Tag:Leica Noctilux 50mm f1.0 E58

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Kodak Vision 3 5219 500T Colour Negative Film

Analog Film Review Kodak Vision 3 5219 500T Colour negative film (Motion Picture) Kodak Vision 3 5219 500T Colour Negative Film July 26, 2020 Background Kodak Vision 3 5219 is a high-speed tungsten-balanced film with fine grain structure, great tonality and wide dynamic range. It is flexible to push this film one or two stops over its normal sensitivity of 500 iso. Advanced Dye Layering Technology (DLT) is also used to reduce the appearance of grain in the shadows for […]

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What is in my camera bag?

What is in my camera bag?     Bag: Billingham Hadley Pro 2020 Sage/Chocolate Camera and lenses: Leica M10 with Noctilux 50mm f1.0 E58 and extra battery Summicron 50mm f2 Rigid type 2 with E39 yellow filter (Great for both colour and black and white film/digital) B+W 58mm MRC Nano ND0.9 3 stops (allow me to use noctilux at f1 wide open during the day) Sekonic Lightmeter L-558 (been using it for 9 years very reliable in spot, flash and […]

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The Leica Noctilux 50mm F1.0: A Unique Dream Lens

A Bulky Rangefinder Lens but will do you the magic In 2010, I got myself a Canon 50mm f1.2 LTM lens and had an intensively 6 months shooting experience with it with my Leica M8 and Leica film MP camera. It was dreamy with special spinning bokeh, during that time I thought I was having the best large aperture lens available for rangefinder cameras. But GAS continuously persuading me to look at other fast lenses. So there was this thread […]

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Hong Kong City Scanner 006

City: Hong Kong Location: North Point Camera: Leica M10 Lenses: Leica Elmarit 28/2.8 v3 and Noctilux 50/1 E58 I met with other Shutter Alliance members outside MTR station in North Point. After that we moved to the pier and look for photography opportunities. Then the weather changed and started to rain. We took a few snaps outside tram terminal and decided to board one of the tram and take pictures in it.      

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Osaka City Scanner 001

Country: Japan City: Osaka Camera: Leica M9-P Lens: Leica Noctilux 50mm f1.0 e58 v1 Pictures were taken during the sakura season in Osaka, Japan. Some of them were shot in Osaka Castle Park and the remaining were shot at Kyoto. Japan is a dynamic place to shoot around with colour or black and white.  

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