The soundimageplus blog has been going since 2007 and to date has over 12 million page views. Written by David Taylor-Hughes, a professional stock photographer, it includes photographic articles dealing with a wide range of themes including film and digital photography.
'What I need from a video enabled mirrorless camera is high quality output and a simplicity in use. I shoot stock clips for libraries, some of which you can see by clicking on the 'InstantClassix' banner above, which takes you to one of the libraries I have stills, video and audio content with. Now I'm always a bit puzzled by video 'reviews'Read More
'The rather strange lens fitted to my Leica SL (Typ 601) is an Orion-15 1:6 F=2.8cm LEICA LTM WIDE-Angle Lens 28mm. As ever I got it looking around ebay for a light cheap W/A for my Leicas, film and digital.Read More
'Some time ago I decided that rather than buy into native system lenses every time I bought a new camera, I would start setting up a series of 'core' lenses that, via adapters, I could use on a variety of camera systems. I identified 4 different lens mounts as being the ones that had the widest variety of adapter options, had options that worked for me and were available S/H and at reasonable prices.Read More
'There are reviews out there about the Leica SL (Typ 601) that claim it's not good at high ISO's and that, in fact a camera like the Sony A7r II has been described as having 'Class-leading low light Raw performance, thanks to the first-ever BSI full-frame CMOS' Well as is often the case this is total BS.Read More
'If you are a full time stock photographer then riches and fame will elude you. A life of anonymity awaits and you have to get used to the fact that your blandest images will sell the most and much of the time you won't even get a credit for your images that are buried underneath a pile of poorly written text in some junk mail brochure that people consign to the recycling bin as quickly as possible.'Read More
'Leica are obviously pulling out all the stops for their new 'pro' mirrorless camera, but seem to be aiming at Leica S customers. But many of us who work with Leicas don't have unlimited funds and can't bench press a small car. However, there are alternatives.'Read More
'Anyway, there will be more posts about using this adapter, but for the moment, I'm glad I bought it. But I will repeat yet again, if you are considering it, do be prepared to make some compromises. It's a long way from the 'real deal'.'Read More