Posts Tagged ‘Leica M8.2’

Cyril Jayant: Soothing the Soul through Photography

© Cyril Jayant

Cyril Jayant is a self-taught street photographer who was born in Sri Lanka but grew up in Paris and later became a naturalized citizen of France. He is now based in London and is a member of the London Independent Photographers Group. By profession, he is a trained pastry chef and as he puts it, [...]

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Carl Merkin: Public Sleepers

Washington Square Park © Carl Merkin

Today we are going to look at a personal project that I’ve been working on for several years involving people sleeping in public. In this era of sleep deprivation and homelessness they seem to be everywhere in New York. There are so many public sleepers, that we tend not to see them and just walk [...]

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Carl Merkin: Test Driving the New Super-Elmar-M 21mm f/3.4

© Carl Merkin

After downloading the new firmware ver. 1.162 for the M9 and ver. 2.014 for the M8.2, I set about learning what improvements were incorporated. One of the many upgrades included was support of the new lens “Leica Super-Elmar-M 21mm f/3.4”. No sooner had I read these words than the phone rang. It was my friends at the [...]

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Between the [frame] Lines: Minimalism

© Matt Borkowski

Matt Borkowski is a Brooklyn, NY based photographer focused on minimalism and environmental portraiture. Matt is currently pursuing printed publication, exhibition, and commissioned opportunities. His extensive artistic background includes work in graphic and web design, fashion, and literature. An element that I try to incorporate into my work is minimalism. I don’t necessarily mean that I’m going [...]

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Carl Merkin: Off the Beaten Path

Grand Canyon Of Pennsylvania

“When we get these thruways across the whole country, as we will and must, it will be possible to drive from New York to California without seeing a single thing.” – John Steinbeck, “Travels with Charlie” 1960 Whenever I go on the road, I keep this thought in mind. For me, to travel the back [...]

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