BONEV PHOTOGRAPHY

Add Background Images Here
Stacks Image 348
Stacks Image 350
+

Running Adobe Lightroom 6 under Apple macOS Big Sur

Recently I ran into a big headache with Adobe Lightroom 6.14 under Apple's new macOS Big Sur 11.0.1. The issue was very slow performance when scrolling or panning when zoomed in 100%. Well today I have cleared all the issues and Lightroom 6.14 is

Read More ›

Working Photoshop and Illustrator CS6 under macOS Catalina & Big Sur

UPDATED after 10.15.1 Photoshop stopped working, but now it works again- FIX FOR BOTH

Hi Everyone,

In case you are like me with Adobe CS6 Photoshop and Illustrator, here is how to run them both under macOS Catalina (10.15).

ADOBE PHOTOSHOP
1. First...

Read More ›

Taking Macintosh 128k apart for cleaning

The year 2020 was not very good so far. Covid-19, isolation, and finally a flood that took my car and my Macintosh 128k away ... almost. To honor this beautiful machine I decided not to throw it away but to spend half a day cleaning it so I can

Read More ›

Leica 90 APO ASPH review added to the site

Finally had some time to add a small review of my Leica 90 APO ASPH  lens.

Read the article here


Read More ›

Pininfarina in Sofia


Read More ›

Leica APO Macro-Elmarit-R 100mm f/2.8 with ELPRO adapter and Leica 2x Extender APO

All images are full frame shots. No cropping was done after post production.

This first shot of the ring was made with Leica APO Macro-Elmarit-R 100mm f/2.8 with ELPRO adapter for 1:1 magnification ratio.







The image bellow was done with Leica APO...

Read More ›

Angle of view of 4 Leica lenses

If you have one of the lenses bellow (Leica Summilux 35 FLE, Leica Summilux 50 ASPH, Leica 90 ASPH APO or Leica Macro-Elmarit-R 100 APO) you might be wondering how it compares to any other Leica lens that you do not have or maybe you wonder if

Read More ›

Video tutorial of photo editing in Luminar

Check out the video that represents steps from my edit history to see how to turn a bad image into a great photograph. I call it bad but the image was purposely exposed for highlights so I can get the atmosphere right in the beginning. Planning...

Read More ›

Leica M for Motion Picture projects

New article about using Leica M240 for motion picture projects. Read more here.

Read More ›

Leica M on Moza AirCross gimbal

Recently purchased Moza AirCross gimbal to accompany my Leica M and Leica D-Lux for motion video projects….



Read More ›

Adobe CS6 and photographer's life after macOS 10.14 Mojave

Standard Lightroom 6 panels

A lot has been said about the compatibility and missing features of Adobe standalone applications like CS6. Past week Adobe released version 7 of Lightroom and with that put an end to standalone RAW editor for users...

Read More ›

Leica Summilux 50 / 1.4 ASPH sharpness

This is a continuation of my first test wide open of Leica Summilux 50 1.4 ASPH lens, that shows that if yours is not as sharp, you want to get the free tool from here to check your focus adjustment and send your body and lens for calibration to

Read More ›

Super Leica service department

I am going to share this with you because sometimes people don't understand what formulated a good brand. For me it is 3 components- build quality, customer service and durability over long period of time. I do not mind paying a lot for tools

Read More ›

Wine tasting

What an unparalleled weekend it was. Wine tasting, dinners with friends and Grigor Dimitrov is a champion at ATP World Tour Finals. Joy to use my Leica M with Leica Summilux 35/1.4 FLE at the wine tasting event too. Great wines and great experience.

Read More ›

Luminar software in action

An insect landed on my dirty car window while I was waiting on the parking lot for my daughter. I had my Leica Elmarit APO 100/2.8 lens on my Leica M 240 ready to shoot some portraits but the interesting thing about this phenomenal lens is that...

Read More ›

Showcased at Nick Cates Design's website


Great to see my work showcased by some of the top website designers. My website Bonev Photography and my design for Rick Reinert's Gallery website are honored in his website showcase section.

Read More ›

Leica 50 mm f1.4 Summilux ASPH sharpness wide open

For one or another reason I checked recently some articles about the Leica 50 Summilux ASPH and 50 APO Summicron. There is quite a fuzz which one is sharper and etc. I have no doubt that 50 APO is sharper but what I did noticed was quite a bit of...

Read More ›

Correct exposure is everything, correct White Balance even more!

Great article by LUMU Labs, which features one of my photographs.

From Amateur to Professional: 10 tips to achieve the perfect photo article here https://support.lu.mu/hc/en-us/articles/115005338605

Read More ›

Living with Leica M

For some time I had found that my lovely Leica M and my wonderful and most used lens Summilux 50/1.4 ASPH are not focusing perfect as Leica equipment should be. It was not a big issue until I read an article on Thorsten Overgaard website. It was...

Read More ›

This website uses cookies for Google Analytics and some other platforms, but we do not collect personal data, for example like your IP address.