The importance of persistence

The importance of persistence

The importance of persistence     One of my biggest weaknesses as a photographer is persistence and patience. As a music photographer, the moment only lasts a split second, and then it is gone forever but outside of work, that is seldom true. Sometimes...
Coming out of Lockdown in China

Coming out of Lockdown in China

Coming out of Lockdown in China     About two months ago, covid-19 decided to show back up near my based city in China and the whole province went back into lockdown again. Being a foreigner with a camera meant that I was put into serious lockdown and I...
Photography is more about access than cameras

Photography is more about access than cameras

Photography is more about access than cameras     I was listening to an interview with photographer David Yarrow and he said that “Photography is more about access than cameras” and that really struck a chord with me because what he said was so...
Leica Q2 Battery Life

Leica Q2 Battery Life

Leica Q2 Battery Life     While I am still in the honeymoon phase of the Leica Q2 Monochrom, I am enjoying the hell out of my time with the camera. I can’t remember a time when I was so enamored by a camera. Even in bad weather, I want to go out...
Leica Q2 Monochrom Vs Film

Leica Q2 Monochrom Vs Film

Leica Q2 Monochrom Vs Film     Seems kind of crazy to compare digital images to film shots. Obviously, a digital image would have more resolution, especially when comparing it to a 35mm film shot but shooting film is not always about resolution. It is about...
Leica Q2 Monochrom Viewfinder

Leica Q2 Monochrom Viewfinder

Leica Q2 Monochrom Viewfinder     I think that one of the best features of the Leica Q2 Monochrom is the EVF. Unlike the Leica M10 Monochrom, the EVF gives you the ability to preview an image before you press the shutter button. This is really helpful at...
Is film getting too expensive?

Is film getting too expensive?

Is film getting too expensive?     I love shooting film and my Nikon F2, but I am almost exclusively a black and white shooter. I have been shooting black and white film for many years now and it is what I enjoy doing outside of work. But during the rapeseed...
Leica Q2 Monochrom and the rain

Leica Q2 Monochrom and the rain

Leica Q2 Monochrom and the rain     Summer in China is crazy hot. I usually wake up around 4 AM from the heat in my apartment and I use this time to go for a long walk and I always take a camera with me. Usually, it is the Ricoh GRiii but now I am taking the...
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