Tag: Leica M6

Mar 13, 2020
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Are You a Leica OR Zeiss Person? Leica M6 vs Contax T3

This might sound like a strange comparison and you must be wondering (rightfully) what kind of crack have I smoked to put the Leica M6 and Contax T3 against each others! These two cameras have nothing in common. One is a mecha

Jan 29, 2020
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Leica M6 TTL .85: The BEST 35mm Film Camera EVER

The BEST 35mm Film Camera EVER I’m not going to wax poetic about the Leica M6 TTL .85. I don’t need to. This camera is the best 35mm film camera ever conceived or constructed.  Chances are, you’re reading thi

Jul 4, 2019
2 min read

I Shot a Roll of Silbersalz35 200t in Chernobyl

Earlier this year I went Kiev in Ukraine and a friend of mine who was joining me, convinced me to do a day trip to Chernobyl. On the day of the trip, I took with me a Leica M6 and a 28mm Summicron, which was the only lens I s

Jan 15, 2018
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Pushing Kodak Tri-X 400 to 6400

Today we are developing a roll of Kodak TX400 shot at 6400 ISO. I've been wanting to try this little experience for a while now. Some films are known for handling push processing very well and Kodak TX400 is one of them. Lots

May 24, 2017
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Things you should know before Buying A Leica M or Rangefinder

Today I want to share with you my thoughts on the Leica M and more generally the Rangefinder system. When I sold all my digital equipment to make a permanent switch to analog camera I went for a Rangefinder camera. The obvious ch

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Dec 29, 2016
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Film Review: Kodak Ektar 100 by Night

This may sounds like a stupid idea but I had no other choice to shoot with Kodak Ektar 100 by night. I was in London for a weekend and like often there, it was raining cats and dogs so my Leica M6 stayed in my camera bag with few

Oct 9, 2016
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Film Review: CineStill 50 – 35mm

Let me present you another exceptional film : the CineStill 50 Ladies and Gentlemen ! It's essentially a Kodak film (Kodak 5203 to be precise) that was initially used for motion picture. CineStill has modified it by removing

Jul 25, 2016
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Film Review: ILFORD HP5 135 – Leica M6

This time let’s look at some images shot with the famous ILFORD HP5 400 on a Leica M6. This film is praised among many photographers who like to shot in black and white so we’ll see if it deserves its fame. I previously re