Leica Moss?

Ok. The title of this post is total nonsense. Mostly because no Leica gear was used. Actually – it was a Sony A77 and Sigma 180mm f/2.8 APO macro. The interesting thing about this image is that it’s a species I only see early in the spring in wetlands. It was found in the Great […]

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Photo breakdown: the museum mob

I recently visited the New Museum in NYC and the Pawel Althamer exhibit. I carried the M9 and 35/2 with me. I was working to find some order in the chaotic crowds. Seeing and capturing some kind of order or a story amid these sometimes “messy” situations can be challenging – and it’s something that […]

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The SWITCH – 7 Stages of moving from Canon to the Sony A7r.

The Leica Boss loves Leica. This is established. But this doesn’t mean I have an “M-only” view of photography.  Actually – I always shot Canon. My Dad shot Canon and I caught the “bug” from him. In 1996, I saved enough to purchase my first SLR (an EOS Elan IIe) and I received my first […]

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My cat is unimpressed with the FE 24-70mm f/4 OSS

The jury is still out on how I feel about the FE 24-70mm f/4 OSS. It does quite a few things unreasonably well. Like stupidly well. It is also comically bad in some ways. One thing is absolutely clear… the cat is NOT impressed with this lens.  

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10 Speculations about the Upcoming Leica Mirrorless (Leica T type 701)

Leica Rumors recently shared an invitation (no, you’re not invited and neither am I!) to a Leica event on April 24, 2014 in Germany. They suggest this is the date for announcing a new Leica Mirrorless camera system. This makes a lot of sense for the company and they certainly need something bog for their […]

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Hypothesis: DxO doesn’t actually test every lens with every camera

<<Before you get all angry, please note this is a hypothesis… not a conclusion.>> Nothing gets armchair photographers hotter under the collar than a good old-fashioned DxO argument. Myself inluded. Typically, a new lens comes out, and opposing camps immediately use the data to simultaneously demonstrate that the lens sucks and that the same lens […]

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