Many of us owned or wish to own a good compact camera along their bigger siblings. I tried many Compact cameras through out the years. And I always found something very special using one of those. The user experience of those compact can definitely be an advantage over any compact system camera as you tend … Continue reading Compact Camera Comparison : X30 vs RX100V vs RX100VI vs LX100
Everybody likes the Fujifilm X100 series ... and I bet very few still use a 9 year old Sony NEX-7. Due to the Lock Down caused by COVID-19, I went back to my camera closet and grabbed the NEX-7 to see how it can (or not) compete with the much loved Fujifilm … Continue reading Can a 9 years old NEX-7 compete with X100F and Pen-F in 2020 ?
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
Date : 10-14 July 2016 Place: Pilanesberg Game Reserve, South Africa Event: Fujifilm X-T2 Launch My Setup for South Africa I was going to try a preproduction X-T2 in South Africa, so here is how I packed: Fujifilm X-Pro 2 Fujifilm X-70* Fujinon XF10-24/4 R OIS* Fujinon XF16-55/2.8 R LM WR Fujinon XF50-140/2.8 R LM OIS WR … Continue reading Fujifilm X-T2 in South Aftica
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
Hasselblad just launched the first Medium Format Mirrorless Digital Camera On their 75th Birthday. Weighting just 725g, this new addition is a game Changer. Hasselblad confirmed that this camera and lenses are not made in the collaboration with Fuji ( I take this with a grain of salt), and mentioned that more products related to the X1D … Continue reading Hasselblad X1D
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
It seems Leica will announce a new FF mirrorless camera with AF next October (highly credible rumor). Sources say it will have a central EVF and not a real rangefinder (unfortunately) or an X-Pro1 a-like hybrid EVF. It will be bundled with a new AF 50/2.0 Summicron and will be priced around 8,000k .... If … Continue reading NEW LEICA SL : the death of RangeFinder ?
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 !
Sony A7II, 55/1.8 -front view- Sony A7II, 55/1.8 -top view- Sony A7II, 55/1.8 -side view- On 9th of June 2015, I made a trip to Roma, Napoli and Amalfi Coast, and decided to take my Nikon D800E with 24-120mm f4, 16-35mm f4 and 58/1.4, along my V3 with CX70-300VR, and my inseparable Ricoh GR. I had in my mind to give the D800E its last chance ... as it was … Continue reading and I replaced my Nikon D800E with Sony A7II …