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.
'And maybe that is why film cameras are 'cool'. Because they demonstrate that their owners are actually attempting to create something using their knowledge, their experience and above all their vision of the world around us, from somebody who has a point of view.Read More
'Like most MCE (Mirrorless / CSC / E.V.I.L) cameras the Leica T (Typ 701) can, via adapters, be fitted with all kinds of legacy and alternative lenses. Above I've shown some examples taken with my Nikon 20mm f/1.8G and Voigtlander 58mm f/1.4 (Nikon fit) lenses.'Read More
'I've been using my Nikon Df a lot lately. Mostly as a reaction to messing around with apps, video, wi-fi and various other complications of the digital photography world. Though as a digital camera it's hardly a back to basics old-school machine like the film SLR's it's presumably based on, it's refreshingly free of many of the frustrating, over elaborate fluff that inhabits many a modern mirrorless / CSC / E.V.I.L camera.Read More
'One of the more unlikely combinations I've ever used to take photographs is the Nikon Df + Voigtlander 58mm f/1.4 pictured above and my Nokia Lumia 1020 smartphone. 'Full Frame' sensor plus manual focus lens designed for film and a micro sensor camera phone. Unlikely maybe, but it's actually a very creative pairing allowing me to create very different images from the same source material. 'Read More
'Much as I'm fascinated by camera technology and can appreciate just what a camera like the Sony A7 Mk II can do, I was actually more impatient to see how my 'new' Voigtlander Nokton 58mm F/1.4 SL-II N performed on my Leica T. So yesterday I had a wander around the grounds of a stately home with that lens and my Voigtlander 20mm f3.5 Nikon Fit Color-Skopar fitted via my Novoflex adapter.'Read More
'I thought I'd slip in a post few will read about the Leica T (Typ 701) and an old manual focus lens designed for 35mm film cameras. This may be peripheral to what goes on in the rest of the photographic internet, but for me this is what mirrorless interchangeable lens photography is all about. 'Read More