Leica M9-P Sensor Corrosion? Also affected M9, Monochrome M

Comparing dust on a Leica M 240 and M9-P I believe the halo around the dark spots means that it is corrosion while a regular dark spot is simply dust. Click on the thumbnail below to see an enlargement. Even though the dots are very visible here, they are practically hard to distinguish in every…

Sports photography and strobes with a Leica M

How much flash wattage do you need to over-power the sun in your photographs? The answer is based on distance. How far will your subject stand from the flash? The distance will dictate how much power you need from your strobe or speed light. At noon when the sun is right over you and not…

Leica red dot replacement on lenses?

The red dot on lenses is convenient for loading lenses quickly just by feel. Using a leica camera doesn’t always mean having to change lenses quickly, is more about having a second body with a different lens on it of maybe go all fancy and carry a third body with another lens. My style of…

How to do Product Photography with a small budget!

If your mind keeps asking you about trying product photography and you still haven’t, let me help you! A lot of time is spent in preparing for the shoot, meaning you have to visualize a concept, make a list and start from here. Camera Background and table Lights and modifiers Concept and Pre-Viz (pre production)…

How to rename files in Lightroom

Lightroom has a very easy method for renaming files, here are the steps: Go into Library Mode. Select the files you wish to rename. Hit the ‘F2‘ key on your keyboard, then you’ll see various options. That is all!

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…