Leica Q – Heritage matched to the future

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Leica Q, ISO 100 An almost perfect balance of Leica’s heritage and the likely future of the M. This isn’t a full scale review – there are so many good ones out there (Jono Slack, Thorsten Overgaard and Ming Thein being some of the best). Rather, it’s personal reflections on why this is not only a worthy addition to the Leica …

The Street Photographer’s Manual – David Gibson

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I recently picked up The Street Photographer’s Manual, by David Gibson. It’s an excellent book, full of practical tips, project ideas and inspirational photo biographies of some of the key exponents of the craft. From the intro on Amazon: Whether dark, edgy or humorous, street photography shows us that daily life can be a little surreal but also gently poignant. …