I'm not really one for taking landscape photographs, though I do love landscapes. I simply don't have the patience to spend hours carrying around tripods, filters, lens and the like, not to mention the waiting. I'm more of a 'shoot from the hip' kind of guy.
However, the past weekend presented an opportunity to go to a beautiful local park with my family. Some of the vantage points there are stunning and with fluffy clouds overhead, it seemed the perfect opportunity to give it a shot and see if it could renew my enthusiasm.
I didn't enjoy the experience.
I guess that with a multifaceted...
Well, the news is finally out. After the pomp and ceremony, Leica has announced a few new goodies that have left most aficionados scratching their heads. The highlights are:
• Leica M Monochrom – a B&W only version of the M9 / P
• Leica M9-P Edition Hermes
• Leica APO – Summicron-M 1:2/50mm ASPH
• Leica X2
• Leica V-LUX 40
Most will focus on the Monochrom and the Summicron, and the eye watering prices attached to them; approx £5,400 and £4,900 respectively.
The Monochrom has been billed as “The future of monochrome digital photography”. By removing the Bayer...
Tomorrow is May 10th and with it Leica are holding a two day "by invitation only" exhibition in Berlin. The great news is that there will be a “whole range of product launches”.
If you follow Leica, you will no doubt be aware of the almost fever pitch like speculation of what they are going to announce. Some of the current favourites are:
• Launch of the new M10 (its is May 10th after all)
• A B&W only M9
• Launch of the X2
• Launch of the new S3
• A bunch of new lenses including an upgraded 50mm Summicron, and a new 35mm Noctilux
• Digibacks for M film cameras
Musicians turn up in the strangest places. These two guys were on Bishopsgate this afternoon, in the heart of London's financial district in London.
A real treat for the office workers going home for the weekend.
Shot taken wit an Iphone 4S
Today is the first day of the "A Journey Through Light" site and blog.
I'll be posting pics on a frequent basis, and I hope that you'll find something here to interest and hopefully inspire you. I am not a professional photographer; I don't do this for a living, and I have never tried to sell a photo. I simply like taking pictures of things that have interested me.
I hope you enjoy the ride