Mar 192014
 
Rob Lemmon: Leica Monochrom

Rob Lemmon The Violin Maker Paris FRANCE Introduction Photographers fall into one of two camps: those who need to get closer to their subjects and those who need to take a few steps back.  In photography, you set the standards by which your picture is judged.  There is no golden rule like, “You should always [more...]

Oct 252013
 
A Morning at Shunkoin Temple

A Morning at Shunkoin Temple Rev. Takafumi Kawakami Myoshinji Complex Be More Zen Last weekend while my girlfriend and I were downtown (NYC) having breakfast, I over heard the table next to me.  Two guys, in various forms of hungover, we recounting a story where one of them a little heated from the night before.  [more...]

Oct 262012
 
5 Things I Learned in Japan

5 Things I learned in Japan Master Craftsmen For the last month I travelled in Japan for a project I shot called Master  Craftsmen: An Endangered Species.   Along the way I discovered, first hand,  why people describe Japan as a universe   unto itself.    Thank You First I wanted to thank everyone who [more...]

May 112012
 
Leica M-Monochrom

Masterpiece or Mistake The Big Announcement Leica finally made their announcements and in the wake of hysteria, the crowds are already protesting.  A BW only camera?  Why would a company go through all the technical hoops of releasing a camera that has one primary function?  See what Forbes Magazine things of the Leica Monochrom. The [more...]