Dear Brandon / Steve, As the name suggests, the daily inspiration series on your website is a never-ending, frequently updated source of inspiration. I really enjoy reading all the interesting stories and photographs of all those passionate photographers, both amateurs and professionals. From my father-in-law, I inherited some old manual nikkor lenses back from the ..READ MORE..
My Photo and Camera Journey By Steven Crichton The first act: Style and Ergonomics. I suppose the first time I realised I had a look to my work was when a lecturer watched a group project and exclaimed “That’s a Crichton shot if ever I saw it”. I suppose it was at this point it dawned ..READ MORE..
Hi Brandon, Steve, A year ago, I left my day job start my own business. With a more flexible schedule, my wife and I fit in some traveling that we had been saving up for a few years. One of those places was Italy. While exploring, we both found a lot of elements of “togetherness” ..READ MORE..
My first serious try with the Leica M Monochrome By Chris This is my very first photography blog ever. I hope to share with you all my passion in photography and photographic gear. It’s been a year or so since I first purchased the Leica M Monochrom. There’s no shred of doubt of its image ..READ MORE..
A look at the Lumu iPhone Light Meter By Brandon Huff Ahhh now here we have it! The Lumu, which is an external iPhone light meter! This little device plugs right into the headphone jack of an iPhone. Once you do this, all you have to do is download the Lumu app which then shows ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve, My name is Nicolas and I am a 29 year old Argentinian graphic designer and photography enthusiast, currently living in London. First of all I’d like to thank you for providing this space on your site, it’s really invaluable for the aspiring photographer. Ok, a little about me: I’ve had this crush on ..READ MORE..
Good Things Come in Small Packages: My Sony RX1R Experience by Daniel Stainer – His website is HERE. From the scorching Nevada desert to the sandy shores of Outer Banks North Carolina, I’ve had six months to put the amazing Sony RX1R through its paces. For my landscape work, I mainly shoot with the ..READ MORE..
Black and White Storytelling by Ben Miller Steve and Brandon, I think that all photographers are searching for the perfect camera and a photographic style that they can call their own. My main focus in photography is black and white storytelling. I find that the sum of several photographs which tells a story can be ..READ MORE..
Shooting baskets in Amsterdam with Sony and Nikon By Andrew Paquette www.paqart.com About a month ago I received an email from a basketball organization asking if I would be interested in shooting an event for them. This is the first time anyone had offered to hire me as a photographer and the event itself sounded ..READ MORE..
Hello Brandon and Steve. I hope this finds you in good health! I have been a long time reader of your site, and I especially enjoy daily inspiration which I usually check out every day. It rocks! Anyway. Me and my girlfriend love travelling. Each year, we figure out a place to spend our holiday ..READ MORE..
Olympus XA series user report By Gary Perlmutter I first used the Olympus XA back in the early eighties and recently when looking for a cheap camera to start shooting film again, came across the range once more on eBay. The Olympus XA series first arrived in 1979 with the original XA (and the best specified ..READ MORE..
The Sony RX100 III Review. The best pocket camera ever? You can buy the RX100 III at B&H Photo HERE or Amazon HERE. Man oh man oh man! Sony is on fire and hotter than ever (Sony A7s just recently and now this) and while the RX100 III is sort of older news already, as in, ..READ MORE..
Il Cuore Siciliano By Colin Steel – His website is here (From Steve: Here we are again with another superb set of photographs from Colin Steel, one of my favorite photographers ever. His work is always quite special and I am happy that he chooses to share much of it here. Thanks Colin!) I recently ..READ MORE..
Dear steve Hi, steve, My name is tiger. I am an amateur steet photographer in Melboutne, Australia. I always love your website and your interesting reviews of camera. Here are three pics for daily inspiration.The first one and second one were taken by Nikon d5200 with 35mm 1.8 dx lens. The third one was taken ..READ MORE..
Japan with the OM-D M5 and FT-lenses By Ingo Socha Dear Brandon and Steve, a carpenter in a small workshop in Kyoto, an ebullient shipyard worker, who took me for a ride, the smell of incense at Kompirasan – the reward for traveling, traveling not with the latest equipment, but with gear that allows room ..READ MORE..