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..
The Zeiss Otus 1.4/55 on the Sony A7r: my considerations and experiences (so far) by Dirk De Paepe A contradiction? Putting the largest and heaviest lens on the smallest and lightest body… doesn’t seem to be the smartest move, does it?! Indeed, no other FF lens of standard focus length weighs more and is bigger ..READ MORE..
A Year with the Fuji X20 article By James Beinke Hi Steve and Brandon, I’ve been using a Fuji X20 camera for about a year and thought some of your readers might like to hear of my experience with it. We have lots of cameras at our house. I’m 79 years old so the oldest ..READ MORE..
Save $5000 on a Leica S (Typ 006) Camera! You can take advantage of this deal at any Leica dealer as far as I am aware, including B&H Photo, PopFlash.com, Ken Hansen, The Pro Shop or Leica Store Miami… From the Leica Store Miami’s Website: “As part of its centennial celebrations, “100 Years of Leica ..READ MORE..
Sony RX100: The Ultimate Everyday Family Camera By Jonathan Acierto Hello Steve, I’m a hobbyist photographer, DSLR owner, and a father of 2 toddlers. Ever since 2008, when I got my first DSLR (Canon Rebel XT), I’ve been looking for a pocket camera that would be a good everyday camera to substitute for the DSLR. ..READ MORE..
Dear Brandon and Steve, Thank you as always for this beautiful site. Street photography is universal, but some cities are more photogenic. I love my home in Denver, but there isn’t anything quite like New York City. I took a week and a half to explore the city with the original Leica Monochrom aka my ..READ MORE..
Year of the Alpha – 52 Weeks of Sony Alpha Photography by Toni Ahvenainen Introduction My name is Toni Ahvenainen and I am a 37 years old photography enthusiast who works as a graphics and web designer in Finland. I bought my first own digital camera, Sony Nex-5N, about two years ago and was immediately ..READ MORE..