Tag Archives: Leica M9

The Italian Kitchen: making screppelle at Christmas

Mum preparing Screppelle ready for frying.  These are smaller versions, my great grandmother made them so long she had to wrap them around her arm in order to drop them in the vat of hot oil.

Sixteen years ago, I … Read more

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Keeper No. 12 – Rajasthan Saris

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Shoved in a corner of a busy market street in Jodhpur, and tucked behind parked cars lies this haphazard stall belonging to a local family selling saris of vibrant colours.

Ladies of Rajasthan may be poor however they have pride … Read more

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Keeper No. 11 – No room to move

Leica M 9, black and white photography, B&W, Hong Kong, Stanley Markets, dog

Leica M9 + 35mm Summicron

As the saying goes, ‘you couldn’t swing a cat’.  And no it’s not a hotel room in Rome.  Unlike many other parts of the world we enjoy a sense of space in Australia, and when … Read more

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Keeper No. 7 – Venice Masquerade

Leica M9 , Venice Carnevale, Venice, Grand Canal, San Marco, colour photography, street photogapher, street photography

Leica M9 + 50mm Summilux

 

Where in the world can you go to party 24 hours a day for 2 weeks nonstop, and not even need to enter a nightclub or bar? Venice Carnevale.

I love to travel … Read more

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Keeper No. 6 – The Beggar at Taj Mahal

street photographers, street photography, Taj Mahal, travel, India, Leica M9, Agra

Leica M9 + 50mm Summilux

It’s been a while since I posted so I will begin the new year with one of my favourite photos of 2014 taken near the Taj Mahal.

My second visit to the Taj Mahal did … Read more

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Keeper No. 5 – Hong Kong Picnic

Street Photographer, Leica M9, black & white

Leica M9 + 50mm Leica Summilux @ f3.4, 1/90 sec, ISO 400

I particularly like this image because it demonstrates the great divide between old and new beliefs and values.  The elderly lady is in wonderment of the young lad … Read more

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Keeper No. 4 – The Back Yard

In the Back Yard

Leica M9 + 28mm Leica Summicron @ f5.7, ISO 1000

For many years now I was of the firm belief that I had to travel to get good pictures.  It wasn’t until I bought my Leica M9 that I started … Read more

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