Photography is passion.

Team Qimago consists of Mehrdad Samak-Abedi and Elmar Egner. Both have their own style – what unites them is their passion for photography. Whether drone flight, monochrome, storytelling – the bandwidth is very high.

Hasselblad X2D - first impression

I (Elmar) have had the Hasselblad X2D in the house for a while now....

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The Billingham Hadley Small Pro

Today, I want to introduce you to the Billingham Hadley Small Pro. The Hadley Small was my very first Billingham bag, so here's why the successor has…

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Leica Q3 - video

Ich (Mehrdad) hatte die letzten Monate ein bisschen Zeit mit der Leica Q3.

In dem Video will ich gerne meine Erfahrungen mit Euch teilen.

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Nikon Df in 2023 - Video and Text

The Nikon Df: A Tribute to the Past and an Invitation to Emotion.

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Anamorphic Journey: The Quest for the "Cinematic Look"

Today, Michael Heidecker takes us on his anamorphic journey...

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Qimago Talk - 2022 in German

What remained memorable in photography in 2022?

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Silver salt35 500T

Voigtländer 28mm f2.8 Color-Scopar

A short video review of the 28er Voigtländer for Nikon F.

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Billingham 207 - A field report

Today I want to introduce you to the Billingham 207. After the Hadley series my second favorite series from the house Billingham.

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"My" Presets - How I edit my images.

I am often asked how I edit my images, how I do get the colors, the look? I don't want to make a secret out of it.

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Leica Summicron-M 35mm Version 3

Around the World in 35mm - The 35mm Leica Summicron Version 3

Today I (Mehrdad) would like to continue my series "Around the world in 35mm". Today it will be about the Summicron-M 35mm version 3. Japan was on the…

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Leica APO-Summicron-SL 50mm f2.0

The Leica APO-Summicron-SL 50mm f2.0 Asph. - A field report

I (Mehrdad) always find apochromatic lenses particularly interesting. Since I now also own an SL2s, I wanted to take a closer look at the Leica…

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Around the World in 35mm - The 35mm Leica Summicron 8 Elements

Today I (Mehrdad) want to start a new series on our blog and YouTube. "Around the world in 35mm" Why, why, why...read on.

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The Voigtländer Apo-Lanthar 50mm f2 - a video report

Elmar had the opportunity to try out the Voigtländer 50 Apo for Nikon Z...

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Voigtländer Heliar 40mm f2.8 VM

The Voigtländer 40mm f2.8 VM - A field report

Mehrdad had the opportunity to take a closer look at the Voigtländer Heliar 40mm f2.8 VM. Read and see what he thinks about it here.

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Camera straps by Barton1972 - A short experience report (GERMAN)

Today it should be about camera straps. Very special ones, in fact. Barton1972 has been producing very high-quality camera straps and hand straps in…

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Leica M11 - Is it worth an upgrade from the M10-P? GERMAN

The LEICA M11 is the subject of this article. I (Mehrdad) had the opportunity to make my experiences with it for several weeks.

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The DOOMO Meter S - A field report (GERMAN)

Today again something for the friends of analog photography.

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CZUR ET18 Pro - what can the book scanner do and how fast can it do it?

"CZUR ET18Pro Document Scanner will get your projects done in less time." - let's see if this works out!

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Voigtländer Nokton 50mm f1.0 VM - A Review (GERMAN)

The new aperture giant from Voigtländer is in our house today.

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Silbersalz 35 - 200T

Analog: The film Silbersalz35 - 200T

Silbersalz35 uses Kodak cinema film, just modern "Cinefilm", and spools it into standard 35mm film cans. There are different types. These films are…

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The TTArtisan 28mm f5.6 vs. LEICA Summaron 28mm f5.6

I (Mehrdad) have been provided with TTArtisan 28mm f5.6 for LEICA M by Pergear company.

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The Voigtländer Heliar 15mm f4.5 in Video Review

I (Mehrdad) had the opportunity to test the Heliar 15mm. Here is my small report.

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Heliar 50mm f1.5 from Voigtländer - a review

When I look at such 50mm lenses, I always have to smile a bit - after all, 50mm is THE standard focal length for the 35mm format...

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#staybrokeshootfilm - Analog photography is alive or why the Leica M is the most analog digital.

Analog photography is still very popular, and has been so for quite a while...

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Our contributions until 2021 can be found there. Here on our new page you will find all contributions of Qimago from 2022.

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