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New Horizons Part III: The Leica Monochrom

It’s been a while since I’ve now had the Leica Monochrom (Typ 246) and as such, I’ve had some time to collect my thoughts about the camera. My path to owning this latest iteration of Leica’s purely monochrome camera was a bit long-winded. I originally bought a used copy of the original Monochrom from the […]

Manhattan Sunset Panorama| Sony A7ii | 35mm Summilux ASPH

New Horizons Part II: Enter the Leica alternative

After having used the Leica M for a few days, I must admit I kept poring over the images I had shot (and salivating effusively at the image quality). I was in a tricky position – for one, I was quite aware of the “elite” status of Leica in the camera world and I was […]

Angel  of Calvary Cemetery  | Leica M 240 | 50mm summicron

New Horizons Part I : A day out with the Leica M (Typ 240)

A little over a month ago, I had the opportunity (or should I say, misfortune) to spend a day testing out a Leica. The Leica store here in New York has a program that allows you to test drive a Leica camera for an entire day. The obvious intent is to allow people like me […]