A cheap roll of Kodak Gold 200 – Shot with the Leica M6

Last weekend I started a nice little photowalk with a friend who wanted to dive a little bit deeper into photography in general. We checked out the not so crowded part of the harbourside here in Hamburg which gave us more space to think about framing, lightning and also providing us some nice quite sceneries to capture πŸ™‚

Time enough to test out the new old Leica M6 which I freshly bought. This time I went for colour-Film which is not really common for me πŸ˜‰ But the results came out pretty nice. Check them out if you want…
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Why I sold the Leica M6 TTL and went for the “classic”

Being a self-called “Leica-beginner” finding the right M-Body might not be that easy. I recently switched from my M6 TTL to the M6 “classic”.

This “downgrade” might sound strange but let me tell you what exactly Β happened πŸ˜‰ This is not meant to be a real comparison on the differences these two models offer. It all just comes down to my personal perspective on both of these high quality film-rangefinders!
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Prague Underground

On my recent trip to Prague I especially enjoyed the nice Metro-Stations!

They seem to provide the perfect ground for black and white photography with all those clean and streamlined architecture in it.

They also give me a space to create minimalistic street shots and the challenge to blend those busy strangers into the environment.

With this Blog-Post I want to share some of my favorite “Underground-Shots” from Prague πŸ™‚

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How to correctly expose without a light meter – The sunny 16 rule

You feel like it’s time to set yourself free from battery power, light meters, automatic exposure and so on?

The sunny 16 rule is nothing new, but is still a pretty powerful tool for those who want to be free from electronics or just suffer from dying batterys.

In this short post I’ll explain how to get a perfect exposure by just measuring the photography-scene with your own eyes. It is easy, accurate and totally worth learning and playing with it πŸ™‚

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Portrait on Kodak Tri-X

 

Made this shot at work after totally geeking out about M42-Lenses πŸ˜€
This is a pretty good example of what these lenses can do! Super sharp and crisp images. It shows my buddy Hendrin –> You can check out his photography on his Blog right HERE.

Shot with the classic Pentax Spotmatic SPII + the Asahi Super Takumar 55mm f1.8, loaded with Kodak Tri-X, rated at ISO 400 and finally homedeveloped in Kodak D76.