Good Evening Steve and Brandon, I just wanted to take a moment to thank you for creating a site that truly relay’s what photography is truly about and helps people see the beauty in every day. For some time I’ve admired a friend of mines pictures and wondered if it would be possible to capture ..READ MORE..
Hi, once more I want to send you a daily inspiration. Today, after having two weeks with snow and icy temperatures in the south of Germany, we had nearly 15 degree. So I went for a short walk to the lake Constance in Constance taking these two pictures: Both are showing the Swiss Alps in ..READ MORE..
4 days in the life of a Magnum photographer by Sebastien Bey-Haut Dear Steve, I just came back from what has been one of the best photographic experience of my life and would like to share it with your readers. I indeed had the privilege to attend a Magnum photography workshop mentored by Stuart ..READ MORE..
A first look video and snaps from the new Zeiss Loxia lenses for FE Mount A few days ago I received a package from Zeiss. I opened up the box and there they were. TWO lenses. The Zeiss Loxia 35 f/2 and 50 f/2. I opened the packaging expecting these huge big lenses but nope, ..READ MORE..
New Sony E Mount Full Frame “FE” Lenses announced! In addition to the GORGEOUS Sony/Zeiss 35 1.4 FE lens that was announced (see my hands on first look here) Sony has announced a few other lenses for the FE system. Take a look below at what is coming as well as links to pre-order. All of ..READ MORE..
HANDS ON: The Zeiss Distagon T* FE 35mm F1.4 ZA Lens. Samples, and my 1st thoughts! THIS IS NOT MY FULL REVIEW, JUST A HANDS ON 1st LOOK WITH SAMPLES! – PRE-ORDER at B&H Photo HERE – Amazon HERE WOW! I have been shooting with the brand spanking new Sony FE 35 1.4 ZEISS lens and ..READ MORE..
Zeiss 35 1.4 ZM Distagon (Leica Mount) on the A7s part 2 by Sean Cook See Part 1 HERE. Hello again Steve! It’s been two weeks now that I’ve had the Zeiss 35mm 1.4 Distagon ZM on my A7s, and despite my initial reservations, and a lot of mental back and forth, I’ve happily concluded ..READ MORE..
Greetings Steve, I’m following your blog for many years, and i like it much, the gear reviews and everything else…especially the daily inspiration series. Now at the end of December, we’ve had 2 days (!) since Winter 2010/11, where it was snowing, and it was being there…so i packed my oldie, but goldie D90 with the ..READ MORE..
Steve/Brandon Hello from Tokyo! I am a photographer and blogger based in Tokyo, Japan. I am originally from Boston, Massachusetts but my professional life has led me from Boston to New York City, Singapore finally landing me in my adopted home in 2001. Photography is an outlet from an otherwise busy and sometimes stressful life. ..READ MORE..
Travel Photography with Medium Format Color Film By: Logan Norton www.seeingthelightworkshops.com As someone who has done quite a bit of photography oriented travel, I have experimented with many different gear configurations in search of the most suitable solution for my travel needs. I have found that using medium format (120/220) color negative film (c-41) offers me the most ..READ MORE..
Olympus dramatic filter in black and white By Anne-Catherin Bonjour ! After years of traveling with cheap compact cameras, I bought an OM-D E-M5 in October 2012 and I fell in love with it. Since I am too lazy and incompetent to edit my pictures afterwards, I often shoot with Olympus art filters. You will find ..READ MORE..
The Sony A7 meets Maceo Parker By Christoph Baechtle Hello Steve, First of all I would like to thank you for your website. Plenty of interesting and helpful information, real live reviews and expert knowledge you share with your community. My name is Christoph and I live in the southwest of Germany and started with photography in my childhood. ..READ MORE..
Hi Brandon and Steve! My name’s Luigi and I’m from Messina, a beautiful city in Sicily (check it out!)These are some shots I took few days ago in occasion of a very rare phenomenon in my city… the snow! In 80 years of life, my grandfather said he had never seen so much snow in ..READ MORE..
Kids & Flash By Warren Street Love the site and look often. Very informative and fair in an unpretentious way. So right up my alley. I recently bought a flash cord for my D3100 after seeing some of Larry Finks photos and loving the look and feel that to me really highlight emotions. Being a ..READ MORE..
The Moose That Got Away by R.Luther (From Steve: This is a cool little post from Site Sponsor, rluther.com. He makes amazing little buttons to add to your mirrorless cameras for improved tactile feel and control. I have a set on my Sony A7s and A7II, love them. You can see more at his website ..READ MORE..