Two weeks ago I had the chance to shoot the three Leica 28mm lenses simultaneously. I carried the 28 Elmarit, Summicron and Summlilux in my bag for a week. With the Elmarit I’m pretty familiar, because I have this lens in my kit for a number of years now. I bought it to see if […]
As you know I shoot most of my wedding work with a 35 and 50. These lenses just work for me and I am used to the way they render a scene. A few years ago I added the tiny 28 Elmarit for two reasons. First, I wanted a slightly wider lens for group portraits. […]
The Netherlands is not the best country for outdoor adventure sports, however, for canoeists, like us, there is enough water. The ‘Biesbosch’ is what our country used to look like a few hundred years ago. We made a two day trip through the area and camped almost in the water. Leica M240 with 28 Elmarit
This still is one of my favorite wedding pics. It happened on the Amsterdam canals, where the couple was surprised by a musician, playing a tango from his own little boat. Although the couple only had less than half a square meter for their feet, they decided to dance to the tango. And while they […]
Sometimes I make friends on a wedding. People send me postcards from their honeymoons and birth cards of their babies. But a few weeks ago I became friends with Guus, a six year old boxer with quite a character. He only left the party when the music started to get loud and all day he […]
After having spent an entire day in the depressing former Ghetto of Theresienstadt, we were happy to walk into the light again. It’s impossible to imagine what happened here, but the pictures don’t lie. Leica M9 with 28 Elmarit.
As long as summer is far, far away… Leica M9 with 28 Elmarit Want to know more about how to use your rangefinder camera on your travels? Check out my Leica workshops or read my ebook.
The 50mm is my favorite focal length. It resembles the way we see the world and it gives me the opportunity to isolate subjects from the background, yet without the disturbing effects of a long telephoto lens. However, I do need other lenses too. My clients expect me to deliver a package of photos that […]