My time with the Pentax K1000 & Super-Takumar 50mm f/1.4″ By Khunya Pan Hello Steve & fellow followers, This story will talk about my time with the Pentax K1000 & Super-Takumar 50mm f/1.4, and how I ditched nearly all my equipment for this simple and brilliant setup. I started taking pictures seriously about 5 years ..READ MORE..
Leica M (Type 240) Video Overview – Very 1st look, Menu System, Shutter sound and more As promised! My very 1st look at the Leica M Type 240! The video below is indeed the very 1st time I have touched the new M camera. You will experience the 1st look with me. In the video ..READ MORE..
Talk about excitement. My flu is 100% gone today AND finally, after months and months and months my Leica M 240 Pre-Order will be here tomorrow morning and the 1st thing I will do is make a full video overview sharing my 1st thoughts, the menu system, the new controls and of course the feel, ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve, I love your site, it strikes a good mix of technical geekery to inspirational art (photography in a nutshell). Your reviews of the Micro Four Thirds system certainly helped my decision to gradually move over to the mirrorless side of things. Previously being a Canon user I was used to carrying a bag ..READ MORE..
The Artisan & Artist Easy Slider Strap (Video) Hello to everyone! Happy Thursday! It’s now day 11 of my Flu but I am 75% back to being “me” – no more fever, no more chills and no more just lying around. If any of you have NOT yet had the flu and did NOT go ..READ MORE..
Understanding the Basics of Exposure by Emanuele Faja Note: This is a guest post by Emanuele Faja from AndBeThere.com Introduction In this post you will find all the information you need to understand how the different aspects of photography come together to form an exposure and how each setting has a distinct effect on the final outcome. Please remember, ..READ MORE..
Waiting for the X100s by Renaud Perez Dear Steve, At first, thanks for this website, all the efforts you’ve put inside and sharing all this pictures from other readers / photographers. I’m a French guy living in Beijing for about 7 years now and I can say that China helped me a lot in my ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve, As I said last time, I was planning to get the new Leica M. But, you know, will it even be out some day :-) ? Anyway, I decided to give a chance to the MM, seen so many wonderful shots with it… Here are my first images made with the MM + ..READ MORE..
From DSLR to Leica by James Maier Hi Steve, I’ve been shooting mainly DSLR for the last few years but, finally, I was compelled to check out the Leica digital rangefinder cameras because of the great time I’d been having (and the excellent photos I’ve been taking) with their little X2 point-and-shoot. (Thanks for the ..READ MORE..
Vietnam with the Olympus OM-D by Anthony Pearson Hi Steve, Thanks for hosting such a great site. I’ve picked up photography again after many years off and I’m rediscovering how I see the world. I recently listened to a documentary on BBC Radio 4 (over here in the UK) where someone was suggesting that by ..READ MORE..
Weekend Tidbits. Canon EOS-M, RX1 lens rated and new Leather straps… Hello to all and happy Saturday! I’m feeling a but better today after going through the worst flu of my life for the past 6 days straight. I have had so much bed rest during these past 6 days I am starting to go ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve, Please find attached a photo I took using a Leica X1 (image #1) at Bethesda Terrace , Central Park, NY. Hopefully it meets your expectations, and worthy enough for you to feature in your “Daily Inspiration”. Thank you for taking the time to review my picture, and your continued efforts to bring stevehuffphoto.com ..READ MORE..
Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder by Steve Huff Sometimes when I wake up and sit at my desk to start work I enjoy a few chuckles, except today when that happened my chest killed me (yes, I am still battling the full-fledged flu). While that really sucked, I was inspired to write ..READ MORE..
Shooting Medium Format alongside Leica M for Travel and Documentary Photography by Pascal Vossen Hi Steve, thank you for your contribution to the photographic community and giving me the chance to ventilate my thoughts to other photographers! Shooting medium format alongside 35mm format is what I did during my latest trip to Sri Lanka and it ..READ MORE..
Sharpness and Bokeh are bourgeois concepts by Dro Grigorian As a Leica user, I know whats it’s like to have a bond with your camera. I myself shoot with an M8, M9 with a 50 Lux and 35 Cron. I get results that I like more than any other combination. But sometimes, you have to ..READ MORE..