Mar 172011
 
Leica Lens Review: 75mm Summicron f 2.0

Getting More, With Less Leica describes the 75mm as a short tele, but what does that mean? Caught somewhere between a tele 90mm and a standard 50mm, the 75mm proved to be more versatile than its name leads us to believe.  It can handle a range of subjects without weighing you down.   ‹ Introduction › Before [more...]

Jan 052011
 
New Category: "Your Shots"

F 1.4 from Leica Images Every morning I check two websites for new images.  Leica Images and LFi’s Online gallery have some of the finest, user submitted, pictures on the planet.  I wanted to take a moment to discuss why these pictures are so successful. -F 1.4 aka Dustan Osborn Coming back from India, my [more...]

Dec 082010
 
Walking Barefoot: Leica 90mm Summicron Review

Leica 90mm Summicron Review Pre-ASPH f 2.0   Traveling has a way of sharpening the senses. Surrounded by new sights and strange sounds, the world can feel like a completely different place. For a close up view, Leica’s 90mm Summicron is the portrait lens of choice.  But even more than a lens for faces, it [more...]

Dec 012010
 
India ( Part II )

[ Public Beach, Private Bath ] Personal space is a rare commodity in India.  Much of a westerners morning routine takes place behind closed doors.  But for nearly 100,000 pilgrims to Vivekananda Rock, in Kanyakumari, everything takes place in broad daylight. -One in a Million Our wake up call was at 5:00 am.  Early mornings [more...]

Nov 282010
 
India ( Part I )

[ Kanyakumari ] The last time I went to India was on a return flight from Egypt.  I was in Chennai for just over two days.  The city was so overwhelming, I left my camera in the bag and never took a single picture. Eight months later I was on my way back and ready to [more...]