LENS LUST: The Leica 50 Summilux ASPH on the Olympus E-M5 and NEX cameras Lots of people wonder if spending the bucks for a Leica lens is worth the crazy cost when shooting with a NON Leica camera. We all know how insane the prices on these lenses are these days and the legendary and ..READ MORE..
Mr. Huff :) Hi Steve hope all is well with you and yours. I know with each year your site has been growing to da max. You deserve all the acolades and credit for this. It’s the best go to site for the pro and relaxed shooter there is. Lately I have devoted myself exclusively to ..READ MORE..
Dear Steve, As a loyal reader of your site, I’d like to offer my thoughts on a digital vintage – The Leica M8. We consumers/photo enthusiasts have the tough job of chasing the latest camera technology with our wallets and savings. We are always tempted to look ahead (M10, anyone?), and easily leave behind great ..READ MORE..
Many of you have been emailing me asking about the street strap I wrote about a while back. Well it is Back in stock at Amazon HERE for anyone interested! It looks quite a lot like the Artisan & Artist silk strap but it is not silk. The cool thing is that it is fulfilled by ..READ MORE..
The Leica Monochrome is already outdated, therefore it will never be obsolete. Huh? What did I just say? The brand spanking new Leica Monochrom that is going to be hitting the streets in just days or weeks is already outdated? Well YES I did just say that because it is 100% true. But I am ..READ MORE..
Leica Lenses IN STOCK NOW! But probably not for long… If you have been waiting for Leica glass to be in stock then your wait is over. As of today there is stock at a few dealers of many Leica lenses. 50 Lux? Yep. 35 Cron? yep. 28 Cron? Yep…plus many more including the ..READ MORE..
Dear Steve, I am writing to see if you would care to consider the following content for one of your daily inspiration pages: My name is Simon and I live in England. I have recently got the photography bug so bad. Once I get “into the zone”, that’s it, no one can distract or for ..READ MORE..
Two more days until the Nikon V1 YouTube contest winner is selected! Only TWO more days to enter for your chance to win the Nikon V1 and three lens kit from ME!! There have been some very cool, funny, serious and all out fantastic entries so far. The winner will be chosen at random for ..READ MORE..
I have always seen the beauty in abandonment, buildings with a soul. It’s like you step into another time, as if time is standing still. With that said, I have for a long time seen Chernobyl as an ultimate goal to photograph abandonment. It was also unreachable, in my head that is, for a long time. With the ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve, I’ve been reading your blog for quite a while and find it really interesting, I like the informal and honest way in which you write as well as the guest posts that are invited from all over the world. I’ve been taking pictures for about 30 years, starting with a Kodak Instamatic 126 ..READ MORE..
The Panasonic 12-35 f/2.8 Zoom Lens Review for Micro 4/3 Micro 4/3 has been on a roll lately. The OM-D E-M5 has catapulted the sales of this system higher than it has ever been and with a slew of hot and really fantastic lenses coming down the pipeline lately, Micro 4/3 is better than it ..READ MORE..
My Little Road Trip by Illya Reddy I’ve never been film lover neither film hater. I just couldn’t understand why people spend extra time and cash for it. I loved digital and didn’t want to complicate my photography by using film. But everything has changed… This summer I’ve had kind of a working road trip – ..READ MORE..
The Sony RX100 Shoots Seal in Concert! By Barry Burris Steve, I finally got a chance to catch Seal in concert on August 1st, in Tulsa, Oklahoma at The Brady Theater. I have been a fan for two decades and this is his first time performing in Oklahoma. What an amazing show. I knew I ..READ MORE..
Hello Steve, I’ve been following your site for a longtime now. I think you have a very well-built idea on the internet cause it focus on everything an amateur photographer could want. Good photos and free open-minded reviews. I wanted to share some of the images I made during last year’s vacations to Barcelona (2011). ..READ MORE..
Leica M10 – September Photokina Announcement – March 2013 Available from Dealers So I heard it from a fly on the wall (actually a Leica rep told a reader this info) that the Leica M10, which is speculated by many to have a CMOS sensor (Stefan Daniel of Leica stated CMOS is the future), live ..READ MORE..