10 Reasons I Sold My Leica M 240 And Bought A Fuji X100T For Street Photography

Sold My Leica And Bought Fuji X100T

Cameras come and go but when I bought a Leica M 240 I finally had a keeper. It was a beautifully crafted instrument with legendary optics that produced stunning images. So when I decided to sell the Leica and buy a Fuji X100T for street photography my friends nearly staged an intervention. But it turns out there were some very good reasons to make the switch. Hit the jump to find out why!

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StreetFoto Winners Announced

StreetFoto Winners Announced - Craig Buchan

Photo © Craig Buchan

The StreetFoto San Francisco street photography festival was a terrific event and they’ve announced the results of their photo contest. Winners and runners up were selected in 3 categories covering single images, series and mobile street photography. Hit the jump to see all the StreetFoto winners!

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Magnum Square Print Sale – The (More Or Less) Decisive Moments

Magnum Square Print Sale - The (More Or Less) Decisive Moments

Photo © Carolyn Drake / Magnum Photos

The latest Magnum square print sale is now live and it’s a good one! Magnum photographers were asked to select a single image to illustrate their understanding of the decisive moment as popularized by Henri Cartier Bresson. The result is an amazing collection of images from some of the top photographers on the planet and signed prints will only set you back $100 bucks! Hit the jump for more info!

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Maloof Accepts Deal With Vivian Maier Estate But Details Remain Sealed

John Maloof Accepts Deal With Vivian Maier Estate Cook County

Photo © Vivian Maier

The dispute over the ownership of Vivian Maier’s work took a giant step forward when John Maloof (who owns 90% of her negatives) accepted a deal with Cook County. The deal ostensibly gives Maloof the right to continue producing and marketing Maier’s work but the details have been sealed to protect future negotiations with other parties. Is the final word in the Vivian Maier story? Hit the jump for all the details!

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Fuji X70 Street Photography Review – Good Things Come In Small Packages

Fuji X70 Street Photography Review - Silver

Fuji’s latest compact APS-C shooter comes equipped with a 28mm (equivalent) lens, an articulated LCD and the same sensor as the X100T and delivers top of the line performance for about half the price of an X100T. We put this excellent little camera to the test as an everyday shooter on the street. Is this the Ricoh GR killer you’ve been waiting for? Hit the jump to read our Fuji X70 street photography review!

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StreetFoto Finalists Announced

StreetFoto Finalists Announced - Lorenzo Lessi

StreetFoto Finalists – Photo © Lorenzo Lessi

The West Coast’s first street photography festival is coming up in a few short weeks and the organizers have finally revealed the StreetFoto finalists for their first street photography awards. There’s some amazing work from a huge group of talented photographers and everyone is waiting for the winners to be announced on June 11, 2016. Hit the jump for more info!

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A Kinder, Gentler Bruce Gilden

A Kinder, Gentler Bruce Gilden

Bruce Gilden is no stranger to controversy. From his in-your-face street portraits to his Two Days In Apalachia which has been called poverty porn, everyone has an opininon on his work and his methodology. But Bruce reveals a kinder, gentler side when the Multistory cameras follow him around West Bram hunting for new subjects for his Face series. He talks about how his background influenced his work and really comes off as a frail human being doing his best to express a personal vision of the world. Hit the jump for the video!

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Tentative Deal Could Finally End Vivian Maier Copyright Battle

Tentative Deal Could End Vivian Maier Copyright Dispute

Image © Vivian Maier

A tentative settlement has been reached in the long running Vivian Maier copyright dispute. The details of the deal have been sealed for unknown reasons but a motion to approve the settlement will be presented before the Cook County Probate Court on May 10, 2016. What does this mean for the future of the reclusive nanny’s street photography? Hit the jump for more details!

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Leica M-D (Typ 262) Is Just A Big Empty Box

Leica M-D (Typ 262) Is Missing More Than An LCD

The rumor sites have been predicting this one for some time and the Leica M-D (Typ 262) is finally official. The “new” camera is being touted as revolutionary by many but it’s basically a Leica M 262 without an LCD screen. While street photographers have dreamt of a digital M without an LCD for years I have a few problems with this one. Hit the jump for more info!

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