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Leica SL Lenses

Leica’s offerings in L-mount..

Milvus 35mm f/1.4

Highest performing 35mm from Zeiss ever..

Milvus 100mm f/2M

The classic 100/2 Makro-Planar improved..

Dell UP2715K: 5K Display

Bleeding edge with dual inputs has some issues..

LG 31MU97-B 4096 X 2160 4K Display

Selected computer hardware topics..

NEC Wide-Gamut Displays for Photographers

See the color that is really there!.

Nikon Z7 IBIS and Focusing

Setup, IBIS performance, focusing..

Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/4 S

Mid-range zoom expressly designed for Nikon Z cameras..

Sony Planar T* FE 50mm f/1.4 ZA

Fast high performance normal lens of Zeiss design..

Rokinon 12mm f/2.8 Fisheye

Fisheye lens for Sony mirrorless..

Sony Cybershot RX1R II

Diminutive full-frame camera with 35mm f/2 fixed lens..

Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm f/2.8-4 ASPH

Compact wide angle equivalent to 16-36mm..

Panasonic Leica DG Nocticron 42.5mm f/1.2 ASPH

Fast, bright and highly corrected medium telephoto..

Fujifilm X-Pro2

Fujifilm's 24MP APS-C offering..

Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 Distagon

Autofocus extreme wide angle for Sony full-frame mirrorless..

Zeiss Batis 40mm f/2

All-around slightly wide angle/normal with close focus..

Panoramas with the iPhone 6s Plus

Shooting + post processing tips with high-res examples..

Leica SL Typ 601

24-megapixel interchangeable lenses, high-res EVF. Leica SL moves to L-mount in June 2019..


Blog posts, reverse chronological

2019

2019-06-23 At a Glance: Why the 2019 iMac 5K Rocks for my Photo Work, and Why the GPU is Much Less Important than 8 Fast CPU Cores

2019-06-14 The 2019 iMac 5K that I Use is Already Discounted at B&H Photo

2019-06-04 Apple 2019 Mac Pro: Everything I Want... but Truly High-End and Unaffordable for Most

2019-05-27 My Experience with the 2019 iMac 5K So Far

2019-05-16 How Much Does the GPU Matter for Adobe Camera Raw Enhance Details?

2019-05-06 Selling the 2017 iMac 5K and Buying the 2019 iMac 5K — Compelling Performance Gains for My Work, Plus 128GB Memory

2019-05-03 In-Depth Review of 2019 iMac 5K Specifically for Photographers

2019-04-17 Sony 256GB XQD Card Tests Good Twice with diglloydTools DiskTester, Puts Suspicion of Data Loss Bug Squarely on Panasonic S1R

2019-04-08 Adobe Camera Raw Enhance Details Feature: Integrated into my Workflow... How Much Does it Use the GPU?

2019-03-21 The New 2019 iMac 5K for Photographers

2019-03-10 Reader Comments: Just How Does the 2018 Mac mini Pan Out When Deploying for Professional Use?

2019-03-05 Javascript in Photoshop: Generic Lens Names in Adobe Camera Raw = Ambiguous Lens Name

2019-02-28 Reader Question: Moving from a 2010 Mac Pro to Newer Mac such as 2018 Mac mini (UPDATED with Reader Comments)

2018

2018-12-20 Apple 2018 Mac mini: Substantial Performance Gain over the Fastest 2017 iMac 5K

2018-12-12 Reasons To Like my Workhorse NEC PA302W Wide Gamut Professional Display + Now ON SALE for just $1599

2018-12-12 Apple 2018 Mac mini Reviewed

2018-12-11 Save Big On Apple Through Dec 22

2018-11-23 Black Friday Deals at OWC

2018-10-20 Long Term: Usage of my Workhorse NEC PA302W Wide Gamut Professional Display in My Sprinter Van + Reasons To Like in General

2018-09-12 My Work Machine Still the 2017 iMac 5K

2018-09-01 Amazing Deals on the Brand-New Apple 2018 MacBook Pro: What to Get for a High School or College Student

2018-08-29 Back to School: Solid Discounts on 2018 Macs

2018-08-27 The Vast Majority of Today’s Cameras Will Not Fill an 8K Display

2018-08-14 2018 MacBook Pro Reviewed: Fastest Apple MacBook Pro Ever and By Far—It’s a Winner

2018-08-01 Is It the End of the Development Road for Leica M Cameras? (Updated with Reader Comments)

2018-07-30 Reasons To Like my Workhorse NEC PA302W Wide Gamut Professional Display + Now ON SALE for just $1649

