The new 12-100mm Pro lens might just be a winner…

I love my 40-150 Pro at 150mm and I love my F/2.8 aperture.  In fact I carry both that and …

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Olympus 17mm F/1.8 lens review

The Olympus 17mm F/1.8 lens is an interesting lens.  I’ve held off reviewing this for a while.  There are so …

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Defishing the fisheye!

Fisheye lenses…some people love them and some people hate them.  A lot of people own one and never put it …

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Olympus releases 300mm F/4 Pro super telephoto!

Here is the link from Olympus: 300mm Pro DPreview also has a bunch of info here: 300mm Press Release You …

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The secret to closer focus with Olympus lenses

Minimum focusing distance is the closest point at which the lens will actually focus.  (before depth of field due to …

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Leica Rear Lens Caps

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What is the one sure-fire way to make your non-Leica lenses better?...

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Leica 18mm Super Elmar ASPH F/3.5 on an M8 in Washington D.C.


I recently spent some time in D.C. with Leica's 18mm Super-Elmar. Even after just a few hours, I had a definite thought about this lens...

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The allure of 100%

So...this is probably not the rant for the pixel peepers club! After really looking at some film rolls ive been shooting, prints on artistic papers, and uniquely flawed lenses that i've used in making some awesome images...I've had a change of heart of stringent lens testing. Maybe my opinions will sway your ideas as well!

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Review: Voigtlander 35mm F/1.4 Nokton on Leica M8

Leica M8 M9 Voigtlander 35mm Nokton F/1.4 Lens Review Images

I have been searching for a fast 35mm lens for my Leica M8. Being in the process of testing several lenses, I discovered a unique secret of this Nokton! It may not be the best lens, but it is absolutely amazing at

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Traveling Light: A look at some light weight gear

Really Right Stuff BH-25 with Gitzo Traveler Tripod and Leica M8 M9 Review When out shooting for pleasure, traveling, or shooting long events, a huge heavy SLR system and lenses can really become a drag. After a year of shooting with a Leica M system, I am thrilled at how much less encumbered I can be while not sacrificing any quality. Keep reading for a weigh comparison and a look at my new travel kit.

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Review: Voigtlander 21mm F/4 Color Skopar

Leica M8 M9 review Voigtlander 21mm F/4 Image I have spent the last 9 months using the Voigtlander 21mm f/4, a tiny lens with a super wide view. Continue reading to find out how this little lens truly captures the spirit of a Leica.

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Review: Voigtlander 75mm F/2.5 Color Heliar

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The Voigtlander 75mm F/2.5 Color Heliar lens has completely surprised me in many ways. This little lens is definitely one of the rangefinder world's biggest secrets! Wow...

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Review: Voigtlander 75mm F/1.8 Heliar

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I recently reviewed Voigtlander's new 75mm F/1.8 Heliar lens on a Leica M8. I examined quality of rendering and really took a hard look at focusing and depth of field range. Keep reading for photos and my experience with this lens...

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