Introducing myself to the M8.

My Leica M8 is now fully capable, up and running with a Voigtlander 35mm f1.4 lens.   This is my first time ever owning and using a fully manual camera, and my first time owning and using a Rangefinder.  What a machine—-really find it a fascinating piece of equipment.   I just put it all together last night, and am still playing around with the settings.  Less than 24 hours with it, and these are my favourite photos thus far.   Lots more to come in the future, hopefully!

I have no idea what this Chinese cough syrup is made of…but it sure should looks hardcore:

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8 thoughts on “Introducing myself to the M8.

  1. looks like you and the camera are getting along quite swimmingly! already you may have noticed the gorgeous way in which the combination of the camera and lens render light and focus dropoff.. very delicately and gradually. this is sublime equipment.

    • Syed says:

      i’m totally taken by the whole experience! just learning about aperture, iso, shutter speed, focusing, etc….in such a short period of time has been just superb and very enjoyable.

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