The View from the Rearview by Mark Steiglman As I was recently interviewed on the Leica Blog, I thought I would submit here as well. Spending hours a day commuting in my car has made me acutely aware of my surroundings. One day while looking in my rear view mirror I became very interested in ..READ MORE..
Destination Tokyo By Paul Perton Several weeks of Web research, making notes on Evernote to share between my Mac, Mac notebook and iPad accompanied by what felt like an endless round of reading and image gazing and I was just about ready to head for the airport. Destination Tokyo. In my bag an almost brand new ..READ MORE..
Dear Steve and Brandon, Thanks in large part to your site I’m now close – 2 to 3 months – to having saved enough for a long lusted after Leica M. It feels almost like full circle as my first camera was a Russian Zorki 4 copy. It was the camera that started my life ..READ MORE..
Pre-Order the new Zeiss Batis Lenses at B&H Photo! You can now pre-order the new Zeiss Batis lenses at B&H Photo NOW. The Batis page is HERE and the 25 and 85 are available for pre-order. These are full frame AF lenses for the Sony A7 (FE) system. if you wanted a Zeiss but wanted ..READ MORE..
Street Photography in Dublin Ireland with Film By Fergus Fitzgerald Hi All, I hope I am familiar to most of the regulars here as I post a lot as a commentator but never before as a contributor. I suppose you could call me a street photographer in as much as most of my photography seems ..READ MORE..
Pre-Baby shoot with a Sony A7II By Aditya Agarwal Hi Steve, Hi Brandon Thanks for having this wonderful site and the wonderful reviews. It has immensely helped my passion for photography. I recently shifted from my Canon 5DMKIII kit to a brand new Sony A7II and A7S with a Leica Noctilux and the amazing new Sony ..READ MORE..
Film Friday: Hasselblad 500C Love by Massimilliano Farinetti My photographic evolution brought me back to the roots and after the Leica M2 (daily inspiration #736) I traded it in for a very nice 1961 Hasselblad 500C with three CZ lenses (50/80/150) It is almost six months I shoot only film, only medium format and only ..READ MORE..
My Adoration for the Sony A7 series and the Leica 50mm Summilux f1.4 ASPH Lens by Jonathan Peterson Steve, To begin, I must say that I love your website. Like a ton. You’ve brought together a great community of artists and enthusiasts who gather to discuss photography and the wonderful products that show up on ..READ MORE..
Hi, Steve! First of all, I’d like to say thank you for creating such an amazing site! My name is Nikita. I’m from Ufa (Russia). I have been doing photography less than 2 years. I can’t say I got my own style or special kind of vision so I just take shots of what I ..READ MORE..
Uluru: Photographing an Icon When you first hear of Uluru, you most likely imagine desert, Indigenous Australians, tourists and a very big rock. Conceptually you know that this is a spiritual place and that there is some pretty deep cultural significance when it comes to the land here. You may even realise that The Rock ..READ MORE..
New ZEISS Batis 2/25 and ZEISS Batis 1.8/85 – For Sony A7 Series Some new lenses on the way from Zeiss! If the Loxia line wasn’t your thing due to manual focus, the new Batis lenses are coming with full AF for the Sony FE system (A7 Series). This time we have a 25m f/2 and ..READ MORE..
The Sony Zeiss 35 1.4 Distagon FE Lens Review. Best 35mm Lens Ever. Yep. I said it. The spoiler. This is the best full frame 35mm lens I have ever used in my life. But remember, I only review items I love and adore, so if there is something out there I have not reviewed ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve, I am a fan of this site and have been reading up on your reviews, which also inspired me to make a switch to Leica about 2 years back. I am very pleased with the output and getting more into street photography which previously I dare not try out with my DSLR. Below is ..READ MORE..
Shooting Streets with the Olympus OM-1 By Justin Halim With so many people buying the ever-more popular Olympus OM mirrorless cameras, I thought I would pay homage to the original OM – the OM-1 35mm SLR – with which the mirrorless system derives its name and styling. The OM-1 is an incredible camera, period. Based on ..READ MORE..
Shooting combat sports: pushing the limits of the Olympus OMD EM-5 By Vlad Georgescu I was recently shooting a combat sports event in London and I tried a little experiment, knowing from the very beginning that I was going to fail. However I like pushing cameras to their limits and I wanted to see how ..READ MORE..