Likes and Leica

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Some of you know that I work in the ‘social data’ arena, and given that I occasionally teach the subject, I have often got to thinking about what ‘likes’ mean. Why do we all post so much? And what is it that we want? Why are we all so fixated with ‘likes’, even though we pretend not to care? Let me …

Budapest Streets – Colour or B&W?

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That age-old question – colour or black & white? Leica shooters are tagged with so often being monochrome, especially on the streets. And, yes, that does bring out the forms, the action and the story. But does it “cheat” on the context? Rarely is a busy street scene simple, and there is of course an art to framing the real focus of …