Goodbye Old Friend

Last week I said goodbye to my beloved Leica M7. A camera that has been with me for around 5 years, and during that time has produced some of my all time favorite images. I know most people dislike the M7. The general idea behind a Leica film camera with Aperture Priority seems foreign to them. It has electronics for Christ sake. It’s as if it’s un-true to it’s heritage. But in all honesty it was an absolute godsend when

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On The Street: Crisis

We all go through a photographic crisis at some point or another. When we start taking pictures, we might be focused on Street Photography or Landscape or portraits. But at some point our interest in what we are photographing dwindles, and we need to explore new avenues to keep motivated and inspired by our work. Have a listen to the latest Leica Travelogue and feel free to share your thoughts. If you like the show please rate it on iTunes

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On The Street: The Art of Game Photography

Game photography is starting to emerge more and more each year. There are games like The Last of Us, Uncharted 4, and most recently Horizon Zero Dawn. I think its a great way for people to experiment with their style. To try out new looks or creative compositions. Without the worry of screwing something up. But will it make you better on the street or in your documentary work? Probably not. Will it help you interact with others? Definitely not.

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Shifting Focus

I feel like many Street Photographers have a tendency to shift focus at some point within their “photographic” career / hobby to something different. They don’t abandon street photography altogether but shift their focus to something more meaningful to them. You see this happen with photojournalist as well. Many of them spend their time documenting political issues, wars, etc and do some sort of photography on the side that allows them to decompress. Be it street, landscape, or portraiture. I

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