It was a perfect storm – high winds, blowing snow, and bone-chilling cold. Or, as I like to call it — a perfect time for magic. It helps that I have a camera that helps me do it with minimum fuss. Both images were captured at an aperture of f8, ISO 100, and a shutter speed of 1/640th of a second. I used my f2/50 mm M-APO Summicron lens on a Leica SL2 body. The top image is a jpeg right out of the camera. I use a slightly tweaked version of the B&W High contrast film style built into the camera. The second photo is an edited version of the DNG file.

[Photo] Stop.

A few months back — feels like an eternity now — I visited Utah, and it was somewhere out there, I took this photograph. I never got around to either editing or sharing it, mostly because I am fairly lazy when it comes to both those activities. I am using the necessary self-isolation as a … Continue reading [Photo] Stop.