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With a 35mm lens you have a camera that can shoot discreetly at 1/4 sec at f1.4. Put TMAX 3200 in there and if you can see it, you can photograph it. - Paul Ross
The allure of the Leica camera
“Perhaps it is because they are so cranky that once you get used to the Leica they do cast a powerful spell. Whenever I pick one up I find the sound and feel a welcome change from the zip-zip of the modern motor drive. The M6 always seduces me with the shy click of its shutter and a film advance that has the timbre of tearing silk. I suppose that if all my equipment was lost, stolen or had...
“All children are born artists, the problem is to remain an artist as we grow up.” – Pablo Picasso
Beauty is perfection found in imperfection.
“And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.” - Philippians 4:7
Less than 24hrs to Alvin&May’s pre-wedding photoshoot! I am actually feeling as, or perhaps even more, excited than when I was waiting for my GR1s to arrive. Can’t wait to make the shots happen.
“With experience, I’m getting better at identifying this distinction, wilfully separating the experience from the potential end result as I make the photograph. I’ll tell myself things like “there’s no photo here, but it’s a great memory” or “nice view, no picture” and keep on walking. It’s often still the images that I’ve made almost casually in passing and then completely forgotten about that...
There is a bit of everyone in all of us.
It just occured to me that I have in my possession all 3 of my dream cameras. It is like one of those moments that border on almost disbelief at how far I have come (i.e. like the time when I looked into the mirror and realised that I have finally gotten my arm tattooed just like I have always wanted).
And so it is, my 5 weeks on G51 is finally over.