Sony a7 III ILCE-7M3 with Leica Lenses

Is it a great camera for stills? For video? Absolutely! Will it make you a better photographer? It will assist you in some ways. 1. Electronic Viewfinder: helps you compose and see depth of field, gives you a visual exposure and most of the time is sharp enough to focus manually without focus assist. I…

Leica Summilux 50mm Aspherical – Portraits

Looking for portraits in all the nice places. I like to engage in conversation with my subjects, something always wants to come out and say hi – at this special moment you can capture their personality. There are some days when experience comes in hand and simply makes your subject even more comfortable. You’ll find…

How good is a Leica M in snow?

We stepped outside the limits of the four walls inside the casa, the adventurer in me wanted lots of snow, mucho snow! At first, everything was giggles and anticipation but once there… in a bit of a blizzard, even in a 4×4 your tires and your vehicle slides to the sides and up there 13,000…

Traveling with a Leica M

Does the selected camera make you a better photographer? Usually yes, but doesn’t mean a better camera will make you a more creative photog., not at all. A tool should become a part of you, and to me, a fully manual camera makes more sense because I know, over the years, what to expect from…

How this photograph was made in full Auto! Featuring the Leica SF 26.

The key point to this image is soft light. Probably doesn’t look like a flash unit was used, does it? That is because the light was diffused and to camera right. The flash I used is a small portable unit SF-26 ( Amazon: http://amzn.to/2CAy1PD ) and a Nikon 4765 Flash Cord ( Amazon: http://amzn.to/2Az4xzT ) in full…

Traveling with a Lowepro Whistler BP 350 AW Backpack

  Lowepro Whistler BP 350 AW Backpack The backpack that was born on the side of the mountain as Lowepro says in their propaganda. Reasons to purchase this backpack: Has an internal frame and configurable pads that will protect your gear (not all Lowepro backpacks have internal solid frames) Outside materials are extra durable, more…

Time for that Summicron to shine!

If you came to this blog, it means one thing. Both of us know a little difference about Leica lenses and others. The Summicron series: Solid, small, sharp and wonderful.

San Juan National Forest (Durango-Silverton, Colorado)

They love to call this the “One Million Dollar Highway” and wether you drive by night or day, I can tell you that the first time will give you some chills. The scenery is gorgeous and some drops are very impressive. Add rain/snow and I can say, you won’t forget it.