Thursday

A quiet Thursday in Tokyo.   I was one of the lucky people to get an invite to Google+ this morning.   Google quickly shutdown additional invites due to ‘overwhelming’ demand.  I had a look around and it is very cool.   It will be very interesting to see...

The Leica M9 Digital Rangefinder

Finding the Leica M9 Most Leica shooters I have met have an interesting story of how they became Leica shooters.   The lucky ones inherited a box of Leica lens and an old Leica camera from a father, grandfather or uncle.  Others were introduced through a friend and...

In search for O’Carolan’s…and a bit about my Leica M9

Thanks for everyone who complete the survey yesterday.   I got about 200 responses at the time of this posting.   The results were interesting and a little surprising.    55% of you shoot in Aperture Priority Mode and 30% in manual mode.    Topic people would like to...

On the train

I hope everyone enjoyed yesterday’s post ‘How I shoot’.   I get a lot of questions on that so I figured it was about time I wrote it up.  I am getting some great feedback on it and I updated few parts based on some feedback as well.   I am looking to...

How I shoot

I get a lot of emails from people asking me what settings I used in a particular picture or what settings I commonly use or recommend someone to use.   I have written a lot of long emails replying to people so I figured it made more sense to do a write up here that I...

10 of my favorite shots in HDR

I was reviewing my work and remembering how much I love doing HDR, or High Dynamic Range, photography.   It can be done well and it can be easily over done.     I love the amount of detail and range of color that can be brought into pictures with this technique.   I...

Saturday Night in Jiyugaoka

Another busy day of settling into Jiyugaoka.   A lot of stuff going on lately…  I ran out for a bit to eat and took the opportunity to practice my flash some more and capture Saturday Night in Jiyugaoka Today’s Configuration: Leica M9 with a Summilux 21mm f/1.4...

Copyright

An internet firestorm set off today in the photography world around a lawsuit around this photograph of Miles Davis.   The photograph was taken about famed New York photographer Jay Maisel.   The issue at hand is Andy Baio produced a tribute album to Miles Davis...
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