"China Girl" by Thorsten Overgaard. © 2011-2014. Leica M9. Available as signed 6 feet tall aluboard C-print from Leica Gallery Singapore. See http://ow.ly/sI5av
Leica R lenses on Leica M 240
The Leica 50mm Summicron-R f/2.0 has one big advantage going for it: The most narrow focus range is 47 cm which get you real close and create a whole new range of selective focus and sparkling bokeh.
(via leica.overgaard.dk - Thorsten Overgaard’s Leica Pages - Page 33 - “Leica R lenses on the Leica M 240” - Leica M Type 240 Digital Rangefinder Camera - Review - Sample Photos - Electronic Viewfinder - Leica R lens catwalk - handgrips - adapters)
"When I changed from Nikon to Leica, first of all I had to take a deep breathe. I felt a bit lost for the first couple of days, which was not a bad thing. It made me really confront this new tool and its potential. And after a week time I felt so comfortable with the camera. I am not sure how much Leica M influenced my photography - but one thing that did and still does is time. To have the camera with me in many different situations and to shoot almost every day.” Birgit Krippner
This was actually just a test to see how the old 50mm draw light at closest focus (47 cm). Fifteen minutes later my mother came in from the garden and had collected some flowers for the…
By Thorsten Overgaard
Inspiration is fundamental for photographing; at least if you want it to be fun and you try to reach results above the norm
Touch the image to read more …
The Leica Lens Compendium #Leica #Photography with serial numbers and years and a complete list of every Leica lens ever made. To see more, click on the image
#Leica #Photography The Fabulous Chandeliers in Sydney, Australia posing with the Minox Leica M3 dummy. © 2011 Thorsten Overgaard. For more on this, visit the LEICA HISTORY page (click on the image)
#Leica “Photography British singer-songwriter Catherine Kubillus is preparing her upcoming single “Boy” to be released in January 2012. Click on the image for full story …
The Leica History page of Leica Photographer Thorsten Overgaard has been updated with more historic and well-known photo stories, amongst them the story of the girl running on the road in Vietnam in 1972 after a napalm bombing. The picture that changed the view on the Vietnam War. It was shot with a Leica M2 by AP-photographer Nick Ut. Click on photo for story.