Skip to main content


Showing posts from December 23, 2012


(Leica X1)

Loneliness, with the noise cluttering up the inner self, drowns the outside world of all isolated souls.

Falun Phone

(Leica X1)Well, maybe just in case the phone rings?

Multi-tasking Street Photographer

(Leica X1)Bearing the weight of the boy and his annoying scratching of the bald head, the photographer surely had a hard time framing the shot.

Getting Ready for Christmas

(Leica X1)Played hard last night, to play even harder tonight. Sleep well now. Merry Christmas!

My Take on a Wedding Day

(Sony A55)I went to a wedding yesterday and, not being the official photographer, brought along a bag of cameras: Leica D-Lux 5, Leica X1, Minolta Dynax 7 film camera and Sony's A55. The 5 with its benefit of boosting an extensive DOF was for casual shots, the X1 for its lens quality, the 7 to finish off the remaining film shots and A55 for all-round shooting. I ended up using the A55 most – it's versatile and the plentiful functions just suit whatever scenes a photography may stumble upon.Then I saw the official photographers and I wondered how many bland shots they would have got at the end of the day, being so busy directing the moves with a neck and two shoulders full of gear. Could they have the mood to observe? And to begin with, the photographers stood at the wrong place where the sunlight fell "flat" (no pun intended) on the subjects from the front. It was a winter's midday and the position and quality of sunlight was like that in the summer at 3 p.m. Whe…

Christmas Present

(Leica X1)It ached the heart to see this scene.  Apart from buying Christmas presents for your loved ones, don't forget to help the needy.This is a Sunday before Christmas, love and share.