The Mitakon 50 0.95 lens Review on the Sony A7s My Review of the Mitakon 50 T 0.95 Lens as used on a Sony A7s camera by Steve Huff It appears that B&H photo is taking orders for the popular Mitakon 50 0.95 (see the review I posted earlier today) with a ship date of 2-4 weeks. You ..READ MORE..
Hi Brandon As you may know, your Dad has kindly posted several of my articles (mainly on the fab Nikon V1) on his fabulous website, which remains my only must go to daily read. This time I have attached three very different images from me. They may not be to everyone’s taste, or even yours, ..READ MORE..
Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania By Byron Christie Dear Brandon and Steve, I’ve been visiting your site now for several years and it has been the source of a great deal of pleasure and I thank you sincerely for your efforts. Thanks also to the many talented photographers who are so inspiring. I am very basic in ..READ MORE..
A special Hasselblad 503CW on E-Bay..beautiful! Hey! Hope everyone is having a GREAT Saturday! I am going to head out today and shoot some but had to share this e-bay listing with you guys…it’s gorgeous. Back when Hasselblad really MADE beautiful and meaningful cameras they also would release special editions, much like Leica. I remember ..READ MORE..
Pints for Paws is a new fundraiser for the Berkeley Humane Society. Tons of micro and a few macro breweries set up in a local parking lot and provide all the beer you can drink. Various gourmet food trucks serve up some tasty morsels, and a fun crowd of people and pups have a great ..READ MORE..
The Walter Leica Contrast Lens, an invaluable addition to your M? Walter over at Leicawalter.com sent me an email message about his latest item he has created and made available to all Leica M users, and this one appears to be fantastic. It is a contrast lens that goes over your eyepiece and will give ..READ MORE..
Friday Film: Velvia By Gabriel Leibovich Hello, I wanted to share a few photos that I shot with my favorite color film, Velvia 50. The camera I am using is a Nikon FM with 50mm f/2, so nothing fancy. I also have a Fuji x-pro 1, which has something called velvia simulation but it can’t ..READ MORE..
Kodak Pakon F-135 Plus Film Scanner Review By Logan Norton www.logannortonphotography.org Hello again Steve, Brandon and readers. A couple of weeks ago I read Brandon’s account of his experiences with the Epson V600 scanner. I have used that same scanner for a couple of years with similar results. While I found it to be a ..READ MORE..
Lens Turbo II Review By Henrik Kristensen Hi My name is Henrik Kristensen, and I am so lucky to be able to share my work on this amazing site. English is not my strongest, so hope it’s not to bad – Feel free to ask is there is any doubt. Got a small Danish camera ..READ MORE..
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..