The Sigma 40mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens – Key Points Review
This is the Midwest Photo review of the new Sigma 40mm f/1.4 Art Lens by Spencer Lookabaugh. In this review Spencer touches on 3 main points: Sharpness, Focusing Speed/Accuracy and a comparison to the two other Sigma Art lenses that are very close to focal length to the 40mm. Enjoy! Here is a little […]Read more
Creating Primo Optik-al Images – The Meyer-Optik Gorlitz Primoplan P58 – Written by Connor Quinn
Introduction Within a week of shooting with the new Meyer-Optik Gorlitz Primoplan P58 58mm f/1.9, it’s very easy to see why this lens costs as much as it does. Just holding the lens in your hand screams the high-end build quality that the German engineer’s require. Seriously, it’s amazing! Keep in mind that this is […]Read more
Panasonic Lumix TS7 is a Summer Adventure Sidekick
The Panasonic Lumix TS7 is the newest waterproof and shockproof compact camera in the Lumix lineup and it is all about being in water, sand or snow, all with no questions asked. Cell phones cameras never actually killed the point and shoot camera, they just made them tougher. Not everything in photography is like that. With a tough […]Read more
Sharp, Small & Smooth Macro. The Sigma 70mm f/2.8 Macro – First Look
There is a new Sigma Art lens that has been added to the line-up and we got a chance to do a first look! This time it’s a true 1:1 macro 70mm f/2.8. Even before picking it up and shooting with it, I was intrigued by the potential versatility of this lens. It’s built to […]Read more
A Triumph of Triangles – A Magazine-Style Photo Shoot with a 1957 Triumph TR3
Our friend, Leonardo Carrizo, is a multi-media storyteller who travels around the world capturing the story behind the destination. In this stateside 2-part blog entry, Carrizo take us behind the scenes of a vintage car photo shoot with Fuji and Lumopro gear! It’s Sunday June 11, 2017. Instead of packing for Monday, when I’ll be […]Read more
Home for the Holidays: The New Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lens with Sony E Mount Crashes Thanksgiving.
As mirrorless cameras continue to grow in popularity and become more capable, increasing numbers of people are wanting to make the switch from their bulky traditional DSLR’s. However, one thing that is holding many of us back is the lack of options of quality lenses. With the release of the new 16mm f/1.4 DC DN […]Read more
First Fleet: NASA’s Space Shuttle Program 1981-1986
Local Artist John Chakeres has been working in Photography as an image builder for over 40 years. From exhibiting his work at numerous galleries to teaching photography, printmaking, and digital imaging at Ohio University, Columbus College of Art and Design, and Columbus State Community College, his art records reflected light. He is currently working on, […]Read more
A Big Zoom at the Best Zoo. The new Tamron 100-400mm exceeds expectations.
Tom Wright is the latest addition to our ever-growing staff here at Midwest Photo. Tom, just like all our associates, is a photographer and loves to get his hands on the latest and greatest gear so he can provide the best advice to our customers. Here is Tom’s zoo-look at the new Tamron 100-400mm lens! […]Read more
A tour of Quito with Fujifilm X-Pro2
Our friend, Leonardo Carrizo, is a multi-media storyteller who travels around the world capturing the story behind the destination. Recently, he took the Fujifilm X-Pro2 on a photographic journey to Ecuador. Ecuador feels like a second home to me by now, I traveled to Ecuador over seven times covering most of its diverse regions and cultures. Even […]Read more
Streets, shadows and stars. The Fujifilm GFX 50S goes to New York.
Columbus-based photographer and our friend, Aaron Sheldon, took the Fujifilm GFX 50S on a working vacation to New York for his new photography project, Small Steps 2.0. Hey, want to see pictures from my Summer vacation? How about if I tell you they were all taken with the Fujifilm GFX 50S and it was a working vacation? I […]Read more