2018-06-22 OWC Savings on *Factory Sealed* Apple iMac 5K

2018-05-24 My Recommended iMac 5K for Photographers is now $400 Off

2018-05-15 Some Nifty B&H Photo One-Day Deals

2018-04-28 OWC Thunderblade SSD Shipping in All Capacities up to 8TB — Ideal for Video Production and Capture. and/or Silent and High Capacity Photoshop Workflow

2018-03-07 iMac Pro 18-core Rocks Delivers Unprecedented Performance Gains for Adobe Lightroom, Trouncing the 2017 iMac 5K

2018-03-07 Lots of Shootouts: 2017 iMac Pro 18-core vs 2017 iMac 5K

2018-02-27 Thinking About the Apple iMac Pro? Caution Advised

2018-02-14 What Can an iMac Pro 18 Core Do? Coming Next Week to Find Out

2018-02-01 2.5K or 4K or 5K Display for Image Editing and Viewing?

2018-01-16 Sony Firmware Updates Are Both Broken with macOS High Sierra + Carry a Serious Security 'RootKit' Security Risk on all macOS Versions

2018-01-15 What Can an iMac Pro 18 Core Do?

2018-01-15 Helicon Focus 7.0: Huge Improvement in Scalability for High Core Count Machines

2018-01-14 Zeiss Milvus 35mm f/1.4 Aperture Series and Focus Stack: Icy Boulder in Lee Vining Creek

2018-01-13 Switched back to 2017 iMac 5K from iMac Pro 10-Core: iMac Pro a Net Losing Proposition for Me

2018-01-13 $1000 Off Apple iMac Pro at Micro Center

2018-01-12 iMac Pro: Speed with Helicon Focus

2018-01-12 2.5K or 4K or 5K Display for Image Editing and Viewing?

2018-01-09 Switched to 10-Core iMac Pro for Daily Work

2018-01-09 How Fast is the Apple iMac Pro for RAW File Conversion?

2018-01-08 Thoroughly TESTED: Apple iMac Pro vs 2017 iMac 5K and Others

2018-01-07 Testing the Apple iMac Pro + macOS Compatibility Issues with Zerene Stacker and Iridient Developer

2017

2017-12-31 Computer Gear Recommendations + OWC Year-End Deals

2017-12-29 iMac Pro in Stock at B&H Photo + Year-End Deals

2017-12-29 Buying an iMac Pro or iMac 5K + iMac Pro in Stock at B&H Photo

2017-12-28 Reader Question: Connecting a Mini DisplayPort or DisplayPort Screen to the 2017 iMac 5K or iMac Pro (or 2016/2017 MacBook Pro)

2017-12-28 Apple iMac Pro 10-core Coming for Review/Comparison vs 8-core and 2017 iMac 5K

2017-12-27 Reasons To Like my Workhorse NEC PA302W Wide Gamut Professional Display + Now ON SALE for just $1679

2017-12-27 Reader Comment: Viewing Images on iMac 5K

2017-12-27 OWC Unboxing Videos for iMac Pro, Teardown to Follow Soon

2017-12-27 OWC Tears Down the 2017 iMac Pro, Announces Future Memory Upgrade Programs

2017-12-23 Carrying 2TB of Fast SSD in a Wallet or Small Pocket

2017-12-20 iMac Pro Models for Photographers

2017-12-17 Fujifilm GF 45mm f/2.8 R WR Examples: Lundy Canyon Just Before the Winter Solstice

2017-12-14 iMac Pro: Pricing and Thoughts

2017-12-13 iMac Pro: Downclocked CPUs

2017-12-05 HDMI 2.1 Delivers Awesome Features, like up to 10K Displays

2017-11-30 Switched to 2017 iMac 5K as Primary Machine: Details on Gear I’m Using

2017-11-28 Reasons To Like the NEC PA302W Wide Gamut Professional Display

2017-11-27 HOT! OWC Envoy Pro EX 2TB Thunderbolt 3 SSD + Time Machine and Backup Tips + More

2017-11-25 Three Posts Useful for Photographers: 12TB Hard Drives, Avoiding macOS APFS, Partitioning 2TB SSD

2017-11-25 OWC Black Friday Door Busters end Sunday Nov 26

2017-11-25 Dealing with macOS HighSierra: Don’t Use It

2017-11-24 Reader Comments on my “Why I Probably Will Never Buy a Mac Pro Again” post: More CPU Cores and Dual GPUs vs Single GPU (and performance with PhaseONE CaptureOne Pro)

2017-11-23 Why I Probably Will Never Buy a Mac Pro Again

2017-11-22 Black Friday DoorBuster Deals at OWC

2017-11-21 Black Friday Sneak Preview Deals at OWC + Note on Big Fast Thunderbolt Storage

2017-11-21 Black Friday Deals at B&H Photo (Updated)

2017-11-20 Ordered a 2017 iMac 5K: Why Now and what about iMac Pro?

