Author Archives: Photographs by Peter

Toothless and cyanotic.

One thing about the 6 x 7 format I really appreciate is that everything is depicted in a “grand” way (even blue tongues!) and truer to life vs. the 35mm format.

The effect is always visible to my eye, but becomes more apparent  when comparing images from the two formats in a side-by-side fashion.

—Peter.

Toothless and Cyanotic

Tousled Reflections.

At the interface of Spring and Summer.

Tousled Reflections

Man, oh man, that sweet M9/M-E CCD.

Okay, I’ve made no secret of my appreciation of film over all things digital.   I’ve always felt this way, but as I’ve gained more and more experience over the years with digital and film images from various gear, that appreciation has only grown.

Similarly, in returning to the Leica M9/M-E a few days ago, my appreciation for that magical Kodak (now Truesense) CCD has grown.  After photographing with various CMOS sensor-based cameras this past year (including the Sony RX1R, Leica M240, Nikon D800E, and Nikon Df), I can honestly say that the CCD sensor in the M9/M-E is still superior to them all.

—Peter.

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Bitter-Sweet.

Do any of you go back and look at your old photographs?

I rarely do (something about the passage of time gets me down).

No, I make images for others.

The act of photographing, however… I’m pretty sure I do that for myself.

—Peter.

 

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

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Photographs by Peter Leica M-E

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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,

—Peter.

 

Up.

Up

Father’s Day, Part 2.

Part 1 was presented a few days ago here.

Father's Day, Part 2

Glow.

At the Fair, Part 2.

Glow

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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