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My Black and White photography workflow

My Black and White photography workflow

on 5Jun2012 in photo, thoughts | 0 comments

The French philosopher Roland Barthes once said, “The photographic image … is a message without a code.” To me, Black and White photography carries much more.  It is a world seen and interpreted by the photographer, so much richer in content and character.  A good photograph always touches our heart and senses when you first see it, and remains...

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More thoughts on Leica M Monochrom & others…

More thoughts on Leica M Monochrom & others…

on 22May2012 in photo, thoughts | 0 comments

The latest Leica Fotografie International (The Leica Magazine) 4/2012 issue provides more information on the M Monochrom and the APO-Summicron-M. That is why I have a few more thoughts on Leica’s latest products. In the magazine, there is a collection of Black and White photographs by Jacob Aue Sobol using both the APO-Summicron-M and the M Monochrom on his...

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My thoughts on the Leica M Monochrom

My thoughts on the Leica M Monochrom

on 16May2012 in photo, thoughts | 0 comments

The Leica M Monochrom, as its name suggests, records still images in only Black and White. It is believed to be the last model in the M9 series because the rumoured long-awaited M10 may be released later this year. The M Monochrom is not a brand new design, it obviously follows the form and many of the features of M9, the pros and cons. Its exterior, only in black...

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My second book with Blurb is out

My second book with Blurb is out

on 1Apr2012 in photo, thoughts | 2 comments

Finally my second book with Blurb is out. Henri Cartier Bresson once said, “Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst.” I cannot remember how many photographs I have taken.  But you have to create a few surprises to your daily routine.  So I decided to make another book: it contains black and white photographs only. The details of my books can be seen on...

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Black and white photography

Black and white photography

on 25Feb2012 in photo, thoughts | 0 comments

What does black and white photography mean to us? Back in the heyday of the world of film, black and white photography is the basic.  It is the beginning of photograhy, and of vital importance. I still remember the days when I started to learn to see things through the lens and get prints from processing and developing films in the darkroom.  Although today many of...

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