Hi Steve, I recently took a quick 36-hour trip to San Marcos, a little city just north of San Diego, CA. My fiancé booked a hotel for us, and we went on a little Brewery-Hopping spree. Lost Abbey and Stone Brewery were where we visited. I had my trusty M9 and Lux 50 with me ..READ MORE..
Fuji X-Pro 1 and the Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.5 by Jim Gamblin (From Steve: The brand new redesigned Nokton 1.5 in M mount will be released in 2-4 weeks, check it out) Hello again! This review or rather my impressions of the Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.5 has been a long time in the making. The ..READ MORE..
Color Photography with the Leica M Monochrom By Richard Greenstone [email protected] When the Leica M Monochrom was introduced in May 2012 I knew that I had to acquire one for my photography. Perversely, two contradictory thoughts occurred to me. First, the Monochrom would provide a nearly unlimited “roll” of black and white film–something I have ..READ MORE..
Let’s Embrace more, and criticize less Daily Inspiration #416 by Orestis Sophocieous Hi Steve, Greetings from Melbourne, Australia! Despite it being blatantly obvious, I’d just like to remind you once more how great it is to have an online ‘venue’ where I have the exact photography-related content I am looking for. I visit your website daily whilst I sit ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve, My name is Jason Wang and I live in Shanghai, China. I write this mail to you because I am a fan of Mirror less Camera and I am a fan of you too! There is an optical factory in China they made their own Lens Convertor for Sony NEX system recently and this ..READ MORE..
Leica M 240 Shots with the 50 Summicron and 50 Summarit 1.5 Seeing that I re-purchased the Leica M 240 I decided to bring it along today while I took my son shopping. I wanted to compare old and new with a new modern 50 Summicron (PRE-ASPH, but latest) and a 50 Summarit 1.5. I ..READ MORE..
Lucasfilm Portraits by Joel Aron It started on Tuesday, when we had all at Lucasfilm Animation had just been informed that the two tv shows that we were working on, would no longer be in production and a majority of the crew would have their last day on Friday. Some would be staying on, but ..READ MORE..
ALL Fuji IN STOCK at PopFlash, even X100s! Site Sponsor PopFlash.com is now an official USA Fuji Dealer and just today they received all of their stock, including a fresh shipment of X100s cameras! They stock ALL Fuji including the X-E1, X-Pro 1 and all lenses. Yep, IT IS ALL IN STOCK right now! You ..READ MORE..
SITE NOTICE: The Buy/Sell Classifieds are no more.. Just a notice that I have removed the classifieds from the site, maybe for good and maybe temporarily. It seems they have been the cause of the site crashing and running slowly in recent weeks and the plug in I use for them needs to be updated ..READ MORE..
Try a Think Tank Retrospective Bag for FREE, and if you like it, pay for it! Think Tank Photo has an awesome promo running right now on their popular “Retrospective” bags. These are high quality bags chock full of functionality. I reviewed one of them a while back HERE with a video review. Great bags but ..READ MORE..
The Original Monochrom: The Leica M8 by Elie Bescont Hi Steve, congrats on your new Leica M240 camera and thank you for having me writing outrageous crap on your wonderful website. Apologies to everyone for wasting your precious time, I am really sorry you chose to read this particular boring article that mainly deals with black ..READ MORE..
Refurbished Leica M 240 Available for $6750 – Direct Link A refurbished Leica M 240 is available on Amazon through a third-party seller “Focus Camera” who has a 97% rating on Amazon. You can see the details HERE. I am sure this will go FAST but a refurb already? Lol. Seems as though Focus Camera ..READ MORE..
The M9 and amazing customer service from Leica at the Solms factory. Hello Steve, First let me thank you for all the work you do. Your site is very informative and helpful. My saga with the M9 began 2 months ago. I was preparing for a documentary shoot in North Thailand for a project on ..READ MORE..
Dear Steve I consult your site regularly and appreciate your reviews and enthusiasm. I am a French public health consultant based in Bangladesh and photography is a real passion. Although I still use digital Nikon and Leica, because of the weight and size I am more and more using the Olympus OMD EM5. with the ..READ MORE..