CoffeeGeek Mark

3,531 Flips | 3 Magazines | 3 Following | 92,641 Followers | @CoffeeGeek | Senior Editor of CoffeeGeek, also a product, beverage, still life photographer, based in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

East of Shinjuku-gyoenLHSA Leica M6TTL with 28mm f.28 Elmarit-M...

East of Shinjuku-gyoenLHSA Leica M6TTL with 28mm f.28 Elmarit-M lens

Cameras

Best New Lenses of 2017

This is the latest glass worth looking at...or through.<p>Lenses are probably the most subjective part of any camera package. Choosing the right glass …

Cameras

Nikon D850- First Impressions from a Leica shooter by Ashwin Rao

Nikon D850- First Impressions from a Leica shooter by Ashwin Rao HI, friends and fellow photographers, recently, I was fortunate to purchase my first …

Cameras

New Leica T and TL firmware updates add support for the new Elmarit-TL 18 f/2.8 ASPH lens

After the TL2 firmware update, Leica also released firmware update version 1.7 for the Leica T (Typ 701) and version 2.2 for the Leica TL. Both …

Leica digest: new M10 leather case, brass ventilated lens hoods, 75mm Noctilux review and more

→ New LIM Design leather case for Leica M10 with built-in metal grip and Alcatel Swiss compatible plate (available for sale on eBay). <br>→ Leica MP and …

Quick Shot: Shooting with the Leica M10 and Q by Paul Cowled

Inspiration with the Leica M10 and Q by Paul Cowled My name is Paul Cowled and I am a photographer (trying to go pro…..) in Canberra Australia. I am …

Canberra

Living With Deadcameras and Their Custom Handmade Camera Straps

Camera straps are about as ubiquitous as cameras themselves. If it weren't for the dreadfully uncomfortable ones that come with most cameras, you'd …

Watches

Review of the Nikon S3 Limited Edition Rangefinder and 50/1.4

The Nikon S3 2000 Limited Edition rangefinder is something I have been coveting since I first began film photography. I read on several websites that …

Long term review: Canon 5DSR

<i>When the stars (trees) line up</i><p>These will be my closing thoughts on the Canon 5DSR, first reviewed here. It turns out there won’t be a part two for a …

Nikon

Pressure Profiling: The Key to Perfect Extraction

Specialty coffee is an innovative industry. It seems like there’s a new way to improve our coffee every year—if not every month! Recently, the focus …

Full City Roasts: An Endangered Species?

I just returned from a trip to Northern California and Western Washington to see friends and family. We were in our old hometown of Boulder, Colorado …

‘What You Put in the Frame Determines the Photo’

Here’s an inspiring 5-minute video in which renowned street photographer Joel Meyerowitz talks about his approach and mindset to making …

Inside the Dusty World of Vintage Spirit Collectors

Like wine, bottled spirits can change with age. Some might spoil, but many others develop complex new flavors and textures, leading a small group of "dusty hunters" to seek out these forgotten bottles.<p>Raiding the liquor cabinet is a minefield for young adults of a certain age. The shiny bottle of …

B&W ISO Showdown: Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246) vs. M Monochrom (M9) vs. M (Typ 240)

During my testing of the new Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246) in NYC and New Orleans, I was blown away by the camera’s high ISO ability, so I wanted to …

Leica Cameras

Fujifilm X100T Shooter’s Report Part II: Exploring performance, image quality and WiFi functionality

In part II of his Fuji X100T Shooter's Report, reviewer Eamon Hickey dives deeper into the functionality and performance of this classic street …

Cameras

Elliott The Leica Monochrom (Typ 246) April 2015

Are Personal Projects Worth It? Why David Burnett, Ami Vitale & David duChemin Say Yes

How important are personal photography projects to distinguishing your voice? And will a project on the side help catch the eye of your dream client? …

Photojournalism

Street Photography Camera Review – Fujifilm X100T

I’m going to approach this review from a different perspective than my review of the X100S, I’m going to look at this camera from a Street …

Cameras

Review: Fujifilm X100T

The Fujifilm X100 was the iconic camera that started it all for Fujifilm’s X-series. Two years later the Japanese camera company came out with the …

Epson's new 'EcoTank' printers sound great, but ...

By now, you know that many printer manufacturers sell you cheap printers and then make you buy expensive ink cartridges, right? So at first glance, …

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV Review

Sony rejuvenated the premium compact market in 2012 when it introduced the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100. The RX100 took a 1"-type sensor and relatively fast …

Cameras

How to Properly Clean Your Lenses, Filters, Mirror and Sensor

If you're like me, the thought of touching, let alone fully cleaning your precious glass or even worse, your sensor, strikes fear into your heart. …

Lighting on a Budget - 2 Speed Lights

Most amateur photographers assume that they need to buy a ton of expensive gear in order to compete or reach the level of most professional …

There are no absolutes: erosion and hope in the photographic industry

Is an image good? Bad? Ugly? Beautiful? Art? Everybody has an opinion, and those are based on the expectations formed by the biases created as a …

Hung Up

The Sad Truth About Facebook

Everything in life comes and goes. Sadly, photographers using Facebook to promote their work is coming to an end. It wasn’t that long ago when …

Primer: How to Get a ‘Film Look’ with DSLR Footage

Want to give your DSLR footage a cinematic look? DSLR filmmaking enthusiast Jake Coppinger made this 11-minute video tutorial to teach you how you …

Photos of Amsterdam Coffeehouses Developed with the Coffee They Sell

Over the years, we’ve posted a number of tutorials on how to develop film using coffee and vitamin C, which combine to create a photo process known …

Coffee

Sony's RX100 IV is still the point-and-shoot to beat

Does the world need another point-and-shoot camera? Sony seems to think so. Despite an influx of smartphones that have put sophisticated imaging features in people's pockets, the company is still keen on improving its flagship compact shooter, the RX100. The latest model, introduced last month, …

How Mr. Coffee Inventor Convinced Joe DiMaggio to Be Pitchman

Here's how Joltin' Joe became Mr. Coffee.<p>The creator of the famed coffee machines died Saturday at age 91, but one of his favorite stories was how he …