I thought I’d reinstate my irregular News & Articles column, starting with today. I’ve been neglecting this for some time, but I find so many interesting news bits and other kinds of articles during my daily web-crawling routine, that I find I should share at least some of them with you. So, without further ado, here’s a list of recent news and articles for you to digest!
On Steve Huff’s blog, Khoa Tran shares his experience with shooting an old screwmount Leica IIc, and shares some tips about how to approach shooting such a camera. A very insightful read, with some very nice pictures!
Gearhead Mike Martens has created an actual digital Holga by sticking a 20 megapixel Phase One medium format back to the front part of a Holga. He shares a description of how he did it and some pictures taken with that combination in his flickr photostream.
A little advertising for myself and for the website I’m writing for: I wrote a little hands-on review about using the Zeiss 50mm Planar ZM on my Olympus E-P1 and Panasonic G1 cameras for The Phoblographer. Just in case you’re interested in that kind of stuff …
Fuji X-Pro 1 goodness
Over at Luminous Landscape, photographer Nick Devlin shares his insights into the Fuji X-Pro 1.
Meanwhile, David from SoundImagePlus is working on a multi-part review of said camera. As always, he uses it mainly for his landscape work, and goes deeply into detail, uncovering what’s great and what’s awful about Fuji’s new flagship. His ravings begin here.
Lastly, here is dpreview’s first look at the X-Pro 1.
Have fun, and see you next time ’round!