The Leica X Size? See it next to the X2, Vario, RX1, X100s and Leica M4 Thanks to the useful site CAMERASIZE.COM we can see the actual size of cameras when compared to other cameras we may be interested in. Many have been asking about the Leica X Typ 113 size compared to the X2 ..READ MORE..
Pahoa Lava Flow By Tom Niblick Every year my wife and I close our studio for a week or two and go to the Big Island (Hawaii) to house-sit a friends cabin while he visits friends and family on the mainland. Our friend’s home is about halfway up the slope of Kilauea, the world’s most ..READ MORE..
A quick 1st look video on the Petzval Art Lens! Received this gem yesterday from Cameraquest.com and upon opening the package I was surprised at the quality of the packaging, and then the gorgeous hefty all brass lens inside. For me, at $600, this lens is priced JUST RIGHT as you are getting not only ..READ MORE..
A quick 1st look video on the Leica X Typ 113! Yesterday the new Leica X arrived to me direct from Leica for a 2 week review period. When it arrived I took it out of the box and sapped maybe 7-10 shots in my yard to see if the output is similar to the ..READ MORE..
Three quick test shots from the Petzval Lens on the Sony A7s Received the gorgeous Petzval lens today and was expecting it to be soft and low contrast. Hmmm. Not on the Sony A7s. This is a crazy lens and reminds me a ton of the Canon Dream Lens I just re-visited. Like, a lot. ..READ MORE..
New items in house: Leica X, Petzval Lens, Ibelux 40mm f/0.85, Lytro Illum Finally! I expected most of these a couple of days ago but it all landed today. The UPS guy thought it was Christmas at the Huff Household with boxes from Leica, B&H Photo and Cameraquest. For me, it felt like “OH MAN! ..READ MORE..
The New Upgraded Wotancraft Scout and Ranger bags 2014 “With signature elements of rugged authentic leather and distressed hardware, new City Explorer integrated WotanCraft’s latest developed exclusive “WAL canvas spec.1.6” a composite waxed fabric material never seen in camera bag creations, combining 3 crucial features of a protective bag: WATERPROOF, ABRASION-RESISTANT, LIGHTWEIGHT” Hey guys! I have ..READ MORE..
Country visions By Doug Barry-Martin Hi Steve, Having followed your blog for some time now it is interesting to see its influence on my photography . I now shoot some landscape subjects with a narrow depth of field to focus more on the subject whereas before I probably may not have considered it. I recently ..READ MORE..
Hey Brandon, Here is a selection of work I shot at a pro rodeo event. I wasn’t very excited about going but once I got shooting I started to love the light at the venue and the images rolling off the camera at high ISO’s (3200 and above) were beautiful!! I shot most of the ..READ MORE..
LBGT London Pride festival By dgd Hi Brandon, Steve, Everyone LBGT+ London pride festival is held every year-end of June. Thousands gather to celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Begins at Baker Street (Sherlock Holmes’ :)), THEN makes its way through Oxford Street, Piccadilly Circus, Pall Mall and Trafalgar Sqaure. This was my first time. I was ..READ MORE..
Weddings through a Leica By Bailey Wang I’m one of those wedding photographers with very limited experience in the old world of photography, you know using film and rangefinders. Sure I got to muck around with my old man’s dust covered Canon EOS-1, that seemed like a great idea for him at that time to ..READ MORE..
Dear Steve, Thanks very much for running such a resourceful as well as inspiring place. I am Nam, an enthusiast from Vietnam. There are a couple of pictures of Hoi An, the ancient town that is now a must-go for tourists visiting Vietnam these days that I’d like to share. The town is quite small ..READ MORE..
A Quick Way to Make Focusing a Rangefinder Easier By Brad Husick The other day I thought I had invented something new but it turns out that’s pretty hard in the photographic world. After doing some research it turns out that way back in the pre-war days of the Leica II and III series cameras ..READ MORE..
Jupiter 8: A cheap and lovely character lens for your Leica M or Sony A7 camera The best $30 I have ever spent? This old, beat up, tiny 50mm f/2 Jupiter 8 Russian lens. Yes, I bought this lens on the cheap locally here in Phx AZ along with a Jupiter 9, which is an ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve, I’ve been visiting up your website for a while, and it drove me back into photography. Keep up the good work and thanks for the active community ! After enjoying my Canon 6D as my first FullFrame I took a step aside going into film. I started with the small Pentax Mx from ..READ MORE..