Snow & Fire Escape

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Last year around this time I was at a Kelby seminar in Boston. It snowed lightly all day and interesting images were all around. I had my Sony Nex 7 with me and a couple of Leica lenses with me. This image was made with the Leica 90mm Tele Elmar.

Hearts on fire…almost

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Since we have just had Valentines day.

Wooden candle stick with hearts

Leica M9P

Leica Summilux 50mm f/1.4 ASPH

Rudder & Flowers

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Old Rudder & Flower  Rockport, MA  Leica M-P 240  Leica 21mm Super Angulon (circa 1963)

…those small moments in life…

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…that go unnoticed.

Back after a week off. Thanks Joe that eased my workload a little.

This picture is taken in Sweden on a boat trip. These people are friends. I was sitting opposite them taking shots before we sailed. I captured Just a brief moment their lives.

So that just remains to wish you dear readers a very Happy Christmas. See you all on the other side:0)

Leica M9P

Leica Summilux-M 35 f/1.4 ASPH

 

Steamy dreams

Black And White Photography, David, Photography

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I just love old steam driven traction engines. I offer this up for your entertainment.

An afterthought with this shot…You spend a fortune on camera and glass,and turn the shot into a pencil drawing…I must be mad 😉

Leica M9P

Leica Summilux 35mm f/1.4 ASPH

At the Velodrome

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My other big pastime is cycling I took this on a visit to the Lee Valley Velodrome in London. I even got to cycle around it for an hour. One of the bucket list.

Leica M9P

Nikon 20mm 2.8 AIS via Novoflex LEINIK adapter.

White Bark

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This image was made awhile ago and I just came across it. I was out shooting with an intern on assignment for the group of newspapers I worked for at the time as a Photo Editor.  I was teaching this intern about light and how B&W can be such a powerful tool. This tree had white bark that could not be ignored. I had the Leica M-P 240 and the 50mm Summilux with me and worked on this composition knowing that I would convert to B&W since the only real color was the sky. The texture on the tree just popped once it was converted.

 

 

A very Grainy picture

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However I tried I couldn’t control the grain in this shot :0)

Leica M9P

Leica Summilux M-90 f/2.0 APO ASPH

Waiting to fight.

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Waiting to fight. That’s what this guy was doing. I loved the detail in the chainmail in this shot. To my mind the people in the distance give a clue to the anticipation even though you can’t see this guys face.

Leica M9P

Leica APO-Summicron  M-90 f/2.0 ASPH

More skulls

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One from this years local viking festival. I really love the amount of work that has gone into this carving.

Leica M9P

Leica Summilux M-50 f/1.4 ASPH.