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..
Back to Sony after 30 years away and why the RX10 works for me By Chris Lamle What? I hear you cry… but Sony didn’t make cameras 30 years ago! It’s true, they didn’t, but way back when I was an graphic design student I had 2nd hand Minolta XG-7 (see the Sony connection?), upon ..READ MORE..
My Dad’s Camera. Sliding back to the future by Mark Farnell Kodak Retinette Minolta XD with 50mm 1.7 lens One of my enduring memories growing up was slide nights following my father’s return from an overseas work trip. The film of choice was always Kodachrome 64, and the main camera was a Kodak Retinette with a fixed 45mm ..READ MORE..
Using Sony NEX cameras as a digital back for 4×5″ Sinar By Dierk Topp What do you get: The possibility of the use of most of the movements of a large format 4×5″ camera! And to get very high resolution images (300 MPixel or more) for very large prints. I printed up to 2m wide, I love ..READ MORE..
Low light photography with the Nikon V3 By Aspen Z Hi Steve and Brandon, it’s great to be here again! The last time I posted was when I took the V2 to South Africa where it did the entirety of the trip. Since then, I’ve done many more excursions with it and from the tone of that post ..READ MORE..