After the Flood

I have taken this shot several times.  This time there was more flooding than normal.  I have not shot much Portra 800, it is a nice film.  I can’t say I am having a lot of luck home developing color film.  I think from now on I will use a lab.  This image is quite […]

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A Day with Youxin Ye

Today was immensely enjoyable.  I spent it with Youxin Ye.  Youxin and his wife Wen are two of the world’s foremost experts on Leica film camera repairs. My M6 was giving me fits with rough winding and finicky film loading.  Youxin was kind enough to invite me for an on the spot CLA to salve […]

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Showing Our Age Together

My Leica M3 and I were both born in 1957.  The collapsible Summicron I usually mount on the M3 was born in 1956.  We still can rock it regardless. This is hands down my favorite camera.  It is smooth as silk despite the years.  It is simple and intuitive and feels wonderful in the hand. […]

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Inky Blacks

Beautiful blacks from this film.  

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