The best pictures tell an unfinished story, with a sense of place or personality - what, where, when, how. I love painterly colour yet also see strength in black and white form and composition. Maybe too eclectic?
I have used Nikon for ever, and have been digital almost from the beginning. That said, I have rediscovered my Leica, especially for street and black & white. I also love the creative versatility and freedom of the iPhone, and some images here are Olympus 4/3.
- Record Store Day – art, music and fun April 19, 2015
- Exploitation, or driving social awareness in Street Photography? April 9, 2015
- She wanted me to shoot her moods April 3, 2015
- Leica Noctilux F/1.0 – Backfocus March 8, 2015
- What makes an image popular? February 22, 2015
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Tag Archives: France
There is a Facebook group, founded by Olaf Willoughby, Gavin Mills and Stephen Cosh, called The Leica Meet. And there’s an excellent, associated website. The quality of work is simply superb – please check it out.
Anyone can join, as long as you use a Leica of some description. Earlier this year they organised a street photography meet, in London and New York simultaneously. I couldn’t attend, unfortunately. Please look at these excellent images taken during the meet.
This week a Paris Meet was held, and I was able to attend.
It was enormous fun. Over 20 enthusiasts came alone – joined in passion for photography and Leica. The group will be published a selection of the best shots in a week or so. For now, here’s some of mine.
Selfie at the Moulin Rouge
Michel Yang, paper artist from Taiwan
Here is my full set of images
Also, here is Herman de Pagter’s set
And here is Vincent’s set