" 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 !
During my early years of Architectural study, I was always a big admirer of surreal works of artists like Salvador Dali, Antonio Gaudi, René Magritte, Max Ernst, etc... One way to achieve surreal images in photography was, exploring the Infrared world. My journey with Infrared Photography started in 2009 when I converted my Nikon D200 to 665nm filter. … Continue reading my Infrared Journey
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
This is a Quick (non scientific) High ISO Test between Sony A7s, A7II, Nikon Df, and Sony A6000 Lenses used in the test : Sony/Zeiss 35/2.8ZA on A7s A7ii, Nikon 35/2.0 AF-d on Df and Sony/Zeiss 24/1.8ZA on A6000. All Shots taken handheld. A7s-A7II-Df-A6000 ISO 25,600 A7s For Some Reason, the A7s has some … Continue reading A7ii vs A7s vs A6000 vs Df High ISO comparison
We have seen many new interesting entries this year in the camera industry, and I believe we will see more interesting one in Photokina 2016, especially if the rumors about Nikon and Canon going Full Frame Mirrorless are true. Leica surprised everyone with the excellent and very desirable Q and the very debatable SL. Sony continued their … Continue reading Vote for Camera of the Year 2015
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
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 …