A Quick Way to Make Focusing a Rangefinder Easier By Brad Husick The other day I thought I had invented something new but it turns out that’s pretty hard in the photographic world. After doing some research it turns out that way back in the pre-war days of the Leica II and III series cameras ..READ MORE..
Jupiter 8: A cheap and lovely character lens for your Leica M or Sony A7 camera The best $30 I have ever spent? This old, beat up, tiny 50mm f/2 Jupiter 8 Russian lens. Yes, I bought this lens on the cheap locally here in Phx AZ along with a Jupiter 9, which is an ..READ MORE..
Hi Steve, I’ve been visiting up your website for a while, and it drove me back into photography. Keep up the good work and thanks for the active community ! After enjoying my Canon 6D as my first FullFrame I took a step aside going into film. I started with the small Pentax Mx from ..READ MORE..
The OMD EM5 in the Nation’s capital By Jose Miguel Constantino Dear Steve, After reading the user reviews and watching your reviews about the EM5 and the Zuiko lenses, I decided to pull the trigger and replace my cumbersome Nikon D5100. After nearly 8 months shooting with the EM5, I am one happy camper! I ..READ MORE..
Holidays through 50 APO Summicron and Noctilux ASPH By Miguel Hi Steve, I am an avid follower of your blog – thanks for constant fresh comments, ideas and reviews. Pls keep it up! I’ve seen recently quite a few questions on the new APO Summicron 50 ASPH and wanted to share my thoughts after using ..READ MORE..
Convert a Leica M3 to Digital with Sony A7 Sensor! Kickstarter How cool would it be if you could take a Leica M3 and plop in a Sony A7 full frame sensor, and use that M3 as a full digital camera with the possibility to swap sensors in the future? I remember talking about this ..READ MORE..
Hello Brandon and Steve, I’ve been an avid reader of your site for the last couple years. It’s become part of my regular rotation of websites I visit on a daily basis. I purchased the a6000 when it came out partly because of your review and, also, because I had been looking for a smaller ..READ MORE..
Shooting with The Mitakon 50mm f/0.95 and the Sony A7 at Fisherman’s Wharf by Doug Frost I’ve been a happy owner of the Sony A7 since last December. For me, it won out over the A7r because of its slightly quieter and lower vibration shutter. It seemed better suited for handheld shooting than its 36mp sibling. ..READ MORE..
Shooting Atlas Shrugged Part 3 Behind The Scenes with the Sony A7 and Voigtlander lenses By Judd Weiss Great to be back here again so soon! I was very encouraged by the reaction to my Ephemerisle 2014 photos I shared in a guest post last week , so I asked Steve if he wanted another set ..READ MORE..
A Quick Look (with samples) at the new Voigtlander 15 4.5 II VM Lens by Foto Ingo From the Specs Sheet : Super Wide Heliar 15mm F4,5 VM II aspherical Here we proudly present a completely new ultra wide-angle lens. Current high-resolution digital cameras are demanding and so they often need a new lens construction ..READ MORE..
Daily Inspiration: 72 hours with an OMD Hi Steve and Brandon I`ve been reading your site for the last 2 or 3 years and decided now would be a great time to share with you and your subscribers some of my recent photography experiences. I took up photography around 3 years ago with the purchase of ..READ MORE..
New Reviews on the Way! Leica X, Zeiss Touit 50 2.8, IBELUX 40mm f/0.85, more! Next week I should have a few new items in my hands for review. First up, the Leica X with the new 23 1.7 Summiulux ASPH lens. The X many of us have been asking for (though without the ..READ MORE..
The Greek Holidays with a Fuji X100s By Joao Marques My name is João Marques i`m an amateur photographer living in Lisbon and i would like to tell about my experience, this holidays, in choosing which camera to take. So this year my vacations were on the beautiful greek islands of Santorini and Mykonos. When ..READ MORE..
Five Weddings, Five Cameras, Five Images Steve and Brandon, like so many others who visit your website, I want to thank you for providing a rich source of information for all of us who appreciate straight-forward, real-world reviews and insights about photography. You do a great job, and I appreciate all of your hard work ..READ MORE..
Re-Visiting the Canon Dream Lens, 50 f/0.95 When we choose and buy our cameras some of us fail to realize that the heart of our camera is not our sensor or the camera body itself, it is the lens. The lens is what makes the camera “see”..it is what delivers the image to the sensor..it ..READ MORE..