Holdfast Sightseer Small Camera Bag reviewed by ErickPHOTO

I have used and reviewed dozens of camera bags/backpacks during my career as a photographer and want to say that through the years, only a few bags fail over time. Zippers and cheap threads may be the Achilles heel of all bags. I’ve had some Lowepro inserts that simply give up and become useless because…

How many photos are required for an HDR Pro? not very many!

How many photos are required to process a good quality HDR Pro merge? I usually shot 5 frames with a 2 stop difference for my traditional HDRs but with the HDR Pro feature in photoshop, that has changed. This is a chart that I acquired from Adobe and simplifies everything for us. Camera Bracket settings…

Carl Zeiss Distagon 35mm f/1.4 ZM Review by ErickPHOTO

This is simply the best performing Zeiss lens in the M mount line and among the best lenses in the rangefinder world. Why should it be in your camera bag? Beautiful silver version that complements the silver of the Leica M series. Also comes in black for those who like the stealthy look. This lens…

Fuji GW690 III Review by ErickPHOTO

This Fuji GW690III is one of the biggest rangefinders that exist. Compared side by side to a Leica M is like talking to a baby cousin. This is a medium format camera that shoots 8 frames in a roll of 120 film. The ratio on this camera is similar to what you get in your…

7Artisans 35mm f/1.4 Leica M Mount Preview by ErickPHOTO

There is a new 35mm Summilux contender from 7Artisans! This lens has been making headlines, there are comparisons to the Summilux 35mm FLE floating on the web and while the Lux is still considered the king, you have to give this new lens a look because based on these preliminary samples, some are even sharper…