Posts Tagged ‘photography’

A Sketchbook Camera

January 12, 2019
Fairly small body, big lens.

Fairly small body, big lens.

Yesterday, I got a compact digital camera for my 55-th birthday, a Panasonic LX100 II.
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The Last Film Samurai

January 6, 2019
What's in my bag?

What’s in my bag?

A Nikon F6 film-loading SLR buried under a lot of rolls of Kodak Portra 800! Got new film yesterday in Lübeck (more…)

Baubles

November 26, 2018

I’ve fallen into the fisheye trap. There is a long-standing fascination with these lenses.
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Visiting the Trees

November 24, 2018

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Took a walk yesterday morning to see some friends:
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An Old Photographer and a New Store

November 16, 2018
Three photographers and a minder

Three photographers and a minder

Yesterday evening, I was at an event at the Leica headquarters in Wetzlar. Jürgen Schadeberg was inducted into the Leica Hall of Fame and a new Leica flagship store was opened. Here’s a series of photos I took with the M Monochrom as the proceedings unfolded:
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Clouds

November 12, 2018
Ansel and Martin meet.

Ansel and Martin meet.

Lately, I’ve been fascinated with clouds:
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I Screwed Up

October 27, 2018
Choosing from a menu

Choosing from a menu

Just coming back from a day trip to Hamburg with my father. We had (more…)

Mirrorlessless

October 8, 2018
Vanilla ice cream, Apfelstrudel and a 45.7 megapixel beast

Vanilla ice cream, Apfelstrudel and a 45.7 megapixel beast

I’m being ungrateful and have been replacing the Nikon D800 that served me so well shooting the wedding with a new body. Ten days ago at Photokina, mirrorless system cameras were all the rage. I had a look through a Nikon Z7 and found the electronic viewfinder straining to my still blissfully good eyesight. Same with the other manufacturer’s EVIL (electronic viewfinder, interchangeable lens, that moniker should be standard!) camera proposals. Only the Leica SL stood out, but that one is a bit out of my price range, especially it’s autofocus lenses.
I kept the Sony alpha 7RIII for last and had a salesman at a big camera store in Nuremberg demonstrate it to me last Saturday. But when neither he nor his colleagues (more…)

Amateurs imitate, Pros copy

September 15, 2018
Two Vaders. No reflections in the shop window pane because of off-camera flash.

Two Vaders. No reflections in the shop window pane because of off-camera flash.

A little birdie at Leica told me something. (more…)

Poseurs

August 26, 2018

Waving good-bye to a cloud with High-Speed-Sync (more…)