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..
The Great Venice Beach Fire of 2014 By Huss Hardan Hello Steve and Brandon, The night of Saturday, October 25 started off like most in Venice Beach, CA. Tourists, drunks, drunk tourists. The usual motley crew including yours truly. But then things changed with the smell of smoke. Now this wasn’t the usual smoke smell ..READ MORE..
Hasselblad Stellar Special Edition Video & Samples! **B&H Photo has a few of these left, blowing them out at 70% off at $999** Many of you e-mailed me asking for an update once I had the Hasselblad Stellar SE in hand. Well, mine did arrive and it is a beautiful little camera. If course we ..READ MORE..
Character Style and Mood in Photography Part 2 – Hints of Hidden Things By Peter Maynard See part 1 of Peters Report HERE. Thank you all for your positive response to my first essay on character, style and mood in photography. As I edited that article it forced me to think about why I adopt the ..READ MORE..
Nikon Coolpix A Deal, over 65% off! $300 off OVF! Here is yet another killer deal some of you may have missed. The SUPERB Nikon Coolpix A, the camera with a 28mm fixed lens and an APS-C sized sensor that fits in your pocket is more than 60% off. Instead of $1100, this camera has ..READ MORE..
Good Day Steve and Brandon, These were some images that I took on January in Hong Kong. In between my assignment there, I had a one day off, and I took that one full day just walking around the city, with my good-old D700 + Nikon 24-70mm lens. Just me, my camera and one lens. ..READ MORE..
The Nikon Df with Zeiss Zf.2 Lenses by Sebastian Bey Haut Dear Steve, I’ve been fortunate to have you publish my user report ( Fuji X-Pro1 / Zeiss Touit in Varanasi) in last February. I received very pleasing comments from your readers, which gave me enough confidence to submit my images more widely… As a ..READ MORE..
Dancing in the Snow By Chris Dikos I took these shots on my day off with my daughter (and eager model). We got hit with a snow storm and what better way to enjoy a cold heavy snow than go out outside and dance. I’ve been visiting this site for several years and thoroughly enjoy all ..READ MORE..