous, the people are friendly and ..READ MORE..
Hello everyone! It’s been a slow update weekend as I have been traveling from AZ to LA, then to London and South Africa and in the next couple of days we will be on our way to Switzerland! So much travel, so little time, lol. It’s 2:30AM here in Cape Town and I am here ..READ MORE..
I was just informed that B&H Photo is now an authorized Ricoh Dealer and they carry and have full stock on the GXR camera, lenses and accessories! The GXR is one of my fave systems and with the 28 and 50 lenses, it makes for one of the best, of not THE best compact/high quality ..READ MORE..
check out this video tour of Ansel Adams home and Darkroom!
Just wanted to do a quick post about a very cool Iphone 4 case I just bought from Amazon. It is an Iphone 4 Leica M Bamboo Case that has a carved back that says “M1″ and it shows a 50 2.8 Elmar lens attached. Very retro, very cool. I ordered TWO of them and ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve, Excellent site – been following along for a good while now – first stop for all my Leica info! Thank you so much for your great & honest reviews – helped me to build up a collection of Leica glass I’m really happy with. Time to submit some pics to you I think. I ..READ MORE..
Just an update on the Seattle Meetup/Workshop coming up in July 2011. So far seven seats have been sold out of the fifteen available. There were a few of you trying to reserve a spot while I was away in Brazil but for some reason some of the emails were lost. If you want to ..READ MORE..
Wow! I am now back home after traveling with Seal and his band for the past three weeks. It was an adventure I will never forget, getting to see all of the sights and sounds of South America, and it all ended with a bang in Mexico City, MX with TWO back to back shows. ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve (and Seal)! I will just write to you both while you’re on the South-America trip, and looking at all those wonderful pictures from there, to tell you that you both are guilty in my latest spending, camera-wise: the Ricoh GXR 28mm. Mostly because of Seals wonderful pictures from the GXR in the tread ..READ MORE..
(Steve’s full and thorough X100 Review can be seen HERE) The Fuji X100 – Quirky but fun. By Chris Bandera – Chris’s Flickr large? I bought an X100, took it for a test drive, and am now debating on returning it. The camera is beautiful physically, but the interface gets in the way more than ..READ MORE..
My Theatrical Adventure with Leica M9 By Greg Shanta I live in Moscow, Russia and I am an amateur photographer. After reading all those fantastic reportages by Steve from his coverage of Seal’s South American Tour and enjoying his great images from those events, I decided to challenge myself and try and shoot a concert ..READ MORE..
As always, the Leica M9 has been by my side for the past 3 weeks and right this minute I am at the Venue in Mexico City where Seal will be performing his 2nd show here in about 2 hours. I’m blogging because they have a WiFi connection available so why not? :) I shot ..READ MORE..
Dear Steve Here are a couple of portraits of my mother, which I took on a recent visit. She is 85 years old and suffers badly from a number of ailments. Nevertheless she keeps on smiliing. These two shots were taken whilst we were chatting and having fun. They make me happy. I hope they ..READ MORE..
The South American Seal tour is winding down with only two shows left in Mexico City, Mexico. To some extent this is exciting to me. Shooting the last two shows of this short tour should provide some amazing images. The energy and excitement should be there 100%. The band feels it and I am sure ..READ MORE..
NEW: LEICA ANNOUNCES FIRMWARE UPDATE FOR LEICA X1 Allendale, NJ (March 28, 2011) – Leica Camera, Inc. is pleased to announce a firmware update for its high-performance digital compact camera, the LEICA X1. Users wishing to benefit from the new offerings can download the firmware update from the Leica website and take advantage of new, ..READ MORE..