A Photo Stroll in Tallinn Estonia with the X100 and M9 By Steve Huff What a crazy last couple of days.. I am now in Tallinn Estonia! I survived 26 hours of airports and air travel and then woke up this morning at 4 AM to head out and shoot in this lovely town. I ..READ MORE..
Today I welcome a new site sponsor, NOKTOR! Just recently SLR Magic has resurrected the Noktor brand and has re-released the 50 f/0.95 for the Micro 4/3 mount as well as the Sony NEX E-Mount! SLR Magic and Noktor have some exciting things planned for the near future so be sure to keep a lookout ..READ MORE..
Essex Young Farmers Annual Show – Leica M9 vs iPhone 4 – Your Hometown By Roy Strutt Hi Steve, Last Sunday the Essex Young Farmers annual show was held in Roxwell near Chelmsford in Essex (UK) close to our hometown. Young Farmers are a youth organisation across the UK with a powerful following of young ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve, You are one of the main reasons I went broke, giving up almost all my dslr gear to switch to Leica :-) I’m a french journalist and teacher; photo has become my main hobby (I only write for my newspaper) for the last two years. I started with a pentax k10 with the basic ..READ MORE..
USER REPORT: Leica Lumix Melange + Noctilux 0.95 vs. 1.0 Comparison on mFT By Helge Hackbarth The exceptional picture composing options of bright prime lenses make them desireble especially for the MicroFourThirds camera system. 3D-Kraft demonstrates how a bright standard lens transforms into a fantastic portrait focal length and compares the qualities of the Leica ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve, last September, I finished shooting images for a short film I was doing in Indonesia. After spending almost a year traveling around the islands on a motorbike, carrying a large Video camera, a Nikon D700 with 3 zoom lenses and a tripod with a pan head, I decided that I needed to take a «light» photographic vacation. ..READ MORE..
The Leica M9 Hammertone Special Edition? This has been a week of new cameras leaking out on to the internet and some new camera announcements. So what’s new? How about more Leica M9-P stuff? Well, the image above is a shot of a supposed M9 Hammertone special edition that will come with a 28 ..READ MORE..
Why shooting with just a 35mm lens WILL improve your photography. By Steve Huff I originally wrote this article to end my Fuji X100 camera review but decided to expand on it and publish it on its own. When the X100 and even the Leica X1 were announced and released, many people were complaining that ..READ MORE..
Nik Software: Snapseed for Ipad and Ipad 2 Nik Software, creator of the amazing SIlver Efex and Color Efex pro have released a very cool app called “Snapseed” for your Ipad and Ipad 2. Basically it is a simple image editing app that has some power behind it, even control points for specific area editing. ..READ MORE..
Just for fun! I have loads and loads of videos on youtube, and these are my most watched! I am listing them OLDEST to NEWEST and you can subscribe to my YouTube channel HERE.
Hi Steve, Here comes probably yet another email for daily inspiration! These were shot last weekend here in Worms, Germany. We had a “Spectaculum Worms” festival, that showed how people had lived before, and let me tell you it was amazing to see and photograph! Potential for photography was everywhere, I filled 2x 8GB cards in couple ..READ MORE..
Three bag ROUNDUP! The Artist & Artisan 7000 and 7200 and the Think Tank Photo Airport Airstream video Review! Today I wanted to do a video on three bags that are all SUPERB! The first two I have become quite fond of, the Artisan & Artist ACAM-7000 for the days when I want to carry ..READ MORE..
Olympus XA: The smallest rangefinder camera By Konstantinos Besios (His Blog Here) The Leica M is considered to be the best tool for street photography, small and light with top image quality and the pros of a rangefinder camera. But, there are some cases when I wanted an even smaller camera body that could literally ..READ MORE..
Dear Steve, Thanks for your great website, and also for notifying the participants to the Leica Contest that their submissions were received — not to be expected at 1300+ entries :-) While we’re at it, I would like to submit 3 pictures for your consideration in the Daily Inspiration category. Manuel Domes www.manuel-domes.de “Small scale ..READ MORE..
Still shooting with the Fuji X100! Some more samples… I am still shooting with the Fuji X100 and I have to say that this is a camera that the more you shoot it, the better it seems to get. Not really, but I think that it takes a little while to fully learn how to ..READ MORE..