I’ve run into some peaves while shooting with the M9. Some are minor, some are things that should have been in the camera in the first place. But overall, it is still holding on very strong. Some casual neighborhood shooting was done with the M9 and 35mm F2.5 Summarit recently. Here are some findings and analysis of both the camera and the images.
The Leica M9 field review continues with showing off some initial images from the camera along with some extra findings. All images were shot at ISO 400 and in total manual mode with the 35mm F2.5 Summarit. Findings are after the jump.
At long last, I finally have gotten my hands on the Leica M9 for review. In addition to this, the nice folks over at the company have loaned the 35mm F2.5 Summarit to me as well. Here are the initial reactions to the camera as well as first impressions.
Upon a recent visit to the offices of Leica’s PR company in NYC, I was able to play with the Leica V-LUX 20 for a little while. Not long ago, a small review was completed based upon the Panasonic ZS-7, the camera that it is based off of. However, it also warned readers that at the time of writing it, I had not actually seen the V-LUX 20. So without further adieu, here is the preview.
That’s really all this posting is. Take a look for yourself. All photos shot with the Leica M9 and 35mm F2.5 Summarit. I’ve had the camera for a week so far and my published field review starts soon.
With the imminent release of Sex and the City 2 on May 27th, I’d thought I’d share my experience of photographing Sarah Jessica Parker on the set of the movie while it was filming last summer. Those of you that are fans of the series and the movies may be delighted to know that Sarah is actually a very pleasant, sweet and nice person. In fact, she was one of my few positive experiences when photographing female celebrities back when I was a celebrity photographer.
Today, Canon announced their latest addition to the digital ELPH point and shoot line with the SD4000 IS. Prominent features include full manual control, an F2.0 lens as with the S90, and a CMOS backlit sensor. More specs and press release after the jump.
One of the most valuable and versatile pieces of equipment a photographer has is a 50mm lens. When we first start using it, we are immediately astonished by just how much the image quality of our cameras can improve. However, we also do tend to forget lots of points that are important to know in order to ensure optimal image quality and excellent results. Here’s a list to keep in mind.
Now that we’ve talked about great cameras for summer travel, consider the fact that you may also be taking short trips of some sort. In a case like that, you will probably want something light, compact but won’t skimp on image quality. Here’s the run down of some of the best choices currently available.