LENS BATTLE: CANON vs LEICA by Paul Bartholomew Dear Steve This is my second user report I’ve written for your great site but this one is quite different from my last one (An Englishman in New York). I’ve been a Canon user for years having had a 5DMK II, a 7DMK I and the camera ..READ MORE..
California Wildflowers By James Fowler Dear Steve and Brandon, I have been a daily reader of your blogs for over a year now, and value highly your insights and reviews. I have followed your advice on replacing film equipment with mirror-less, especially Sony A7 R and A7II, which I use with an assortment of older ..READ MORE..
Sony FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 Lens First Look by Brad Husick Yesterday I received the new Sony 24-240mm super zoom lens for full frame Sony FE mount cameras. I had a chance to shoot some ultimate frisbee with it and I thought I’d share my first impressions. I have been a professional sports photographer for the ..READ MORE..
Hello Steve, Hello Brandon, I’m Daniel, I live in Bordeaux France.I am an absolute fan of your site, so for images that are a real source of inspiration that your opinion on the material I found wiseand very close to our real concerns . After a Nikon D300 (too heavy), a NEX7 with his Zeiss24 ..READ MORE..
HANDS ON: The New Voigtlander 15 f/4.5 V3 VM lens – Quick 1st test vs the V2 Lens now available and in stock at CAMERAQUEST.COM Just arrived! The all new Voigtlander 15 f/4.5 Version 3 Lens, in VM mount (Leica M Mount) and so far so good! As we all know, Version 1 and 2 ..READ MORE..
Dear Steve, my name is Matt Randall and I am a photographer from the Uk. I wanted to submit a daily inspiration post to your website in the hope you would publish it because it was a couple of your daily inspiration articles about using a Leica M9 for fashion photography that inspired me to ..READ MORE..
The Haiti Kanaval By Vicente Pamparo Hi Brandon & Steve, I traveled to Haiti to document some of the traditional masquerade which occurs during the Haiti Kanaval. What I saw was a mixture of incredible storytelling, and visceral imagery. The energy behind the photographs and story was raw. Needless to say, Haiti’s an incredible place ..READ MORE..
Battle of the Champions. Part 2. The Leica 50 APO. by Brad Husick See Part 1 HERE. At the request of several readers, I have conducted some new tests using the Leica 50mm APO Summicron f/2 lens on three camera bodies: the Sony A7II using the Voigtlander VM-E Close Focus Adapter, the Leica M240 and ..READ MORE..
Hi Brandon, I’ve decided to submit these three shots because they are a good representation of my goals in everyday photography. I have really enjoyed simply carrying my camera around on a daily basis and photographing whatever I find interesting. It has been inspiring for my creative process, but it has also forced me to ..READ MORE..
The Zeiss Loxia 35 Biogon f/2 Lens Review on the Sony A7II Here we are, another day, another week, another month and another year. Man, 2015 is here and it boggles my mind at how fast the time goes by. Seems like it was just yesterday that the camera world was a buzz about the Zeiss Touit lenses ..READ MORE..
Hi Brandon and Steve, It’s my first time for submitting anything, but I’ve been following your progress from way back when you used to post on dpreview! (From Steve: That was EIGHT years ago! Thank you!) I mostly shoot on the street, but I am moving into documentary projects in my local area, Oxford. These ..READ MORE..
New black chrome Leica 35 Summicron and 1959 50 Summilux ASPH! Two legendary lenses, the Leica 35 Summicron f/2 ASPH and the Leica 50 Summilux 50 1.4 ASPH are getting a facelift from Leica in the form of all new black chrome versions. The 50 Lux ASPH is GORGEOUS in the new finish as they designed ..READ MORE..
Panasonic Lumix GX7 and Yashica Makro-Planar in the Punjab by Ibraar Hussain I took a two-week trip to the Western Punjab (the real Punjab) in Pakistan and have just returned. Most of my 14 days were rained off so I couldn’t go to where I had planned and use my Rolleiflex with my Rollienars. What I ..READ MORE..
Hi there, Happy Shopping was taken in December in Manchester, UK. The woman on the left was singing carols with her son striding ahead. Leica M-E, Zeiss 50mm f2 Planar, 1/250 f5.6, ISO400. Shopping with Chess, shot last August in Leeds, UK. An intense game of chess outside the library with the young boy on ..READ MORE..