The skewed world of YouTubers

I enjoy watching YouTube videos as much as the next person. You can find pretty much anything on YouTube these days, from how to unclog a toilet to learning about what nihilism is. Since I am a gearhead, I often watch camera reviews on YouTube. There are lots of YouTubers out there doing camera reviews, […]


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What does the Sony a6400 mean?

Sony released the a6400, basically a camera based on the a6300 with a flip-up screen, with the processor from the flagship a9 running on the new firmware that will make the AF one of the most sophisicated and advanced AF system on the market. Similar (but to exactly the same) functions will be introduced to […]

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Leica CL Street Kit with Summicron-TL23mm f2 ASPH. – Rationalizing an irrational decision

I have been on the fence about acquiring a Leica ASP-C camera for some time. One does not need to study the specifications for more than two minutes to realize that for the price, one can easily buy a Japanese camera for far better bang-for-the-buck. I have been casually following the second hand market to […]

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A camera someone should build

One of the great things with mirrorless cameras is that with a shorter flange distance, one is able to adapt lots of lenses on the mirrorless bodies. One of the most intriguing options out there is to adapt Leica M lenses on Sony mirrorless bodies. Initially, I used the Voitglander VM-E adapter. It doubles as […]

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Hasselblad X1D-50c 4116 Edition

Who should buy the Hasselblad X1D-50c? That is a tricky question. A Sony α7RIII delivers image quality that is awfully close to the X1D at a fraction of the cost. The α7RIII focuses a lot faster, has a much wider range of lenses, and is simply a far more versatile photographic tool. For most people, the decision […]

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Leica M10-P

Cameras are not complicated, at least they do not have to be. They are tools to freeze time visually. I own (too) many camera systems, Sony, Olympus/Panasonic, Hasselblad, Nikon, and Canon. All of which are more ‘advanced’ technologically then Leica. However, a Leica remains a Leica. You pay more to get less. By removing the ‘red […]

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