I had a thought the other day: what if smartphones had the same image quality as full-frame DSLR’s? How would this change photography, and how we shoot? … Read more about What if Smartphones Had The Same Image Quality as DSLR’s?
Dear friend, It seems that we as photographers have this overly-obsessive fascination and obsession with “image quality” — through how sharp our images are, how well “bokeh” renders, the depth-of-field or “3d-ness” of images, how much the colors “pop”, or things such as “micro-contrast” (not even … Read more about Why Is Image Quality Important?
Okay, I just got off a 16-hour direct flight from Dubai to San Francisco. Yeah, I am pretty jetlagged (slept last night at 7:30pm, woke up today at 1:30am). Anyways, I am starting to power up with a coffee at Philz in Berkeley, and wanted to share some (very brief) thoughts on the Fujifilm X-Pro 2 … Read more about Review of the Fujifilm X-Pro 2 For Street Photography
I’m currently here in Dubai, and had a chance to check out the Fujifilm X70. TLDR; the X70 is a compact digital camera with the same sensor as the Fujifilm X100T, and a 28mm f/2.8 (“full frame equivalent”) lens. … Read more about Review of the Fujifilm X70 For Street Photography
Dear streettogs, I am very excited to announce the new edition of the "Henri" Neck Strap (Mark II). This new version is made from a darker-leather, similar to the color of dark mahogany wood or a good cup of coffee. Buy the Henri Neck Strap (Amazon USA) > Purchase the Henri Neck Strap … Read more about “Henri” Neck Strap (Mark II) & “Henri” Wrist Strap
Dear friend, I wanted to give you a new "no bullshit" review of the Ricoh GR II (new version, Mark II). I can honestly say that the previous Ricoh GR is the best value camera for street photography (read my review). … Read more about Review of the Ricoh GR II for Street Photography
Dear friend, It is 7:20am in New Orleans, and I just downed a “Miss Tracy’s Addiction” (Double espresso, Cayenne pepper, Thai coconut milk) at Addiction Coffee and I’m feeling good. Had a nice chat with Dave, the barista here, and ready to do some writing to share with you some ideas. Just as a … Read more about More Megapixels, More Problems
I'm still afflicted with GAS (Gear Acquisition Syndrome). I want new shit all the time. I'm always dissatisfied with the technology I have (smartphone, tablet, laptop, camera, espresso machine) as well as my car, clothes, standard of living, quality of my food, etc. What causes this constant … Read more about Disregard Differences, Notice Similarities
Dear friend, I want to share a story with you. It is an important life lesson that I learned from Greg Lowe, my tennis coach from high school. Okay let's start from the very beginning. I was a sophomore (or perhaps freshman) in high school (Castro valley high in California), and I heard that there … Read more about 2 Lessons Tennis Has Taught Me About Photography and Life
So I met Harry Benz when I was in Toronto. My buddy Adam Marelli (probably the most knowledgeable guy about composition and photography) introduced me to him. I shot Harry an email, and we met at a bar in Toronto in the evening, when I was teaching a workshop there. He came in, cool clear glasses, … Read more about Review of the Harry Benz “B” Strap
This article is written by Josh White, originally posted here. The views posted here are his and his alone and may or may not be shared by the website as a whole ;) Hi. My name is Josh and I'm an addict. No, I never did drugs. I don't smoke. I hardly even drink. I'm addicted to something more … Read more about “Letters from a Recovering Camera Addict” Step 1: Admission
Leica has just released one of their most ambitious cameras yet, the new Leica Q. Long story short: full-frame sensor, 28mm f/1.7 uninterchangeable lens, macro functionality, compact body (slightly smaller than Leica M), electronic viewfinder, and 35mm and 50mm crop modes, and $4,250. Personally I … Read more about Review of the Leica Q for Street Photography