Fists of the Proletariat by ErickPHOTO in Nederland, Colorado.

We started our trip to find one the best fireworks display in Colorado but almost missed everything! The TripAdvisor had that Nederland had one of the best in all of Colorado but we didn’t think that the town of Nederland had other plans to celebrate the Independence Day. After parking the car we headed to…

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…

Why do I prefer to use a Leica rangefinder over a DSLR? by ErickPHOTO

I like the simplicity in my hands, focus distance and shutter speed.  The light sensitivity (ISO) is secondary and everything else is tertiary. I relax myself when taking photographs just for me, all distractions go away and I concentrate on what’s in my rangefinder patch. Looking for symmetry, looking for chaos or something shiny. Does…

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…