And now for something completely different… For years I have shot with large DSLR lens and bodies, mostly wildlife and mostly birds in-flight. Not long ago I unloaded it all for various reasons and picked up a Leica. I also picked up a Sony NEX7 + kit lens last winter and shot some snowy owls ..READ MORE..
The other way to scan positive slides, or, why I kept my big SLR. By Stefan Schmidt Recently I was asked by my father if I was interested in having his slides from when I was young since he never watched them and was thinking about throwing them out. In truth it was his wife ..READ MORE..
Zombie Apocalypse! My weapons of choice? Leica Monochrom, M9 and Olympus OM-D! Halloween is just about here and what better way to celebrate it than to attend a good old-fashioned Zombie Walk? I went out yesterday in Phoenix AZ strapped with my Leica Monochrom, a borrowed Leica M9 and my Olympus OM-D and a few ..READ MORE..
Hello from Greenland! I want to give a little introduction to strobe photography using battery power pack strobes. I made this article in a brand specific example using the Profoto 7B 1200w power pack because I find it to be the easiest way to introduce strobe photography. Battery power packs of other brands are very ..READ MORE..
From Steve: Just an FYI. This site allows opinions, photographs and articles from a wide variety of people. Any camera can be discussed, almost any topic can be written about and I let everyone share their thoughts. This is not a political site and I am not even close to being a supporter of the ..READ MORE..
My Camera by Ofri Wolfus Hi Steve, I thought I’d share with you the story of my cameras. It turned out quite long, so feel free to post it if you like (I’ll be honored :). Also, English is not my mother language, so sorry for any mistakes. The Nikon D90 I started being interested ..READ MORE..
Daily Inspiration #366 by Dro Grigorian After 30 years of living in LA, an old friend decides to leave the city and move to a little suburban town up north. A combination of living from paycheck to paycheck not being able to meet the right guy, she decides to throw one last art show and ..READ MORE..
I decided to give away a lens that was given to me over 2 years ago by a generous reader here, Max Marinucci. Instead of selling it I want to give it to one of you just as Max did for me a couple of years ago. I decided to do this today so if ..READ MORE..
Leica Monochrom Ongoing Review part 2.5. More thoughts on the camera, on Leica in general and many more sample shots from this unique camera. Part 3 is now up HERE! It has been about a week since I have last written anything about the Monochrom. In part 2 of this ongoing review I wrote about ..READ MORE..
The Nikon V2 Announced Soon…details on the follow up to the V1 UPDATE: Damn, the V2 is one of the ugliest cameras I have seen in many years. At least it makes it easy for me..I wont get it based on that design alone. Nikon, what have you done to the good looks and simpleness ..READ MORE..
Dear Steve, It’s been a busy year for me, photographically speaking. I’ve been active on both the digital and film fronts, using my beloved Leica rangefinder cameras for 100% of my photography. And through 2012, I was very fortunate to have you generously post many of my images as Daily Inspirations on your site: Workers, ..READ MORE..
My First Week Fuji X-E1 Review… with X and M-Lenses by Amy Medina By Amy Medina I’ve been watching the mirrorless market evolve from its beginning. Small and light cameras have become a top priority for me in the last few years, and it was one of the original reasons I switched from a Canon ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve, I have visited your web page since my transition from D700 to Leica M9 back 2,5 years ago, but i did not have a chance to participate on your daily inspiration pages which astonishing to see some people photos around the globe. Today, as I have left Leica M for good (yes, i ..READ MORE..
Leica 35 Summilux 1.4 FLE in stock..ONE in stock! Was just informed by Tony Rose at PopFlash that he has ONE Leica 35 Summilux FLE in stock right now! Yep, at this moment there is ONE of the most in demand Leica lens sitting in his shelf. I know there have been many of you ..READ MORE..
The Olympus 75 1.8 Lens Review on the OM-D E-M5 By Steve Huff Just when you think that Olympus could not release yet another winning lens they bombard us with a super fast portrait lens that is built to the same quality standard as their wonderful 12mm f/2 and 45 1.8. In fact, this 75 ..READ MORE..