Reviews Next Week: Leica SL with 90-280 and more! Next week I will be posting two new reviews and one of them is giving me the best IQ from a non medium format camera that I have ever seen. Yep, the Leica SL with the new 90-280mm f/2.8-f/4 lens was sent to me by Leica to ..READ MORE..
40 years of flower shooting in the Zevenbergenbos, Ranst, Belgium By Dirk Dom I got my first camera, a Canon FTb, 40 years ago, when I was eighteen. It was a present from my mom and dad because I had graduated athenaeum. It came with a 50mm f/1.8 lens, and for little bit of money ..READ MORE..
Blast from the past – Kodachrome 25 revisited by Jerry Melcher Brandon and Steve, Believe it or not I have been playing around with a select set of Kodachrome ASA 25 slides from a series of vacations taken in 1984. The images that pop out at you in a small slide viewer or on the ..READ MORE..
Zeiss 85 Batis Review by Richard Pickup I have been lucky enough to try out the new Zeiss Batis 85mm lens for Sony FE mount in recent weeks, and the other day it accompanied me on a trip to the Natural History Museum in Oxford. This seemed like a good occasion to use the Batis ..READ MORE..
HEART OF THE CITY by Darek Meyer My last post – the one about Harinezumi – was kind of wink. I`m not a gear person, at least not anymore. I have to admit, there is new camera in my bag now, but I`ll leave the story for next time. Of course, we all need cameras for ..READ MORE..
Hi Brandon and Steve. First off, thank you for your site and the excellent work that you do. I am inspired daily by the work that you post and I hope to return that favor to other viewers on your site. I carry a camera with everywhere I go. I have been shooting mirrorless for ..READ MORE..
CRAZY COMPARISON! Sony 50 1.8 “Nifty 50” vs The Zeiss 55 1.8! Here you go! Many have been asking me if the new $249 Sony 50 1.8 is worth the buy and ask me what is the difference between the Sony/Zeiss 55 1.8 and the Sony 50 1.8. Basically, the 55 1.8 uses a Zeiss ..READ MORE..
Dear Brandon, Dear Steve, My name is Walter and I live in Austria, As a longtime follower and regularly visitor of your site, I want to thank you both, first of all, for your work and for providing us with all the information and inspiration. And i wish you keep the site going for many ..READ MORE..
La Noir Image – If you love fine B&W Imaging, take a look at this… Friend, Photographer and Photography Blog owner Chris Gampat of the Phoblographer has started a Kickstarter to help launch a project/e-magazine that he is very passionate about. It all has to do with fine black & white photography, and the art of ..READ MORE..
QUICK COMPARE: Sony RX10III at 600mm vs Olympus PEN-F at 600mm Just for fun! Was checking out the Sony RX10III today (I have written up a small piece on it a while ago HERE) alongside the Olympus PEN-F with Olympus 300mm f/4 pro and since both can do 600mm equivalent, I figured why not see ..READ MORE..
Hi! I want to share my experience when I went to china for a business trip. I am a chinese but I don’t really speak mandarin well. I shoot with my sony a7ii + the gorgeous fe 35 1.4 (yes i bought this lens because of the GAS from steve) The other important thing to mention ..READ MORE..
The OLYMPUS PEN F Experience By Thomas Ludwig of COSYSPEED Thanks Steve for the opportunity to share my thoughts about the PEN F on your amazing blog. You are doing super great work and I feel inspired everyday! It’s a sexy little camera, the PEN F. Many would use it as a street photography camera ..READ MORE..
FOR SALE: Leica SL, Luigi Case, Extra Battery, as new in box! Hey guys! Hope you all had a GREAT weekend! Today I have a camera for sale, which belongs to a reader here. She sent it to me to check out, and offer up here for sale. There are loads of Leica shooters here, ..READ MORE..
Film Friday: Paris ‘Les Halles’ in 1962′ By Dierk Topp Hi Steve and Brandon, in 1962 I made my first trip to Paris. At that time I used an Edixa Reflex with Kodak TRI X for my photographs. I visited ‘Les Halles’, at that time an incredible market in the center of Paris. This market ..READ MORE..
Crazy Comparison! Voigtlander 15 E Mount, Sony 16-35, Olympus 7-14! Hey guys! Happy Friday! This has been a hectic week for me, so there have been fewer posts this week but have no fear, a CRAZY COMPARISON is here to kick off your weekend! Hehe. Since I have a serious combo of wide angle lenses here ..READ MORE..