The game.

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↑Leica M9 and Leica 75mm Summilux @ f/1.4.

7 thoughts on “The game.

  1. greg g49 says:

    What a perfect shot! I marvel at how you can both deal manually with such a narrow depth of field and capture always the critical moment. This is Roy Hobbs as a kid. Beautiful.

    • Prosophos says:

      Thanks Greg…

      As I’ve written previously, it’s a little hit-and-miss with the 75 @ f/1.4. Here I was lucky, as I positioned myself just in time to get this shot (and the spontaneous hat adjustment was a bonus) before the ball was hit a split second later. I only had time to take a single frame, and fortunately I nailed the focus.

      As an aside, you can tell the kids haven’t quite learned that they need to spread out when fielding…

  2. Bishop says:

    Great shot…I really like the manner in which this lens renders the out of focus areas of an image.

  3. Trevor says:

    Lovely shot…do you only ever shoot wide open?

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