My time with the Nikon D800 and Zeiss 35 1.4 – A quick 1st look report. I have only had this Nikon D800 for a short time so instead of writing a big long-winded real world use report, I decided to just keep it basic and short, much like I did when I wrote ..READ MORE..
New Fuji X-Pro 1 Firmware Update Available! Fuji has released their X-Pro 1 firmware update and it can be found HERE at the Fuji website. The new Firmware details are below: The firmware update Ver.1.10 from Ver. 1.01 incorporates the following issue 1.New function for “FUJIFILM M mount adapter” is added to the shooting ..READ MORE..
Fun Comparison: Olympus OM-D with Leica Noctilux and Nikon 50/1.2 AIS by Brad Husick Now that I am learning to use my new OM-D and enjoying the process, I thought it would be fun to mount some super-fast 50mm lenses and see the results. The two lenses I own in this category are the legendary ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve, Long time reader and I love you site!!!! It has helped me so much since starting this obsession called photography. I am a relative newbie and found your site and have been hooked ever since. It was my dream to own a Leica since following you but I decided to go with Fuji ..READ MORE..
Sony’s New Advanced Cyber-shot RX100 Camera Packs Large Sensor and Bright Lens into Stylish, Pocket-Size Body So is this Sony’s answer to cameras like the Fuji X100, the Leica X2, and Canon G12X? With a name like the RX100 (much like Fuji’s X100) it would appear so as Sony is now jumping on the “X” ..READ MORE..
Great cheap goodies for your lenses – Soft micro lens pouch is a GREAT buy. I had to let you guys know about these as my buddy Todd makes and sells these and I have been using them for the past month or so and LOVE them. They are called the “Micro Lens Pouch” and ..READ MORE..
Istanbul is an amazing city – and for street photography it ranks right up there if not slightly higher than my up-until-now favourites like Mumbai, Cochin, Jodhpur and of course NYC. Istanbul offers a fabulous mix of culture, amazing people and super food. Bustling modern thoroughfares and timeless cobbled street neighborhoods are within a twenty-minute ..READ MORE..
Dear Steve, I love your site. It provides daily inspiration and good insights. I am a casual street shooter with an artistic mind based in Copenhagen. I am currently working on a photographic storytelling project entitled OPTICULARITY: www.opticularity.com I shoot very randomly. For me it is mostly about being equipped with a camera. I feel ..READ MORE..
UPDATE: That X100 still rocks! NOTE: I have had no less than 30 emails this morning asking what strap I had on the X100. Well, here it is on Amazon! It’s called a “street strap” and it is comfortable, soft and looks amazingly like the A&A silk strap at a much lower cost. It is also longer ..READ MORE..
Comparison Re-Do – Leica X2, Fuji X100, Olympus E-M5 and Sony NEX-7 Ok guys here you go. A bandwidth busting set of full size images from four different hot mirrorless cameras. This time the cameras were all set on a solid surface before shooting so there is zero chance of hand shake or motion blur. ..READ MORE..
Some fun low light shooting with the Fuji X100, Olympus E-M5 and Leica X2 Here I am, wide awake. It’s early Saturday morning, around 2AM. I have been up at my computer for the last 2 hours checking out some photos I shot last night in Phoenix at “first friday”. I drove down there to ..READ MORE..
Look what popped into my house. The Black Special Edition Fuji X100! I could not resist. I went ahead and ordered a black X100 kit. Partly because I love all black, partly because I really do like the X100 quite a bit and partly because i wanted to see how it is with the new ..READ MORE..
I have always been told by more experienced photographers, that my kit lens (I used to have a Nikon one for my DSLR) is just a big body cap. And it made me hate my lens too, so I sold it and bought nice fast prime. It was like ìHo-Ho, here is your time ..READ MORE..
Crazy Comparison! The Olympus OM-D E-M5 vs Nikon D800 vs Leica X2 for High ISO I know, I know..I have been having way too much fun lately with all of these comparisons, new cameras, new lenses and reviews. So much here to do but I still like to do these “just for fun” side by ..READ MORE..
Saving an Olympus OM-D E-M5 file part 2: BLOWN highlight recovery. About a week or two ago I published a post showing how robust a file from the Olympus E-M5 can be if you underexpose it. It was easily brought back with the hidden shadow detail coming right back and though it did have a ..READ MORE..