Ten weeks with the Zeiss Loxia Planar 2/50 and the Sony A7r by Dirk De Paepe After ten weeks with the Zeiss Loxia Planar 2/50 I thought it was a good idea, to share my findings. This Loxia Planar, as you probably already know, is the first one of the new Loxia series, that was ..READ MORE..
Color Explosion Zeiss Planar 50mm (ZE mount) By Massimiliano Bruschi I’m Massimiliano from Italy It’s the third time I send you some pictures. This time I would like to share with you and your readers (a group of inspiring people with a lot of talent and a marvelous view of the world) three pictures taken ..READ MORE..
Sony A7II vs Sony A7s Shutter Sound (Video) So many have asked me about the Sony A7II shutter sound and if it is still loud. Well, since the A7s I have been fine with the shutter sound as it is much quieter than the A7r, which is unruly loud. The A7II is a bit more ..READ MORE..
Hot Deal of the Day and Rip off of the Day! The HOT Deal of the day… Hey guys! It’s only around 2 weeks until Christmas (give or take a day or two) and today Amazon is having a “deal of the day’ in the camera department, and it’s a great little Olympus that can ..READ MORE..
An exotic modern classic, the Rolleiflex FX-N By Brett Price Hello Steve/Brandon, Its been a while since I’ve submitted anything for your site, I thought it was long overdue. I recently purchased what I believe to be my dream medium format camera, a Rolleiflex FX-N and I thought I would share some photos and experiences ..READ MORE..
The Zeiss 35 1.4 Distagon ZM (Leica mount) Lens Review by Cemal Sagnak Many People belief, a Leica Camera needs native Leica lenses, although there are Alternatives by other German Companies like Carl Zeiss with a long optical history in making lenses and Rangefinder cameras. As a passionate Leica Photographer, I always search and look ..READ MORE..
The Zeiss Loxia 50 f/2 on the streets of NYC By Tomer Vaknin Dear Steve, First let me say how much respect I have for you and the other members of your website, I have learned a lot by exploring the wonderful photos you all shared, equipment reviews and inputs. I would like to share ..READ MORE..
Tourists Everywhere? Include them in your pictures! By Pierre Aden So finally you’re going to Rome (or some other beautiful Italian city) and you are excited to see all these historic monuments, pure history – only for you and your camera! You are going to Vatican city, the Colosseum, the Pantheon to take lots of ..READ MORE..
Hi Brandon, The last time you heard from me I was traveling though France with my trusty Leica M9 and 21MM Super Elmar. Having just read a fine review of the M9 on your site by Ashwin Rao I thought I would share a few shots from a recent trip to Boston using the same ..READ MORE..
Hi, Here are 2 pictures taken yesterday at Notre-Dame-des-Neiges Cemetery in Montreal, Quebec (Canada) while I was taking a break after an appointment following my father-in-law’s passing. Both pictures were taken with a Leica M-240 and a Summarit-M 1:2.5 75mm The B&W was converted using Exposure 6 with the Ilford HP5 preset (the film I ..READ MORE..
The Sony A7II – First Look and Video! Order the A7II at Amazon – Amazon says they start shipping on the 11th of December Order the A7II at B&H Photo – B&H says shipping starts December 9th Steve The Sony A7II has arrived and is in my hands and I am much more impressed than ..READ MORE..
Rediscovering an old friend, The Lux’50 ASPH By John Tuckey Hi all! The last couple of months I’ve been pretty much exclusively shooting the new M-P, but ironically not for the main reason I bought it. As a B&W obsessive I was very happy with the M-Monochrom and I bought the M-P pretty much exclusively ..READ MORE..
Quick (not so crazy) Comparison! X100T, LX100, Stellar (RX100) JUST FOR FUN!!! A few asked me for one of these but I have been busy most of the day with personal things. Even so, I had time to shoot THREE JPEGS with each camera wide open, letting the camera choose exposure (just as most of ..READ MORE..
Petzval and the Leica M By Vince Tan Hi Steve and Brandon, My name is Vince Tan and I’ve been a big fan of your site for a few years now. Like many of your readers, I too suffer from GAS (Gear Acquisition Syndrome) and am constantly looking for a fix. I am fortunate enough ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve, My name is Mauricio Bacellar from Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, I’ve been reading your reviews for quite a while now and I’m a big fan of your work. This is my first venture into a Photography site, ever! I hope it’s not too bad. My dog Amora was to have a surgery next morning and ..READ MORE..