Author Archives: Photographs by Peter

Centre Island.

Centre Island

M-E, myself, and CCD.

“Why don’t we take off alone,
Take a trip far, far away,
We’ll be together on our own again,
Like we used to in the early days…”

—John Lennon, (Just Like) Starting Over




Photographs by Peter Leica M-E




If you haven’t already done so, please consider signing my Open Letter to Leica.

(over 240 signatures so far… )

Prosophos Open Letter to Leica


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Waves crashing.

Waves crashing

The beautiful game – wispy.

The Beautiful Game - wispy

Portrait at the Fair.

Portrait at the Fair

Andy Gemmell Photography.

Long-time friend and contributor of this site, Andy Gemmell, has just launched his own photography site:

Andy Gemmell Photography

Many of you have seen Andy’s work on my site, and have benefited from his frequent and always thoughtful commentary.

(So, we’re expecting big things from you Andy and you’re off to a great start with your first article!)

Congratulations Andy,





Father’s Day, Part 2.

Part 1 was presented a few days ago here.

Father's Day, Part 2


At the Fair, Part 2.


CCD sensor in a new M body… is Leica listening?

Sort of.

Two individuals have alerted me (thanks Dave and Aaron) to the fact that the Leica Rumors website is reporting a refresh of the Leica M-E may be coming which involves taking the current M240 body and wrapping it around the KAF-18500 18 MP CCD Sensor many of us know and love.

It’s not quite what I requested in my Open Letter to Leica (it’s not an updated CCD sensor), but I would be very pleased if this were true.

In the meantime, if you haven’t already done so, please consider signing my Open Letter to Leica.

(over 240 signatures so far… )

Prosophos Open Letter to Leica


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Concentration and Celebration.

Concentration and Celebration 1


Concentration and Celebration 2

At the fair.

At the Fair

Father’s Day.

Sunset in his eyes.

Father's Day

After 4 months with the Mamiya RZ67 & 110/2.8…

After four months with the Mamiya RZ67 and Mamiya RZ 110/2.8 lens, I can say with absolute certainty that this gear (together with Kodak Tri-X 400 film) is superior to anything I’ve ever used before for portraiture.

To think that people are practically giving this film equipment away is very telling of our instant gratification-based culture.

Sometimes, the results are truly worth waiting for.

I’ll be posting new images soon, but in the meantime, please have a look at some of the photographs the combo has yielded for me so far:


Love Aura   Hockey GirlWinter Hat Portrait Brushing Honey  The Truth  Smile

Crossing the Rubicon.

I crossed the Rubicon yesterday and photographed a 4 hour event entirely with film.

(I had no choice really, seeing as I no longer own a digital camera.)

The Kodak Portra 400 will be delivered to the lab tomorrow.

Fingers crossed… though I’m comforted by history, and countless photographers before me who have successfully photographed critical events with the “old” medium.

The gear I used: Mamiya 7II/80mm.



The Catch.

The Catch



In a quiet way.

In a quiet way


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