A Panasonic GX7 and 20 1.7 II Update..still a great combo! By Steve Huff Just a quick update for all of you Micro 4/3 shooters out there. As some of you know, I have been shooting with Olympus cameras for the past couple of years and LOVING them, specifically the wonderful E-M1. I also enjoyed ..READ MORE..
Oh Pentax… I tried, I really did. The Pentax K3 and the Crazy-Acting Mirror Sickness by Amy Medina What a frustrating few months it has been. I am going to preface this article by stating this: Pentax really did bend over backwards to try to make me happy, and in the end they did do ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve and Brandon I am an amateur photographer from the Netherlands living and working in Curacao, Dutch caribbean. I am using Leica equipment for the last 15 years. Currently I own the M Monochrom and M240. My day-to-day lens is the Summilux 35/1.4. Since my Monochrom is for sensor cleaning (oil smear:) and sensor repair ..READ MORE..
How the Nikon V1 is changing my approach to Photography by Francois Kaplan Hey guys! First let me congratulate you for the blog, it is always interesting and refreshing to read! When I was 13 years old, I got my first serious camera, the Nikkormat EL with a 50mm prime. I enjoyed taking photos for ..READ MORE..
Fuji X-T1 Ergonomic DYI Improvements by Ronald Grauer I will not talk to you about the quality of the camera, we all know it’s a good camera with some little problem like every camera has. Of course, I couldn’t do anything about what’s going on inside, but I could do something about 2 of the major ..READ MORE..
My Leica M9 & Grafea bag in London By Dan Bar Hello Steve, Just got back from London , took my MM as always with my 35 LUX, but this time I also had my M9 + 50 Cron with me, When I sold my previous M9 I knew that I lost a camera I loved dearly, and although ..READ MORE..
Hi Brandon / Steve, I’ve been reading the blog for a while and found the diverse contributions from around the world very inspirational. So I’ve decided to contribute some of my work. In the last year I’ve gone from shooting portraits during the day, to doing more ambient light shoots and I thought I would ..READ MORE..
A big Hello! to Steve, Brandon and to all the readers of this amazing site! This site has been a constant source of inspiration and information for me! My name is Yeow and I’m from a little south-east Asian country called Singapore. I got myself a used Fuji x100 about 10 months ago as my ..READ MORE..
Another Film Friday By Mark Ewanchuk Hi Brandon, I realize that “people used to do this all the time” But thought it was presently kind of novel and exciting, and wanted to share (Sorry for the larger selection…feel free to pick and choose as you see fit!) We recently had the pleasure of a brief vacation ..READ MORE..
The legend : A Leica story By Yves Oliver I am an enthusiast 47 years old photographer. I live in Belgium, so forgive me for my possible bad english. But first, before the pictures, a true Leica story….or how I finally bought an M8. Back to…1944 ! My father was a 12 years old boy and ..READ MORE..
Film Friday with a Leica M7 By John Tuckey Hi Brandon Here’s a few more vintage themed film snaps from last weekend. As usual for me the primary shoot was digital, but here’s the film that we took ‘on the side’. This is predominantly Leica M7P with the Summilux 50mm ASPH (I was using the Sonnar C for the ..READ MORE..
On safari with the Sony A7+LAEA4+SAL70-300G By Wim Arys Hi Steve and Brandon, My name is Wim Arys, I’m a music producer from Belgium. I’ve been an avid reader of your excellent site for some time now, and enjoy reading your hands on tests of new cameras and equipment. I was very interested in photography as ..READ MORE..
Hi Brandon, Steve and all the readers. I hope all is well each of you and that you all are getting out to make images that are meaningful to you. It’s been a couple of years since I’ve submitted anything. Back then I submitted some images around my passion for bicycles and traveling the world. ..READ MORE..
Tokyo, Tokyo, home of Moriyama and Nakahiri, deep blacks and stark whites, grainy, blurred, shocking contrasts over a quirky but sensual rhythm . By Colin Steel – His web site is HERE Tokyo has long-held a strange magnetism for me but it has been a long and uncomfortable path to even get to the beginning ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve, I’ve been reading your blog for a while and I really like the diversity and fresh ideas it offers! I just made a trip to Cuba this February with freshly arrived Sony A7. I had the kit lens plus some Voigtländer primes I mainly use with my Leica M6. In recent years I’ve ..READ MORE..