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…

Forest Fire near Durango, Colorado – June 2018 (guest post) #416fire

Hilary witnessed parts of the fire near the town of Durango in Colorado, USA. She writes to us: Wildfires, like many natural disasters, are often some combination of terrifying, gorgeous, and impressive power. I am mesmerized by the color and shapes I have been seeing in the #416fire while still praying for it to end…

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…