Artichoke

Artichoke

Lives in United States Houston, TX, United States
Works as a impassioned amateur
Has a website at www.pbase.com/artichoke
Joined on Nov 5, 2002

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  • this camera is in classic Leica green enamel, developed for the military use, I think I think it would work well in Africa, Asia or LA ...note the absence of a red dot Art
  • I believe I lust for the just announced Leica MP Safari edition no pricing that I could find, but I suspect it comes in under the Kravitz version by a fair amount & includes a chrome 35 Summicron, ...
  • well seen, planned & executed these couple well Bravo!
  • Replied in mine as well
    Choi wrote: I also love my 21 Elmarit ASPH, a somewhat forgotten lens, but one that delivers gorgeous color as you have demonstrated in this fine series P looks well & you both deserve accolades ...
  • nice lens ...body looks elegant & Photoshopped show us a photograph produced from this so far it seems a dream from computer engineers I hope they pull this off, but from the evidence offered, I ...
  • Added 1 photo to their gallery
    Ms Scarlet lighting  up Provocateur m
  • Replied in I suspect
    Lenny hired someone Leica is into hand made I think the paint job, with the edging is quite elegant in an upmarket grunge way & the snakeskin leather helps as well despite my somewhat churlish ...
  • Lenny Kravitz is no dummy, but I do think the pre-worn look made popular in this young millenium a bit of a joke & the price strictly Leica cashing in on its cache try to find a well used MP on the ...
  • Replied in methinks
    they are still using brass in Solms a lot of it, as Choi demonstrated above from his well traveled M9 Art
  • these are three superb street photographs a nifty fifty for sure & hard to beat that decrepit Kodak sensor for color/tonality IMHO love the strong compositions using color as a binding element, ...
  • do-able, but the challenge of wide angle lenses will continue to present a problem ...FF may not be the way to go, as I  will expand upon below the prospectus reflects the experience of the team ...
  • so far only a dream of some engineers full frame with wide angle lenses is a challenge for RF, all the more important as the main advantage RF offers is with WA photography I visited the Konost website
  • drawing a paycheck from Elle ;-)
  • a blonde this is a wonderful winter cityscape somehow blondes are more trenchant in winter ;-)
  • Replied in fully agree
    I'll even say that this is one of the best you've shared here Louis composition is all (abetted by rich Leica color) when a fine moment presents love your utilization of a "Dutch" angle wish you ...
  • don't have as much experience with it on my M8, but it is a GRAND lens on my M9 & certainly one of the great M mount bargains I have a version I model, purchased shortly after the new model was ...
  • Replied in ditto
    snip agree much better in color, though the black may look more compelling on the web well printed BIG, the color you caught & rendered would be jaw dropping l love your title hopefully Lebanon ...
  • detractors far snottier than its regular users, of which I consider myself one, so please consider my response I agree with you that the lack of response to the OP's question was not nice, but some ...
  • haven't seen anyone post about this yet, but it should interest some in this group the article was wirtten by NYT photojournalist Lynsey Addario with accompanying images from her war coverage  ...
  • Replied in Moiré indeed
    the price paid for Nikon forgetting to put in an AA filter :-) many other makers have abandoned or severely weakened this pre-sensor filter, used in all Bayer based cameras as doing so improves IQ ...
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