2017-11-19 Black Friday Deals at B&H Photo

2017-11-18 Deep Discounts on Macs, iPads: B&H Photo Black Friday Deals + Nikon, Canon, Sigma, Sony and more

2017-11-11 Reader Question: Best Mac if Buying Now

2017-10-12 Deals on Factory Sealed iMac 5K at OWC + Refurbished Mac Deals

2017-09-17 My Mercedes Sprinter Photography Adventure Van: Wiring and Power Now in Place

2017-09-15 OWC USB-C Mini Travel Dock for Thunderbolt 3 / USB-C Macs such as 2016/2017 MacBook Pro, 2017 iMac 5K

2017-09-04 Deals on Apple MacBook Pro: My Thoughts on Deeply Discounted 2016 Model vs 2017 Model

2017-08-11 Substantial discounts on Macs at B&H Photo + OWC Back to School Specials

2017-08-11 Reader Comment: NEC PA302W Wide Gamut Professional Display

2017-07-24 Get a 5K Display for only $1499 PLUS a FREE COMPUTER

2017-07-20 Reasons To Like the NEC PA302W Wide Gamut Professional Display

2017-07-18 More Tests: 2017 iMac 5K and 2017 MacBook Pro

2017-07-16 Reader Comment: Minimizing Power Usage for Travel (or Home)

2017-07-14 TESTED: 2017 iMac 5K and 2017 MacBook Pro

2017-07-09 REVIEWED: 2017 iMac 5K, Especially for Photoshop

2017-06-20 Things I Plan on Reviewing

2017-06-18 Google Chrome Color Management is Still Broken at least on macOS, but Fix Coming

2017-06-15 New Apple MacBook Pro, iMac 5K

2017-06-15 Deals on Apple Macs

2017-06-11 Reader Question: Display Calibration vis a vis Apple iMac 5K

2017-06-11 Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR Aperture Series @ 95mm: Tailings Piles (Nikon D810)

2017-06-11 Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR Aperture Series @ 70mm: Tailings Piles (Nikon D810)

2017-06-10 Dell UltraSharp 32 Ultra HD 8K Display is Shipping, Dec 2017 iMac Pro Already Behind the Curve

2017-06-07 Updated Apple iMac 5K Still Offers the Best Image Viewing + Save a Bundle by Ordering 8GB Config in Mid-2017 iMac 5K

2017-05-23 Too-High Pixel Density on 5K and 8K Displays Impedes Image Assessment

2017-05-19 Big Discounts on Mac Pro and iMac 5K

2017-04-15 Deals at OWC / MacSales.com

2017-04-14 Fujifilm GFX + 63mm f/2.8 at Their Best, Aperture Series: Aspen and Firs by Lee Vining Creek

2017-03-29 New Deals on MacBook Pro, Mac Mini

2017-02-10 Big Discounts on iMac 5K, the Best Display Out there for Viewing Pleasure

2017-01-08 2.5K or 4K or 5K Display for Image Editing and Viewing?

2017-01-07 Too-High Pixel Density on 5K and 8K Displays Impedes Image Assessment

2017-01-05 LG 5K Display for 2016 MacBook Pro

2016

2016-12-26 A Slew of Discounts on Apple Macs, iPads

2016-11-26 Black Friday Specials, Links (updated @ 16:50 PST Nov 26)

2016-11-23 OWC Black Friday Specials

2016-09-11 Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon: Examples in Eastern Sierra (Sony A7R II)

2016-08-10 Deals at MacSales — 6 Core Mac Pro, iMac 5K, and More

2016-07-15 Depth of field and Sharpness: Conventional Thinking is Unrealistic Going Forward, Focus Stacking is One Solution

2016-07-07 iPhone Panoramas In Depth: Shooting & Post Processing Tips, Numerous Examples up to 11K Resolution

2016-06-02 MacSales.com June 'Garage Sale' + Deal on iMac 5K

2016-05-26 Deals and More Deals: Sigma, Fujifilm, Canon, LensRentals

2016-05-09 Photoshop CC 2015 Now Uses all the CPU Cores for RAW-File Conversion

2016-05-03 B&H Photo Mother’s Day Specials

2016-04-27 Why 28 Megapixel / 8K Images?

