Last Updated on 06/09/2013 by Chris Gampat
“The Phoblographer Weekly Recap” is a new feature where we recap the week’s most popular posts. Each weekend, we will present you the top ten posts of the week for your perusal. If you’ve missed any of our popular stories that week, you’ll find them here. Among this week’s top posts: we review the Zeiss Touit 12mm f2.8 lens, 100 year old stereoscopic photos surface, and Nokia’s new ‘EOS’ camera phone leaks. Find the complete breakdown after the jump.
#1: Review: Zeiss Touit 12mm f2.8 (Fujifilm X Mount)
The Zeiss 12mm f2.8 Touit lens is currently the widest autofocusing lens for the Fujifilm X series interchangeable lens camera system. We were truly amazed that it survived a mini-sandstorm while shooting a wedding.
Review: Zeiss Touit 12mm f2.8 (Fujifilm X Mount)
#2: 100 Year Old Photos Discovered in Verascope Camera
Chris Hughes of A Nerds World found an old stereoscopic camera at an estate sale–and to his surprise it contained 100 year old pictures taken during the days of World War I.
100 Year Old Photos Discovered in Verascope Camera
#3: Nokia ‘EOS’ Phone Leak: Is This Going to Be the Best Camera Phone Ever?
The Nokia ‘EOS’ phone has been rumored for a while, and now the first hands-on (p)review was published, showing off the phone’s Carl Zeiss branded camera. From what it looks like, this could be the best camera phone we’ve seen so far.
Nokia ‘EOS’ Phone Leak: Is This Going to Be the Best Camera Phone Ever?
#4: The Basics of Photography: C for Composition
We continue our ‘Basics of Photography’ series with this post on composition. Composing an image within a frame is one of the most important aspects to creating a good photograph.
The Basics of Photography: C for Composition
#5: Review: Canon 35mm f2 IS (Canon EF)
Canon’s 35mm f2 IS initially confused us with its design, but after taking extra time to understand the lens and work with it, we became believers. It delivers some wonderful image quality, has a solid construction to it, focuses quickly, and is extremely portable.
Review: Canon 35mm f2 IS (Canon EF)
#6: Review: Leica D-Lux 6
Word has it this a Leica took the Panasonic DMC-LX7, did some things to it, and made the D-Lux 6. The D-Lux 6 is nearly double the price of the Panasonic iteration, but it comes packaged with Lightroom and a superior warranty. We put it through its paces.
#7: Long Term Review: Nikon 35mm f1.8 G
The Nikon 35mm 1.8 G was first announced around March 2009. Since then, it’s been a steady companion to our Managing Editor. Here’s his long-term assessment of this DX-format lens.
Long Term Review: Nikon 35mm f1.8 G
#8: Leica Boutique Retailer Essentially Confirms Mini M Rumors
A couple weaks ago Leica started announcing a new camera labelled the ‘Mini M’, which set the internet abuzz. Everyone was speculating about what it could be. Then a dutch retailer leaked product specs and images that seemed pretty underwhelming.
Leica Boutique Retailer Essentially Confirms Mini M Rumors
#9: Review: Think Tank Urban Disguise 60 V2
The Think Tank Urban Disguise 60 v2 is a well thought out bit of gear. It fits in many situations. It is well designed and well built. You get a lot for your money with this bag.
Review: Think Tank Urban Disguise 60 V2
#10: EBay and the Thrill of Finding New Love in Old Cameras
EBay is a great place for buying photographic gear, especially when it comes to old, analog cameras. This is the story of how our Copy Editor came to acquire most of his Yashica rangefinders.
EBay and the Thrill of Finding New Love in Old Cameras
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