From the Leica M9 to the Leica M240…and Back to the M9 By Ashwin Rao – Follow him on Facebook HERE Hello my friends. It’s Ashwin, back to talk about my recent GAS (Gear Acquisition Syndrome) journey with Leica. I have been a huge fan of both the Leica M9 and Leica M Monochrom over ..READ MORE..
Dear Steve and Brandon, I am a young French photographer from the north of France in Lille. I have been following this website for quite a while now and I thought I might want to share some of the images I have taken over the past 2 years. For the last 5 years, I have ..READ MORE..
Which one? Sony Zeiss 35 2.8 FE and the Voigtlander 40 f/2.8 Heliar HELLO TO ALL OF YOU PHOTO AND GEAR NUTS OUT THERE! I posted a very 1st quick look at the new Voigtlander 40 2.8 Heliar a few days ago and one question was: “Why would I want this when there is already ..READ MORE..
Some Leica M 240 love.. by Per Bendiksen I’ve been an on and off hobby photographer for some years now. Born and raised in Viking land, Norway. We have the nicest fjords and the most beautiful blondes in the world! I’ve started analog, went digital, back to analog and now digital again. I’ve had many ..READ MORE..
Dear Brandon and Steve, My name is Shaul Naschitz. I have been shooting semi-seriously since about 1988. Photography to me is an outlet, a way to express my feelings and thoughts without too many words. I like shooting JPEG only. This format is quite rigid, which helps me convey what I felt during the exposure ..READ MORE..
Psychedelic Fifty. The Pentax SMC-F 50mm F1.7 lens By Aivaras Sidla In the beginning of this year I acquired Pentax SMC-F 50mm F1.7 lens. I had an intention to have cheap and expandable 50mm alternative for dangerous (for lenses) activities and places – skiing, rafting, beach etc. Surprisingly, as I started to use it and ..READ MORE..
The Winterless North and the Leica Film M’s By Jason Howe Much earlier in the year I had some surgery on my knee, I can tell you there is plenty of time to think when you spend weeks sat around on the sofa watching daytime tv!! During these weeks of boredom I figured out a ..READ MORE..
First Week with the Nikon Coolpix A by Julien Hautcoeur Hello Steve, I’m Julien Hautcoeur from Bust it Away Photography. You posted one of my blog posts that I sent to you last February about the Voigtlander 40mm F2 Ultron. Thank you very much for that; it was very nice. I wanted to share with ..READ MORE..
SONY DIGITAL IMAGING ANNOUNCES “PRO SUPPORT” SERVICE PROGRAM FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS SAN DIEGO, CA (Oct. 29, 2014) – Sony, a worldwide leader in digital imaging, has announced the formal launch of their “PRO Support” service program, offering premium service, repair, support, equipment loans and more to working professional photographers. “I’m very pleased to launch our PRO ..READ MORE..
Daily Inspiration – Coming Back To Art On the 17th of May 2014, my mum, who has been, until recently (She now charges for her skills) an avid amateur photographer, asked me to check the 2nd hand market prices of the Sony NEX-6 here in the UK. She lives in South Africa and the second ..READ MORE..
Quick 1st Look: Voigtlander 40/2.8 Aspherical Heliar for Sony E-Mount! My Sony A7s with the brand new Artisan & Artist ACAM-310 Red Silk Strap Yesterday another new lens arrived via the wonderful mailwoman who delivers so much gear here she had to ask me what it is I do for a living :) The new ..READ MORE..
2014: What was the biggest and best camera release this year TO YOU? Unless someone drops a bomb on us at Photo Plus this weekend, 2014 has been the least exciting year in camera releases in the past 5 years IMO. For my tastes, there has been ONE camera, maybe TWO that were announced and ..READ MORE..
Fuji Deals. Hot Fuji lenses and cameras ON SALE now! Looks like there are some Fuji items on sale!. The 23 1.4 is one of my favorite Fuji lenses, the 56 1.2 is a fantastic portrait lens and the 10-24 is for all of you who crave a wide-angle. The following three lenses and cameras ..READ MORE..
The SLR Magic CINE 10mm t/2.1 Lens Review by Amy & Tony Medina Generally, I’ve really enjoyed the SLR Magic lenses, as I already own the 23mm f/1.7 Hyperprime and 35mm T/1.4 CINE, and use them on my Fuji APS-C cameras often. When Steve asked me if I wanted to review the new SLR Magic CINE ..READ MORE..
Quick Comparison EOS M, Nikon Coolpix A and Nikon 1 V3 By Noel Beharis Dear Steve I am a Nikon fan. I have a respectable Nikon collection starting from the Nikon F Photomic through to a Nikon D3. I also love Leicas and Hasseblads. I have collected a few of each camera brands over the ..READ MORE..