2016-04-27 Sony G Master 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Aperture Series @ 24mm: Light Searches for the Forest Floor + Water Surges Through Boulders + Rush to the Ocean

2016-04-11 A Few Deals and Recommendations

2016-03-26 Fujifilm X-Pro2: How Do In-Camera JPEG Film Simulations Compare to RAW-Derived Results in Adobe Camera Raw?

2016-03-14 3 iMac Deals + High-Performance iMac for Photo/Video Use

2016-03-01 Photography / Videography: Enhancing your iMac 5K (or Mac Pro)

2016-02-14 Zeiss 135mm f/2 APO-Sonnar Aperture Series: Yellow Aspen at Meadow’s Edge, Blue Dawn (Canon 5DS R)

2016-02-04 iMac 5K for Stunning Black and White Images

2016-01-27 What’s the Best Way to Enjoy Images at their Finest?

2016-01-16 More Thoughts on 4K Video + Good 4K is Better than a Movie Theatre

2016-01-04 Sigma dp Quattro and Sigma DP Merrill Heavily Discounted

2015

2015-12-29 iMac 5K (Late 2015): Sheer Viewing Pleasure in the Fastest Mac Available

2015-12-29 Year-End Deals at B&H Photo, Free Overnight Ship

2015-12-28 Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Aperture Series: Pescadero Creek (Canon 5DS R)

2015-12-28 End of the Year: 3 Days Left for Small Business to Write off that new Computer, Camera, etc

2015-12-27 Zeiss Otus 28mm f/1.4 APO-Distagon Aperture Series: Frosty Pomegranate

2015-12-13 Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Aperture Series: Late Season Pomegranates (5DS R)

2015-12-13 Rebates on Macs, Specific Recommendations

2015-12-10 Instant Rebates on all Macs, $100 Off Apple Watch

2015-12-06 Examples: Rokinon FE 12mm f/2.8 Fisheye on Sony A7R II

2015-12-02 iMac 5K vs Mac Pro: PhotoZoom Pro

2015-12-02 Photoshop CC 2015: 10-bit Per Channel (30-bit Color) Now Supported

2015-12-01 iMac 5K (Late 2015): Bridges the Gap to the Mac Pro—It’s a Keeper

2015-11-30 Cyber Monday Deals at OWC and B&H Photo

2015-11-24 Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon Examples: Post-Snowstorm Climb (Sony A7R II)

2015-11-24 Get a Gorgeous 5K Display—with a Free Computer Included!

2015-11-23 iMac 5K (Late 2015) with 64GB: a Good Option for Many Photographers

2015-11-21 Most Cameras Will Not Fill Coming 8K Displays

2015-11-21 Apple iMac 5K Trounces 3.3 GHz 8-Core Mac Pro on my Most Important Job in Photoshop

2015-11-21 Apple iMac 5K Color Gamut Discussion

2015-11-20 Apple iMac 5K vs 8-Core Mac Pro: iMac is Looking Darn Good

2015-11-16 Deals on Apple MacBook Pro (Just Posted)

2015-11-14 Deals of Note at B&H Photo

2015-11-10 Finding Deals on Cameras, Lenses, Macs or anything else at B&H

2015-11-07 Calibrating NEC Displays with SpectraView II

2015-11-05 My Computer and Storage Wish List at B&H Photo

2015-09-02 Finding Deals on Cameras, Lenses, Macs or anything else at B&H

2015-05-17 $200 off the True 4K LG 31MU97

2014

2014-11-04 iMac 5K: More Tests vs Mac Pro

2014-11-02 iMac 5K: Coverage Relevant to Photographers

2014-11-02 Readers Inquire About LG 31MU97 31-inch 4K Display

2014-10-31 Fastest iMac 5K vs the Fastest Mac Pro

2014-10-30 NEC PA322UHD 32-Inch Professional UltraHD 4K Display Now Can be Ordered

2014-10-22 Apple iMac 5K: Gamut and Display

2014-10-16 Apple iMac with 5K Display, Also new MacMini with Dual Thunderbolt 2 Port

2013

2013-10-01 Canon Rebates, new Apple iMac, Nikon AW1 Waterproof Camera, Panasonic GX7

2013-01-10 Apple iMac for Photographers?

2012

2012-10-24 Which Apple Mac for Photographers?

2009

2009-11-25 Quad-core iMac vs Mac Pro — toy or serious tool?

2009-10-25 Apple’s new MacMini — good for photographers?

2009-10-20 Apple’s new quad-core iMac — analysis

2009-08-18 How many CPU cores?

2009-03-03 8GB memory for the new iMac

2007

2007-08-29 Imacon Flextight Precision III for sale

2006

2006-09-07 iMac Developer Note

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