Tuesday Travel: Imagine

John Lennon Wall in Prague. A terrific place with music, fans and tourists. Bring a camera when you go there. For instance a Leica M9 with a 50 cron (though the exif tells you it’s a 21mm) Want to know more about how to use your rangefinder camera on your travels? Check out my¬†Leica workshops¬†or […]

Leica Workshop and the quest for a camera

I’m not sure if I have to be proud of it, but so far most of my workshop clients that didn’t have an M when attending my workshop, bought one shortly after the workshop. I guess I infected my clients with a virus that will make their lives considerably more expensive. Luckily, buying a digital […]

Backlit

It’s funny how the lack of light can make us more creative. Sometimes I hear people complaining about these dark days in december (for the readers on the northern part of the globe). They tell me it’s useless to go outside and take pictures. For me, working with concentrated light from windows, it makes me […]

Quicker than AF

Sometimes people ask how on earth I focus my camera with moving subjects. Well, I have trained a lot to get there, but in some situations you don’t need any training at all and will still be faster than the quickest AF-camera in the world. This image was shot on Cuba, while I was having […]

Welcome to the family

It wasn’t an easy decision. Although my business is doing very good, I’ve never spent this amount of money on a single lens. In fact, the Noctilux always made my summicrons look affordable and I often laughed at the price of the nocti. Yet, I also loved the very specific rendering of this lens and […]

The old man and the hat

Last week I’ve been shooting in Prague, which gave me the chance to test two of the new Billingham bags I received to review. I liked the L2 and 1.4 both quite a bit and I already can say I prefer the L2 over my own Hadley small. Anyway: Prague has a decent metro system […]