Author Archives: Louis Ferreira

The 2016 Miami Street Photography Festival

There is less than one week left to submit your photos for the 2016 Miami Street Photography Festival if you’re interested in competing. Last year, I met quite a few readers attending and competing, so get your entries in if you’re interested in participating and potentially winning a Leica Q.

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The Year of The M

The Year of The M by Louis Ferreira (http://500px.com/LouisFerreira) Like many Leica faithful, I’m an M fan first. It’s one of the only cameras I have ever owned that compels me to get out and shoot. It’s also due for updating in the immediate future and I think we can make some predictions from the […]

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The Leica SL Typ 601 Camera Review: Leica Gambles Big

The Leica SL Review: Leica Gambles Big by Louis Ferreira (http://500px.com/LouisFerreira) Leica doesn’t have many secrets to share depending on how closely you follow LeicaRumors. The Leica SL has been telegraphed since the original measurements of the Leica T mount were proven to be large enough to accommodate a full frame sensor. Since that revelation […]

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Striking a Balance: The Zeiss 35mm f/1.4 Distagon T* ZM Review

Striking a Balance: The Zeiss 35mm f/1.4 Distagon T* ZM Review by Louis Ferreira (500px.com/LouisFerreira) When photographers talk about classic focal lengths, the two most commonly considered are the 35mm and 50mm. Both are great starting points for photographers to begin building their lens collection. I have always preferred the look of 50mm and the […]

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ONA Berlin II shoulder bag review

The ONA Berlin II Bag Review – Celebrating 100 years of Leica Photography by Louis Ferreira (http://500px.com/LouisFerreira): ONA approached Leica Rumors a few weeks ago about doing a bag review of their black Berlin II, which I jumped at, because it was on my short list of bags to consider when I outgrew my Leica branded Billingham bag. […]

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The Leica Q Typ 116 Review: The Future of German Camera Engineering

The Leica Q Typ 116 Review: The Future of German Camera Engineering by Louis Ferreira http://500px.com/LouisFerreira We have a lot to discuss. So if you are looking for a summary, the Leica Q brings together the best aspects of German and Japanese engineering perfectly for the first time. I wouldn’t say the camera is for everyone […]

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My Muse: The 15mm f/4.5 Voigtlander Super Wide-Heliar III Lens Review

My Muse: The 15mm f/4.5 Voigtlander Super Wide-Heliar III Lens Review by Louis Ferreira (www.500px.com/LouisFerreira) Since becoming serious about photography I have been interested in adding an affordable ultra-wide angle lens to my kit, but there weren’t many options available for M mount that did not suffer from chromatic aberration and barrel distortion. The introduction of […]

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