This, I thought would be a Homagé to Elliott Erwitt. I love his series of dog photos. Seeing this little charmer on the ferry ride into town in the summer I took a few quick shots. This was one of the best.
Leica Summilux-M 50mm F/1.4 ASPH
I’d like to take this opportunity to wish all the followers of Monochromia a very happy Christmas and Happy holidays . See you on the other-side
Looks a bit down on their luck if you ask me 😮
Part of an art exibition in Lymington Hampshire.
35mm Summilux-M35 f/1.4 ASPH
This I took during a break for ice-cream while driving through the New Forest in the south of England. This is where Donkeys, Ponies and the like can roam free and blag treats from tourists. They are quite tame as can be seen here.
I wanted to find an unusual angle for the shot, so I crept up behind this car to take a shot just as someone reached out. I was pleased with the result.
Leica Summilux-M-35 F/1.4 ASPH
PP in Silver Efex Pro II
Quite often I roam around with my Dad’s old Leitz 21mm Super Angulon from 1963 on my Leica M-P 240. It’s a beautiful lens that has been CLA’d by Mr. Yi here in MA. Unfortunately or fortunately which ever way you look at it I only shoot in monochrome jpg with this lens because of the magenta fringing that happens on the edges of the frame. This is because the rear element is to close to the sensor. You can see in the image above the vignetting on the edges. This does not bother me that much as the image has an interesting look to it. I was thinking of William Eggleston’s image and felt it needed an update!
How typically english. Morris dancers doing their thing in the village near my sisters.
Leica Summilux-M35 f/1.4 ASPH
PP Silver Efex Pro II
…was the answer I got when I asked what was going on and by the look of it I wasn’t the only one wondering the same thing.
Leica Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 ASPH.
PP. Silver Efex ProII
In Gloucester, MA every year we have a schooner festival. It’s a unique experience and I am lucky enough to be able to climb on board one of them whenever I want. This year I chose to shoot only in B&W mode on my Leica with my father’s old Leica/Schneider 21mm Super Angulon from 1963. In color this lens has a heavy magenta vignette so I tend to use it only in B&W. A couple of years ago I had a CLA done on it and the optics are stunning.