Leica Workshop in The Hague
Recently I had two clients over for a double Leica workshop. Both clients didn’t have a Leica M yet, but they were both thinking of getting one. One week ago, one of the clients emailed me to say he had bought a Leica M240 and that he was very pleased with it. Personally, I took a long time deciding whether the Leica M system would work for me. Being a documentary wedding shooter, I need to nail a lot of moments and I was afraid that manual focus would slow me down. Nobody offered the opportunity to shoot with an M as a try-out, like I offer to my clients, so I just bought an M6 and started working with it in my spare time. After that, it took just a week before I decided I’d get the M9. It turned out to be one of the best decisions I ever made in my photographic career.
Nobody offered the opportunity to shoot with an M as a try-out, like I offer to my clients…
This picture was made with my Leica M240 and the CV 40/1.4 Nokton. I’m still working with that lens to find out if I like it. Sometimes I love the rendering, but sometimes it looks awful. I don’t use it for my regular work yet, since it is far less predictable than my summicrons.