Hi Steve, First of all, I love your site. I love your reviews and your. You give me inspiration. I am a photographer in the Netherlands and I have to admit, I am (was) a Canon man. I have shot with my 5D MK2 for years and it is like second nature to me. I don’t have ..READ MORE..
Hello to all! Hope you are having a great weekend. As I sit here at midnight on a Friday night/Saturday morning I am flabbergasted at the amount of information that has amassed here at this website, and I give so many thanks to all of you who come here to read and catch up every ..READ MORE..
(a not so) quick crazy Comparison: Nikon V1 vs Panasonic GX1 Hello to all! Hope everyone is having a great week wherever you are and whatever you are doing. While anxiously awaiting for the new cameras to start shipping (Olympus OM-D, Fuji X-Pro 1) and my NEX-7 to arrive I decided to bring out the ..READ MORE..
The Leica M9 for Fashion by Simon Lipman from Steve: I always enjoy seeing when others are using the Leica M series in professional situations. If I had $2 for every time someone e-mailed me saying it is not possible or feasible to shoot the M9 for pro work I’d have some serious cash sitting ..READ MORE..
Dear Steve, thanks for the brilliant site and the news, reviews, rumours and other photography related material which I have been enjoying for quite some time. I’ve just about plucked up enough courage to email you a selection of my pictures. My name’s Ibraar Hussain, and I’m a Londoner, and also a hobbyist photographer. I ..READ MORE..
Unloading the Baggage By Eric Carlson In January, I said “Bon Voyage” to my Nikon gear: a D700, 17-35mm f/2.8, 135mm f/2 DC, and 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6. It was my Nikon “dream team”– a kit that I had lusted after for several years. Yet, it seemed as though the larger my setup grew, the less inspired and ..READ MORE..
My Favorite Camera Strap! The Leather Braided Barton Strap For the past several months I have been shooting my M9P with a strap that I have fallen in love with for several reasons. You may have seen it in pictures with my M9P, in fact, I know some of you have because I get at ..READ MORE..
The Nikon V1 in Vietnam by Colin Steel See his blog HERE and his past report with the V1 HERE Part 1 – The V1 Vietnam Experience Hey fellow photo travel folks, I just got back today from a five-day trip to Central Vietnam with my good mates Melvin & Adrian from Singapore Trekkers and I ..READ MORE..
From Leica 3A to X1 – a 51 Year Journey by John Shingleton John’s Blog: http://therollingroad.blogspot.com/ Twelve months ago I purchased a Leica X-1.It was an impulse purchase and the latest step in a 51 year journey. Way back in 1960 when I was just 14 my high school biology teacher started a school camera ..READ MORE..
How cool is this? A 6X4 foot negative from a 35 ft long camera! Wow, if I owned this I would be traveling the country with it and shoot portraits in every state I traveled through. It seems that is the plan for this amazing device as it will be going on a 20,000 mile ..READ MORE..
Hello Steve. Being a New Yorker I appreciate your no-nonsense approach to reviews. Right to the point. No apology opinions. With all the photoblogs out there your approach and imagery keeps me coming back for more. Nice work. Thought your Seal series was just excellent. I am a media credentialed photojournalist here in the Big ..READ MORE..
TGIF! It’s Friday night and I am home in my quiet house relaxing with my old dog Scrubby. He is snoozing away on the floor next to my chair and the house is dark. I just watched TV for the past hours so I figured I would sit down and look over some snaps ..READ MORE..
USER REPORT: The Sony Nex-7 with Zeiss ZM lenses. By Dirk De Paepe Hello Steve, First of all, I’m not a photographer. I’m a publisher (living in Belgium, so pardon my English language mistakes) of a trade magazine for the music business (that’s really a niche market). Besides that, I’m a photography enthusiast for more ..READ MORE..
The street is my sketchbook. This is where I practice my craft so I can get better at wedding photography. One of the best places (and my favourite) is Chinatown and Kensington Market here in Toronto, as there is always something going on. The vibe is raw, yet friendly. Yes, some people turn away, but ..READ MORE..
Pics of the Fuji X-Pro 1 with Leica M Adapter and Lens Some pics today leaked out on a Fuji Facebook page showing off the X-Pro 1 with the Leica M adapter they are making, along with an M mount lens attached. Looks pretty slick! You can still pre-order the Fuji X-Pro 1 at B&H ..READ MORE..