Too many new entries marked 2017: 2 new mirrorless Medium Format were introduced for the first time: Hasselblad X-1D and Fujifilm GFX. I tried both: The X-1D feels better in the hands, the files look nicer than the Fujifilm but it’s more expensive. The GFX feels more versatile, better featured, faster in Autofocus and … Continue reading My Favorite Gear 2017
" Which Camera should I buy " ? the Classic Question Many people ask which camera should I buy, which system is better, should I get a DSLR or a Mirrorless cam, is FF better than APS-C better than M43 !!! and all the different silly questions we all know. Well, I tried and owned many different digital … Continue reading All Cams are good !
Olympus Pen-F(un) : a Pen with a Fun Factor ! My first mirrorless camera was a Micro Four Third back in April 2011. It was a Panasonic Lumix GF2 . Back then , the GF2 was a very good camera ... and it did perform quite well ... You can check my GF2 Flickr Album … Continue reading a Pen with a Fun Factor !
3 days with Leica M10 & Noctilux 50/0.95 (featuring Sony A7II with Mitakon 50/0.95) I had the chance to try the new Leica M10 with a silver Noctilux 50mm f0.95, thanks to a dear friend of mine who knows himself very well. I do own today a Leica M9, M240, a Sony A7II, a Fujifilm X-Pro2 and recently added … Continue reading 3 days with Leica M10
M43, X and E Mount lenses: the Complete List In this article, I wanted to see how the 3 main mirrorless systems -Micro Four thirds, Fujifilm X, Sony E/FE - compare in terms of available native and third party lenses. I don't want to discuss the Pros and Cons of each system because the internet is … Continue reading M43, X and E Mount lenses
Photokina 2016 is coming soon. Many among us is eager to know what the manufacturers will launch this summer at Köln. Here are my predictions according to many rumours on the web and my own speculations. • The stars near each product is my expectation rating from 1 to 5 (least to most expected) LEICA new … Continue reading Photokina 2016 : what to expect
After my Complete switch from Fuji to Sony last year, I had the chance (thanks to Fuji Lebanon) to test the Fuji X-Pro 2 , with XF35/2R WR , and I borrowed the XF56/1.2R and XF50-140/2.8 R LM OIS WR from a friend to complete the test - as I don't have any Fuji item left in my closet, not … Continue reading When I tested the X-Pro 2
I hesitated writing my thoughts about the Leica SL after just 2 days after the announcement. Mainly because i didn’t touch a Leica SL, YET. In my previous post, I posted the rumored news about the Launch of the SL with one Question: the death of Range Finder? and it seems many Leica fans didn’t like my … Continue reading LEICA SL : The real competitor
I had the Fuji X-Pro 1 since June 2012 ... and it was my main camera for 18 months before I got the Nikon Dƒ early 2014. After I got the Dƒ, the X-Pro1 was rarely used, as I was using the Dƒ and Leica M240 most of the times. I decided to convert the … Continue reading Goodbye Fuji, Welcome Sony !
Nikon 1 V3 and 1 Nikkor 70-300mm f4.5-5.6 VR Nikon 1 V3 and 1 Nikkor 70-300mm VR are part of my gear now ... After lots of give and take ... due to the high price of V3 and 70-300 comparing it to what is available in the market today, I finally decided to expand … Continue reading Nikon 1 V3 and 1 Nikkor 70-300mm VR First Impressions