On a road alongside the Lagoon near Bolinas, California. Time 6 am. Made with Leica SL 601. At f 3.7. Exposure Time 1/125s. Focal Length 47 mm on Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-90mm f/2.8-4 ASPH.
I have the honor of taking over Leica USA’s Instagram account for two days — today and tomorrow. They are sharing photos made by me on recent trips to Iceland, Japan and the Pacific Northwest. Most of these are made with the y trusted Leica SL and Lecia M-Monochrome M246. As someone who has been trying … Continue reading Taking over Leica USA’s Instagram
Apple’s latest ads for the iPhone 7+ are touting the “Portrait Mode.” As I have written in the past, I love the bokeh-like capabilities of this mode which blurs out the background elements. Sure it isn’t the same as the real lens on a real camera (like my old Leica Summicron 50mm on my Monochrome) … Continue reading On Apple’s Portrait Mode Ads
It has been five years since Facebook got the bargain of the century — Instagram for roughly $750 million. The mobile photo sharing service at that time had mere 35 million monthly active users. It has since added more than 600 million monthly active users. In comparison, Facebook added over 800 million monthly active users. … Continue reading Instagram & Facebook: 5 years later