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Latte.

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↑Leica M9 (CCD Lives!Prosophos Open Letter to Leica) + Leica 90mm Summicron APO.

Leica fixed the skin tones.

The M10 images I’ve seen so far lead me to conclude:  Leica fixed the skin tones.

Tomato-Face technology has been rightfully abandoned.

Rejoice!

—Peter.

The Leica M10.

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↑Image courtesy of Leica.

The new Leica M10 was announced today.

It looks like a lot of little things were done to improve this legendary line of cameras.

The sum total of these improvements should translate into a wonderful user experience.

Well done Leica.

—Peter.

Back to the future.

It’s the eve before Leica releases the M10 and I find myself contemplating film again.

Wait, what?!!!

Oh yes.

One of the things I did over the holidays was try to catch up a little on my family photo book projects.

Yesterday I received the completed “2014” book from the publisher.  As it turns out, in 2014 I shot quite a lot of film with a Leica M3, Mamiya 7II, and Mamiya RZ67 (I also shot quite a lot of digital with a Leica M9, Leica M240, and Nikon D800).

Guess what?  The film images look better in print.  Especially the medium format (Mamiya) ones.

—Peter.

 

 

 

I told you so.

When the M240 arrived, I predicted right here on this blog that after its successor is eventually released the M240 will quickly be forgotten, whereas the M9 will continue to be coveted by many.

Although some readers supported my prediction, many directed a lot of anger at me.

Well, interestingly, the next M is now being called the M10 by Leica.

It’s as if the M240 never existed.

—Peter.

Connection.

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Leica M9 (CCD Lives!Prosophos Open Letter to Leica) + Leica 35mm Summilux ASPH FLE.

One is the loneliest number.

The title is credited to Three Dog Night.

—Peter.

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Leica M9 (CCD Lives!Prosophos Open Letter to Leica) + Leica 21mm Super-Elmar ASPH.

De Mello Vibe.

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Leica M9 (CCD Lives!Prosophos Open Letter to Leica) + Leica 35mm Summilux ASPH FLE.

Eye See You.

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Leica M9 (CCD Lives!Prosophos Open Letter to Leica) + Leica 90mm Summicron APO.

The News.

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Leica M9 (CCD Lives!Prosophos Open Letter to Leica) + Leica 21mm Super-Elmar ASPH.

Illuminated.

A shaft of late afternoon window light coming in on a low angle made her eyes stand out, and made this shot possible.

—Peter.

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Leica M9 (CCD Lives!Prosophos Open Letter to Leica) + Leica 35mm Summilux ASPH FLE.

Community.

community

Leica M9 (CCD Lives!Prosophos Open Letter to Leica) + Leica 35mm Summilux ASPH FLE.

Pieces of Us.

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Leica M9 (CCD Lives!Prosophos Open Letter to Leica) + Leica 35mm Summilux ASPH FLE.

Night Lights.

Even though this lens is not known for low light photography, I’ve been using it frequently inside the house.

Technical:  1/30 sec | f/3.4 | ISO 640.

—Peter.

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Leica M9 (CCD Lives!Prosophos Open Letter to Leica) + Leica 21mm Super-Elmar ASPH.

Christmas Chaos, Part 2.

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Leica M9 (CCD Lives!Prosophos Open Letter to Leica) + Leica 35mm Summilux ASPH FLE.

Time.

And the timekeeper.

One last look back…

Have a great 2017 everybody.

—Peter.

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Leica M9 (CCD Lives!Prosophos Open Letter to Leica) + Leica 21mm Super-Elmar ASPH.

Christmas chaos.

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Leica M9 (CCD Lives!Prosophos Open Letter to Leica) + Leica 35mm Summilux ASPH FLE.

Sick Day(s), again… again.

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Leica M9 (CCD Lives!Prosophos Open Letter to Leica) + Leica 21mm Super-Elmar ASPH.