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..
Memoir of a scavenger: a quick shoot in the desert with a Phase One IQ250 By Andrew Paquette www.paqphoto.com This morning I went out to a local desert area to do a comic book/sci fi-themed shoot with a colleague, Neville Marcinkowski, who styled the shoot. The idea was that a character is writing his memoirs, ..READ MORE..
Film Fascination By David Adams Hello Steve and Brandon, I thought I would send along a few images taken with a couple of different cameras and film. I am hopeful that you will find them of interest for a Friday Film feature. I appreciate your feelings and observations and the spirit of your site and writings. ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve, Brandon, Thank you keeping all the photo enthusiasts connected across the world through this wonderful site. It was a matter of coincidence that Venice Carnival 2016 dates fall within my business travel to Italy (Trieste). It was raining most of the days during the Carnival time, but luckily we had a sunny weekend, ..READ MORE..
The Cub & Company Shooter’s Camera Bag. Hand made in the U.S.A. (Video) I have been reviewing loads of bags lately, or so it seems. Bags are cool, and are VERY MUCH a personal choice. OF ALL the bags I have reviewed, owned or used, the Wotancraft Ryker has always been my goto #1 bag. ..READ MORE..
Hello Steve, First of all, thanks for your website and the interesting reading. Inspiration, well it’s sometimes hard to have some. I came back to photography 3 years ago because my wife and a friend of mine insisted for me to go back to it. I used to take photos long time ago…. Anyhow, I bought ..READ MORE..
Hi guys! Here’s a shot from trilogy I’m working on. This one is called Mother Earth, shot using a Mamiya 645Pro Tl, 80mm 2.8 lens and 14 year old 220 Fuji Velvia 50, shot at box speed. Also a shout out to Jim Felt at Studio 3 Inc, who sent me a ton of expired film ..READ MORE..
Fixing the shakes..Piccure Plus plug in by Rudiger Wolf An exciting find to share with readers! Your website has inspired and helped me to enjoy photography immensely… not to mention all the ideas to acquire new gear. In the recent article “The Pursuit of Perfection”, it articulated the inspirational concept that “I don’t seek to ..READ MORE..
My opinion of the Wotancraft Ryker, Scout and the new Leica 28 Cron by Dan Bar Hello Steve and Brandon! About a week ago I received my new 28 cron. It is the first time I use a 28 as I am a 35\50 guy. I was really curious to see how I felt about it. I ..READ MORE..
Hello Brandon, Hello Steve, Recently I got a chance to take some pictures at a rehearsal of our university annual talent show. Being new to the hobby, I’m still shooting with my 18-55 f3.5 to f5.6 kit lens not the preferred lens for this kind of shooting, I shot all the images at 1/40s 18mm ..READ MORE..
Bokeh Dreams…The Petzval 58 1.9 Bokeh Control Art Lens Review By Steve Huff All images here were shot with the Petzval 58 1.9 and Sony A7RII. I have been shooting with a lens that looks mighty familiar to me in design and looks. Brass, VERY Old School and unique in the way that you change aperture ..READ MORE..
The Mighty Panasonic-Leica 100-400mm Lens Review By Bob Towery I recently acquired the Panasonic Leica 100-400mm lens to go along with my Olympus OMD-M5 Mk II kit. I didn’t start off with the idea of writing a review but as I began getting to know this lens I thought it might be a nice addition ..READ MORE..