Monday, May 23, 2011

To throw a stone in one’s own garden

After a few attempts, we got the stone into the picture. At sunset, lighting the face, f/2 1/2000.


More jumping

New colours at home, more jumping to celebrate them.
Gridded beauty dish at camera right, fixed focused 90mm at f/5.6 and 1/125.



Wednesday, May 18, 2011

LEICA NOCTILUX-M 50 mm f/0.95 ASPH

This is not a photographic lens, it's a painting brush. I'm impressed by the quality of its rendering wide open, specially when compared with the hazy effects and spherical aberration of the Nikon 50mm f/1.2.

I am not convinced with the dull colours of the M9, but for low contrast and low light situations where the 0.95 shines, the lens is perfect.







Jumpin' Jack Flash

A couple of gridded flashes, both camera left and right, and a few tries jumping high, made the trick: