Tag Archives for " Camera "

Feb 26

#1349. Diversity in GAS

By pascaljappy | Opinion , Review

This weekend, I was fortunate enough to try 4 cameras   Here’s another brief post from me as I return from a quick visit to the UK to see friends and family. My X1D stayed at home to keep luggage light, but my old phone was always in my pocket. See pics above and below. […]

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Jan 08

#1336. A love letter to Hasselblad

By pascaljappy | Opinion

This is a personal note, but it might interest others, outside of the Hassy fold. When the X2D was released, it left me cold. Yet, my admiration for the company is greater than ever.   My first encounter with Hasselblad was through the rental of a 500CM 6×6 film body and its trusty 80mm f/2.8 […]

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Feb 03

#1266. Rethinking our perfect cameras

By pascaljappy | Opinion

Two very different views about photographic gear 🙂   In post #518, over 6 years ago, I proposed that camera manufacturers wisen up to the fact that most of us walk around with supercomputers donning superb screens, in our pockects. And lamented that, instead of fulfilling its promise of simplifying life, digital had made photography […]

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Jun 16

#1210. News from Pixii

By pascaljappy | News

And why I can no longer review their cameras …   So here’s a project close to my heart. This is not the first post about the Pixii camera on this blog and it won’t be the last. The young company has decided that modernity can mean different things to different people. And, while most […]

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Jan 24

#1167. sPENTAX and RICOHlled

By philberphoto | Opinion

It is sad day for photography. Pentax and Ricoh cameras and lenses will no longer be made industrially. Aficionados of either brand will still be able to acquire their favorite gear as assembled in very low volume by craftsmen, thus making it easy for them to personalize their gear. This is as close to closing […]

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