Digital Camera in a Film Body — Purist Leica M-D Without Display, Menu or Buttons | Daniel Kestenholz #THEME

Love it. A digital Leica in a film body. Sure there’s a lot of malice on the Web, ridiculing Leica’s latest $6,000 camera, the all-black digital Leica M-D. With emphasis on digital. What again distinguishes a digital from an analog Read more …

4 x 3, 3 x 2, 16 x 9, 1 x 1… What’s the Ideal Image Aspect Ratio? |

There is no ideal image aspect ratio. Depending on the situation, each and every crop ratio has its own pros and cons. Personally I prefer the more landscapy 3 x 2 format, digital imaging’s equivalent to film’s classic 35mm proportions. To some it seems unnatural. Also, the more squarish 4 x 3 offers better corner performance. With all the aspect choices digital cameras offer, which one to go for? If you’re one of the few human beings left who prints photos, most labs will print uncropped if you ask them to. If you don’t specify they will usually fill the paper size or chop off the borders, notwithstanding the possibility that a group portrait of your Micro Four Thirds camera just lost auntie Ann and uncle Joe. Aspect ratios matter………



Shortest Ever Fujifilm X-T1 Review | Theme

It’s been quite a ride for the Fujifilm X series so far. Launched in March two years ago with the groundbreaking X-Pro1, the family of X cameras seems to grow faster than any of the competitors’ — despite sales being Read more …


Fujifilm X-T1 High ISO Comparison With the
Fujinon XF 10-24mm F4 | Theme

Here are some high-res ISO 100 to 25,600 sample images and 100% crops taken with the Fujifilm X-T1 and the Fujinon XF 10-24mm F4 OIS, a beauty of a wide angle zoom to be released by the end of March Read more …


Fujifilm X-T1 Hands-On With High-Res Fujinon XF 56mm F1.2
Model Shots | Theme

Beautiful finish, nice tactile feel and responsive controls — Fujifilm’s latest X-T1 mirrorless X series camera is certainly an as impressive as elegant photographic tool the Japanese camera maker can be proud of. Bear in mind, the X series is Read more …