I’ve been following Junku, a brilliant photographer from Japan, ever since I started with flickr. And when you look at the pictures (either below or on his flickr stream) you’ll see why. His poetic brilliance breaks every boundary, attaching itself to your deepest thoughts and dreams. Not only in terms of concept but he also […]Read more "Film & Print – The Junkunishimura Way"
I’m selling my Leica M3 with the 50mm Summicron F2. Its been in my collection for about two years now and I don’t like the idea of it sitting in my dry cabinet so I’m taking it out. It feels a little unfortunate but I think someone can use it rather than just being a […]Read more "Picture Perfect : Sale M3 (Sold)"
When my friend asked me if I’d post about his camera on my blog, I was delighted because its just really tough for non-professional film users to get hands on good genuine film gear without getting into insane hunts and repair cycles. I believe its best to sell a camera to people who would care […]Read more "Hands on Leica M4-2"
I recently tested my old-new Leica M3 with a Summicron 50 f2 lens and I’ve been happy but not super happy. Happy because technically its sharp, doesn’t have any light leaks and the mechanism is cleans and smooth. Not super happy because I became a little sloppy with the test (took a whole month to […]Read more "Old New Leicaizm"
So we were suppose to jump to more serious posts, with Max Pinckers but I’ve been slacking off, reading books and watching movies (and not typing the interview as its in audio form and needs to be written down). But I do have a update! Came to New Delhi for a short break to find […]Read more "A Little Interruption"
Before SLR’s, there were Rangfinders. And in all honesty, there were a lot better than SLR’s. But then as we always want something “simpler” even if it kills the camera design, we got SLR’s. Anyhow, putting my personal opinions aside, Rangefinder cameras are made to focus based on distance. Set the distance of the subject […]Read more "The Best Rangefinders Under 100$!"
Do you know that feeling when you see something you want but don’t really need. My friend Partha introduced me to this business of Ebay-ing and I tell you, its a addiction. And do you know whats worst, these sneaky Russian cameras, which like spies managed to infiltrate my mind, destroy its peace and induce […]Read more "The Russian Invasion : Feds, Zorki & Kiev"