The End of an Era By Michiel Faro I raced bicycles for 25 years at amateur level (mainly criteriums) and, being the Anglophile that I am and not easily content with off-the-peg stuff, after a season of racing on a touring bike I decided I needed a handmade, made to (my) measure steel frameset (no ..READ MORE..
The Leica SL post yesterday..220 comments so far and growing.. Want a Leica SL? Contact Ken Hansen or checkout PopFlash or B&H Photo! They start shipping on November 21st, day after my birthday..HMMMMMMM So yesterday I wrote down my instant opinions on the new Leica SL right after seeing the specs, images of the camera and ..READ MORE..
New Fuji 35 f/2 Lens Announced. Pre-Order Now! Fuji has just announced the new 35 f/2 lens for their wildly popular X system, and at $399 this lens will bring you a 53mm equivalent FOV on the Fuji X trans APS-C sensor. Looks great, and at $399 I can not see how anyone can go ..READ MORE..
Explore the world and your cameras By Bouwe Dear Steve and Brandon, A couple of things happened last years: -I went to Nepal on holidays and realized that traveling is easy -Therefore I went to Iran, shot some pics with a friends DSLR and met a guy with a Sony A7 -decided it was time ..READ MORE..
The New Leica SL Announced. My thoughts. UPDATE: I received an SL and ate these words as it is beautiful and in a class of its own. It really is. See my 1st look report HERE for the real scoop. Hmm. Is it just me or does the new Leica SL seem to be taking aim ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve, A talented dancer, Jen recently graduated from Duke University and was awarded a Benenson Award to pursue independent arts-centered projects. Her project was to explore the New York dance scene by taking classes at different studios in many different disciplines. The brick-paved road, still glistening with the recent NY rain, served as our ..READ MORE..
The Panasonic GX8. A One Day Hands on Report. By Steve Huff A couple of days ago I was able to get a hold of the new Panasonic GX8, but just for 2 days. While that is not time enough for a full detailed review, it is enough to say a few words on it ..READ MORE..
Hi! Just post processed this shot, it’s originally a Fuji Velvia 100F slide. It’s a photograph of a frozen lake with the setting sun illuminating the reed, I took it on a walk on the first sunny day after winter. I used a Mamiya C330 (6×6 TLR from 1980) with the 180mm lens, I had ..READ MORE..
The Palouse – The Elysian Fields of Visuals By Olaf Sztaba The last time we visited the Palouse region lush greens dominated the scenery. This time was different. Greens and yellows blended into browns and sand dune-like hills spread across the horizon as if a painter had replaced all the colours with just one. Despite ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve and Brandon, I saw this construction worker standing on a ladder, talking on his phone. I liked the lines and took the shoot, but the picture wasn’t really interesting. I reframed and was ready to take one more shot, just when he bend over and his friends arm came out of nowhere to ..READ MORE..
Some fun with solarizing. By Dirk Dom Hi! Thirty years ago I spent a great deal of time in the wet darkroom. I finished one print about every six weeks, and I was fascinated by the Sabattier affect. I exposed hundreds of sheets of paper trying to control the effect and making interesting images. I ..READ MORE..
The Race of Gentlemen (with Fuji X and Canon 70D) By James Conley Every October, tattooed and heavily bearded men (and a few women) gather in Wildwood, New Jersey, and take over a section of the beach. With beer on tap, loud music, and louder motorcycles and cars, this motley crew waits for the tide ..READ MORE..
Quick Shot: Leica Monochrome gets the shot By David Hi Brandon/Steve, I’ve been a big fan of this site for many years now. With baseball playoffs in full swing, I thought it would be interesting to show a picture I took at a white sox tigers game late in the year. We were in the ..READ MORE..
Sony to Release α7R II Firmware Adding Uncompressed 14-Bit RAW on October 19th NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2015 – Sony Electronics, a worldwide leader in digital imaging and the world’s largest image sensor manufacturer, will release a firmware update on October 19th that adds uncompressed 14-Bit RAW image capture to the acclaimed α7R II full ..READ MORE..