Street style

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I wrote this in 1970: Home Town The gang and me we get along fine. We drink together and wander the roads of our town with youthful haste. Without them my home town would have no meaning. Which makes me think about the streets. It makes me wonder what it is we see when we take photographs on the street. Are we seeing the people, or are we seeing …

English Gentleman

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A couple of weeks ago, I attended my first Leica Akademie event – and it won’t be the last.  A small group of us were in Soho and Chinatown, London, practising street photography. I decided to use a single lens on the Leica M9-P – the Noctilux 50mm F/1.0. A classic lens – and somewhat scary to use as it …