Tech

The New Fuji XF23mm F1.4

I shot Leica stuff almost exclusively for three years. Frankly, it was hard to do. Not because the equipment was bad (it was phenomenal), but because anything with a red dot is so oppressively expensive that I was almost afraid to take it anywhere. I’m over that now. I sold off my M9 and most of my Leica glass. In fact, the only German made camera stuff I have left is a film M6 and an old 50mm Cron from the glory days of Leica. I imagine I’ll take those two to the grave with me.

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Tech

The Phone Camera

I love cameras. I don’t really like phones all that much… Which is a shame, because amateur photography is quickly headed towards a merger with the cell phone. And frankly, it only makes sense. The concept above leaked by Sony is where we will be in a few short years. I can already see myself yearning for a “simple” digital camera.

Details here.

Other Gear

Fenix E11

So I wanted a single AA torch for everyday carry… I ordered 10 different flashlights with prices ranging from $10 to $100 and at the end of the day, I discovered that this Fenix E11 is the best light for me. From a cost/performance standpoint, it’s damned hard to beat. Light and bright – what else would ya want?

Details here.