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...]

Nov 032010
 
A Bag, Strap, & Tripod

–Accessories Times they are a-changing, film cameras are cool, retro styling is a main stay, and people are rediscovering a love for hand made items, including cameras. –Think Twice, Buy Once Whether you are dusting off an M3 or combing eBay for just the right M6, the allure of Leica appears to be on the [more...]