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Weekly Collection 6

Posted on March 12, 2017

Battling the Monster I don’t know but sometimes the desire to photograph just goes away from your main conscious. Then in a fraction of a second your eye captures a frame, focus, and processes it. All that happens institively but for that moment you feel great. Well, at least this is what happens to me. I’m always scanning, looking, and once in a while I capture a frame in my mind and so it goes. This week I finally got the irrestible feeling that I needed to go out there and capture something. I felt great and it almost felt like I had never skipped a day photographing. All the old reflexes are still there and my trusty Leica X1 is still rocking it…

Leica X1 a new journey

Posted on September 25, 2016

Followers of this space know I’ve been on an extended hiatus for quite a while – a year plus but I’ve been pondering the megapixel marathon all that time playing with my Lightroom library (40K) and processing a few hundred images from the multitude of cameras (31 total) I’ve owned over the last 7 years. My personal conclusion, megapixels are just not that important to create the imagery I want and what’s more important are the haptics and ergonomics of the actual camera body and control themselves that really give me the edge.     Actually, when I shot with the D610 and its glorious 24 megapixels, yes I had an insane ISO capatilies and tons of resolution to crop but I quickly found…