Hello Brandon, My name is Massimo and I’m based in Turin, Italy. I had a passion for cameras since I was a kid. I had a lot of cameras but never something serious. Then 3 years ago I decided to buy a good camera and I got a Sony Nex 5. Few months later I ..READ MORE..
Four steps in Milan, with the Leica M-E by Bruno Taraffo Hi Steve, hello everybody! I’m an Italian man 38 years old regularly reading your beautiful site and, about a year ago, I decided to make myself a gift: a brand new Leica M-E!! That’s what I call “Love at first sight”, since I simply ..READ MORE..
Leica M: Back to CCD? Well, if you want it..then who knows? While I personally love what Leica did with the M 240, and its sensor, and feel it is a huge step forward for the M series in every single way, even the sensor, there are still those who swear by the Leica M ..READ MORE..
Hey guys, I am a big fan of the site and because of the recommendations I got from Steve I got a RX1 and A7r. Keep up the good work guys. :) I took my RX1 and my A7r (with both the 24-70 and the superb 55) to the Christmas market in Helsinki. The size ..READ MORE..
Not getting the recognition you deserve? By Brad Husick Do you shoot with a Leica camera and wish that people would pay homage to you for that expensive purchase? The Leica red dot is supposed to do that, but let’s face it – that dot is just too damn small! In some cases, like the ..READ MORE..
The Sony-Zeiss 16-35 F/4 OSS Lens Quick Review By Steve Huff A few weeks ago Sony sent me the 16-35 F/4 Zeiss OSS lens to review and seeing that I rarely shoot wider than 35mm, I knew it would be a while before I could really evaluate the lens. I do not get a review ..READ MORE..
Film Friday: Eraserhood By James Conley Eraserhood on Film. David Lynch made his most well-known imprint on American culture with the 1990 television series Twin Peaks. After a break of 25 years, another season of the show is returning in 2016, and has caused a bit of a resurgence of interest in Lynch. Lynch spent ..READ MORE..
Hi Brendon and Steve, I’m Cliff from Singapore. I first came across your site a little more than a year ago, and I have to credit you for re-kindling my interest in photography. Since then, I have experimented with new digital gear, but also with film, which I’m in learning to hand process and scan ..READ MORE..
USER REPORT : The best tool ever for black and white photography by Elie Bescont Hi Steve, hi Brandon, Happy new year to you and your loved ones, and to all of you reading this article. Thank you again for having me writing on your website. Today, we are going to talk about black and ..READ MORE..
How to use a Leica M Camera Check out this video from the wonderful Craig Semetko on using a Leica M Rangefinder Camera. He makes some great points and shares WHY it is a special thing, shooting with a rangefinder camera. I love my Sony A7II and S but the M is a totally different way ..READ MORE..
Dirt Cheap Mirrorless Fun By Ben Bird As many of the guest contributors before me have done I want to thank Steve and Brandon for a chance to share my experiences with all of the other readers of Steve’s website. I hope you will find it as enjoyable to read as I have many of ..READ MORE..
Using the Sony A7 By Josh Seeto Hi Steve and Brandon, I am an Australian photographer based in Brisbane. Shooting for over 5 years, and spending thousands of dollars buying, selling and trading camera gear (working for 3 years in a camera shop did not help my GAS), I found myself in a creative rut. ..READ MORE..
Hi Brandon, Thanks for putting so much effort into your site. I do enjoy musing over the daily inspiration and the other reportage posts you publish. I’ve always been interested in photography but have only become more serious about it over the last year or so. I’ve no idea if what I’m doing is any ..READ MORE..
Schidt Optics FF58 Lens on the Sony A6000 by Jeroen de Lang What is this Schidt? Dog Schidt Optiks is a small British company that re-purposes salvaged Russian and East German lenses. Their FF58 is built around the Helios 44 that were made in the former USSR by the thousands (some claim millions) between the ..READ MORE..
The Kodak Ektanar f/2.8 Lens on the Sony A7r by Chris Peters I recently built a custom lens adapter for the Kodak Ektanar f/2.8 Lens. If you think your readers would be interested, I would love to write this up as a user report. The Kodak Ektanar was part of the Signet 80 rangefinder system that ..READ MORE..