We photographers are an odd bunch. When the weather is bad, we decide to leave our dwellings and go out in search of photos. Last week, after hiding in my cave for over a week, a rainy day allowed me to put the underused Leica M10 Monochrome to work. It was a chance for me … Continue reading A rainy day (photo) walk
It has been a while since I tried out a manual rangefinder camera. I have become used to Leica SL, its stunning viewfinder and focus peaking to use my favorite lens. Rangefinder cameras have become a bit harder to use as my eyesight has started to lose its youthful vigor. The SL fits the bill … Continue reading Horsing Around
Bryan William Jones, a good friend and a professor at the University of Utah, is a fine photographer. Like me, he too is biased towards Leica, and Leica SL in particular. He used Leica and the Apple iPhone to capture moments from inside the Covid-19 MICU at the University of Utah’s Medical Center – the state’s flagship operation. The staff wanted their story told, and finally, it can be told. Bryan made some powerful images and shared them in this visual essay.
When I look back upon my journey as a photographer, it can easily be summed up by the words of Jonathan Swift. “Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.” The journey has been about learning the basics of image-making. It also has been a communion with the camera, and what we can do together. … Continue reading Imagined Landscapes
This set of photos is from a few years ago when I went for a walk to the LandsEnd. It is a magical part of San Francisco, and it takes some special effort to walk all the way out there (and back.) When I look at these images, I find a room for further simplification. … Continue reading At the end of the land