Jul 262011
 
Out of Town

Flight To Tanna Hey Everyone, The bags are packed, check lists completed and the batteries are charged.  This afternoon I am flying out to Tanna, in the Pacific island chain of Vanuatu.  Its going to be a long 30 hours before I touch down in Port Vila.  After a little rest, I will be taking [more...]

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...]

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...]