I recently spent some time in D.C. with Leica's 18mm Super-Elmar. Even after just a few hours, I had a definite thought about this lens...
So I took a bunch of cameras ranging from early digitals like the G2 all the way up to the Leica M8, 5DmkII and E-pm1 and shot the same scene. I was curious to see if I could replicate the same look from any one of these cameras. I wanted to see if I could make a shot from a point and shoot that would look identical to a shot with a full frame sensor SLR that looked the same in print or screen and most regular sizes. My results surprised me!
8 Ways To Take Better Images with Your Leica M8 or M9 Rangefinder Rangefinder photography has had a major resurgence …Read More
I have been searching for a fast 35mm lens for my Leica M8. Being in the process of testing several lenses, I discovered a unique secret of this Nokton! It may not be the best lens, but it is absolutely amazing at
So this week I have "photo of the week" over at the TaxiDinner Blog! This photo is featured over there along with a write up. This image was a Leica M8 shot. In the write up I also discuss the techniques used to make this image and my upcoming book that is Leica exclusive based on the same technique.
When out shooting for pleasure, traveling, or shooting long events, a huge heavy SLR system and lenses can really become a drag. After a year of shooting with a Leica M system, I am thrilled at how much less encumbered I can be while not sacrificing any quality. Keep reading for a weigh comparison and a look at my new travel kit.Read More
A few years ago rangefinders and Leica might seem like they had gone extinct as this dinosaur...but looking around today there is no mistake. Leicas are not fossils from another era...the new digital Ms are here to stay and better than ever!